|Hometown:||Berkeley Heights, N.J.|
|Previous School:||Governor Livingston|
Why Lehigh? “I chose Lehigh for its great campus, academics, and wrestling team.”
On Coach Santoro: “Coach Santoro is a great individual and coach, who strives to get the best out of his team on and off the mat.”
In 2011-12: Was not a member of the wrestling team.
In secondary school: Amassed record of 131-18 with 93 falls… all-time wins leader for Governor Livingston HS… team captain as a senior and junior… three-time county champion… two-time district champion… member of varsity athletic honor society and Mu Alpha Theta Math Club.
Personal: Son of Robert and Rosemary Stepien... sister Kayla (15) and brother Jeffrey (11)… enjoys spending time with family and friends and watching movies and sports.
Getting to Know Michael
What’s your favorite thing about Lehigh?: The beautiful campus
Favorite Class: Anthropology
Favorite Place on Campus: Linderman Library
Favorite Food: Ice Cream
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Musical Artist: Jason Aldean
Favorite Movie: Gladiator
Favorite TV Show: Tosh.0
Favorite Website: YouTube
Favorite Pro Team: New York Yankees
Favorite Athlete In Another Sport: Derek Jeter
Hobbies: Watching Sports
Magazine Cover I'd Like To Be On: Sports Illustrated
Place I'd Like To Visit: Europe
Talent I’d Most Like To Have: Acting
Dream Job: Working for a successful and well-known company.
If I Didn't Wrestle, I would compete in: Baseball
If I Had $1 Billion, I Would: Spend it on family and friends, and then donate the rest to charity.