13 Greg Cirillo
On Cirillo: Speedy, tactical reserve who made a solid impact in his freshman season ... good vision of the field ... smart player who can place others in position to score ... a spark plug off the bench last season who will battle for a starting midfield spot ... whether starting or as a reserve, gives the team a lift everytime he sees action ... difficult to guard with his speed and quickness ... switched from No. 20 to No. 13 prior to the 2005 season.
Senior (2007): Game-by-Game Statistics
Junior (2006): Game-By-Game
Started 16 games on the season playing both right midfield and forward ... missed the final three games of the season due to a hamstring injury ... named UMass/Dinn Bros. Athlete of the Week for the week ending Monday, August 28, after dishing out assists on the first three UMass goals of the season, two against Maine (8/25) and one at Boston University (8/27) ... assisted on four goals in the season for a total of four points ... served up an assist against Siena (9/8) ... fired eight shots, two on goal ... averaged 66 minutes.
Sophomore (2005): Game-By-Game
Played in 14 games making three starts ... finished the season with one goal and two assists ... earned his first point of the season with an assist against Charlotte (10/28) to set up the game-tying goal ... recorded his second point of the season with another assist the next game against Richmond (10/30) to also set up the game-tying goal in a 3-2 come-from-behind win ... tallied his first goal of the season, marking his third consecutive game with a point, when he scored the game-winner in double-overtime at Fordham (11/4).
Freshman (2004): Game-By-Game
Played in 17 games making his only start at George Washington (10/10) ... finished the season with one goal and three assists ... had a career high three points (1 goal, 1 assist) in 4-3 win over Xavier (10/17) ... his goal against the Musketeers was the game-winner scored in the second overtime period ... with 16 seconds remaining in regulation of that game, he found Richie Higa for the game tying score to force the overtime periods ... picked up his first collegiate assist in the overtime win versus Dayton (10/15) when he set up Mike Mingione's game-winner in the 94th minute of play ... collected his final assist of the season in a 4-0 win versus St. Bonaventure (10/29).
Before UMass: Played four seasons for LaSalle Academy in Providence, R.I., under head coach Mario Pereira ... led the Rams to four consecutive Rhode Island state championships (2000-03) ... was a member of the All-Rhode Island First Team and an All-Division selection during his prep career ... tallied 40 goals and 25 assists in his career guiding the Rams to an 80-2-6 overall record ... team was 22-0-0 and ranked fifth nationally during his senior season ... was a classmate of current UMass football quarterback Liam Coen.
Personal: Gregory Frank Cirillo... born on Oct. 6, 1986 in Rhode Island ... son of Frank and Denise Cirillo ... has one sister, Jessica ... major is hospitality and tourism management.
CIRILLO'S CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS G A Pts Sh
2004 17-1 1 3 5 12
2005 14-3 1 2 4 3
2006 16-16 0 4 4 8
2007 24-23 0 3 3 19
Total 71-43 2 12 16 42
Points: 3 vs. Xavier (10/17/04)
Goals: 1 (twice); Last at Fordham (11/4/05)
Assists: 2 (twice); Last vs. UIC (12/9/07)