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University of Wisconsin-Platteville The University The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is one of 13 pu licly supported comprehensive universities in the UW System. Founded in 1866, UW-Platteville is the oldest public institution in the state of Wisconsin, and is considered one of the safest campuses in the nation. We are proud of our students’ contribution to the safety record, their pursuit of academic excellence and the leadership they continually demonstrate throughout the state, region and nation. As our nickname implies, our UW-Platteville “Pioneers” have created the very foundation for which we are known. Our leadership in the Colleges of Business, Industry, Life Science and Agriculture; Engineering, Mathematics and Science; and Liberal Arts and Education helps students build on the foundation of strong values, commitment to excellence, leadership for a stronger world and a knowledge of technology which prepares them for life in the 21st century. OUR MISSION The fundamental mission of UW-Platteville and the entire UW System is to serve the people of Wisconsin. This basic goal is expressed in detail in the mission statement adopted in 1988 and revised in 2002. In those statements, UW-Platteville pledges itself to: j Enable each student to become broader in perspective, more literate, intellectually more astute, ethically more sensitive and to participate wisely in society as a competent professional and knowledgeable citizen kProvide baccalaureate degree programs which meet primarily regional needs in arts and sciences, teacher education, business and information technology lProvide baccalaureate degree programs and specialized programs in middle school education, engineering, technology management, agriculture and criminal justice which have been identified as institutional areas of emphasis mProvide graduate programs in areas clearly associated with its undergraduate emphases in education, agriculture, technology management, engineering and criminal justice nProvide undergraduate distance learning programs in business administration and graduate online programs in project management, criminal justice and engineering oProvide agricultural systems research programs utilizing the Pioneer Farm in partnership with businesses, universities and agencies pExpect scholarly activity, including applied research, scholarship and creative endeavor, that supports its programs at the baccalaureate degree level, its selected graduate programs and its special mission qSeek to serve the needs of all students and in particular the needs of women, minority, disadvantaged and nontraditional students. Furthermore, the university seeks diversification of the student body, faculty and staff

rServe as an educational, cultural and economic development resource to southwestern Wisconsin These statements, along with the UW System and University Cluster mission statements, provide a guide to UWPlatteville in what it attempts and does not attempt to accomplish as an institution of higher education FACULTY AND STAFF The first priorities of UW-Platteville’s faculty are teaching and advising. Students benefit from direct contact with faculty; all classes are taught by faculty and academic staff members. The student to instructor ratio is approximately 16 to 1. Of a faculty of 336, approximately 90 percent hold doctorates or terminal degrees. STUDENTS Students attending UW-Platteville are from all parts of Wisconsin, from surrounding states and from other countries. Enrollment for fall 2008 was approximately 7,500 students. Nearly 90 percent of students are undergraduates. Some 2,700 students live in 10 campus residence halls. Nearly 80 percent of students are Wisconsin residents, and just over 12 percent are enrolled through the Tri-State Initiative. Students actively participate in the governance process at UW-Platteville. There are incredible opportunities for involvement through membership in the more than 200 student clubs and organizations. SAFETY AND HEALTH POLICY The UW System is committed to maintaining adequate facilities for a safe and healthy learning environment. The university works with faculty and staff so that they are equipped to educate their students on practices and procedures that ensure compliance with safety laws and regulations in their institutional areas. Certain courses and research projects require that students work with hazardous materials while engaging in academic studies. Instructors of these courses and research projects must inform and train students on procedures that will maintain the students’ personal health and safety and provide them with information on the hazards of specific chemicals that will be used during their course of study. Furthermore, instructors must enforce and follow safety policies. Prior to use of hazardous materials and equipment, students shall review the procedures and information, and discuss any associated concerns with the instructor.


