Why Lehigh? “For its close proximity to home and exceptional academic and wrestling programs. I loved my future teammates and coaches. Feels like a family in which everybody cares and supports you.”
On Coach Santoro: “He is one of the most genuine individuals you will ever meet. He is very honest and straightforward. Always identifies positives along with negatives, and is very supportive. He believes in your potential and talent to do great things. His presence in the room makes him out to be a teammate as well as a coach. If you ever need anything he is always there to help, or guide you in the right direction.”
In secondary school: Ranked No. 31 overall by Intermat …four-time Pennsylvania AAA place winner for Easton … placed seventh and fifth as a freshman and sophomore…won a state title at 140 lbs. as a junior … won the NHSCA junior nationals … won Reno tournament of Champions as a junior … placed third in the state as a senior with a 44-1 record.
Personal: Son of Mark and Wendy Minotti… sister Mackenzie (15)… enjoys video games, basketball, fishing and recording music.
Getting to know Mitch
Favorite Place on Campus: STEPS
Favorite Food: Hot wings
Favorite Color: Red
Favorite Movie: Wedding Crashers
Favorite TV Show: The League
Favorite Pro Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Favorite Athlete In Another Sport: Kevin Durant
Hobbies: Recording Music, Video Games
Magazine Cover I'd Like To Be On: Rolling Stone
Place I'd Like To Visit: Italy
Talent I’d Most Like To Have: Ability to play an Instrument
If I Didn't Wrestle, I would compete in: Football
If I Had $1 Billion, I Would: Donate to my High School, local charities, buy a professional organization or start a business, invest, buy a BMW I8 Concept car, install solar panels on my house.