17 Robby Gargaro
17 Robby Gargaro
Height: 6-2
Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: Naperville, Ill.
High School: Neuqua Valley
Position: D
Last School: Neuqua Valley


Year GP-GS Shots Goals GWG Assists Points
2009 20-20 2 0 0 1 1
2010 18-18 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 38-38 2 0 0 1 1


2010 (Sophomore):
Was one of just five players to start in each of the team's 18 games... Earned All-Tournament honors at the Ocean State Soccer Classic as well as the ODU Stihl Soccer Classic.

2009 (Freshman):
Was one of just three Rams to earn the start in each of URI's 20 games... Recorded an assist in URI's victory over Temple.

Prior to URI:
Was a four-year starter and played both forward and defender for coach Jim Johns at Neuqua Valley High School... Captained his conference champion team which was ranked #1 in Illinois as well as in the Midwest Region and #5 nationally... Earned Upstate Eight All-Conference, All-City and All-State honors his senior year... Also received the team's Most Valuable Defender and Iron Man awards... Led the team in scoring as a freshman, tallying 24 goals his rookie year... Helped lead Neuqua Valley to a pair of Upstate Eight Conference, 3A Regional, Sectional and Super Sectional titles... Was a starting defender for the nationally-recognized Chicago Magic USSF Academy where he played for coach Tommy Cholowa and trained under the direction Chicago Fire assistant coach Mike Matkovich... During his time with the Magic, his teams won four USYSA Illinois state titles, qualified for three USYSA Snickers Regional Tournament of Champions and appeared in two USYSA National Championships... Was an Illinois Olympic Development Program regional team selection and was invited to the Super Y National Training Camp.

Born August 17, 1990... Son of Geri and Bob Gargaro, who was a three-year member of the football team at North Central College... Has an older brother, Vince, and a younger sister, Angela... Majoring in Criminal Justice.