Mississippi College senior Rafael Costa has been named to the NCAA Division II Conference Commissioner’s Association (D2CCA) All-South Region Second Team, it was announced on Wednesday (Nov. 14).
Costa (Estoril, Portugal) earned All-Gulf South Conference First Team honors following the 2018 season. He started all 14 matches for the Choctaws and served as the team captain.
He scored twice and had a pair of assists on the year, notching a goal and both of his helpers in a 7-2 victory over Shorter on September 28th.
Costa and the Choctaws wrapped up the 2018 season with a record of 6-7-1, just missing out on the GSC Tournament by one spot in the standings.
2018 D2CCA Men’s Soccer All-South Region
F – Flavio Colasanti, Barry University
F – Sean Hoffstatter, University of West Florida
F – Sebastian Loibl, Nova Southeastern
F – Claudio Rivadeneira, Palm Beach Atlantic
M – Francisco Greco, Barry University
M – Ed Chappe, University of West Florida
M – Christoph Gums, Florida Southern College
M – Xavi Lao, Christian Brothers University
D – Niklas Tasky, Lynn University
D – Mikkel Roeisland, Florida Tech
D – Juan Sanchez, Palm Beach Atlantic
D – Callum Chapman-Page, Palm Beach Atlantic
GK – Elliott Barker, Palm Beach Atlantic
South Region Player of the Year – Flavio Colasanti, Barry University
F – Rafa Moreno, Alabama Huntsville
F – Ali Brador, University of West Alabama
F – Darwin Lom, Nova Southeastern
F – Per Kenrik Nag, Florida Tech
M – Bradley Fountain, Nova Southeastern University
M – Alex Stoiljkovic, Palm Beach Atlantic
M – Vincente Arratia, Alabama Huntsville
M – Aleks Berg, Nova Southeastern University
D – Jerry Wildshire, University of West Florida
D – Curtis Thorn, Nova Southeastern University
D – Rafael Costa, Mississippi College
D – Samir Williams, Lee University
GK – Daniel Henrko, Lee University