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Mike Roettgers
Mike Roettgers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wauwotosa, Wis.

High School:
Marquette University

Last College:
St. Louis University

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
F

2011: Transferred to Wisconsin for his sophomore year after spending one season at St. Louis University ... appeared in two games ... made first Badger appearance in 1-0 win over Western Illinois (Aug. 27)

2010: Spent his freshman season at St. Louis University

High School: Four-year varsity player for Marquette University High School in Milwaukee ... played high school soccer for coach Steve Lawrence ... three-time Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Player to Watch ... named second team all-area as a senior after tallying 10 goals and four assists in nine games ... tore his ACL after playing in five games (three goals, two assists) as a junior ... named second team all-conference with seven goals and three assists as a sophomore ... recorded 10 goals and one assist as a freshman ... played club soccer for FC Milwaukee for six years and FC Milwaukee Academy for three years ... played against Chelsea youth team in London with FC Milwaukee in 2008

Personal: Father is Dave Roettgers ... has two sisters, Laura and Jen ... intends to study business and marketing ... has volunteered with Key Club and MH Club

Why Wisconsin?
"I chose Wisconsin so I can play for my state school and gain an education. The coaching staff is second to none and helped me easily come to the decision to choose Wisconsin. The athletic tradition I will be immersed in is possibly one of the best in the nation. Most importantly, I am able to be closer to my family while playing the sport I love."

Trask on Roettgers:
"Mike is another top player from the state who has decided to transfer home after spending one year at St. Louis University. Mike was identified at camp prior to signing with SLU, and we feel that his goal-scoring and quality around the box will make us a more dangerous team in the coming years. Mike suffered a tough injury in his high school career, but with his knee fully recovered we know he has the instincts and ability to help UW immediately."

Roettger's Career Statistics as of Nov. 16, 2011

Season GP Min. Goals Assists Pts Shots Shot % SOG SOG% GW PK-Att.
2011 2 3 0 0 0 --- --- --- --- 0 0-0
Career 2 3 0 0 0 --- --- --- --- 0 0-0

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