Men's Soccer

Anthony Colaizzi
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gurnee, Ill.

High School:
Warren Township

Height:
6-0

Position:
MF

Anthony Colaizzi

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2010: Ended career with 65 games played ... Appeared in 17 games, starting in 16 ... Attempted 13 shots on the season, including seven shots on target ... Was credited with the game-winner (77') in MU's 3-1 BIG EAST tournament victory at St. John's (Nov. 3)... Moved to left half back during the Western Illinois game (Sept. 5) and has played in that position ever since ... Played for Thunder Bay of the USL Premier Development League during the summer and helped the Chill reach the PDL Championship game.

2009: One of 11 MU players named to the 2009-10 BIG EAST All-Academic Team ...Played in 17 games for the Golden Eagles and was the starting left wing in 11 of the team's contests ...Led the team with three assists on the season ... Tallied all three of his assists in Marquette's 5-0 rout over Pittsburgh ... His three assists against the Panthers tiedhim for most assists in a single game among all BIG EAST Conference players in 2009 ... Missed the match vs. Notre Dame due to a pair of yellow cards received the game prior against West Virginia ... Finished the season with 21 shots, including nine shots on goal.

2008:Was the only Golden Eagle to tally double-digit points ...Finished sophomore season with 11 points off of a team-high four goals and a team-leading three assists in 14 games... Also led the team in shots and shots on goal ...Tallied two goals and an assistagainst Bryant (Sept. 1),including his first collegiate goal in the 25th minute ... Registered goals against Notre Dame (Sept. 11) and Louisville (Sept. 26) ...His 0.79 points per game ranked10thin theBIG EAST ... Was forced to sit out a total three games with three yellow cards and a pair of red cards on the season ... Spent the summer playing with the Chicago Fire's Super 20s PDL team ... Started for theFire, who captured a national title by claiming the USL-20 League Championship with a 2-1 win over Toronto ...He tallied five assists during the national playoff tournament.

2007: Started his first college game at Denver (Aug. 31) and also recorded his first shot on goal ...Played a total of 17 games, including 10 starts for the Golden Eagles ... His 17 games were the most of any freshman on the roster ...Started each of the last seven games of the year ...Tallied one point on the year, an assist at Seton Hall (Oct. 6) ... Concluded the year with ten total shots and a shots on goal percentage of .500.

Prior to Marquette: Earned NSCAA All-America status and Illinois State Player of the Year honors after his four-year career playing for Jim McNamara at Warren Township High School ... Scored 25 goals and had 20 assists as a senior, setting a school record with 70 points on the season...Named Chicago Sun Times and Pioneer Press player of the year ... Selected first team all-state by the Chicago Tribune and was an all-area selection by the Daily Herald ... Guidedhis high schoolteam to a 26-3 record and a spot in the state championship game ...Played club soccer for John Dalinsky with the Chicago Wind.

Personal: Anthony James Colaizzi was born May 1, 1989, and is the son of Christopher and Carol Colaizzi ... Has an older sister, Ashley.

GoMarquette.com Student-Athlete of the Week
August 2, 2010

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