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- Rogerio Oliveira
Rogerio Oliveira

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bryan, Texas

High School:
Allen Academy

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 160

Position:
Midfielder

Birthdate:
09/28/1982

Experience:
3L



Announced as a member of the 2004 U.S. National "B" Team after performing at the U.S. Soccer Festival.

2003 ... Was one of only three players to start all 20 games for the Blazers ... had four goals and four assists which were tied for third-best on team ... also tallied 12 points which was fourth-best on team ... led team with three goals coming in conference play ... recorded 33 shots and 13 shots on goal.

2002 ... Played in 18 games, starting 11 times ... finished tied for third on team with a career-best three assists ... scored lone goal of season, and third goal of career, against TCU ... first assist of career came in the first game of the season against UC Irvine ... also recorded assists against Navy and San Diego ... led team in shots on goal percentage with a .722 (13-of-18) ... tallied a season-high three shots on goal against Louisville.

2001 ... Was one of two UAB players to earn a spot on C-USA's All-Freshman team ... made an immediate impact for the Blazers ... competed in all 21 games ... led UAB freshman field players with 13 starts ... tallied two goals and four points on 25 shots ... scored first collegiate goal against Furman on 10/14 ... also scored against Cincinnati ... tallied a season-best four shots against East Carolina.

High School ... Selected first-team all-state in Texas as a freshman and senior, honorable mention as a sophomore and second team as a junior ... helped lead Allen Academy to the state championship in 2001 and runner-up spot in '98, his freshman season.

Club and Other Soccer Info ... Led Austin Capital Club to 2000 Texas State Championship ... played for four years as a member of the Texas State team in the Olympic Development program ... was a member of the `83 American Stars that was four time Texas State Champions, Tampa Sun Bowl Champions and semi-finalist in Tahuichi Mundialito ... team also won the Italy Cup, placed second in Portugal tournament and was a semi-finalist in the Holland Cup ... played on the same club team as current Blazers Leandro de Oliveira and Jarbas Carlos.

Personal ... Was born in Brazil and has lived in Bryan, Texas for six years prior to coming to UAB ... high school teammate of current Blazers Jarbas Carlos and Leandro de Oliveira ... full name is Rogerio Dasilva Oliveira ... born Sept. 28, 1982 ... parents are Adilson and Noemia ... undecided on major... chose UAB over UConn and UC Santa Barbara.