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9 - Pete Caringi
Pete Caringi
Height: 6-1
Weight: 175
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Perry Hall, Md.
High School: Calvert Hall
Position: F
g 13
a 3
sh % .197
gw 5

Accolades: (2010) Named to the America East Conference All-Rookie team and Second-Team All-Conference by the America East… The first UMBC freshman to be named to one of the all-conference teams (first or second) since Matt Watson was selected in 2004… (2011) Named to the America East First Team… (2012) Tabbed America East Men’s Soccer Player of the Week on three occasions (Sept. 4, Oct. 15, Oct. 29)… Named to College Soccer News’ and Soccer America’s Teams of the Week on Oct. 14 and CSN recognized him again on Oct. 29… League coaches selected him Striker of the Year and to the America East First Team… Voted the 2012 America East Men's Soccer Fans' Choice Player of the Year… Became the second Retriever in four years to be recognized as ECAC Offensive Player of the Year (Levi Houapeu, 2009)… Also named ECAC All-Star… Selected to the National College Soccer Coaches’ Association All-Northeast Region Second Team… Shared team Most Valuable Athlete honors with Phil Saunders… A finalist for the 2012 Soccer News Net College Boot award, recognizing the men's college player of the year… (2013) Earned UMBC Academic Semester honors… Named Premier Development League Player of the Week on two occasions … Led the Baltimore Bohemians’ squad to a second-place finish in the Mid-Atlantic Division, recording 16 goals and five assists for a total of 37 points in just 12 games played… His goal tally captured the league scoring title and he was honored with the Golden Boot Award… Also earned the Young (U-21) Player of the Year Award… Selected AE Player of the Week on Sept. 1 and 8… Selected to Teams of the Week in both Top Drawer Soccer and College Soccer News for the same weeks..  Tabbed the NCAA Division I Men's Disney Soccer/NSCAA Player of the Week on Sept. 1 and was CSN’s Player of the Week and the ECAC Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 8…Also named to TDS Team of the Week and was ECAC Offensive Player of the Week for games ending Nov. 17… MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist… UMBC’s first-ever NSCAA Continental Tire NCAA Division I First Team All-American… NSCAA All-Northeast Region First Team… Repeated as ECAC Offensive Player of the Year, America East Striker of the Year and AE Fan’s Choice Player of the Year… America East Championship Most Outstanding Player and selected to All-Championship Team… Earned third America East First Team honor and fourth overall league accolade… Tabbed to College Soccer News Men's 2013 Second Team All-America... Named Dr. Charles R. Brown UMBC Outstanding Male Athlete… Shared Tom Rider Award (senior who contributes the most to the program throughout his career) with Phil Saunders… Selected to America East Fall Honor Roll. (2014) A nominee for America East Man of the Year.   

Post-UMBC: Selected in the third round of the MLS Super Draft by the Montreal Impact. He was the tenth selection in the round, and the 48th pick overall… Signed a professional soccer contract with Oklahoma City Energy FC of USL PRO.  

2013: Capped his career by leading the Retrievers and the America East Conference in goals per game (13, 0.68) and points per game (29, 1.53)… Led the Retrievers in points for the third consecutive campaign… Stands in fourth place on UMBC’s all-time list with 37 career goals and is fifth with 91 points… Finished ninth in the country in goals per game and 14th in points per game… Scored two goals apiece in each of UMBC’s first four contests of the campaign and was the fastest in school history to tally eight goals… Became the third player in school history to record a point in seven consecutive games… The streak ended as he was held off the board in the 1-0 win over George Mason on Sept. 25… After opening America East play with a goal at Hartford, the marked man was held off the board for the next six games… Scored two goals, including the game’s first score in the 4-0 AE title contest versus Hartford… Added an assist in a five-point effort, which tied a conference tournament record for goals and points in a game… Finished his career by scoring a goal in the 2-2 double overtime draw versus UConn in the NCAA Tournament contest played at Retriever Soccer Park.   

