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)
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.
Missed the season due to an injury during preseason training.
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.
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.
Member of the Leahi Soccer Club coached by Michelle Nagamine ... Team won 2008 Surf Cup U-19 Gold Division championship.
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.