Michael Russo
Michael Russo
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Jersey City, N.J.
High School: St. Peter's Prep
Position: 125 lbs
Concentration: International Relations

2015-16: Went 11-15 overall and 7-8 in dual bouts on the season … Represented the team at the EIWA Championships (Mar. 5-6) at 125 lbs. … Placed sixth at 125 lbs. at the ESU Open (Nov. 15) … Tied for third on the team with seven dual wins … Notched EIW dual wins vs. Columbia (Jan. 17), F&M (Jan. 22), Penn (Feb. 6), and Hofstra (Feb. 20) … Tallied a dual win vs. North Caroline (Jan. 9).

2014-15: Compiled an 8-6 overall record on the year … Earned three wins, including a fall, at the East Stroudsburg Open (Nov. 16) … Picked up two wins at the Navy Classic (Nov. 22) … Won three times at the Franklin & Marshall Open (Jan. 3).

Before Brown: Compiled 122 career wins … Captained team as a junior and senior … Earned NHSCA All-America honors in 2013 and 2014 … Finished as a state finalist at 120 lbs. as a senior; came in sixth at the state tournament at 113 lbs. as a junior … Came in eighth at the Beast of the East National Tournament … Wrestled for head coaches Anthony Verdi and Ed Roselle.

Personal: Son of Francesca and Ralph Russo … Has one younger brother, Matthew … Born on June 13, 1996 … International Relations concentrator.