2012: Scored two goals less than seven minutes apart in the first half and the Retrievers held on for a 2-1 win over Robert Morris on Sept. 1... Earned America East Player of the Week honors on Sept. 2… Racked up four goals and two assists and led the Retrievers to a 1-1 week, picking up his second Player of the Week award on Oct. 15… After scoring once in a 2-1 loss to Albany on Oct. 10, he exploded for three goals and two assists in UMBC's 5-1 win over Boston U. on Oct. 13, its first conference victory of the year…Caringi's three scores all came during a 13-minute stretch in the second half… Caringi’s hat trick was the first for a Retriever since Levi Houapeu tallied three goals vs. Vermont on Oct. 27, 2010… Tied the Division I school record for goals in a game with four on Oct. 23 vs. Hartford…  He is the first player in UMBC DI history and was the only player in the nation in 2012 to post a pair of eight-point games in a season… His eight-point games were the first by an America East player since Stony Brook's Chris Megaloudis accomplished the feat on Sept. 11, 2005 and first in a conference game since Vermont's Matt Chavez had eight (4 goals) on Oct. 4, 2003 against Boston U…. UMBC’s last four-goal/eight-point effort occurred in 1995, when recent UMBC Athletic Hall of Fame inductee Ted Lawler scored four goals vs. UMES… His eight-point games were two of five in the nation in 2012-only Penn’s Stephen Baker had nine points in a game (vs. Rider, 9/23/12) last season… He posted the 17th and 18th three-(or more)-goal games of his father’s 22-year tenure… Suffered a leg injury in the fourth minute of play in the America East title game and did not play for the remainder of that contest… Did not start in NCAA opener at ODU, but did see action, coming into the game in the waning seconds in regulation and the second OT period on set pieces… Managed to play 60 minutes off the bench three days later at UNC…  Led America East in goals (14), goals per game (0.64), points (32) and points per game (1.45)… The 14 goals scored (tenth-most in a UMBC single season) ranked 13th in the nation, while the 32 total points placed 15th… Recorded the third-high point total (32) and fourth-most goals (14) for a Retriever junior at the NCAA Division I level.   

 

2011: In the summer, recorded a hat-trick for his Baltimore Bays Chelsea side vs. Texas SC at the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Under-17/18 playoffs in Browns Summit, N.C….Finished the college season tied for fifth in assists per game and tied for ninth in total points in the America East Conference… Led the Retrievers in total points (13) and was tied for the club lead with a pair of game-winning goals…Scored his first goal of the season in the 52nd minute to tie the game vs. No. 1 Maryland at 1-all on Spet. 13… Posted his first game-winner and initial three-point effort of the season and at Longwood on Sept. 24… One week later, he also recorded a goal (game-tying) and an assist (on GWG) in the second half in the 2-1 win over Albany in the conference opener… Continued his strong play in the league with the lone helper on Kingsley Onwuka’s score in a 1-0 victory at Boston U. (Oct. 8) and converted a penalty kick in the 41st minute in a 1-0 victory at Binghamton on Oct. 11… Is UMBC’s active career goals leader with 10 and is tied with Milo Kapor with 10 career assists.   


2010: Tied for fourth in the America East Conference with 17 points and tied for fifth with six goals… Debuted with a two-goal effort vs. VMI on Sept. 2… Scored the third and fifth goals of the contest… Earned America East Rookie of the Week honors for that performance…  Scored the game-tying goal in the 85th minute vs. La Salle in an eventual 2-1 overtime victory on Sept. 15… Posted his first game-winning goal in the 78th minute as UMBC rallied for three second-half scores in a 3-2 win at Mount St. Mary’s three days later… Named America East Rookie of the Week on Sept. 20… His first four goals were scored in 207 minutes of action, all in a reserve role… Made his first start on Sept. 26 at Fairleigh Dickinson… Scored the game’s first goal in a 1-1 double overtime tie vs. Binghamton on Oct. 2 and scored the game’s second goal to give the visitors a 2-0 lead (game-winner) three days later in a 2-1 victory at Bucknell… Five of his six goals were scored in the second half of play… Drew the primary assist on Milo Kapor’s game-winning goal in overtime at Penn State on Oct. 20 and Andrew Bulls’ GWG vs. Hartford on Oct. 23.
 

