7 Russell Cicerone
7 Russell Cicerone
Height: 5-10
Weight: 160
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bloomfield, MI
High School: Brother Rice
Position: M/F
g 12
a 8
pts 32
gw 4

Sophomore (2014): Developed into one of the most dangerous forwards in the conference as a sophomore... became the first two-time First Team All-MAC member for the Bulls since Steve Butcher in 1998 and 1999... started all 17 games while leading the team with a career-high 10 goals, three assists and 23 points... his 10 goals and 23 points ranked fourth in the MAC... finished the season with 52 shots including 25 shots on goal while leading the team with three game-winning goals... his highlight of the season was his game-winning goal from the midfield stripe against Bryant (9/5) in double overtime that earned him college soccer Goal of the Year accolades... he finished the season with three multi-goal games, Bryant (9/5), St. Bonaventure (10/21) and Northern Illinois (10/25)... had his best game of the season against Big 4 rival St. Bonaventure (10/21), finishing with a career-high six points, two goals and two assists... followed up his six-point effort against St. Bonaventure with a two-goal effort against Northern Illinois (10/25) in the Bulls 2-1 victory... finished with a season-high eight shots, five on goal, against NIU (10/25)... had seven games with four or more shots... went 3-for-4 on penalty kick chances with his lone unsuccessful attempt turning into a goal on the rebound attempt against Western Michigan (10/10).

Freshman (2013): Had one of the best seasons by a UB freshman in program history, culminating in Freshman of the Year honors from the Mid-American Conference... also made the All-MAC first team... led the team in scoring with six goals, and added two assists... put 32 of his 54 shots on goal... scored his first collegiate goal in the season opener against St. Bonaventure (8/30)... knocked home the tying goal in the 80th minute of a 2-2 tie against Detroit (9/20)... scored the game-winning goal in the 84th minute against Cleveland State and earned MAC Player of the Week for his efforts (9/22)... scored a highlight-reel game-winning goal in the 77th minute of a win over conference leader Hartwick (10/15)... scored a goal and assisted on another in a 3-3 tie at Northern Illinois in the season finale (11/9).

High School: Earned three letters at Brother Rice High School... served as captain for one season for coach Barry Brodsky...  scored 15 goals and had eight assists as a junior... All-Metro Detroit Catholic team... All-State member... played hockey at Brother Rice, earning three letters and leading the team to a state championship... played soccer at Vardar Freiburg Academy as a high school senior, under coach Demir Muftari... three-year starter for his academy team, leading the team to playoffs in the last two seasons.

Personal: Born November 17, 1994... son of David and Mary... his older sister Anina just finished an illustrious career for the Western Michigan women's soccer team... majoring in bio-medical sciences... favorite athlete is Lionel Messi... also recruited by Michigan State, Western Michigan, and Bowling Green... dream vacation destination is Italy... enjoys listening to rap, and rock and roll.

Recent Games
Oct 16 West Virginia W, 2-0
Oct 24 at Northern Illinois T, 1-1
Oct 30 Bowling Green W, 2-1
Nov 7 at Western Michigan L, 1-0
Nov 13 vs. Western Michigan W, 2-1
Nov 15 at Akron L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 18 5
Games started 18 5
Goals 12 3
Assists 8 2
Points 32 8
Shots 55 11
Shot Pct .218 .273
Penalty kicks 3-4 1-1
Game-winning goals 4 2
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 28 Seton Hill W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Aug 30 Belmont W, 3-1 1 1 1 3 4 .250 0-0 1
Sep 1 Canisius W, 4-2 1 1 2 4 2 .500 0-0 0
Sep 4 at UTRGV T, 1-1 1 1 0 2 7 .143 1-1 0
Sep 4 at UT Rio Grande Valley T, 1-1 - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Houston Baptist L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 6 at Houston Baptist L, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 11 at UMass Lowell L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 13 at Bryant L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 18 Lafayette L, 2-1 1 1 0 2 7 .143 0-1 0
Sep 20 Niagara T, 2-2 1 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 0
Sep 24 at Stony Brook T, 1-1 - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 Cornell W, 2-0 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Oct 3 at St. Bonaventure W, 6-0 1 2 3 7 6 .333 1-1 0
Oct 9 Akron L, 2-1 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 1-1 0
Oct 16 West Virginia W, 2-0 1 1 1 3 3 .333 0-0 1
Oct 24 at Northern Illinois T, 1-1 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 30 Bowling Green W, 2-1 1 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 1
Nov 7 at Western Michigan L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 13 vs. Western Michigan W, 2-1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 1
Nov 15 at Akron L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2013-14 17 17 .35 .12 .82 3.18 .111 1.88 .593
2014-15 17 17 .59 .18 1.35 3.18 .185 1.47 .463
2015-16 18 18 .67 .44 1.78 3.06 .218 1.44 .473
2016-17 19 19 .74 .47 1.95 4.26 .173 2.21 .519
Total 71 71 .59 .31 1.49 3.44 .172 1.76 .512
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2013-14 17 17 6 2 14 54 .111 32 .593 0 0 2-2 3
2014-15 17 17 10 3 23 54 .185 25 .463 4 0 3-4 3
2015-16 18 18 12 8 32 55 .218 26 .473 3 0 3-4 4
2016-17 19 19 14 9 37 81 .173 42 .519 3 0 4-6 4
Total 71 71 42 22 106 244 .172 125 .512 10 0 12-16 14
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 18 18 .67 .44 1.78 3.06 .218 1.44 .473
Conference 5 5 .60 .40 1.60 2.20 .273 .80 .364
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 9 .89 .44 2.22 2.89 .308 1.56 .538
Away 8 8 .38 .50 1.25 3.38 .111 1.38 .407
Neutral 1 1 1.00 .00 2.00 2.00 .500 1.00 .500
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Wins 8 8 1.00 .88 2.88 2.75 .364 1.50 .545
Losses 7 7 .29 .00 .57 2.86 .100 1.00 .350
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August 2 2 .50 .50 1.50 2.00 .250 .50 .250
September 8 8 .63 .25 1.50 3.50 .179 1.75 .500
October 5 5 1.00 1.00 3.00 3.20 .313 1.60 .500
November 3 3 .33 .00 .67 2.33 .143 1.00 .429
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 18 18 12 8 32 55 .218 26 .473 3 0 3-4 4
Conference 5 5 3 2 8 11 .273 4 .364 1 0 1-1 2
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 9 9 8 4 20 26 .308 14 .538 2 0 1-2 3
Away 8 8 3 4 10 27 .111 11 .407 1 0 2-2 0
Neutral 1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 1 .500 0 0 0-0 1
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Wins 8 8 8 7 23 22 .364 12 .545 2 0 1-1 4
Losses 7 7 2 0 4 20 .100 7 .350 1 0 1-2 0
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August 2 2 1 1 3 4 .250 1 .250 0 0 0-0 1
September 8 8 5 2 12 28 .179 14 .500 2 0 1-2 0
October 5 5 5 5 15 16 .313 8 .500 1 0 2-2 2
November 3 3 1 0 2 7 .143 3 .429 0 0 0-0 1