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Mike Desiderio

Mike
Desiderio
#14MF


Height: 5-11
Weight: 175
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Media, Pa.
HS/Last School: Penncrest HS

Bio

2014 (So.)
  • Academic All-MAC
  • Academic All-Big 12 At-Large Second Team
  • Played in 18 games, making 16 starts at midfield
  • Scored two goals and added four assists for eight points
  • Picked up one assist in each of the final three games against Buffalo (11/1), Western Michigan (11/8) and Bowling Green (11/14)
  • Netted the game-winning goal at Penn (10/28)
  • Picked up first assist of the season at Northern Illinois (10/11)
  • Scored first career goal in victory against Virginia Tech (9/4)
2013 (Fr.)
  • Started final 10 matches of the season, playing in a total of 17 games
  • Took 18 shots, including six shots on goal
  • Had a season high four shots against High Point (10/15)
  • Took two shots on goal against High Point (10/15) and Buffalo (11/1)
High School
  • Played for coach Alan Mezger with FC Delco Academy
  • Joined club in 2009 and served as a captain on the U17/18 squad
  • Played in 22 games with 18 starts and six goals in 2012-13
  • Member of the 2009 Manchester United Premier Cup team
  • Also a member of the Philadelphia Union Academy
  • Played for coach Paul Norris at Penncrest High as a freshman and a sophomore
  • Named 2010 All-Delco Honorable Mention
  • Three-star recruit according to TopDrawerSoccer
Personal
  • Son of Dan and Davies Desiderio
  • Has two brothers
  • Birthday is Jan. 25
  • Father played rugby at Penn State
  • Grandfather, Walt Bahr, is legendary soccer player/manager who was a captain of the U.S. National Team and played in the 1950 FIFA World Cup when the U.S. defeated England 1-0
  • Enrolled in pre-business and economics
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll


Stats

SeasonClassGPstartShotsSOGGoalsAssistsYellow
Totals 31193010242
2013Fr136154000
2014So1813156242


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