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3   Mike DeSantis
Mike DeSantis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stoneham, Mass.

High School:
Stoneham HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 165

Position:
M

Birthdate:
11/30/1986


02/11/2009

2008 Mike DeSantis Photo Gallery

2008 Mike DeSantis Photo Gallery

2008 Photo Gallery


On DeSantis: One of the top returning midfielders ... good speed, excellent tactically and a hard worker ... one of the top defensive players on the team as well ... named to the 2008 Preseason Atlantic 10 All-Conference Team ... enters the 2008 season having started the last 45 consecutive matches.

Senior (2008): Game-by-Game Statistics
Named Third Team NSCAA/adidas All Mid-Atlantic Region ... Earned Second Team A-10 All-Conference ... Earned A-10 All-Tournament Team

Junior (2007): Game-by-Game Statistics
Named to the A-10 All-Conference Second Team ... started all 26 games as a center midfielder ... netted four goals, three of which were game-winning strikes ... played nearly 2,300 minutes which ranked among the team leaders ... credited with the game-winning goals in the NCAA Tournament against Boston College (11/28) and Illinois-Chicago (12/9) ... also hit the game-winning goal against Fordham (11/4) during the regular-season.

Sophomore (2006): Game-By-Game Stats
Started and played in all 19 games during the season at center midfield ... named to the UMass/Holy Cross Invitational All-Tournament Team ... tied for second place on the team with three goals, totaling six points on the year ... credited with two game-winning goals ... took the second most shots on the season with 23 ... averaged 90 minutes per game.

Freshman (2005): Game-By-Game Stats
Played in all 20 games making 20 starts and posting one goal and one assist ... scored his first career goal in overtime against Cornell (9/16) to win the game ... picked up his first collegiate assist in win over Richmond (10/30) ... led all true-freshmen on the team in minutes played with 1,187 minutes.

Before UMass: A 2005 graduate of Stoneham High School where he was a two-time Boston Globe Player of the Year honoree ... two-time All-Massachusetts and Middlesex League MVP ... named to the NSCAA/adidas All-New England Team in 2004 ... led Jim Carino's Spartans to two Massachusetts State Championship titles, three Eastern Massachusetts titles, and three league championship titles ... program boasted an impressive 62-3-7 record during that span and was ranked 15th nationally in 2004 ... recorded 19 goals and 17 assists as a senior ... member of the basketball team ... Varsity Scholar-Athlete each of his four years.

Personal: Michael DeSantis ... born Nov. 30, 1986 in Boston ... son of Mario and Linda DeSantis ... has one brother, Mark, who is a sophomore on the team ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.

DESANTIS' CAREER STATISTICS
OFFENSE               GP    G    A  Pts Shots Shot%  SOG  SOG%  GW  PK-Att
2005................  20    1    1    3    15  .067    5  .333   1   0-0
2006................  19    3    0    6    23  .130   10  .435   2   0-1
2007................  26    4    0    8    28  .143   14  .500   3   0-0
2008................  21    1    2    4    26  .038   13  .500   0   0-0
TOTAL...............  86    9    3   21    92  .098   42  .457   6   0-1  

CAREER HIGHS Points: 2 (nine times); Last, at New Hampshire (9/20/08) Goals: 1 (nine times); Last, at New Hampshire (9/20/08) Assists: 1 (three times); Last, vs. William & Mary (9/14/08)

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    Event Calendar

    Friday, Oct 24
    at Rhode Island 7:00 PM
    Sunday, Oct 26
    at Fordham 12:00 PM
    Thursday, Oct 30
    at UNC Asheville 5:00 PM
    Sunday, Nov 2
    at Davidson 1:00 PM
    Saturday, Nov 8
    vs St. Bonaventure 1:00 PM gametracker
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