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Tani Costa
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Tani Costa

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Honolulu, Hawaii

High School:
Kalani

Height:
5-8

Position:
F

Birthdate:
09/27/1991


10/22/2014

No. 7 Penn State Celebrates Seniors This Weekend

Kori Chapic (Russell, Ohio), Whitney Church (Ashburn, Va.), Emily Hurd (Sammamish, Wash.) and Kindrah Kohne (Homer, N.Y.) will be honored prior to Sunday's match.

08/29/2014

Schafer's Two Goals Help PSU to 3-1 Win

It was the first time since 2010 that a freshman scored two goals in a match

11/25/2013

BLOG: Lions Come Up Short Against Wake Forest

Penn State ends the season with a 15-7-1 record

11/22/2013

Lions Drop 1-0 Heartbreaker to Wake Forest

Penn State finishes the season at 15-7-1

11/21/2013

No. 24 Lions Face Wake Forest in NCAA Second Round on Friday

The Nittany Lions are 11-4-0 in second round matches all-time

11/17/2013

Penn State vs. Monmouth November 15, 2013

Penn State vs. Monmouth November 15, 2013

ALL-BIG TEN SECOND TEAM (2010)
ALL-BIG TEN FRESHMAN TEAM (2010)
SOCCER NEWS NET SUPPORTERS' CHOICE AWARD (2010)
PHILLY SOCCER NEWS PLAYER OF THE YEAR (2010)
PHILLY SOCCER NEWS BEST XI (2010)
TOPDRAWERSOCCER.COM NATIONAL ALL-ROOKIE TEAM (2010)

2012
Saw time in 25 games, making 13 starts ... Fourth on the team in goals (6) and points (13) ... Fifth on the team in assists with 6 ... Netted an unassisted goal in the 40th minute at then-No.7 Virginia (8/17) ... Posted goals in back-to-back games against West Virginia (8/31) and Pitt (9/2) ... Added an assist against Pitt ... Posted two assists at Northwestern (9/21) ... Netted the game-winning goal in PSU's 4-0 win over Illinois (9/23) ... Scored the game-winner in the 24th minute against Ohio State (9/27) ... Added assists against Minnesota (9/30) and Bucknell (10/2) ... Tallied an assist against Michigan State (10/19) ... Notched the second post-season goal of her career against LIU Brooklyn (11/10) in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

2011
Missed the season due to an injury during preseason training.

2010
Named to the All-Big Ten second and freshman teams ... Earned Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week and TopDrawerSoccer.com National Player of the Week (11/1) ... Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week twice (10/11, 11/1) ... Saw time in 19 games, making eight starts including the last six games ... Led team with nine goals and points (23) ... Scored the overtime game-winner at West Virginia (8/20) ... Tallied assist vs. Virginia (8/27) ... Made first career start vs. Connecticut (9/5) ... Tallied three-point day at Iowa (10/10) ... Scored vs. Wisconsin (10/17) ... Added an assist at Illinois (10/24) ... Recorded 19th hat trick in PSU history against Indiana (10/28) ... Scored two goals at Purdue (10/31) ... Assisted on game-winning goal vs. Michigan (11/7) to clinch PSU's 13th-straight Big Ten regular season title ... Led all players in points (20) during Big Ten season and tied for conference-high in goals (7) ... Scored game-winner over Penn (11/12) in the NCAA Tournament first round ... Tallied assist on lone goal vs. West Virginia (11/14) in NCAA second round.

2009
Redshirt season.

U.S. NATIONAL TEAM EXPERIENCE
Member of training camp roster for U-18 and U-20 National Team squads ... As a member of the U-17 Nationals, scored first goal against Germany in Tournament of the Stars in New Zealand to win the championship ... Member of CONCACAF Champions team in Trinidad & Tobago ... Sat out FIFA U-20 World Cup in Chile due to injury.

BEFORE PENN STATE
First team All-State three times ... Four-year starter at Kalani ... Leading goal-scorer in state junior and senior years ... First team All-Star squad selection three straight years ... Named Hawaii Gatorade Player of the Year junior and senior seasons ... Member of three-time Division I East champions ... Named to the 2008 NSCAA All-American team ... Finalist for the Hawaii Quarterback Club Female Athlete of the Year ... Member of the 2007 adidas Elite Soccer Program as an All-Star and team captain.

CLUB EXPERIENCE
Member of the Leahi Soccer Club coached by Michelle Nagamine ... Team won 2008 Surf Cup U-19 Gold Division championship.

PERSONAL
Full name is Tani Lei Costa ... Born September 27, 1991 in Honolulu ... Parents are Derek and Renee Costa ... Has an older sister, Erin, and a younger brother, Derek ... Was a sprinting champion in track as a freshman, earning first place in the 100m dash at states ... Majoring in pre-med with the intent to become a doctor.

LION CAREER

Year GP-GS Goals Assists Points GWG Shots
2010 19-8 9 5 23 3 45
2011 0-0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 25-13 6 6 8 2 50
2013 21-7 10 7 27 2 52
TOTALS 45-22 25 17 68 7 147


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