11 - Nelson Santos Da Graca
Nelson Santos Da Graca
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Gothenburg, Sweden
High School: Katrinelund
Position: D
Major: Business

2011: Saw action in 18 matches starting in 17…registered two goals and added an assist…scored goals against Molloy (9/20) and Le Moyne (10/19)…contributed to Merrimack defense that allowed only 1.63 goals per game.

2010: Appeared in 16 games for Merrimack and made 14 starts … Scored lone goal of the season against C.W. Post (9/12) … Contributed to a Merrimack defense that allowed 1.53 goals per game.

2009: One of only two players to start all 19 games ... scored his first career point as an assist against Southern New Hampshire (Sep. 30) ... scored his first two career goals, including the game-winner, in a 4-0 win over Bentley (Oct. 24) ... recorded 18 shots on the year.

Personal/High School:Born on March 2, 1990...son of Manuel and Francisca da Graca...has brothers, Michel and Kristopher and sister, Emelie...was a member of the Goteborgs Atlet- & Idrottssallskap Soccer (GAIS) Club in Sweden.