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Silvia BetancourtClass: Junior
Previous School: Liceo Laboratorio
Hometown: San Jose, Costa Rica
2009 (So.): Started in all 19 contests for the Lady Flames … named to the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) University Division All-State second team … earned a spot on the Big South all-conference first team … finished fourth in the Big South and first on the team in scoring with seven goals … tallied two goals in 3-0 win over Coastal Carolina (10/05) … scored a goal in games against East Tennessee State (8/30), Northern Illinois (9/20), Francis Marion (9/24) and Charleston Southern (10/03) … added an assist against High Point (10/17) … tallied 15 points on the season and took 48 shots … named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll.
2008 (Fr.): Named to the Big South second-team all-conference and the all-freshman team … made 15 appearances for the Lady Flames, starting 14 games … ranked second on the team with four goals and 11 points … scored first collegiate goal against Navy (Sept. 26) … also scored goals against High Point (Oct. 8), Gardner-Webb (Oct. 23) and Winthrop (Oct. 25) … recorded a season-high three assists in 5-1 win over Presbyterian on October 18 … named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll.
2007 (Fr.): Attended Liberty for spring semester … earned Big South Presidential Honor Roll mention …
Prep: Graduate of Liceo Laboratorio High School … served as team captain … member of the full Costa Rica Women's National team … selected to play with U-19 Costa Rica National team since age 14, where she was a starter at center midfield … has also played with national U-21 team … played club soccer for Coronado Arsenal … helped club to Division I National Championship … also selected to play with the Costa Rica Women's National basketball team …
Personal: Daughter of Eddy Betancourt and Isabel Flores … birthday is Sept. 8.