2006-07: 006-07: Went 8-6 overall in the fall…won all five matches (three singles, two doubles) at Bucknell Quad...named First Team All America East at No. 6 singles in the spring... named America East Player of the Week on March 27... was a brilliant 21-6 in singles for the year and had a combined mark of 40-13... produced a winning percentage of 75.5% for the year and he now has a 60.3% career winning percentage... named the team’s 2007 Most Valuable Athlete.
2005-06: Produced a solid year in singles and emerged as an outstanding doubles player… compiled an overall spring singles mark of 10-8, including a 5-1 ledger at his highest position, the No. 4 slot… teamed with David Jackson at #1 doubles to post a mark of 5-2 in the top position… finished second on the team with 19 total spring victories…produced 20 total victories.
2004-05: Posted 23 wins on the season, including a 11-8 spring mark in the middle of the UMBC lineup…was also 8-4 in doubles competition in the spring...named Second Team All America East Conference.
Background: An excellent athlete who has a very bright future with the Retrievers…split his time between soccer and tennis in Brazil until age 14, when countryman Gustavo Kuerten's first French Open title pushed him towards tennis full-time…had been part of a Brazilian junior national soccer team which took third place in the USA Cup in Minnesota…somewhat atypical of a Brazilian player in that he is very aggressive at the net…was his country's age group doubles champion and earned a #1 ranking…was ranked #13 in that group in singles…was accepted at Brazil's most prestigious university, and considered several other strong Division I tennis programs, but chose UMBC "because I was looking for a strong school academically, a strong tennis program and because it is near a big city" (Baltimore)…considering a major in Financial Economics…enjoys surfing…has a sister Patricia, 22…majoring in Economics...son of Myriam Nogueira de Sa and Roberto Ferreira…born February 14, 1985.