Costa sets career-high with 10th goal of the season
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2012)
Recorded four wins and 27 saves ... Started four games in 11 appearances ... Tallied a season-high nine saves and contributed to a shutout at Ohio State (9/27) Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.
Redshirted the season.
U.S. NATIONAL TEAM EXPERIENCE
Member of U.S. U-17 squad since 2009 ... Attended U-18 training camp in 2010.
BEFORE PENN STATE
Rated No. 4 goalkeeper and 74th overall recruit in the 2010 class by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Did not play soccer for Northwest High, instead focusing on track and field ... Lettered 12 times in cross country, indoor and outdoor track ... Two-time All-American during 2010 track season ... Earned All-Met first team distinction during 2008 cross country season ... Has earned 10 All-Gazette honors as well as being named 2008 Athlete of the Year ... Named to Montgomery County All-Decade Cross Country team in 2010 ... Earned six Maryland state titles in indoor and outdoor track ... Member of state record holding 4x400m relay squad ... Won five individual county titles and six relay county titles ... Won prestigious Montgomery Invite in the 500m and was top ranked 500m time in 2011 indoor season nationally.
Member of FC Frederick under the direction of Brad Roos ... FC Frederick reached the Maryland State Cup Finals in 2010 ... Club team captain from 2004-10 ... Member of Maryland ODP and Region 1 ODP since 2006 ... Played in Ireland (2009), Spain & Portugal (2010) and Russia (2011) with Region 1 squad ... As member of Maryland ODP, team visited Sweden and Denmark in 2008 ... Member of the Adidas ESP in 2009 ... Played for Washington Freedom Super-Y League U-16 squad in 2009 as well as the Super-20 squad in 2010 ... Selected for ODP National Camp in 2010.
Full name is Britt Ellen Eckerstrom ... Born May 28, 1993 in Rockville, Md. ... Parents are Pam and Kurt Eckerstrom ... Has two sisters, Emma, who competed in track & field at Colgate and Dana.