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Roberto Gallo
Roberto Gallo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Roselle, Ill.

High School:
Lake Park

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 170

Position:
Midfield


2003: Played in all 19 games of the campaign, starting in every contest?earned All-Horizon League Second Team honors after a notching single-season career bests in goals (five), assists (three) and points (13)?.his five goals and 13 points were good for third-best on the team?chalked up a career-high two assists in the season-opening win over Marquette on Sept. 3rd?picked up an assist in a 2-1 overtime win over St. Mary?s on Sept. 12th?posted his first goal of the season on Sept. 14th against Gonzaga, knocking in a rebound shot in the 83rd minute that sent the game into OT, allowing the Flames to erase an early three-goal deficit to win 4-3?keyed a 2-0 win at Northwestern with the game?s first score, an unassisted 15-yarder in the 34th minute?drew first blood six days later against Wright State with a one-on-one strike in the 68th minute?tallied five points during UIC?s school-record season-opening winning streak of five games.

2002: Saw action in all 20 games as a freshman, getting the starting nod in 13 outings...finished the year with two goals and two assists for six points...collected his first career goal in the Flames' 4-1 loss to New Mexico on Sept. 8...would score his second goal versus Northwestern on Oct. 16...recorded assists in three straight games versus Michigan, UW-Green Bay and North Carolina State.

Prep/Personal: Earned a varsity letter for soccer in his freshman and sophomore campaigns at Lake park High School in Roselle, Ill?did not compete with the Lancers during his junior or senior years?tallied nine goals and 16 assists as a sophomore en route to All-Upstate Eight Conference and all-area accolades?tabbed a team-best nine goals and 14 assists in his freshman season...son of Romano and Carol Gallo?born on July 9, 1984?majoring in Liberal Arts.

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