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    8  El Hadj Cisse
    El Hadj Cisse


    New York, N.Y.

    High School:
    LaSalle Academy

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 172



    2005: The Pack's leading returning scorer from last season, he was fourth on the team overall ...Posted four goals and three assists for 11 points ...Started 17 games as a central midfielder ...Scored the Pack's most exciting goal of the season in the tie with No. 2 North Carolina ... Collected a rebound and scored with just 0:00.5 showing on the clock to force overtime in that game ...Also scored the Pack's first goal of the game against College of Charleston in the Duke/adidas Tournament ... Added a goal each late in the season in wins over Boston College and Longwood ...Notched an assist on the Pack's lone goal in the win over No. 3 Maryland ...Also added assists against Fairfield and Elon ...Was third on the team with 32 shots.

    2004: Named to the ACC's All-Rookie team ...Started all 14 games he played in ...Played as a defensive center midfielder ...Finished with two goals on the season ...Both goals came in the overtime loss at Clemson ... Finished the season with 27 shots, third on team.

    Prep, etc.: Originally from the Ivory Coast, played his high school soccer at LaSalle Academy in New York, N.Y. ...Selected for the U-17 National Team ...Captain his senior season ...Member of the club team N.Y. Freedoms ...Squad was national/regional champions in 2002 and regional champions in 2003 ...MVP during the 2002 title campaign ...Helped team reach the State Cup Finals from 2001-04 ...Son of Vakaba and Fauta Cisse ...Born December 30, 1985.

    CISSE's Career Statistics
    Year	GP-GS	Shots	G	A	Pts
    2004	14-14	27	2	0	4
    2005	17-17	32	4	3	11
    Totals	31-31	59	6	3	15

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