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Sean  Cannizzaro
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Sean Cannizzaro

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cazenovia, N.Y.

High School:
Cazenovia H.S.

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 145

Position:
Midfield


04/25/2015

[5/5] Denver Wins BIG EAST Crown with 18-11 Win Over [16/17] Marquette

Pioneers claim fifth conference title in the last six seasons

AWARDS AND HONORS:
USILA Scholar All-America (2015)...ECAC All-Academic honors (2013)

2015:
Captain...Played in all 19 games, starting five at attack...Scored 14 goals, including 10 in the last seven games of Denver's National Championship run...Picked up 17 ground balls, including three games with multiple ground balls, and forced three caused turnovers...Had multiple goals in three of Denver's six postseason games.

2014:
Played in all 19 games for the Pioneers, scoring seven goals and tallying nine assists for 16 points...Set a new career-high in points (3) and tied his career-high in goals scored (2) against Rutgers (03/22/14)...Grabbed a career-high six ground balls at Penn (03/01/14)...Caused his first career turnover at Duke (02/15/14).

2013:
Saw action in 17 games, finishing with five goals and three assists for eight points...Scored one game-winning goal and finished with 11 ground balls...Took a career-high six shots against Hobart (03/30/13)...Recorded a career-high two goals against Ohio State (03/09/13) and tied it against Albany (05/111/3) in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament...Tied his career-high of three ground balls twice, most recently against Albany (05/11/13).

2012:
Saw action in nine games, recording two points and five ground balls...Scored first career goal against Michigan (02/25/12)...Tallied a career-high three ground balls against Bellarmine (04/6/12).

BEFORE DENVER:
A three-sport athlete at Cazenovia High School...Finished second all-time in career at Cazenovia with 240 points...Member of 2009 U.S. Boys' High School All-America Team...State Champion and State Tournament MVP as a senior...First Team All-CNY as a senior...Named Third Team All-CNY his junior year...Named First Team All-League his sophomore and junior years...Played 12 years of lacrosse at the attack position...Played hockey and soccer in high school...Named First Team All-League in hockey his sophomore and junior years.

PERSONAL:
Born May 10, 1993 in Syracuse, N.Y...Son of John and Katie...Has two brothers, Chris and Connor, and one sister, Kara...Chose the University of Denver because it was the right fit athletically and academically, the great coaching staff and because it will allow him to grow as a student-athlete..Enjoys playing hockey and soccer.

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