2011 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Michael Kane  
Player Profile
Positions Played   Defensive Center Mid
Height   5' 9"
Weight   165 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   US passport
Birthdate / Birthplace   August 12, 1987 / New Jersey
School/Last Season of Eligibility   East Stroudsburg / 2010
Last Professional Team   N/A
Combine Coach   Steve Widdowson, Harrisburg City Islanders

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 2  
Passing 3 Good range of passing skills
1st Touch 2.5 Decent first touch
Crossing 2.5  
Finishing NA  
Heading 3.5 Fairly strong in the air

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 3 Usually made good decisions
Communication 3 Talks well on the field
Executes Under Pressure 2 Speed of play was, at times, too slow
Movement Off Ball 2.5  
Small-Sided Game 3  
Full-Field Game 3 Consistent player

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 3  
Speed 2 Speed will be an issue at the pro level
Quickness 2  
Endurance 3 OK endurance
Agility    

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
A hard-working center back/defensive center midfielder. Decent technical ability and knows the game. However, athleticism and speed of play need improvement for the next level.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Jerry Sheska

2010 Highlights: First team All-PSAC, second team Daktronics Atlantic Region and second team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District selection ... Warriors' second-leading scorer with six goals and three assists as a midfielder ... scored two game-winning goals, both in overtime vs. PSAC opponents ... scored 5:58 into OT in 2-1 win vs. Gannon and 8:22 into OT in 1-0 win vs. Bloomsburg that secured PSAC playoff spot ... had a goal and an assist in 3-2 (2OT) win vs. Millersville ... scored Warriors' only goal vs. Shippensburg in PSAC championship game (T 1-1, lost in penalty kicks) ... had a goal and assist in 3-1 win at Concord and also scored in 2-0 win at Felician.

2009 Highlights: First team All-PSAC East and third team NSCAA All-Region selection at back ... started all 20 games ... credited with three assists ... member of defense that allowed 23 goals in 20 games and posted eight shutouts ... assisted on game-winning goal with 4:12 left in 3-2 win vs. Shippensburg ... also had assists in non-conference wins over UDC and Washington Adventist.

2008 Highlights: Started all 22 games at sweeper on team that made NCAA Tournament … back line of defense that had nine shutouts and limited opponents to 1.08 goals per game … assisted on a goal in 3-0 win vs. Gannon

2007 Highlights: Received a medical redshirt for the season

2006 Highlights: Played in 20 games on PSAC championship and NCAA Tournament team … made first career start at Slippery Rock … scored two goals and assisted on another for the season … netted first career score in 3-0 win at Bloomsburg … also found the goal in 4-1 victory at Shippensburg … handed out an assist in 2-1 win vs. West Chester

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career

NPSL, Pocono Snow. First team All-Mountain Valley Conference at Stroudsburg … Pocono Record All-League first team

 

Injury and Medical Information
Grade 3 concussion, October 2009. Left foot fracture, August 2007

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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