10 Chris DeFiori
Chris DeFiori


Kingwood, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 175



Miscellaneous: Talented member of the senior class who will be expected to add to Army?s offensive punch during final campaign ... will share the captaincy with fellow senior Dan Quinn ... one of the Black Knights? most experienced players ... appeared in all but three games since beginning of freshman season ... 13 career points is second on the team to Todd Severson?s 18 ... three-year letterwinner.

2002: Played in all 18 games, starting 15 ... tied with Lloyd Osafo for the team lead in goals and points (three and six) ... netted two goals in 2-0 win against Sacred Heart to give Army its second win of the season ... one of only two Black Knights to score two goals in a game (Osafo) ... attempted 27 shots, second most on the team ... launched 16 shots on goal, second most on the team.

2001: Started and played in 16 of Army?s 17 matches ... led the Black Knights with 26 shots and 13 shots on goal ... scored his first goal of the season with just two seconds remaining in Army?s match against Fordham ... his goal versus the Rams helped Army grab the Anaconda Sports Soccer Classic Title ... picked up his second score of the year against the Syracuse Orangemen ... tied for second on the team with five points ... tied for team lead in goals with two.

2000: Earned first varsity letter ... appeared in 16 games, making nine starts ... scored his only goal of the year in Army?s 2-1 season-opening victory over Albany.

Prior to Army: Graduated from Kingwood High School in 2000 ... earned two varsity letters in soccer and one in swimming ... captained his school?s soccer club for all four years ... as a senior was named MVP of the 2000 regional all-star game ... soccer team finished second in the state during his junior season.

Personal: Born Oct. 23, 1981 ... son of Victor and Marianne DeFiori ... has two sisters, Cassie and Kim ... father, Victor, wrestled at Purdue University ... member of the Houston Hurricanes soccer club ... favorite athletes are Jay Cutler and Ronnie Coleman ... favorite soccer team is the Brazilian National club ... majoring in Systems Engineering.

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