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Who Is Pete Caringi the Fan

April 13, 2006

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In his 15 years as the UMBC Head Men's Soccer Coach, Pete Caringi has compiled a 167-95-27 record. The 1978 University of Baltimore graduate has 24 years of coaching experience and a career 337-122-35 record.

So where does Coach Caringi stand as a sports fan?

(Photo courtesy of UMBC)

Career Honors for Pete Caringi
1975: Captain, NCAA Div. II National Champions, University of Baltimore
1976: All America, University of Baltimore
1977: All America, University of Baltimore
1978: Forward, NASL Washington Diplomats
1984: NJCAA National Coach of the Year, Essex CC
1989: NJCAA National Coach of the Year, Essex CC
1990: Head Coach, APSL Champion Maryland Bays
1994: Inducted to National Junior College Hall of Fame
1998: Inducted to Maryland Soccer Hall of Fame
1999: NSCAA South Atlantic Region Coach of the Year and Northeast Conference Coach of the Year, UMBC
As a kid, the sports star I most admired was…
Johnny Unitas,Brooks Robinson and Pele

Currently, the sports star I most admire is…
No longer playing but Cal Ripkin Jr and Larry Bird

The sporting event I remember staying up past my bedtime to watch as a kid is…
Orioles games

Greatest personal athletic achievement…
The University of Baltimore Soccer Team Winning the NCAA National Championship in 1975 in front of over 7,000 fans rooting for Seattle and scoring the winning goal

I have season tickets to…
Blast games. Had old Colts season tickets

Best song to hear at a sporting event…
We are the Champions

Worst song to hear at a sporting event…
Most of them

Best food to eat at a sporting event…

Food I can’t believe they serve at sporting events…
I believe everything they serve

Nobody would guess that I’m a huge fan of…
ALL Baltimore Sports teams

My last workout was…

Foam finger or face paint?

Designated hitter: yes or no?

Astro-turf or grass?

Best rivalry in sports is…
For Baltimore fans, any game against the Steelers or the Yankees

Best mascot is…

Song I’d want stadium to play when I step up to bat…

If I could be any sports figure in history for one day, I would be…

Posted April 25, 2006