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- Mikey Spitzer
Mikey Spitzer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
John Carroll

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 165

Position:
Midfielder/Forward

Experience:
3L



2002...Competed in all 19 contests, starting 17 times...had career-highs with three goals, four assists and 10 points during season...finished second on the squad in assists and third in goals scored...led team with a .273 shot percentage...named to the UAB Nike Classic All-Tournament team...recorded first multi-point game of career with a goal and assist against TCU on 10/16...also netted goals against Western Kentucky and Charlotte...recorded assists against Birmingham-Southern, Memphis and Cincinnati.

2001...Instrumental part of the Blazer midfield...played in 20 games, starting five...started against Coastal Carolina, Marquette, Charlotte, DePaul and TCU...accrued six points on two goals and two assists...scored first goal of career against Florida Atlantic on 9/9...also scored in 2-0 win over Alabama A&M...had assists in victories over Marquette and DePaul...compiled 10 shots during season.

2000...Saw action in six games.

High School...Helped lead John Carroll to four straight state championships...selected MVP of 2000 State Championship Tournament...named to the All-State team in both senior and junior seasons...was named to All-Metro three times...played for the North in Alabama's North-South All-Star game...participated on John Carroll's basketball team that was 1998 state champions and runner-up in 2000...was team captain in both soccer and basketball.

Club and Other Info...Captain of Vestavia Steamers Club Team that won state championship in 2000...member of South Region Olympic Development Program Team for two years(1999 and 2000)...selected to national pool this past year...four-year member of Alabama ODP team...played in France with the region team scoring one goal and four assists in eight matches.

Personal...Full name is Derek Michael Spitzer...born July 13, 1982...son of Terry and Cheryl...major is health and promotion...chose UAB over Coastal Carolina and Evansville.