Background: Majoring in psychology with a minor in sociology…  A Baltimore Sun First-Team All-Metro honoree… Also earned Second-Team All-State honors in 2009… Captained the Calvert Hall squad and led the Cardinals for the second straight year in scoring, posting 15 goals in his senior campaign… Named The Sun’s Player-of-the-Week in October 2009 after he scored the lone goal to help the Cardinals upset McDonogh, the top team in the nation at the time… Added a goal and an assist in a win over Gilman to cement the honor…Scored two goals in the MIAA semifinals vs. Mount St. Joseph in front of 3,000 fans at Calvert Hall’s first night game in school history… Has a sister, Christina, age 24, who graduated from UMBC in the spring of 2012… Lists favorite professional team as AC Milan and favorite movie as Boondock Saints… Son of Susan and Pete Caringi, Jr., UMBC’s head men’s soccer coach … Peter Anthony Caringi III was born on Sept. 24, 1992.

 

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP-GS SH G A Pts.
2010 20-14 31 6 5 17
2011 18-18 36 4 5 13
2012 22-20 53 14 4 32
2013 19-19 66 13 3 29
Career 79-71 186 37 17 91
Recent Games
Oct 26 at Binghamton T, 0-0
Nov 2 at UMass Lowell W, 2-0
Nov 6 Stony Brook W, 1-0
Nov 13 Albany W, 2-1
Nov 16 Hartford W, 4-0
Nov 24 Connecticut T, 2-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 6
Games started 19 6
Goals 13 1
Assists 3 0
Points 29 2
Shots 66 18
Shot Pct .197 .056
Penalty kicks 1-1 0-0
Game-winning goals 5 0
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 20 James Madison W, 3-2 - - - - - - -
Aug 23 American W, 1-0 - - - - - - -
Aug 30 Seattle W, 3-1 2 0 4 9 .222 0-0 1
Sep 1 UNLV W, 3-1 2 0 4 2 1.000 1-1 1
Sep 5 Central Conn. St. W, 3-1 2 0 4 7 .286 0-0 1
Sep 7 St. Francis (N.Y.) W, 3-1 2 0 4 9 .222 0-0 0
Sep 14 at Radford W, 4-1 0 1 1 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 17 Navy W, 3-2 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 21 at Loyola (Md.) W, 3-1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 1
Sep 25 George Mason W, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 28 George Washington W, 2-1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Oct 1 Delaware L, 1-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 5 at Hartford W, 2-1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Oct 9 at William & Mary   - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Albany T, 0-0 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 16 at Vermont W, 2-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 19 New Hampshire W, 1-0 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Oct 26 at Binghamton T, 0-0 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Nov 2 at UMass Lowell W, 2-0 - - - - - - -
Nov 6 Stony Brook W, 1-0 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Nov 13 Albany W, 2-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 16 Hartford W, 4-0 2 1 5 7 .286 0-0 1
Nov 24 Connecticut T, 2-2 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 19 19 13 3 29 66 .197 35 .530 1 0 1-1 5
Conference 6 6 1 0 2 18 .056 9 .500 1 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Home 14 14 11 2 24 56 .196 31 .554 0 0 1-1 4
Away 5 5 2 1 5 10 .200 4 .400 1 0 0-0 1
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Wins 15 15 12 3 27 56 .214 31 .554 1 0 1-1 5
Losses 1 1 0 0 0 2 .000 1 .500 0 0 0-0 0

September 8 8 7 2 16 28 .250 15 .536 0 0 1-1 3
October 6 6 1 0 2 17 .059 7 .412 1 0 0-0 0
November 4 4 3 1 7 12 .250 7 .583 0 0 0-0 1
December - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

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