|High School:||Centennial Secondary|
Simon Gatti returns to his senior season as a three year captain for the Rams...started in the center of the park in 20 out of the 21 games played this season...recorded one assist in the victory against William & Mary...registered three shots on goal in the two to one win over Quinnipiac...Assisted on two of the four goals scored in the over-time victory over Harvard...Scored his first goal of the season in the three to one win over La Salle...Gatti for the season registered 24 shots on goal with one goal, three assist, for a total of five points...Gatti was awarded Atlantic 10 1st team all-conference, Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament MVP, All-New England 1st team honors, and Team MVP...Gatti was later drafted 12th over all by the Montreal Impact in the United Soccer League (USL).
Named second-team All-Atlantic 10 ... played and started all 21 games for the Rams in 2004 ... scored two goals and dished out three assists during the season ... had 21 shots ... scored a goal at Vermont on Sept. 17 in a 4-1 victory ... had an assist at Saint Joseph's on Oct. 3 in a 3-0 victory ... scored an unassisted goal on Oct. 10 at Richmond in a 3-0 win ... recorded an assist on Oct. 29 against Duquesne ... registered an assist in a 2-1 victory over Brown on Nov. 7.
Was a second-team All-Atlantic 10 and third-team All-New England selection as a midfielder ... team captain and one of only two players to start all 24 games for the Rams ... finished third on the team in points with 10 ... tied for third on the Rams with four goals and was fourth on the team in assists with two ... was third on the team in shots (34) and shots on goal (17) ... scored game-winning goal in a 2-0 win over Rider on Sept. 20 and netted another goal the next day against Oregon State ... posted his second game-winning goal of the season in a 1-0 win over Fordham on Oct. 17 ... in a three-game stretch to close the regular season, Gatti had an assist in a 2-1 win over Saint Joseph's on Oct. 31, scored a goal in a 3-2 win over Temple on Nov. 2 and dished out an assist in a 3-0 win over Massachusetts on Nov. 7.
Made an immediate impact in his first year in Kingston ... earned Atlantic 10 All-Rookie accolades ... played in 19 games, making 14 starts for the Rams ... eighth on the team in scoring with three goals for six points ... tallied his first collegiate goal , the game-winner, in the Rams 1-0 win at home against Xavier (Oct. 6) ... had a streak of three-straight games with at least one point, scoring against Xavier, Fordham (Oct. 11) and La Salle ... named the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on Oct. 14.
Graduated from Centennial Secondary School in 1999 ... a four-year starter at midfield for coach Marty Mancuso at Centennial Secondary ... averaged 16 career points per season in high school ... also a standout guard for coach Longmuir for four years on the Centennial basketball team ... averaged 12.0 points and 5.0 assists per game ... named the Centennial Secondary Junior Male Athlete of the Year in 1997 ... played volleyball, soccer, basketball and badminton in high school ... spent a year-and-a-half in France after high school.
Simon Anthony Gatti was born on February 16, 1981 in Welland, Ontario ... son of Anthony and Andree Gatti of Welland, Ontario ... majoring in fitness and wellness.