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Mike Tortora

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Willington, Conn.

High School:
E.O. Smith

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
GK

Major:
Economics & Business

Mike Tortora

General: Selected as team co-captain...named to the 2004 ESPN The Magazine COSIDA Academic All-America Men's Soccer University Division First Team, one of just 11 student-athletes recognized in the country...returning starter in goal...instinctive goalkeeper with quick reflexes who is a strong shotstopper.

2004: Started all but one game and played 1544 of 1665 minutes of 2004 season...managed five shutouts with a 1.05 goals against average and a .795 save percentage...of his five shutouts, three came against Patriot League opponents (Colgate, Navy, Holy Cross)...earned Honorable mention All-East honors from the NSCAA...secured Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week honors on Sept. 14 after posting a 4-0 shutout of Appalachian State (9/5) and a 2-1 win over Duquesne (9/12)...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2003: Played and started in six games...had a 1.45 goals against average...posted one shutout in an overtime tie against UMBC (8/31)...recorded victories vs. Rider (9/7) and Monmouth (9/20)...was also named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll and was one of two players to have a 4.0 GPA.

2002: Played in seven games, starting four as a rookie...posted a 0.78 goals against average and an .878 saves percentage...participated in three shutouts...his first career collegiate appearance resulted in a 1-0 shutout win against La Salle (9/15) and earned Patriot League Rookie of the Week honors in the process (9/16)...posted the second of three shutouts in a 1-0 win over Bucknell (10/30) and again earned conference rookie honors...achieved a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll with a 3.85 GPA.

High School: Named All-State First Team in high school...played club soccer for Oakwood SC...also a member of the 1984 Connecticut ODP team.

Year	Gp/Gs	Min	GA	GAA	SV	SV%	ShO
2002	7/4	580	5	0.78	36	.878	2.5
2003	6/6	560	9	1.45	15	.625	 1
2004	17/17	1544	18	1.05	70	.795	5
Totals	30/27	2684	32	1.07	121	.791	8.5
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