Nino Marcantonio
Nino Marcantonio

Player Profile

Bethesda, Md.

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Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160



As a Senior 2003: Talented senior who can provide a spark off the bench ... one of the first substitutes to enter the front line ... seen action in all but one match ... led team in assists (10) and added three goals (16 points) ... tallied three points (one goal, one assist) against Butler (8/31) ... started against American (9/7), Georgetown (10/12) and Penn State (10/16) ... tacked on a late goal against Loyola (9/10) ... added two assists against George Mason (9/24) ... started and tallied an assist against Georgetown (10/8) ... scored game-winner on a penalty kick against UConn (10/12) ... served ball into the box which lead to Jason Garey's game-winner against Penn (10/21) ... served ball into the box for game-winner against Old Dominion (11/26) ... slipped a pass to Garey for game-winner against Akron (11/30) ... tied a Ludwig Field record with three assists in rally over Saint Louis.

As a Junior at Maryland in 2002: Provided the Terps with a scoring punch, adding 21 points (six goals and nine assists) ... team's fourth-leading scorer ... made 18 starts on the season ... season-high three assists came at George Mason (10/16) ... scored goals against Rhode Island (8/30), vs. No. 8 Loyola (9/11), at NC State (9/15), vs. Manhattan (9/25), vs. North Carolina (10/5), and vs. NC State (11/14) ... had three points in four games: vs. Loyola on Sept. 11 (one goal, one assist), vs. Manhattan on Sept. 25 (one goal, one assist) at George Mason on Oct. 16 (three assists), and vs. NC State on Nov. 14 (one goal, one assist) ... sat out 2001 season due to NCAA transfer rules.

At American in 2000: His record-setting freshman campaign earned him a place in the U.S. Soccer Under-20 national team ... tallied six goals in an international tournament in Portugal in May of 2000 ... earned first team All-CAA honors ... named to third team NSCAA/adidas All-South Atlantic ... had six goals and six assists.

At American in 1999: Earned Soccer America All-Freshmen team honors and AU's first-ever Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) men's soccer Rookie of the Year award ... earned second team All-CAA honors with 10 goals, 11 assists and 31 points ... starting all 19 games, he finished second in the league in scoring and was ninth in the NCAA in assists per game ... broke the AU freshman record for points in a season and tied the record for goals in a season ... set the school's assist mark with 11 ... tied the AU single-game assist record with three against UNC-Wilmington ... had four game-winning goals.

High School: Selected to the prestigious Soccer America Top-25 high school seniors and named 1998 Washington Post All-Met Player of the Year ... tallied 26 goals and 13 assists as a senior leading Churchill High School to the state final his senior year ... an all-state and All-South selection ... played for Region I and Maryland ODP teams.

Personal: Full name is Nino Marcantonio ... born October 13, 1981, in Cucera, Italy ... he is the son of Rosanna and Nick Marcantonio ... has three siblings: one brother, Antonio (22), and two sisters, Cristina (20) and Erica (9) ... majoring in criminal justice.

Career Statistics
Year    M-S    G    A    Pts    GWG    Sht
1999*  19-19   10    11   31    n/a    n/a
2000*  17-12    6    6    18    n/a    n/a
2001       Did not play college soccer
2002   24-18    6    9    21     0      38
2003   23-5     3    10   16     1      51
Totals 83-54    25   36    86     1      89
*At American