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#0 Chris Seitz
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 205
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Luis Obispo, Calif.
High School: Thousand Oaks

As a Freshman in 2005: Big, agile keeper with excellent feel for the game ... good distributor of the ball ... All-ACC second team and ACC All-Freshman team honoree ... finished the year with a 0.89 goals-against average ... posted a 13-1-2 record between the pipes ... stopped three shots in the NCAA Finals against New Mexico (12/11), including a crucial penalty kick in the 50th minute ... became the first freshman keeper to lead his team to the NCAA title since 1990 ... made five saves in win over SMU (12/11) at the College Cup ... named College Cup defensive MVP ... only goal allowed was on a deflection ... four saves against Akron in NCAA Quarterfinals (12/3) ... also won first PK shootout of his career allowing just one goal in three attemps ... stopped six shots in win over St. John's in third round of the NCAA Tourney (11/27) ... also recorded first career assist on a deep goal kick to Robbie Rogers ... first NCAA Tournament win after stopping three shots against Brown (11/22) ... back-to-back shutouts against Virginia (10/19) and Boston College (10/22) ... solid in ACC win over No. 10 North Carolina (10/14) ... two saves in 45 minutes of work against Georgetown (10/11) ... brilliant against No. 8 Duke (10/7) making six saves, including one on a PK ... allowed just one goal and made five saves in win over No. 14 Wake Forest (9/30) ... earned start and shutout of William & Mary (9/27) ... made four saves against the Tribe ... first collegiate start and first shutout in 3-0 win over St. Bonaventure (9/18) ... made debut against Cal State Fullerton (9/2), stopping two shots and playing 29 minutes.

Before Maryland: Two-time Parade All-American and a member of the U-18 national team ... Gatorade Player of the Year in California in 2004 ... was also an all-league and all-county honoree ... Los Angeles Times first team goalkeeper ... an ODP team member since 2001, led the Region IV team to the national ODP championship in 2003 ... played club with SoCal United ... helped guide team to the 2003 national championship ... earned "Golden Glove" honors as the top keeper in the tournament.

Personal: The son of Michael and Sharon Seitz ... one of two children, with sister Caitlin (21) ... lists starting for the US National team against Holland in Mexico as biggest athletic thrill ... chose Maryland over UCLA, Notre Dame, Michigan and Santa Clara ... majoring in letters and sciences.

Career Statistics
Year    M-S    Mins    Svs    Sv%    GA    GAA    ShO
2005   18-16   1508    54    .783    15    0.89     6

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