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Michael Battista
Michael  Battista

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Ashburn, Va.

High School:
Broad Run

Weight:
174


HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner at Broad Run under head coaches James Totaro and Josh Costa
Two-time state champion for class 5A
• Member of Prestige Worldwide Wrestling Team finished top 8 at National Duals
Runner-Up finish at NHSCA’s
2017 All-Met selection by the Washington Post
VAWA Hall of Fame Wrestler of the Year for Division 5A-6A
Two-time team captain
Three-time Most Valuable Wrestler selection
Set Broad Run record for most points (1,578) and takedowns (583) in a career
Also lettered one year in football

PERSONAL
Son of LeeAnn and Michael Battista
Has a brother and sister, Brandon and Brittany
Volunteered to coach youth basketball and worked wrestling camps

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