Nicholas

Cestaro

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Forward
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 188
Year: Senior
Hometown: Massapequa, N.Y.
High School: St. Anthony's

Bio

Feature Story on Cestaro: A Summer On The National Stage 

AS A SENIOR IN 2017:

  • Played in 20 games and started in nine
  • Recorded three goals for six points
  • Ranked second on the team in goals and points
  • Tallied one game-winning goal
  • Recorded the game-tying goal on Oct. 25 against Colgate that sent the game into overtime
  • A member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

AS A JUNIOR IN 2016:

  • Recorded one goal on the season
  • Played in 18 games, making two starts
  • Scored in the 2-1 win over Hartford (Aug. 26)

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015:

  • Tallied one goal on the season
  • Played in 17 games making four starts
  • Posted a goal in the 3-1 victory over Quinnipiac (10/16)

AS A FRESHAMN IN 2014:

  • Played in 16 games making one start
  • Had one goal and two assists on the season
  • Posted his first collegiate point with an assist on the goal that sent the game to overtime in the 2-2 tie with Dartmouth (9/23)
  • Posted a goal and an assist in the 2-0 shutout against Loyola (Md.) (9/27)
  • Named Patriot League Rookie of the Week (9/29) and ECAC rookie of the week (10/1)

Before Holy Cross:

  • Played two seasons of varsity soccer for head coach Gene Buonaiuto at St. Anthony's High School
  • Captained the team as a senior
  • Named All-League in 2012 and 2013, All-State in 2013 and second team All-Long Island by Newsday in 2013
  • Helped lead St. Anthony's to a 22-1-1 record and the New York Catholic High School Athletic Association state championship in 2013
  • Scored a goal in the 2-0 victory over St. Francis in the 2013 CHSAA state championship game
  • Scored 16 goals and tallied seven assists in his career
  • Was a member and three-time captain of the Massapequa Arsenal for head coach Tobias Bischoff
  • Won the Don's Scotus Award in 2011, 2012, 2013 anf 2014

Personal:

  • Son of Raymond and Stephanie Cestaro
  • Has one brother (Anthony)
  • Majoring in Political Science

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