|High School:||Notre Dame|
At A Glance
Brings a competitive attitude ... great composure and organizational skills ... good defensive instincts ... ability to read the game putting him in the right place at the right time
As A Sophomore (2008)
Appeared and started in 15 games, showing his versatility by playing either midfield or at backline on defense ... one of only seven to tally double figure shot attempts, with 10 ... three of his shots were on goal, giving him a .300 shots on goal percentage ... had four multiple shot games, three of which came in Atlantic 10 play ... attempted a season-high three shots, two of which were on goal, in a 1-1 tie against Saint Joseph's (Oct. 10).
As A Freshman (2007) -
Displayed a skilled first season with the Bonnies with action on defense and in the midfield ... included in the starting 11 in seven of his 14 appearances on the year ... started six of the club's final seven matches ... six of his seven first-year starting nods came in Atlantic 10 action ... placed one of his three shots on the season on goal ... threatened the back of the net in a narrow loss at Fordham (Oct. 26).
Two-time Notre Dame High School Athlete of the Year award winner during his junior and senior years ... four-year captain for club team St. Anthony's ... helped guide the club to tournament titles in the Ontario Cup and in a prestigious competition in Terracina, Italy ... led his squad to a spot in the Tampa Bay Sun Bowl championship.
Son of Teresa and Juliano DiNardo ... was an active member in his community's youth soccer program ... earned a spot on the Honor Roll throughout his four years in high school ... his father played semi-professional football in Ottawa ... hopes to pursue a career in bank management ... management sciences major.