Mark Churella's successful high school career caught the attention of top college wrestling programs around the country and while it wasn't apparent to anyone but him, the only place he was planning on going was to Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan.
Even today, college recruiting pitches can be colorful. Even without the instantaneous technology and communications that we have today, coaches will still try to talk the athlete into believing that their option, where they coach is the best choice.
We continue with Chapter 2 of the Churella story.
Etched in Stone, the stories of wrestling’s legends will take you inside the lives of over 170 of the greatest wrestlers in history as they share their never-before-told stories about their trials, tribulations and triumphs, competitors, coaches, teammates, and those who knew these athletes best will also weigh in on their accomplishments with their own unique perspectives.