2011 Named First Team All-Little East Conference honoree … Anchored a midfield and attack that combined 44 goals on the year, while helping the defense limit the opposition to just 18 goals … Scored a combined six goals, three of which were game-winners, while also tallying five assists in 14 matches played … Netted his first collegiate hat trick in the 5-0 win over Emerson College on October 12 … Recorded three straight assists starting in the 4-0 win over Western Connecticut State on October 22 … Earned his second straight assist on October 26 against Mass. Maritime Academy … Tallied his final assist of the year against conference rival Plymouth State University on October 29 … Recorded one goal and one assist in the 5-3 non-conference home win over Fitchburg State University on September 15.
2010 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.
2009 Played 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.