Name: Bianca D’Agostino
Pronunication: bee-AHN-kah Dee-Agg-uh-steeno
Jersey number: 21
Date of birth: Jan. 11, 1989
Hometown: Longmeadow, Mass.
College: Wake Forest
Last club: Atlanta Beat (WPS)
How acquired: National Women’s Soccer League Supplemental Draft (3rd round, 19th overall)
In 2012: Signed with the Breakers as a free agent ... Played 13 games (12 starts) for the Breakers in the WPSL Elite as an outside midfielder ... Finished with 1 goal ... Logged 1,082 minutes, one of seven Breakers to play more than 1,000 minutes ... Twice called into the U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team camp.
With the Atlanta Beat: Played in 10 matches (5 starts) with the Beat during the 2011 Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) season ... Logged 418 minutes ... Finished with 5 shots and 3 shots on goal in 10 games ... Was initially drafted 18th overall by the Philadelphia Independence in the 2011 WPS Draft.
International: A member of the U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team ... Won the 2011 Four Nations Tournament in La Manga, Spain ... Earned first call-up to the U-23 team in 2008 ... Selected for the U-14 and U-17 National Team pools.
College: Started nine games at Penn State as a freshman ... Recorded one assist as a freshman ... Transferred to Wake Forest for remainder of college career ... Started all but five games at Wake, started every game in 2009 and 2010 seasons ... Recorded seven goals and 18 assists throughout college career ... Named to ACC/SEC Challenge All-Tournament Team as a senior in 2010.
Scholastic/Club: Named Connecticut Player of the year (2006, 2007) ... Named NSCAA High School All-American (2006, 2007) ... Named Parade Magazine All-American (2007) ... Played high school soccer for The Loomis Chaffee School in Connecticut ... scored 76 goals with 44 assists in 65 games.
Personal: Daughter of Tom and Vincenza D’Agostino ... Brother Francesco played soccer at James Madison University