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Mitch Lurie
Mitch  Lurie

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Chattahoochee

Last College:
Portland/Louisville

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 170

Position:
D

Major:
Employee Relations


04/30/2016

Alumni Game & Annual Award Winners

03/17/2016

Former Scarlet Knights Sign USL Contracts

Mitch Lurie Joins St. Louis FC; Mitch Taintor Signs With Toronto FC II

01/19/2016

Lurie & Taintor Selected in Third Round of MLS Draft

12/15/2015

MSOC Ranked In Top 25 of Final Polls

Scarlet Knights Ranked No. 25 by Both NSCAA & College Soccer News

12/11/2015

Lurie, Taintor Selected to Participate in 2016 MLS Combine

2015: Invited to participate at 2016 adidas MLS Player Combine ... NSCAA Second Team All-Region ... Second Team All-Big Ten ... Academic All-Big Ten ... named to the Central New York Classic All-Tournament Team ... bolstered a Scarlet Knight defense that produced eight shutouts ... RU’s eight shutouts in 2015 were the most by the Scarlet Knights since the 1998 season ... shutouts included contests with nationally-ranked Michigan (Oct. 10) and Ohio State (Oct. 25), as well as Northwestern (Nov. 8) in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament ... led Rutgers and ranked third in the Big Ten with six assists ... captured his first assist as a Scarlet Knight at Syracuse (Sept. 6) ... added in an assist on one of eight RU scores against Loyola (Sept. 29) ... recorded the assist on the game-winner at Penn (Oct. 13) off a corner kick ... registered his fourth assist of the season off another corner kick opportunity four minutes into RU's 4-2 victory at Northwestern (Oct. 16) ... notched fifth assist of the season at Maryland (Nov. 4) in regular season finale ...  had the assist on the game-winning goal in RU's Big Ten quarterfinal win over Northwestern (Nov. 8).

Prior to Rutgers:
Played for the University of Portland and University of Louisville ... As a freshman at Portland appeared in 13 games, including three starts ... As a sophomore with the Pilots, saw action in 18 games with 13 starts ... Collected two assists and along with two shots ... Helped the defense to three shutouts on the year.

Prior to College: Was a member of the U.S. U18 National Team 2011 ... member of the Georgia ODP for four years (2005-08) and participated at the Region 3 Camp for four years (2005-08) ... National ID2 Camp in 2007 ... USSF Academy - South Region Best VI 2011 ... Earned four letters playing for coach Les Meenan at Chattahoochee High School ... Helped the Cougars win the 2008 regional championship and was the Captain of the State Championship team in 2011 ... Earned Coach's Award and was a team Captain in 2010 and 2011 ...Won a Georgia State Championship with his the Concorde Fire in 2006 and claimed the 2008 Disney Showcase Championship and competed in USSF Academy for three years ... Played fours seasons of PDL, two with the Portland Timbers and the past two with the Ocean City FC Nor’Easters where he played over 1,000 minutes in each of the last two seasons and was the captain this summer … Parents Glenn and Suzanne Lurie ... Father played collegiate soccer at Seattle Pacific and won three NCAA Division II National Championships ... He also played three years professionally with the Cleveland Force, Milwaukee Wave, and Portland Pride ... majoring in Employee Relations with minors in Economics and Business.

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