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Student and Athlete: Anthony Messina

I personally have had the privilege to call him my friend and one of the greatest people I know. Not only does he have a huge heart, but he strives to succeed in everything he does. Anthony: athlete, student and amazing person. 

Name: Anthony Messina

Age: 20

Home location: Long Island

Major: Psychology

Year: Sophomore

Relationship status: Single

Sport: Wrestling

Years in current sport: 16

What got you started: My dad introduced it to me.

HC: “What would be your ultimate achievement in wrestling?”

AM: “To place in the NCAA nationals for wrestling by the time I graduate college.”

HC: “What is your biggest challenge, and what do you do to manage this challenge?”

AM: “My biggest challenge is scoring as high as possible in school and managing my work while I complete my assignments on time.”

HC: “What was the best advice you were ever given?”

AM: “That you need to go about life in the full circle: Everything you do goes around in a circle and the circle is to be the best person you can be.”

HC: “Do you have a saying or motto that you live your life by?”

AM: “Don’t judge a book by its cover.”

HC: “What was the best memory you have had here at SUNY Oneonta?”

AM: “The best memories I’ve had at Oneonta are spending time with my teammates at practice, on bus rides, at competitions, and hanging out together.”

HC: “What advice would you give to any incoming freshman at SUNY Oneonta or any incoming freshman on Oneonta State’s Wrestling team?”

AM: “Don’t be afraid to go out and talk to people.  Don’t waste your time on opportunities you could have taken by being afraid of the outcome.  Take risks.”

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