5 - Nelson Santos Da Graca
Nelson Santos Da Graca
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Gothenburg, Sweden
High School: Katrinelund
Position: B
Major: Business
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a 3
sh % .000
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2012: Team co-captain ... Fought through various injuries through his senior season ... Saw action in 18 games on the year while starting in 13 ... Recorded three points, all coming by means of assists ... Dished one helper in season-opener against Post (8/30) ... Also assisted on game-winning goal in 1-0 victory against New Haven (9/15) ... Distributed one more helper on Senior Night against Saint Rose (10/26) ... Helped lead a Merrimack defense that yielded a season-record 12 goals on the season and a miniscule 0.54 goals per game.

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.

Before Merrimack: Was a member of the Goteborgs Atlet- & Idrottssallskap Soccer (GAIS) Club in Sweden.

Personal: Born on March 2, 1990 ... Son of Manuel and Francisca da Graca ... Has two brothers, Michel and Kristopher and a sister, Emelie ... Business major at Merrimack. 

Recent Games
Oct 26 St. Rose W, 4-0
Oct 31 American Int'l W, 3-1
Nov 2 Franklin Pierce W, 1-0
Nov 4 Southern N.H. L, 2-1
Nov 9 vs. Franklin Pierce W, 1-0
Nov 11 at Southern N.H. L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 18 12
Games started 13 9
Goals 0 0
Assists 3 2
Points 3 2
Shots 17 9
Shot Pct .000 .000
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 30 Post W, 3-0 0 1 1 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 1 Dominican (N.Y.) T, 1-1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 5 at Mass.-Lowell L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 8 Molloy W, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 11 Southern N.H. L, 2-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 15 New Haven W, 1-0 0 1 1 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 18 at Bloomfield   - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at American Int'l W, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 26 at St. Anselm W, 2-1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 30 at Southern Conn. St. W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 6 Stonehill W, 1-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 10 at Franklin Pierce W, 1-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 13 Assumption W, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 17 at Le Moyne T, 1-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 20 at Bentley W, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 23 St. Michael's W, 2-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 26 St. Rose W, 4-0 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 31 American Int'l W, 3-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 2 Franklin Pierce W, 1-0 - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Southern N.H. L, 2-1 - - - - - - -
Nov 9 vs. Franklin Pierce W, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 11 at Southern N.H. L, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2012-13 18 13 0 3 3 17 .000 5 .294 0 0 0-0 0
Total 18 13 0 3 3 17 .000 5 .294 0 0 0-0 0
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 18 13 0 3 3 17 .000 5 .294 0 0 0-0 0
Conference 12 9 0 2 2 9 .000 3 .333 0 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Home 9 8 0 3 3 12 .000 3 .250 0 0 0-0 0
Away 8 5 0 0 0 5 .000 2 .400 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral 1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0

Wins 13 9 0 3 3 11 .000 4 .364 0 0 0-0 0
Losses 3 2 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0

September 8 7 0 1 1 8 .000 2 .250 0 0 0-0 0
October 7 5 0 1 1 6 .000 2 .333 0 0 0-0 0
November 2 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
December - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -