Dominic Paterra
Dominic Paterra
Height: 5-4
Weight: 133
Year: Senior
Hometown: Commerce, Mich.
High School: Walled Lake Central

2017-18 (Junior Year): Team co-captain...starter at 133 pounds...

2016-17 (Sophomore Year): Team co-captain...posted 15-17 record...starter at 133 pounds...tied for the team lead with 190 match points...had the third-most victories by decision (6) for the Bulldogs...

2015-16 (Freshman Year): Posted 4-8 record at 141 pounds...

Why did you choose Adrian College?: Because it was a great opportunity for me to continue a sport I’m passionate about as well as get a good education.

What are your athletic goals?: To become an All-American.

Who has been the biggest influence on you as an athlete and why?: Mario Flores, Al Freeman, Bill Schindel and Justin Reinsma, they have taught me everything I know about the sport.

What is your career goal?: To make money doing something I truly enjoy.

High School:  Two-year letterwinner in wrestling at Walled Lake Central High School, graduating in 2015, and two-year letter winner in both wrestling and soccer at Lakeland High School…two-time regional qualifier in wrestling…two-time Oakland County placer.

Personal: Exercise science major and minor in business administration…born in Commerce, Mich., on August 20, 1997…son of Anthony Paterra and Lisa Perry…nickname is Dom...Favorites: sports team--Juventus (of Serie A soccer); athletes--Frank Chamizo, Connor McGregor, Yianni D; TV show--Breaking Bad; movie--Step Brothers; musician--Jon Pardi; food--seafood...enjoys fitness.