One of Notre Dame's top returning defenders elected a tri-captain by teammates along with teammates Connor LaRose and Dustin Pridmore battled injuries each of his first two seasons displays great speed and intensity on the field physically one of the most aggressive players on the team challenges for every ball confident player with strong technical skills versatile athlete who has become a complete player will be the backbone of Irish defense this season.
AS A JUNIOR: Started all 18 games he played started the first five games of the season before missing the Connecticut game due to illness also missed Notre Dame's BIG EAST quarterfinal matchup at Rutgers dished off the second assist of his career in 5-0 win over Villanova assisted on Alan Lyskawa's score at 27:05 which put the Irish up 2-0 in the game.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 15 contests and started two games earned first start of the season in 1-0 overtime loss at Rutgers also started Notre Dame's BIG EAST quarterfinal matchup against St. John's did not see action against St. John's, Georgetown and IUPUI during the regular season.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 13 games and made three starts started his first collegiate game in the fourth game of the season versus Valparaiso also earned starts in the Buffalo and TCU contests dished off first collegiate assist versus Buffalo assisted on Reggie McKnight's second-half goal which put the Irish up 1-0 in the contest at the 49:29 mark missed five games because of injury and then returned to the lineup at Connecticut.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: One of the top defenders in all of Canada member of the Canadian Under-20 National Team pool in addition to earning four letters in soccer, was also a four-year letterwinner in basketball served as team captain of soccer team all four years and was a four-time MVP selection member of Under-17 Canadian National Team which played in World Cup in Ecuador, South America, United States, Germany and Brazil club participant for the Canadian Soccer Academy (CSA) has been a member of the BIG EAST Academic All-Star team in each of his first three seasons named to the Dean's List following both semesters during the 1999-2000 school year and earned a 3.778 grade point average following the 2000 spring semester born Dec. 31, 1978 majoring in finance in the Mendoza College of Business Administration.
Maio's Career Statistics
|Year ||GP-GS ||Sh ||G ||A ||Pts ||GW|
|1997 ||13-3 ||3 ||0 ||1 ||1 ||0|
|1998 ||15-2 ||10 ||0 ||0 ||0 ||0|
|1999 ||18-18 ||15 ||0 ||1 ||1 ||9|
|Totals ||46-23 ||28 ||0 ||2 ||2 ||0|