2004-05: A solid contributor for the United States Air Force Academy as a freshman ... Went 15-8 on the year, placing fourth at the West Regional ... Recorded 10 victories by fall, the fastest at 44 seconds ... Placed second at the Oklahoma Open, third at the Cowboy Open and fifth at the Kaufman-Brand Open, 20&Under Division Placed sixth in the Greco-Roman competition at the 2005 U.S. Senior Nationals/FILA Junior Nationals in Las Vegas, wrestling at 84 kg.
High School: Lettered four times for Coach Bill Carpenter at Bishop O'Connell High ... Was a high school All-American ... Compiled a 140-10 career record ... Was a three-time state champion and two-time Outstanding Wrestler ... Finished third at National Preps in 2004 and recorded the most falls ... Placed third at the Reno Tournament of Champions in 2003 ... Was a team captain and MVP ... A member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Steven Alexander Ratley was born January 29, 1986 in Washington, DC ... The son of Griffin Ratley and Lisa Petrarca ... Was a member of the cadet squadron 8, the Shadows, at the Air Force Academy ... Majoring in history.