Head Coach ENZO FUSCHINO Since becoming the head coach in 2007, head coach Enzo Fuschino has taken the program to new heights. He is second all-time in program history with an all-time record of 54-37-7 and has guided the program to four-consecutive winning seasons. Under Fuschino, the Pioneers men’s program has posted a home record at 27-12-2. Fuschino coached both the men’s and women’s programs until the 2010 season. In 2010, the women’s team posted an 11-9-2 record. The Pioneers were above the .500 mark for the first time in four years and the third time in 13 years. They finished fifth in WIAC play for the highest finish ever and advanced beyond the first round in conference tournament play for the first time in the program’s history. Under Fuschino, six members of the women’s teams earned all–WIAC honors and the team earned two NSCAA Sportsmanship awards and a NSCAA Team Academic award. In 2011, four members of the Pioneer soccer team received first team all-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) recognition. Two were repeat selections for Fuschino and UW-Platteville. The Pioneers also had three players, who earned all-Wisconsin recognition. In the classroom, senior Anthony Heller was named to the 2011 NSCAA College Division Men Scholar All-North/Central First Team and senior Zach Wall was named to the CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District First Team. In 2010, the Pioneers and Fuschino had seven players earn all-WIAC recognition including the Player of the Year (B.J. Gottschich). In addition, seven earned all-Wisconsin recognition and Gottschlich was recognized as the state’s Player of the Year. In his second season, in 2008, Fuschino guided the Pioneers to its first-ever berth in the NCAA Division III Tournament, which reached the second round. A stingy UW-Platteville defense set a school record with 11 shutouts and 0.55 goals-against average. Three Pioneers earned all-region recognition from the NSCAA and five received all-state accolades. In his first season, Fuschino led the Pioneers to its first undefeated home season in the history of the program. The Pioneers beat NCAA Division III Tournament qualifer, UW-Oshkosh (2-1) for the first time in 20 years as well as ending an 18-game losing streak) and lost in overtime to another NCAA Division III Tournament qualifier, UW-Whitewater. The men’s team has been regularly ranked in the NSCAA and NCAA Central Region throughout the years, at one point ranked as high as #4.. Prior to coming to UW-Platteville, he was the boys’ head coach at Madison LaFollette from 2001 to 2006 (where he posted winning seasons every year), and previously served as the Lancers’ girls’ coach. In addition, he coached both the boys and girls program at Stoughton High School from 1996 to 1999, posting the first-ever conference wins in their history. He has also coached several successful club teams, including the Princeton Soccer Club and the Madison 56ers in the Midwest Regional Leagues and Premiere Leagues. Fuschino has been active with the Wisconsin Olympic Development Program for the last seven years. He’s currently serves as the ‘94s boys head coach and previously was an assistant coach for the Madison 56ers NPSL team. He played for the Unione Sportiva Melizzano in the Amateur Italian League in 1980-85 and for A.S. Arbia from 1986 to 1989. Fuschino, who moved to the United States in 1989, earned his bachelor’s degree in French and Italian at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1994 and his master’s degree in Italian Literature from UW-Madison in 1997. Fuschino taught Italian and classical mythology at LaFollette, where he earned recognition as teacher of the month on three occasions. In addition to coaching soccer at UW-Platteville, he also has teaching responsibilities at UW-Platteville. Fuschino holds an NSCAA National Diploma and a USSF “C” License. Fuschino and his wife, Jennifer, have two daughters, Maria, and Jessie.

UW-Platteville Facilities

Ralph E. Davis Pioneer Stadium

Pioneer Activity Center

WILLIAMS FIELDHOUSE

Pioneer Men’s Soccer Highlights Since 2007:

• Qualified for the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history in 2008 • UW-Platteville was the host to the first round of the NCAAs and made it to the second round of tournament play in 2008 • Placed 11 athletes on All-WIAC team • Placed two athletes in the All-Time WIAC team • Two All-Conference Players of the year • One All-State Players of the year • Team regularly ranked in NSCAA and NCAA Central Region Date Aug. 31 Sept. 1 Sept. 5 Sept. 8 Sept. 9 Sept. 11 Sept. 14 Sept. 16 Sept. 19 Sept. 22 Sept. 27 Sept. 30 Oct. 4 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 20 Oct. 27 Oct. 28

2012 Schedule

Opponent............................................................................................................................Time at NYU-Poly Tech.......................................................................................................................... 2 p.m. at College of Staten Island ........................................................................................................... 4 p.m. at Dubuque .................................................................................................................................. 7 p.m. Cornell...................................................................................................................................... TBA Grinnell ..................................................................................................................................Noon Lakeland ...............................................................................................................................7 p.m. at Macalester ................................................................................................................................... TBA at Augsburg . ..................................................................................................................................Noon Loras .....................................................................................................................................7 p.m. at Carroll ...................................................................................................................................... 1 p.m. Coe .......................................................................................................................................7 p.m. at St. Norbert ............................................................................................................................... 2 p.m. at UW-Whitewater * . .................................................................................................................. 7 p.m. at Wartburg ................................................................................................................................. 7 p.m. Luther ...................................................................................................................................7 p.m. at UW-Oshkosh *...................................................................................................................... TBA UW-Superior *......................................................................................................................... 2:30 p.m. Finlandia * .............................................................................................................................. 2:30 p.m.

Dates, times, locations are subject to change. * - Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference match. All home games are in BOLD and streamed live online at http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/uwplatt.portal

University of Wisconsin-Platteville Men’s Soccer

University of Wisconsin-Platteville Men’s Soccer


2012 UW-Platteville Men's Soccer Recruiting Booket