3 Michael DiCesare
3 - Michael DiCesare
Height: 5-10
Weight: 160
Year: SO
Hometown: Westerville, Ohio
High School: St. Francis DeSales
Position: M

Accolades: (2011) Earned UMBC semester academic honors in the fall…(2012) Named to the America East Men’s Soccer All-Academic squad… Earned place on America East Fall 2012 Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Earned Dean’s List honor’s in the spring and semester academic honors in the fall… (2013) Named to UMBC Dean’s List in the spring. 


2012: Competed in all 22 contests and started 20 at the right wing midfield slot for UMBC… Combined with Stephen Ho to give the Retrievers a strong 1-2 punch at that position… Contributed an assist in the 5-1 rout of Boston University on Oct. 13.


2011: Saw action in all 18 games during his freshman campaign and earned four starts in the midfield… Recorded his lone point of the season, an assist on a Sean Rothe goal vs. Maryland on Sept. 13… Made his first collegiate start vs. the No. 1-ranked Terrapins and played 86 minutes… Also started vs. Loyola, Longwood, Albany and Stony Brook.


Background: Majoring in biology… An NSCAA Academic All-America honors after a stellar career at St. Francis DeSales… The wide midfielder was also named to the All-Region IV, Division II All-State, All-District and All-Conference first teams in 2010…A two-time First Team Columbus Catholic League selection… Captained the team in 2009 and 2010 and led the Stallions to the 2009 Division II state title... Competed for the Columbus Crew in the U.S. Development Academy… A member of the National Honor Society… Lists favorite professional team as Juventus and favorite food is gnocchi… Has a younger brother, Matthew, who is 19 and a rising sophomore soccer player at Ohio Wesleyan University… Son of Christine and Mario DiCesare… Born June 23, 1992.




Year  GP/GS   Sh.  Pts.
 2011  18/5  9  0  1  1
 2012  22/20  16  0  1  1
 Totals  40/25  25  0  2  2