High School - Rutigliano comes to Sacred Heart as a six-time high school Scholar-Athlete award winner in football, wrestling, and baseball. He was captain of the football team under Head Coach Joe Patrovich. Rutigliano was named All-Division and Academic All-Conference as well as the team's Offensive Most Valuable Player.
Personal - Full name is Michael Rutigliano, born on February 21, 1994. He is the son of Joseph and Janne Rutigliano. He has two brothers, Paul and Danny. He is majoring in Business Management. His favorite sports teams are the Mets, Jets and Knicks. His favorite professional athlete is Ken Griffey Jr. His favorite book is The Winners Manuel. He likes the TV show Sports Center and his favorite movies are Wedding Crashers and Friday Night Lights. His favorite food is Chicken Parmigiana. His hobbies include sports, music, and going to the gym. His two older brothers are his role models.