10 Gianluca DiFranco
10 Gianluca DiFranco
Height: 5-6
Weight: 140
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Chesterland, Ohio
High School: Notre Dame Cathedral Latin
Position: M
g 1
a 0
pts 2
gw 0

2017 – JUNIOR SEASON
Played in 17 of 19 matches, earning 10 starting assignments … Scored the game’s opening goal at Cincinnati (10/24) … Took 17 shots and nine corner kicks on the season … Saw action in 889 minutes on the year … Started five of the final six regular-season matches.

2016 – SOPHOMORE SEASON
Competed in 12 matches, including seven of the final eight on the season … Started five contests, often being positioned as an attacking midfielder in a wing position …  Scored two goals in the final four games he played, both of which were game-winners … Scored the first goal of the game in Horizon League wins over UIC (10/15) and Oakland (10/29) … Finished with 15 shots on the season.

2015 - FRESHMAN SEASON
Earned spot on Horizon League All-Freshman team... played in 16 matches and started six times... tallied four points on two goals... scored first career goal in win over Cornell (9/11)... tallied goal just 1:44 into second half to help CSU to 3-1 win over Cincinnati (9/23)... recorded a goal and an assist in exhibition match vs. Mercyhurst (8/18).

HIGH SCHOOL
Played varsity for four years at Notre Dame Cathedral Latin, earning all-conference honors all four years... played club soccer for the Cleveland Soccer Academy.

PERSONAL
Born Aug. 15, 1997... son of Flavio and Mary Lou DiFranco... has two brothers, Marco and Amico, and one sister, Veronica... finance major.

Recent Games
Oct 8 at Pittsburgh W, 4-3
Oct 13 IUPUI T, 1-1
Oct 16 at Loyola (Md.) L, 4-0
Oct 20 at Northern Ky. L, 2-1
Oct 27 Oakland L, 4-2
Nov 2 at Detroit Mercy T, 1-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 12 6
Games started 6 1
Goals 1 1
Assists 0 0
Points 2 2
Shots 14 8
Shot Pct .071 .125
Penalty kicks 1-1 1-1
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 11 St. Bonaventure L, 2-0 - - - - - - - -
Aug 13 at Akron L, 2-0 - - - - - - - -
Aug 19 Notre Dame (OH) T, 1-1 - - - - - - - -
Aug 24 at Northwestern L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Aug 27 at Loyola (Ill.) L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Aug 31 Cincinnati L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 8 Green Bay L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 15 at Milwaukee T, 1-1 - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 Bowling Green W, 2-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at No. 25 Wright State L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 29 UIC W, 3-1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 2 at Duquesne   - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 at Ohio State W, 2-0 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 8 at Pittsburgh W, 4-3 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 13 IUPUI T, 1-1 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 16 at Loyola (Md.) L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 20 at Northern Ky. L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 27 Oakland L, 4-2 1 1 0 2 3 .333 1-1 0
Nov 2 at Detroit Mercy T, 1-1 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2015-16 16 6 .13 .00 .25 1.75 .071 .69 .393
2016-17 12 5 .17 .00 .33 1.25 .133 .50 .400
2017-18 17 10 .06 .00 .12 1.00 .059 .41 .412
2018-19 12 6 .08 .00 .17 1.17 .071 .42 .357
Total 57 27 .11 .00 .21 1.30 .081 .51 .392
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2015-16 16 6 2 0 4 28 .071 11 .393 0 0 0-0 0
2016-17 12 5 2 0 4 15 .133 6 .400 0 0 0-0 2
2017-18 17 10 1 0 2 17 .059 7 .412 2 0 0-0 0
2018-19 12 6 1 0 2 14 .071 5 .357 1 0 1-1 0
Total 57 27 6 0 12 74 .081 29 .392 3 0 1-1 2
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 12 6 .08 .00 .17 1.17 .071 .42 .357
Conference 6 1 .17 .00 .33 1.33 .125 .33 .250
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 2 .25 .00 .50 2.00 .125 .75 .375
Away 8 4 .00 .00 .00 .75 .000 .25 .333
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 2 1 .00 .00 .00 .50 .000 .50 1.000
Losses 8 5 .13 .00 .25 1.38 .091 .50 .364
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August 3 3 .00 .00 .00 1.33 .000 .67 .500
September 2 - .00 .00 .00 1.00 .000 .50 .500
October 6 3 .17 .00 .33 1.17 .143 .33 .286
November 1 - .00 .00 .00 1.00 .000 .00 .000
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 12 6 1 0 2 14 .071 5 .357 1 0 1-1 0
Conference 6 1 1 0 2 8 .125 2 .250 1 0 1-1 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 4 2 1 0 2 8 .125 3 .375 0 0 1-1 0
Away 8 4 0 0 0 6 .000 2 .333 1 0 0-0 0
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Wins 2 1 0 0 0 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
Losses 8 5 1 0 2 11 .091 4 .364 1 0 1-1 0
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August 3 3 0 0 0 4 .000 2 .500 0 0 0-0 0
September 2 - 0 0 0 2 .000 1 .500 1 0 0-0 0
October 6 3 1 0 2 7 .143 2 .286 0 0 1-1 0
November 1 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0