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Dominic Cervi
1   Dominic Cervi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Norman, Okla.

High School:
Norman North

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 204

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
07/09/1986

Experience:
4L


TULSA - A four-year letterwinner and starter . . . started 50 of 56 games and logged 4,846:49 minutes in goal . . . had 10 shutouts and a 1.35 GAA . . . helped Tulsa advance to the next round of conference/NCAA Tournament play in three shootout appearances . . . drafted by the Chicago Fire.

SENIOR (2007) - Started all 19 games played . . . logged 1710:01 minutes in goal . . . tallied 81 saves and posted six shutouts . . . named TU's "Man of the Match" against Creighton, South Carolina and UAB . . . selected as the C-USA Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 24, Oct. 15, Nov. 5 and Nov. 12 . . . also garnered all-C-USA first team and C-USA all-tournament team accolades . . . was named to the NSCAA All-Midwest second team.

JUNIOR (2006) - Started eight of 10 games . . . logged 798 minutes in goal . . . picked up 27 saves . . . named TU's "Man of the Match" against Dayton and UCF.

SOPHOMORE (2005) - Started in 13 of 14 games and recorded 1,356:33 minutes in goal, while allowing 20 goals against 54 saves for a 1.33 GAA . . . earned a shutout against No. 3 Creighton and vs. Marshall in the Conference USA Tournament semifinals . . . made a dramatic save during a shootout against No. 10 SMU in the C-USA quarterfinals to advance TU to the semifinals . . . named the C-USA Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 19 . . . selected as TU's "Man of the Match" against No. 10 SMU in the C-USA Tournament quarterfinals.

FRESHMAN (2004) - Started 10 of 13 games and logged 982:09 minutes in goal . . . allowed 16 goals against 45 saves for a 1.47 goals-against average . . . produced a 5-3-2 record as a starter . . . became the first freshman in 12 years (1993) to start in a season opener . . . earned a shutout in his first collegiate game against Stanford . . . also earned a shutout against Oral Roberts . . . picked up a career-high nine saves against #2 SMU in the NCAA Tournament third round . . . came off the bench and stopped two penalty kicks against #17 Creighton to help advance Tulsa into the MVC Tournament Championship game . . . started all four NCAA Tournament games and recorded a 2-1-1 mark . . . turned back two penalty kicks against #12 Penn State to help advance the Hurricane into the NCAA Tournament third round . . . stopped four of 10 penalty kicks faced during postseason play . . . played the entire 306 minutes during NCAA Tournament action . . . named to the SMU Mi Cocina Classic all-tournament team . . . named TU's "Man of the Match" against Stanford, #17 Creighton and #12 Penn State.

PRIOR TO TULSA - Was a three-year letterwinner in soccer at Norman North High School . . . concluded his prep career as the two-time Oklahoma Defensive Player of the Year by the Daily Oklahoman (2003, 2004) and recorded career numbers of 30 shutouts, a 0.47 goals-against average and holds single-season records for 0.44 GAA and 12 shutouts . . . named to the all-state, all-conference, all-city and all-district first teams as a senior and posted 21 shutouts and a 0.50 GAA during his final season . . . was an all-city, all-conference and all-district first-team selection as a junior . . . led NNHS to the state championship in 2003 . . . played in the Oklahoma All-Star Game in 2004 . . . played eight seasons on his club team, the Norman Celtic `86, and led that team to a state title in 2000 and a state runner-up finish in 1999 and 2003 . . . also earned three letters in basketball and was named the conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2004.

PERSONAL - Majoring in exercise sports science . . . born July 9, 1986 . . . one of three children of Don and Carol Cervi . . . his father played football at Wake Forest.