MATT ANNECCHIARICO -- Men's Soccer, Sr., F, Woodbridge, Ontario
Featured Student-Athlete -- Week of Aug. 27, 2012
Matt Annecchiarico is a senior forward for the Point Park Pioneers men's soccer team. He is back for his fourth year as a starter up front, and he was an all-conference second-team selection last year. Annecchiarico was tied for third on the team with 17 points in 2011.
So far in 2012, he has enjoyed a strong preseason. The Pioneers have had two scrimmages with a team record of 1-0-1, and Annecchiarico has scored a combined five goals in the two exhibition contests. He scored three times in a 4-4 tie at California (Pa.) on Aug. 18 and netted two goals in a 4-2 win over Geneva on Aug. 24.
Annecchiarico and the Pioneers open up the regular season Sept. 2 at WV Tech. He is one of many offensive weapons returning for the Pioneers, who were 12-5-1 overall in 2011.