Started 14 out of 16 games played for the year... Scored three
goals, including one to bring the Beacons to within one on
September 16 at Fitchburg... Tied for the team lead in assists with
four on the year... Finished third on the team with 10 points to go
with a .088 shooting percentage.
2009Played in 12 matches on the season, getting the start on eight occasions ... Ranked fifth on the team in total points with six coming on three goals ... Netted first collegiate goal on September 23 vs. Salem State ... Scored in back-to-back games vs. Plymouth State on October 24 and then again against Eastern Connecticut State on October 26 ... Had a .400 percent shots on goal average throughout rookie campaign.
PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL Four-time letterwinner at Medford High School ... Played for the U-20 Athletic Apprenticeship Association club team in Gaiania, Brazil where he grew up ... Born February 25, 1986 ... Son of Claudionor Costa and Janete da Silva... Majoring in business ... Enjoys international soccer competition and cheering for the Brazilian national team.