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    Mike Pezza
    10 Mike Pezza
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Jackson, N.J.

    High School:
    St. Benedict's Prep

    Height / Weight:
    5-8 / 155

    Position:
    Midfielder

    Honor Roll
    > 2008 Honorable Mention All-BIG EAST
    > 2007 Honorable Mention All-BIG EAST
    > 2007 NCAA Leader in assists As a Junior (2008): Played and started in all 22 games... Led the Huskies with nine assists, for 28th (tie) in the NCAA... Had a team second-best tally of 11 points... Scored one goal vs. St. Peter's (8/29)... Tallied a season-high three points with one goal and one assist vs. St. Peter's (8/29)... Recorded two assists vs. Cincinnati (9/21) and at Virginia (11/25) in NCAA Second Round action... Assisted on both goals in UConn's 2-0 win over Virginia in NCAA Tournament play. As a Sophomore (2007): Played and started in all 24 games ... Led the NCAA in assists with 19, which stands as second-all-time at UConn ... Finished season tied for third in scoring with 20 points ... Tallied career-high three assists twice, in the season-opener vs. Canisius (8/31) and again against Pittsburgh (10/6) ... Ten assists came on game-winning tallies, including three in the postseason ... Averaged 75 minutes per contest. As a Freshman (2006): Saw action in 18-of-19 games, making 11 starts ... Tallied two assists, one each against Yale (9/27) and Seton Hall (10/7) ... Played 577 minutes, including a season-high 60 in the NCAA Tournament vs. Fairfield (11/11) ... Averaged 32 minutes a game off the bench. Prior to UConn: Played four years for Rick Jacobs at St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J. ... Three-time all-state selection by the Star Ledger and N.J.I.S.A.A. ... Named the 2005 New Jersey Prep Player of the Year by the Star Ledger ... Nominated for 2005 Gatorade Player of the Year ... tallied 15 goals and 28 assists as a senior ... Helped lead St. Benedict's to three state championships and an undefeated season in 2005. Personal: Majoring in psychology ... Born July 16, 1987.

    Season GP G A Pts Shots SOG GW PK-Att
    2006 18 0 2 2 8 1 0 0-0
    2007 24 1 19 21 35 14 0 0-0
    2008 22 1 9 11 54 16 0 0-0
    2009 14 3 4 10 24 13 2 0-0
    Career 78 5 34 44 121 44 2 0-0