#5 Nick Miele
Position: Defender
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Albuquerque, N.M.
High School: St. Pius X HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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2014 - SENIOR SEASON: Named Second Team All-Conference USA after playing every minute of every game for UNM, one of just two Lobos to accomplish that in 2014 … also named C-USA All-Academic and CoSIDA Academic All-District … scored first career goal against Drexel on Sept. 19 … named Defensive MVP of the TLC Plumbing and Utility Invitational … helped the Lobos post eight shutouts and a 0.88 GAA from his center back position … set a new career high by playing 1,640 minutes … part of a senior class that recorded 60 career wins, one shy of the school record ... earned a C-USA Academic Medal and was named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... signed a deal with Seattle Sounders S2 of the USL Pro after the season.

2013 – JUNIOR SEASON TopDrawerSoccer National Team of the Week (12-19-13)… NSCAA Scholar All-Region Team member… Academic All-Conference USA selection… Recorded career highs in appearances (18) and minutes played (1,581) with his 1,581 minutes of action being more than his previous two seasons combined… Part of a New Mexico backline that recorded eleven shutouts.

2012 - SOPHOMORE SEASON Made 12 appearances in the backline while getting the start in half of those games... Registered his first-career point with the assist on Josh Dye's goal in UNM"s historic 11-0 victory over UNLV (10-19-12)... Also tallied his first two shots of his career.

2011 - FRESHMAN SEASON Appeared in seven games for the Lobos, starting one against UNLV... Logged his first complete game against UNLV on the back line... Tallied 251 minutes on the season.

HIGH SCHOOL Four-year letterman at St. Pius X ... Spartan captain as junior and senior ... Helped St. Pius X to state titles in 2007 and 2008 ... First Team All-State as a senior; Second Team All-State as junior ... Three-time All-District pick in 2008, 2009, and 2010 ... Named First Team All-Metro as a junior and senior ... Won academic honors as both a sophomore and senior ...

CLUB/DEVELOPMENTALPlayed club ball for Classic FC Gladiators, where he helped his squad to six New Mexico state titles ... Gladiators went to the regional finals in 2009 and 2010, winning Far-West Region League championship in 2009 ... Gladiators won the Disney Showcase championship in 2008 and 2009 ... Gladiators' team captain ...

PERSONAL Miele's parents are Dan and Jeannie Miele ... Born Dec. 22, 1992 ... Majoring in Biology