Senior Keeper Lino Taormina Earns Last MIAA Defensive Player of the Week Award for 2015

Senior Keeper Lino Taormina Earns Last MIAA Defensive Player of the Week Award for 2015

MIAA release

FREELAND, Mich.--The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has named Adrian College senior keeper Lino Taormina (Monroe, Mich./St. Mary Catholic Central High School) as the MIAA Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, it was released on Monday.

Taormina posted a 2-0 record and .50 goals-against average while making 13 saves for a .929 percentage, for the period ending Sunday. In a 2-0 road win over Olivet on Wednesday, he had eight saves to chalk up his third shutout of the season. Then on Saturday, he turned aside five shots in a 2-1 victory versus Kalamazoo on Senior Night as the Bulldogs avenged a 7-0 loss to the Hornets earlier in the season.

Taormina ended the regular season as the MIAA statistical champion with 105 saves--one shy of his career high. His three shutouts this fall equal the total he had in the three previous seasons combined.

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