9 Antonio Bua
9 Antonio Bua
Height: 6-0
Weight: 170
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Lancaster, Pa.
High School: Lampeter-Strasburg
Position: Fwd/Mid
Major: Business Administration


2011: Opens his junior campaign as a dangerous attacking player for the Green and White ... will look to build on his all-conference performance from a season ago … is extremely athletic … gifted in the attack … can take-on defenders and create his own chances … has tremendous potential … possesses outstanding on-the-ball skill … has an exceptional knowledge of the game … will again be asked to provide a consistent offensive presence throughout the campaign.

2010: Put together a quality season for the Green and White ... played in all 22 Spartan contests and was in the first XI in 21 of those games ... notched five goals and five assists for 15 points on the season as each of those marks ranked second on the York squad in 2010 ... was chosen to the All-Capital Athletic Conference second-team for the first time in his career ... named the conference's Offensive Player of the Week in men's soccer on September 27 after helping the Spartans to a 2-0 week against CAC competition ... Bua scor the game-winner against Stevenson in a 1-0 win on September 22  and provided two assists against St. Mary's (Md.) in a September 25 3-0 victory ... selected as the Spartan Athlete of the Week on November 1 after leading York to a 3-0 CAC triumph over Hood on October 26 ... ... part of York's fifth Capital Athletic Conference Tournament championship and sixth straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament.

2009: Made an immediate impact as a rookie … appeared in all 23 Spartan games in just his freshman season … started seven contests including York’s first game of the season and then their last five … scored seven goals … tallied the game-winning score on four different occasions … leading scorer in the 2009 NCAA Tournament with six points on three goals … helped the Spartans to their fourth CAC Tournament championship … was part of York’s fifth consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament.
Personal: Is a business administration major … is the son of Gaetano and Angela Bua … born on August 23, 1990 … played club soccer for PA Classics Academy … was a first team all-state selection in high school … was named a section MVP for his efforts as a senior … was a two-time first-team All-Lancaster/Lebanon League performer … was chosen as the MVP high school athlete for Lampeter-Strasburg High ... names his parents as the people he most admires … hobbies include spending time with friends and family … favorite athlete is Roberto Baggio … chose York because of its soccer program … his most significant athletic achievement is being an all-state player in high school … his most memorable athletic moment while with the Spartans is scoring goals in the 2009 NCAA Tournament … after graduation he plans on moving to Italy.