2002-03 Cleveland Force Statistics

Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL)
Team Record: 19-17
in the MISL's Eastern Division
Postseason: 0-1
Lost Conference Semifinal
Coach: Mike Pilger (1-2)
Coach: Andy Schmetzer (18-15)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Attendance: 96,852, Avg. 5,381 in 18 home dates
2002-03 Cleveland Force Roster

The Cleveland Force of the Major Indoor Soccer League ended the 2002-03 season with a record of 19 wins and 17 losses in the MISL's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Force chalked up 185 goals and surrendered 203. Giuliano Oliviero scored 32 goals for Cleveland, while John Ball, Lee Edgerton and Chris Stathopoulos each netted fifteen or more also. John Ball recorded 20 assists. Jim Larkin topped the squad with 19 wins and a team-best 5.52 goals against average, leading keepers with significant playing time.

Mike Pilger and Andy Schmetzer coached the team. The 2002-03 Cleveland Force lost in the Conference Semifinal.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG OTG FC BL Shts S%
Giuliano OlivieroF3632164863021402813723.4
Chris StathopoulosF36271744115030342312222.1
Lee EdgertonF292217390602031127628.9
John BallM3315203541002059388717.2
Hector MarinaroF151417310302017118017.5
Kiley CouchD3511112212000044574325.6
Steve ButcherF2311718610212746516.9
Justin EvansM33125178001039145123.5
Nevio PizzolittoD33981761202077438910.1
Anthony MaherF35871510001065105414.8
D.J. NewsomD346287000039594314.0
Myles StoddardF2352770010921926.3
Joe MattacchioneD312571200004046306.7
Eric KvelloD214150001011111723.5
Jim LarkinGK35055200001460.0
Zoran KaricF41340100010156.7
Craig KenchM1530300000361127.3
Braeden CloutierM621300000541910.5
Andrew GregorM13033120000163180.0
Mark SchulteD16033900002416130.0
Zach ScottD71012000077616.7
Otto OrfGK301100000000
Bernie LilavoisF3011000003120.0
Bill SedgewickD5011000003330.0
Bench0000120000000
Denny CiorneiGK200000000000
Casey BartonD80002000010180.0
Totals534185153338220210192605403101418.2


Goalkeepers:

Player GP Min W L GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Nevio Pizzolitto10:100000.0000
Giuliano Oliviero10:020000.0000
Otto Orf396:500163.723125.806
Jim Larkin352021:4119161865.52713527.739
John Ball819:290026.1631.333
Denny Ciornei235:0400610.27104.400
D.J. Newsom38:1900214.4320.000
Justin Evans11:1000151.4310.000
Totals542182:4519172035.58760557.733

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM PPG SHG GWG OTG FC BL Shts S%
Giuliano OlivieroF1011000003020.0
Chris StathopoulosF101100000 0050.0
Lee EdgertonF11010000000425.0
John BallM12020000003366.7
Kiley CouchD100020000100
Steve ButcherF12130000030825.0
Justin EvansM1000000002030.0
Nevio PizzolittoD11010000043616.7
D.J. NewsomD1000000001020.0
Joe MattacchioneD100000000 1120.0
Jim LarkinGK100000000000
Zoran KaricF1022000000120.0
Braeden CloutierM1000000001010.0
Mark SchulteD101100000 3110.0
Bench000050000000
Totals146612700001993915.4

Postseason - Goalkeepers:

Player GP Min W L GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Jim Larkin157:380177.372417.708
John Ball12:2200130.0010.000
Totals260:000188.002517.680