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The Penn State midfielder becomes the eighth Nittany Lion to be drafted by an MLS club
Penn State goalie becomes seventh Nittany Lion drafted by an MLS club
2010 CoSIDA/ESPN Second Team Academic All-District
2010 Academic All-Big Ten
2010 Wolstein Classic All-Tournament Team
2010 Big Ten Player to Watch
2009 Second Team All-Big Ten
2009 Academic All-Big Ten
2008 Academic All-Big Ten
2007 All-Big Ten Freshman Team (unanimous selection)
2009 (Junior): Second Team All-Big Ten honoree...Academic All-Big Ten...Played in 21 games, starting 20... Scored a career-high three goals, ranking him fourth on the team...Also fourth in points with eight...Ranked third on PSU in shots (54)...Notched fourth goal of the game in 5-0 season opening rout of Saint Francis (9/1)...Put the finishing touches on 5-1 Penn State Classic victory over Hofstra (9/11) by netting final goal of the game...Scored an unassisted goal in home win versus Penn (9/20)...Assisted on Corey Hertzog's game winning goal against Hofstra...Also earned an assist in 1-1 draw with Lehigh (9/23).
2008 (Sophomore): Academic All-Big Ten...Started 13 games, appearing in 18...Tied with three others for second on the team in goals with two...Led the team in shots (48) and was third in shots on goal (15)...Converted on a penalty kick opportunity versus Tulsa (9/5) for first goal of the season...Scored PSU's lone goal in loss to Wisconsin (10/26)...Missed game versus Indiana (11/1) with a thigh injury.
2007 (Freshman): Unanimous selection to 2007 Big Ten All-Freshman Team...Started 16 games, appearing in all 19...Tied for third on the team with three assists...Ranked fifth on the team in points (7)...Emerged as Penn State's top offensive weapon down the regular season stretch, recording five points in the final four regular season games...Scored game winning goals versus Cornell (10/23) and Michigan (11/4)...Assisted on Treavor Gelsinger's golden goal in win over Villanova (10/ 31)...Registered two assists in 3-2 double overtime victory against Pennsylvania (9/26).
High School/Club/ODP: Four-year varsity starter and two-year team captain at Henderson H.S....Led the Warriors to a Ches Mont League Championship, District I Championship, and back-to-back PIAA AAA State Championships final appearances...Team's leading scorer and MVP...Also led his conference in scoring...Named First Team All-Chester-Montgomery County League (2005-06)...All-Area selection by the Daily Local News (2005-06)...Honored on All-Southeast Pennsylvania First Team by the Philadelphia Inquirer (2006)...Captain of nationally ranked club team (2004-06), Pennsylvania Classics...Helped team capture 2006 Disney Showcase Championship and 2006 Bethesda Thanksgiving Tournament Championship...Led team to 2005 U.S. Club Regional Championship and national finals, 2004 Pennsylvania State Cup Championship, and State Cup finals in 2005 and 2006...Three-time Pennsylvania State Cup Champions...Three-time Pennsylvania ODP player...Two-time ODP Region I selection...Two-time ODP National Pool Selection.
Background: Andrew David Cost was born on January 31, 1989...Son of Tim and Stephanie Cost...Has an older sister, Melanie...Pursuing a degree in Economics.