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7 Matteo Busio

2016 (Sophomore)
Played in all 20 games, making 19 starts in the midfield to earn his second letter … Named to the Southern Conference All-Tournament Team ... Finished tied for fifth on the team in scoring with eight points … Tied for the team lead and ranked third in the Southern Conference with six assists … Scored his long goal against VMI (Oct. 29) … Dished out two assists twice on the year – at Jacksonville (Aug. 26) and VMI (Oct. 29) … Fourth on the team with 25 shots.

2015 (Freshman)
Played and started all 21 games as a true freshman to earn his first letter … Named Second Team All-Southern Conference and to the SoCon All-Freshman Team … Finished fourth on the team and ninth in the SoCon in scoring with 13 points … Tied for fourth on the team with five goals while handing out three assists … Scored first career goal against Mercer (Sept. 29), the game-winning tally in the 95th minute of overtime … Added goals at VMI (Oct. 10), against Wofford (Oct. 24) and two against VMI (Oct. 27) … Goal against Wofford was also the game-winning tally … Dished out an assist against Wofford for three total points … Posted two assists against VMI (Oct. 27) to finish with a career-high six points … Fifth on the team with 28 shots.

High School
Four-year letterwinner at Western Guilford High School for coach Shawn Abernathy … Named First Team All-Conference and All-Region as a senior … Named the team offensive player of the year … Played club soccer for NC Fusion of the United State Development Academy for five years … Guided his team to a third place finish in the national finals in 2012 … Member of the US Developmental Academy … Member of the Western Guilford GENTS Club and the National Beta Club.

Personal
Full name is Matteo Alessandro Busio … Born October 15, 1996 … Son of Alessandro and Dionne Sills Busio … Has two siblings, Ilaria and Gianluca … Mother Dionne Sills Busio works at UNCG … Majoring in business administration.

 


 

Season

GP

Goals

Assists

Points

Shots

Shot%

SOG

SOG%

GW

PK-Att

2015 

21

5

3

13

28

.179

12

.429

2

2-2

2016 

20

1

6

8

25

.040

8

.320

0

0-0

TOTAL 

41

6

9

21

53

.113

20

.377

2

2-2

 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Points: 6 [t-3rd], VMI -- Oct 27, 2015
Goals: 2 [t-4th], VMI -- Oct 27, 2015
Assists: 2 [t-4th], at Jacksonville -- Aug 26, 2016 ; VMI -- Oct 27, 2015 ; VMI -- Oct 29, 2016
Shots: 5, VMI -- Oct 27, 2015 

 

 

Position: M
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 155
Year: Junior
Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.
High School: Western Guilford
Experience: 2 Letters