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Silvia Betancourt

Class: Senior
Position: M
Height: 5-5

Previous School: Liceo Laboratorio

Hometown: San Jose, Costa Rica

2010 (Jr.): Started 15 contests for the Lady Flames … finished second on the team and fourth in the Big South in goals with eight … tallied 18 points on the year … chipped in a goal and an assist in Liberty's 6-0 win over Southern Virginia (9/15) …  posted two goals in games against Marshall (8/29), Howard (9/17) and Charleston Southern and also finished with an assist in the contest against the Bison … netted a goal in the Lady Flames' 3-0 victory over Gardner-Webb … missed the final six games of the season, as she was tabbed to play for the Costa Rican national team during the 2010 CONCACAF Women's World Cup Qualifying tournament in Mexico … appeared in all four games for her home country during the event.

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.