2008-09: Started his career at the Binghamton Open, where he won one match … Was knocked out of the tournament by fellow Bear Greg Einfrank … Also competed at the Keystone Classic and in a dual match against American.
Before Brown: Graduate of Shenendehowa High
School, where he earned six letters in wrestling and four in soccer
… Compiled a 190-25 overall record during his high school
career … Was a two-time team captain, and led his team to
the New York State Championship in each of those seasons …
Was a three-time individual sectional champion, and finished in the
top-10 in the state each of those years … Was also the
Saratoga Region co-Player of the Year in soccer during his senior
Personal: Teodoro J. Popolizio is the son of Pasquale Popolizio and Lisa Stadtlander of Rexford, New York … Has one brother, Luke, and one sister, Molly … Teaches wrestling and volunteers as a soccer coach.