20 - Rodrigo Da Silva
Rodrigo Da Silva
Height: 5-6
Weight: 150
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Walnut Creek, Calif.
High School: Las Lomas
Position: Midfielder

FRESHMAN (2009): Scored his first career goal for Santa Clara, a second-half equalizer as the Broncos tied Portland (Nov. 1) on the road 1-1 in front of 1,543 fans ... played in nine matches during the year - seeing extended playing time in November to help SCU finish the season strong ... fired off three shots at Gonzaga (Oct. 30) ... shot twice vs. LMU (Nov. 13) ... got a shot off vs. Long Island (Sep. 7), vs. Stanford (Sep. 17) and at Saint Mary's (Oct. 25).

HIGH SCHOOL: 2009 graduate of Las Lomas High School in Walnut Creek, Calif ... named captain for junior and senior seasons ... first team All League and team MVP three straight years ... team won NCS championship junior season...state cup semi-finalists from 2005 to '07 ... state cup fi nals in 2008 ... Y-league nationals from 2006 to '07.

PERSONAL: Born in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil ... parents are Ricardo and Claudia Da Silva ... has one older sister Karine ... major is business.