Two-year letterwinner ... defensive midfielder adept at clearing the ball ... part of Army's top D-Mid unit with E.J. Behrendt and Jeff Auer ... has ability to run the ball out of the defensive end in transition ... very valuable asset to the Black Knights' clearing game ... good marking skills ... plays large role on man-down defense as well.
2004: Appeared in 14 of Army's 15 games ... scored first collegiate goal against Air Force ... only point of his career ... tied a career high with four ground balls in win over Holy Cross ... missed the Lafayette game ... appeared in every other contest ... 30 ground balls on the year are a season best and listed seventh on the squad.
2003: Appeared in 12 games ... registered a shot on goal and picked up five ground balls ... picked up three grounders opposite Lehigh ... made collegiate debut at Holy Cross.
2002: Spent season with the junior varsity.
Prior to West Point: Letterman for Hauppauge H.S. squad ... also spent a year at the USMA Prep School ... voted team MVP and all-league his senior year of high school ... scholar-athlete award winner as well ... scored game-winning goal in final game of the regular season to clinch a playoff berth his senior year.
Personal: Geoffrey Anthony Costa ... born Jan. 27, 1982, in West Islip, N.Y. ... parents are Arthur Trivelli and Connie Costa ... majoring in American Legal System.
Year GP G A P Shots GB
2002 spent season with JV
2003 12 0 0 0 1 8
2004 14 1 0 1 4 30
Totals 26 1 0 1 5 38