10 Rafael Andrade Santos
10 Rafael Andrade Santos
Height: 5-7
Weight: 140
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Rio de Janiero, Brazil
High School: Montverde Academy
Position: MF
g 12
a 5
pts 29
gw 6

2017: SENIOR

  • Atlantic 10 Offensive Player of the Year
  • Named to the United Soccer Coaches All-Midwest Region First Team
  • Named to First Team All-Atlantic 10
  • Atlantic 10 Offensive Player of the Week (9/5, 10/30)
  • Led the conference with 12 goals and 29 points, while also collecting five assists, all career high totals
  • Accounted for six of VCU’s 12 game-winning goals
  • Appeared in 18 matches on the year, starting in 17
  • Scored the first two goals of the match in a 3-0 win at No. 9 Maryland on Oct. 24, including a rocket from 30 yards out. He also assisted the third goal, setting up Francesco Amorosino for a 53rd-minute tally
  • Notched his second multi-goal game of the year with two goals and an assist in the 4-1 win over St. Bonaventure in the Atlantic 10 quarterfinal on Nov. 5
  • Preseason All-Atlantic 10 Selection

2016: JUNIOR

  • Started all but one of his 19 game appearances
  • Had three goals and two assists on the year totaling eight points
  • Recorded a goal and an assist in 5-1 victory over Old Dominion (9/20)
  • Earned First Team All-Atlantic 10 Honors
  • Named to Second Team VaSID All-State
  • Named to NSCAA Third Team All-Region
2015: SOPHOMORE
  • Earned All-Atlantic 10 Second Team honors
  • Scored his second goal of the A-10 Tournament in a 1-0 win over Fordham (11/13)
  • Tallied his fourth goal of the season in a 4-0 victory in the Atlantic 10 quarterfinals against top-seeded George Washington (11/12)
  • Credited with the assist on Jorge Herranz' game-winner in the thrilling 3-2 OT victory at Dayton (11/7)
  • Scored his first collegiate goal vs. Hartford (9/11) to start a streak where he scored in three consecutive games
  • Named to the STIHL All-Tournament Team (VCU finished the round-robin tournament 2-0 with wins over Hartford and Jacksonville)
2014: FRESHMAN
  • Named to the All-Atlantic 10 Rookie Team after a stellar freshman season
  • Appeared in 11 games on the season, starting seven
  • Made his collegiate debut against Old Dominion on (9/26)
  • Recorded a career-high three shots versus Fordham at home in his first collegiate start (10/17)
PRIOR TO VCU:
  • Played for the Flamengo Futbol Club from 2003-11
  • Member of the 2011-12 Boa Vista FC team
  • Played at Montverde Academy from 2012-14 and was a two-time high school national champion
Recent Games
Oct 28 Rhode Island W, 2-1
Nov 1 at St. Bonaventure L, 2-1
Nov 5 St. Bonaventure W, 4-1
Nov 10 vs. Rhode Island W, 2-0
Nov 12 vs. Massachusetts L, 3-1
Nov 19 Butler L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 18 8
Games started 17 8
Goals 12 4
Assists 5 2
Points 29 10
Shots 53 26
Shot Pct .226 .154
Penalty kicks 2-2 1-1
Game-winning goals 6 2
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 25 Oakland L, 3-2 1 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 0
Aug 27 Appalachian State L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 1 Iona   - - - - - - - -
Sep 3 St. Francis (Pa.) W, 3-2 1 1 1 3 1 1.000 1-1 0
Sep 10 at Florida Gulf Coast   - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 at Old Dominion L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 24 at Coastal Carolina W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 30 at #15 UNC Wilmington W, 1-0 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 1
Oct 4 Davidson W, 4-1 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 7 at Fordham W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 11 Saint Louis W, 4-0 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 1
Oct 14 George Washington L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 6 .000 0-0 0
Oct 18 at George Mason W, 4-0 1 1 0 2 4 .250 1-1 1
Oct 21 at Saint Joseph's W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 24 at #9 Maryland W, 3-0 1 2 1 5 3 .667 0-0 1
Oct 28 Rhode Island W, 2-1 1 1 1 3 6 .167 0-0 0
Nov 1 at St. Bonaventure L, 2-1 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Nov 5 St. Bonaventure W, 4-1 1 2 1 5 9 .222 0-0 1
Nov 10 vs. Rhode Island W, 2-0 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 1
Nov 12 vs. Massachusetts L, 3-1 - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 Butler L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2015-16 18 17 .28 .11 .67 1.00 .278 .72 .722
2016-17 19 18 .16 .11 .42 2.21 .071 .74 .333
2017-18 18 17 .67 .28 1.61 2.94 .226 1.44 .491
Total 55 52 .36 .16 .89 2.05 .177 .96 .469
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2015-16 18 17 5 2 12 18 .278 13 .722 1 1 0-0 3
2016-17 19 18 3 2 8 42 .071 14 .333 2 0 0-0 0
2017-18 18 17 12 5 29 53 .226 26 .491 2 0 2-2 6
Total 55 52 20 9 49 113 .177 53 .469 5 1 2-2 9
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 18 17 .67 .28 1.61 2.94 .226 1.44 .491
Conference 8 8 .50 .25 1.25 3.25 .154 1.63 .500
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 8 .67 .44 1.78 3.78 .176 1.89 .500
Away 8 8 .63 .13 1.38 2.00 .313 1.00 .500
Neutral 1 1 1.00 .00 2.00 3.00 .333 1.00 .333
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Wins 12 12 .83 .42 2.08 3.17 .263 1.83 .579
Losses 6 5 .33 .00 .67 2.50 .133 .67 .267
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August 2 2 .50 .00 1.00 3.50 .143 .50 .143
September 4 4 .50 .25 1.25 1.25 .400 .75 .600
October 8 8 .63 .38 1.63 3.50 .179 1.75 .500
November 4 3 1.00 .25 2.25 3.25 .308 2.00 .615
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 18 17 12 5 29 53 .226 26 .491 2 0 2-2 6
Conference 8 8 4 2 10 26 .154 13 .500 1 0 1-1 2
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 9 8 6 4 16 34 .176 17 .500 2 0 1-1 2
Away 8 8 5 1 11 16 .313 8 .500 0 0 1-1 3
Neutral 1 1 1 0 2 3 .333 1 .333 0 0 0-0 1
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Wins 12 12 10 5 25 38 .263 22 .579 2 0 2-2 6
Losses 6 5 2 0 4 15 .133 4 .267 0 0 0-0 0
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August 2 2 1 0 2 7 .143 1 .143 0 0 0-0 0
September 4 4 2 1 5 5 .400 3 .600 1 0 1-1 1
October 8 8 5 3 13 28 .179 14 .500 1 0 1-1 3
November 4 3 4 1 9 13 .308 8 .615 0 0 0-0 2