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8   Michael Connolly
Michael Connolly

Hometown:
Amherst, Mass.

High School:
Amherst Regional HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185

Position:
M/F

Birthdate:
04/20/1985


On Connolly: Spent the last two years in studying in Argentina taking Spanish classes at the University of Buenos Aires and the University of Belgrano ... while there, played club soccer with Tetra Brazil and at the CEFAR Soccer Training Center ... big, physical presence on the field ... good skill level enter freshman season.

  • FEATURE STORY: Soccer Freshman And Amherst Native Michael Connolly Went To South America Before Coming Home To UMass

    Sophomore (2006): Game-By-Game Stats

  • Has played in 13 games this season, getting his first start againt UMBC (9/3).
  • Had one shot in game against Vermont (9/17).
  • Had one shot against Saint Joseph's (10/13).
  • Had one assist against Temple (10/15).

    Freshman (2005): Game-By-Game Stats
    Played in all 20 matches drawing 17 starts and recording two assists ... named the teams "Man of the Match" for his efforts in the second half comeback attempt at Maine (9/10) ... ranked second among true freshmen on the team in minutes played with 1,075 minutes ... set-up opening and game winning goals against Richmond (10/30) for his first career points and led the Minutemen in a come-from-behind win.

    Before UMass: A 2003 graduate of Amherst Regional High School where he played for head coach Steve Lepore ... spent the last two years in studying in Argentina taking Spanish classes at the University of Buenos Aires and the University of Belgrano ... while there, played club soccer with Tetra Brazil and at the CEFAR Soccer Training Center.

    Personal: Michael Edward Connolly ... born April 20, 1985 in Northampton, Mass. ... son of Edward and Alexis Connolly ... has two sisters, Cara and Abigail ... intends to major in political science and Latin America studies at UMass.

    Connolly's Career Statistics

      OFFENSE               GP    G    A  Pts Shots Shot%  SOG  SOG%  GW
      2005................  19    0    2    2    11  .000    8  .727   0
      TOTAL...............  19    0    2    2    11  .000    8  .727   0

    CAREER HIGHS

    Points: 2 (2 assists) vs. Richmond (10/30/05)
    Goals: n/a
    Assists: 2 vs. Richmond (10/30/05)
    
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      Event Calendar

      Friday, Sept 19
      vs Fairfield W, 2-1 gametracker
      Friday, Sept 26
      vs Harvard 3:00 PM gametracker
      Sunday, Sept 28
      vs New Hampshire 2:00 PM gametracker
      Saturday, Oct 4
      vs Saint Joseph's 1:00 PM gametracker
      Wednesday, Oct 8
      at Hartford 7:00 PM
      Saturday, Oct 11
      vs VCU 1:00 PM gametracker
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