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Meet the Mid Presented by Verizon Wireless ... Max Renaldo

Max Renaldo's biggest fears are the three S's: sharks, snakes and spiders.

Max Renaldo's biggest fears are the three S's: sharks, snakes and spiders.

Aug. 1, 2011

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- NavySports.com recently sat down with Navy junior goalkeeper Max Renaldo to find out more about the men's soccer player from Tampa, Fla. Renaldo appeared in one game last year, preserving a shutout against VMI early in the season. Off the field, Renaldo carries a 3.36 GPA in ocean engineering and graduated from the same high school (Jesuit High) as baseball manager Lou Piniella.

The Navy men's soccer team opens its 2011 season on Friday, Aug. 26 with an 8:00 pm match a VCU and on Sunday, Aug. 28 at Old Dominion. The home opener will be the following Thursday (Sept. 1) against Fairleigh Dickinson beginning at 7:00 pm at the Glenn Warner Soccer Facility.

Nickname: Maxy

Superstitions: None

Best Player I Have Played Against: Jozy Altidore

Team I Would Like to Play Not on Our Schedule and Why: USF, because they are very talented and I have many friends on that team.

Dream Job: Working for Google.

Biggest Fear: Sharks, snakes, and spiders

Best Sporting Event I Have Ever Attended: Florida vs. Auburn Football

I Would Have Liked to Have Witnessed (does not have to be sports related): Pacers vs. Pistons brawl

Best Book I Have Ever Read Is: Holes by Louis Sachar

My Hometown is Famous For: Ybor City

Most Famous Alum From My High School: Lou Piniella

In 10 Years, I See Myself: Still doing whatever I service select

Best Friend From Another Team: Greg Sasser (University of Tampa)

People Would Be Surprised to Know That: I can salsa

Why Did You Choose Navy: It was something different

What Has Surprised Me The Most About The Academy Is: The type of people here

Right Now My Service Selection Would Be: Marine Air

After My Service Commitment I Hope To: Go to graduate school

If I Could Trade Places With One Of My Teammates It Would Be: Giiehti Christian, because I want to see what it would really be like if I were him for one day.

Best Thing About Playing Navy Soccer: Bonds with my teammates

Three People (Dead or Alive) You Would Like To Have Dinner With: Jennifer Aniston, Bill Clinton and Frank Sinatra

Hobbies: Fishing

My Favorite Summer Vacation Was: Bahamas

Favorite Food: Ravioli

Favorite Movie: The Illusionist

Favorite TV Show: Dexter

Favorite Pro Athlete: Alex Morgan

Favorite Soccer Player: Diego Forlan (Atletico Madrid)

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Tampa Bay Bucs

Favorite Website: Youtube.com

Favorite Class at I Have Taken at Navy: Differential Equations

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