19 - Michael Tanke
Michael Tanke
Birth Date: 08/18/1989
Height: 5-8
Weight: 155
Year: Senior
Hometown: Niles, Mich.
High School: Niles
Position: M

 

CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Shots Goals GWG Assists Points
2007 10-0 1 0 0 0 0
2008 18-3 15 0 0 0 0
2009 19-17 17 0 0 3 3
2010 18-18 12 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 65-38 45 0 0 3 3

 

2010:
Was one of just five players to earn the start in each of URI's 18 games... Earned All-Tournament honors at the ODU Stihl Soccer Classic.

2009:
Appeared in 19 games, making 17 starts... Finished the season with three points on three assists... Set up the game-winning goal in Rhody's victory over Iona... Set up the game-winner with a long throw into the box against Saint Joseph's... Recorded an assist in URI's 4-1 win over Temple... Netted his attempt in a penalty kick shoot out, helping URI advance past Charlotte in the opening round of the Atlantic 10 Championship.

2008:
Appeared in 18 games as a sophomore, making three starts in the midfield... Recorded his first career start against Harvard on Sept. 17.

2007:
Appeared in 10 games for the Rams... Made his collegiate debut in URI's season-opener at No. 15 Harvard.

Before URI:
Was a team captain and four-year letterwinner at Niles HS... Was named to the All-State First Team in 2006... Was a four-time All-Conference, three-time All-District and two-time All-Region honoree... Set school records for career goals (58), career assists (47) and career points (163)... Helped lead Niles to its first District Championship... Was a Region II ODP pool player as well as a four-time Indiana ODP team member and captain... Played club soccer for the Indy Burn Eagles and helped lead team to two USYSA Indiana State Cup titles as well as a 2nd-place finish in the Midwest Regional Premier League... Awarded University of Rhode Island Centennial Scholarship.

Personal:
Born October 18, 1989... Son of Valerie and John Tanke... Has an older bother, Matthew... Majoring in Nutrition & Dietetics.

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