3 Michael Panter
3 Michael Panter
Height: 6-0
Weight: 165
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Temple Terrace, Fla.
High School: Freedom HS
Previous College: Valencia CC
Position: D
Major: Business Management

AS A JUNIOR (2012)
Appeared in 13 matches... Made six starts.. Fourth on the team in shots on goal percentage with a .429 average... Recorded 12 shots... Collected one assist.

Competed in a career high 15 games for the Lions…Complied a career high 724 minutes of playing time…Scored one goal and added one assist for three points…Fired six shots toward the net for a .545 shot-on-goal percentage…Finished top-five on the team in assists and shots on goal.

Competed in nine games for Saint Leo as a defender...Made two starts…Competed in 282 minutes of action...Registered first collegiate point in a 4-1 win against Thomas University (10/6/2009)…Tallied four shots on the season.

Selected by his teammates as squad captain his senior year…Helped lead his team to district and regional championships….Selected to the Tampa Tribune and St. Pete Times All-Hillsborough county First Teams….Named to the Coaches Western Conference First Team…Represented Hillsborough County in the Senior Soccer Challenge game…Anchored the Freedom HS regional semi-finalist squads during his freshman, sophomore, and junior campaigns, including a district championship during his sophomore season…Captained his club team and helped his U17 team to the State Cup Final Four…U-16, U-17, U-18 USA Division I  league champions.

Born March 4 in Tampa, Fla…Business Management major…His hobbies include fishing, going to the beach, and listening to music…His career goals are to play professional soccer, apply his business degree to career in sports and become an agent or scout…Believes his best assets to the team are his natural left foot, passion for the game, and versatility…Names Wayne Rooney his favorite player and Manchester United his favorite team…He chose Saint Leo because it is a great place to be a student-athlete…Son of Mark and Kelly Panter…Has on brother, Kris…His brother Kris, played men’s soccer at the University of Central Florida (2006-2007).