USF Men's Soccer BIO
Jeff Attinella
Player Profile:
Jeff Attinella 141469
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
City/State: Safety Harbor, Fla.
High School: Countryside HS

2009- Played in all 21 games for the Bulls ... Finished the season with a 14-4-3 record ... Made 101 saves in 1,963 minutes of play ... Was tabbed the BIG EAST Conference Goalkeeper of the Year and first team All-BIG EAST Conference ... Was also named to the Team of the Season third team ... Was a three-time BIG EAST Conference Goalkeeper of the Week recipient for the weeks ending Sept. 13, Oct.4, and Oct. 25 ... Was named to the National Team of the Week for the week ending Sept. 13 ... Finished the season with a  0.83 goals against average and a .849 save percentage ... Allowed only 18 goals on the season and recorded seven shutouts ... Had seven or more saves in five games during the season including a season-high nine twice against Marquette (Sept. 18) and St. John's (Oct. 10) ... Recorded his first career assist against St. John's in a 1-1 tie ... Was named to the 2009 NSCAA/Performance Subaru Men's Division I All-America First Team ... Was selected to the 2009 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Men's Division I All-Northeast Region First team ... Was named to TopDrawerSoccer's Men's College Team of the Season (third team) for the 2009 season ... Was a key ingredient to the Bulls success this season.

2008 - Named to NSCAA All-Region Second Team...Named To BIG EAST All-Tournament Team...All-BIG EAST Honorable – College Team of the Week (9/29)...College Soccer News – National Team of the Week (10/27)...Played 20 of 23 games for a total of 1853 minutes...Made 58 saves with 10 shutouts... Assisted in the team shutout record (12) for one season.

2007 – Freshman goalkeeper played in two matches with a total of 180 minutes played ... First career shutout win at home against St. John’s (2-0) making two saves in 90 minutes.

Prep - A former Pinellas Country Player of the Year, Attinella boasts three all-county selections, four all-conference distinctions and an all-state team honor ... Led Countryside to a state championship his junior year and posted a 28-4-4 record with 20 shutouts that same year ... Named captain his senior year, he concluded the season with 19 shutouts and a 28-1-1 record, allowing only nine goals ... Helped lead his team to a No. 1 national ranking and earned MVP honors for his efforts ... Also played club soccer for the Clearwater Chargers, a team that ranked 12th nationally in March of this year and won the Florida State Cup Championship in 2006.

Personal - Born September 29, 1988 in Clearwater ... Son of Kristen and Mike Attinella ... Has one brother, Nick ...Majoring in mass communications.

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