Michael Tortorice comes to the Knights RTC by way of the University of Wisconsin Whitewater. While wrestling for Whitewater, Miachel compiled the third most wins in school history with an overall record of 129-15, racking up a 97% winning percentage in a single season, the fifth highest in school history. He also ended his career with the 11th most wins and 9th most pins in WIAC Conference History, along with three conference champion titles.
At the DIII level, Michael was a four-time All-American, placing third, second, and ending his career as a National Champion in 2021. Outside of college, he placed Top 8 at the Freestyle World Team Trials and was runner-up at 57 kg at Bill Farrell.