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Mike  Riis
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Mike Riis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carlsbad, Calif.

High School:
La Costa Canyon H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
LSM


03/07/2015

Miller Sends [4/4] Denver Past [3/3] Notre Dame 11-10 in Overtime

Pioneers record second top-5 win of the season

HONORS AND AWARDS
NCAA All-Tournament Team (2015)...Second Team All-BIG EAST (2015)

2015:
Played in all 19 games, scoring his only goal of the season with 0.9 seconds to play in the third quarter of Denver's 11-10 NCAA Semifinal overtime win over Notre Dame (5/23)...Picked up 70 ground balls, and forced 20 caused turnovers...Scooped four or more ground balls in 11 games, including all four NCAA Tournament games...Picked up a season-high six ground balls in Denver's regular season 11-10 overtime win over Notre Dame (3/7)...Forced multipe turnovers in six games, including in three of Denver's six postseason games...Grabbed a season-high four caused turnovers in Denver's 10-5 NCAA Championship victory over Maryland (5/25).

2014:
Saw action in all 19 games for the Pioneers...Scored his first collegiate goal and record a career-high five ground balls against Penn State (3/10)...Tied his career-high in points off his second career goal against Villanova in the BIG EAST Championship game (5/3)...Tied his career-high of two caused turnovers for the fourth time, most recently at Providence (4/19)...

2013:
Saw action in 16 games, finishing with one shot, nine ground balls and five caused turnovers...Recorded one shot against Ohio State (3/9).

2012:
Saw action in 16 games, finishing with 17 ground balls and six caused turnovers...Grabbed a career-high three ground balls twice, with the last time occurring against Bellarmine (4/6)...Recorded two caused turnovers against Penn State (3/10)...Grabbed eight ground balls and recorded two caused turnovers during ECAC-play.

BEFORE DENVER:
A two-sport athlete at La Costa Canyon High School...Played six years of lacrosse as a long stick midfielder...Ranked eighth in the west by West Side LAX...Invited to the All-Star Team at California Gold twice and to the Adrenaline Shootout twice...Played five years of football as a strong safety, cornerback, and free safety.

PERSONAL:
Born December 21, 1992 in San Diego, Calif...Son of Tim and Beth...Has one brother, Tom and one sister, Katie...Chose the University of Denver because of the coaches as well as its location.

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