Mitch Lurie Joins St. Louis FC; Mitch Taintor Signs With Toronto FC II
Scarlet Knights Ranked No. 25 by Both NSCAA & College Soccer News
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.