Pat Occhiuto

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Pat Occhiuto
Personal information
Date of birth (1957-08-20) August 20, 1957 (age 60)
Place of birth Italy
Playing position Forward / Midfielder
Youth career
1975–1976 Erie Community College
1977–1979 SUNY Fredonia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1981 Buffalo Stallions (indoor) 46 (11)
1981 Rochester Flash
1981–1982 Kansas City Comets (indoor) 15 (0)
1982–1983 Buffalo Stallions (indoor) 7 (1)
1984 Buffalo Storm
1991–1994 Buffalo Blizzard (indoor)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Pat Occhiuto is a retired Italian-American soccer forward who played professionally in the American Soccer League, United Soccer League, Major Indoor Soccer League and National Professional Soccer League.

Occhiuto attended Erie Community College where he played soccer in 1975 and 1976. He was inducted into the Erie Community College Hall of Fame in 1998.[1] He then transferred to SUNY Fredonia where he completed his collegiate soccer eligibility with three seasons on the men’s soccer team. In 1989, the school inducted Occhiuto into its Athletic Hall of Fame.[2] In 1979, he signed with the Buffalo Stallions of the Major Indoor Soccer League. In 1981, he played for the Rochester Flash of the American Soccer League. That fall, he moved to the Kansas City Comets before returning to the Stallions for one more season. In 1984, he played for the Buffalo Storm of the United Soccer League.[3] Occhiuto later played for the Buffalo Blizzard of the National Professional Soccer League.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erie Community College Hall of Fame
  2. ^ SUNY Fredonia Athletic Hall of Fame Archived 2011-07-23 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ ROOKIE GOALIE BACKSTOPS SUN TO 4-2 VICTORY Miami Herald, The (FL) - Monday, June 4, 1984

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