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September 22, 2008

 

COSTA NAMED LITTLE EAST MENíS SOCCER CO-ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College freshman forward Bruno Costa (Pawtucket, RI) was named the Little East Conference Menís Soccer Rookie of the Week in a 2-0 week for the Anchormen.

 

 

 

Costa, who was named the LECís Co-Offensive Player of the Week last week, shares this weekís honors with Eastern Connecticut freshman goalkeeper Carl Appel.

 

Costa penned three goals in his ledger this past week, which helped the Anchormen raise their unbeaten streak to five games and earn their first Little East win (1-0) of the season. He netted a pair of goals in a victory at LEC foe UMass Boston on Sept. 20. Earlier in the week, Costa headed in the game-winner in the 111th minute to lift Rhode Island College to a 3-2 double overtime win against Coast Guard on Sept. 16. For the season, he has played in eight games, starting seven of them, totaling five goals and three assists for 13 points. Costa has three of the Anchormenís four game-winning goals on the season.

 

Head Coach John Melloís team is 4-3-1 overall and 1-0 in the Little East. In upcoming action, RIC will play at Bridgewater State on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 3:30 p.m.

 

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