|10 Marco dos Santos
- 2008 C-USA Newcomer of the Year
In his American collegiate debut, was named Conference USA Newcomer of the
Year ... Played in 20 games with 16 starts, logging 1282 minutes ... Totaled
five goals and five assists, firing 30 shots, with 10 on goal ... Netted
one game-winning goal ...Scored a goal in his first two collegiate games,
starting the first three games of his career ... Notched a goal against
Michigan and added an assist at Marshall ... Tallied assists vs. UCF
and FIU ... Scored the biggest goal of his career to tie the game at
NCAA RPI-leading Indiana ... Had points in four straight games between
Oct. 22 and Nov. 2 ... Added assists at SMU and against Marshall in
the opener of the C-USA Tournament ... With UK trailing early in the
championship game against No. 7 Tulsa, dos Santos netted a game-tying goal,
with UK eventually falling on penalty kicks after a 1-1 draw.
Comes from Colegio Pre-Medico in Sao Paulo, Brazil ... Played volleyball,
handball and basketball in addition to soccer ... Played for several club
teams in multiple sports, including the Anhembi Tenis Clube, Eletropaulo, Sao
Paulo Futebol Blube, Forca Esporte Clube and the Nacional Atletico Clube.
Full name is Marco Aurelio Fabris dos Santos ... Son of Luiz Claudio and
Sandra Fabris dos Santos ... Has a brother Luiz Fernando (24) and a sister
Livia Fabris dos Santos ... Born June 7, 1986 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.