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2008 Pro Soccer Combine: Men's Player Profile -- Mike Palacio

Name:

Mike Palacio

Positions Played:

Attacking Midfielder

Height:

6' 1" (185.4 cm)

Weight:

170 pounds (77.11 kg)

Nationality/Passport:

US Passport

Birthdate: August 29,1986
School/Last Season of Eligibility:

Stony Brook University/2007

Last Professional Team: N/A
Combine Coach: Chris Brown

 

Scouting Report from InfoSport 2008 Pro Soccer Combine
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category

Score

Comments
Dribbling  4

 Very good

Passing

 4

 Excellent
1st Touch

 4

 Strong

Crossing

 3-4

 Whips a nice left-footed service in

Finishing  3-4  

Heading

 3

 Technically solid, but is not the ball-winning type on a consistent basis
Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category

Score

Comments
Decision Making

 4

 Very good vision and decision making, especially in final 1/3
Communication

 2-3

 Needs to be more vocal

Executes Under Pressure  3-4  
Movement Off Ball

 3-4

 Good with rate. Has desire to get into good spots to be an attacking option.
Small-Sided Game

 3-4

 Very good in tight spaces
Full-Field Game

 3-4

 

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength

 3

 

Speed

 3-4

 

Quickness

 3-4

 
Endurance

 3

 

Agility

 3-4

 

Coach's Overall Comments:
An above-average athlete. He could be very effective as an attacking CMF at the next level. Defensively, he did not show that he is willing to get stuck in on tackles. However, he is an extremely talented player with the ball at his feet, left or right side.

Collegiate Soccer Career:
Head Coach:
Cesar Markovic (631) 632-7203 cesar.markovic@stonybrook.edu

Sports Information Director: Adam Gutes (631) 632-7125 adam.gutes@stonybrook.edu

2007: Named first-team All-America East Conference. Tied for team lead in goals with 4 and led team in assists with 6 and points with 14. 2006: Named to all-northeast region second-team... named to America East first-team... chosen as the America East Midfielder of the Year... named team M.V.P... played in all 19 games, starting 17... had two goals and four assists on the season. 2005: Named to America East first team... saw action in 22 games, earning 21 starts... led the team with 25 points on 11 goals and seven assists... ranks tied for second with 11 assists and tied for fourth with 25 points on the Stony Brook single season charts... ranked second in America East with 1.14 points, fifth with 0.32 goals, third with 0.50 assists and tied for third with 0.25 game-winning goals per game... named to America East All-Championship team. 2004: Finished fifth in America East with 0.33 assists per game... saw action in 15 games, earning six starts... ranked third on the team with 11 points on three goals and a team-best five assists.

Professional / Semi-Pro Soccer Career:
N/A

Miscellaneous and Club Soccer Notes:
Four-year letter winner at Log Beach High School... Holds school record for assists in a game, season and career... Named first-team all-state as a senior after tallying 16 goals and 28 assists...Three-time all-county selection.

Personal Data:
Born August 29, 1986 in New York. US Passport. No injuries or medical conditions reported.

Contact Information:
Mobile Phone: 516-712-4230

Email: palaci087@aol.com

 

Last Modified: Thursday, January 24, 2008 08:53 AM

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