Siena's Seniors Look for Win in Final Game at Siena Turf Field
AS A RED-SHIRT SOPHOMORE: Appeared in 12 games, starting once...Registered three goals and three assists in leading all reserves with nine points...Posted a career-high four points (one goal, two assists) in 7-1 rout of eventual MAAC Champion Saint Peter's (Oct. 24).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Took a medical red-shirt.
AS A FRESHMAN: MAAC All-Rookie Team selection...Started 15 of 18 games...Scored eight points on two goals and four assists...Had a goal and an assist in 3-2 loss to CCSU (Sept. 28).
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered four years in soccer...Named All-League and All-Section as a sophomore, junior and senior...Recorded 47 goals and 28 assists at Arlington...Team captain as a senior...Led team to NYS Class AA Championship in 2006...Lettered three years in both winter and spring track...Ranked fifth in the nation in the mile as a freshman, earning All-American honors...Also played soccer for the Walkill Fire Soccer Club and the U23 Lagrange Red Devils...Participated on the 2008 Empire State Men's Open Soccer Team.
PERSONAL: Born December 20, 1989...Son of Joseph and Karen Turcio...Has two older brothers, Joey, who attended RIT, and C.J. who played soccer at Siena from 2002-05...Has an older sister, Janine, who played soccer at both Herkimer CC and East Stroudsburg.
GETTING TO KNOW MATT TURCIO What I like most about Siena College: The People My favorite (musical) artist is: Frank Sinatra My favorite class is: Shakespeare My favorite pro soccer player is: Didier Drogba My favorite pro soccer team is: Chelsea FC My favorite pro soccer stadium is: Camp Nou My favorite movies are: Oceans 11, 12 and 13 My favorite food is: Chicken Parm Other sports I like to follow at Siena are: Women's Soccer and Men's Basketball Why I chose Siena: To represent the school on the field and mae my family proud by following in the footsteps of my brother.