6 - Erica Rico
Erica Rico
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cranston, RI
High School: Cranston West
Previous College: C.C.R.I
Position: MF
2004: Appeared in 12 games, starting nine, after transferring to Sacred Heart....Suffered a mid-season foot injury that sidelined her for seven games...Finished the year with one goal...Her lone goal came in the final contest of the year...Rico tied the NEC title game at 1-1 with just over 11 minutes left in the second half to send the game to overtime and an eventual shootout. High School/Last College: Attended Cranston West High School where she played soccer all four years...Team Captain and All-Division...Member of the Rhode Island Rays Premier Soccer team from 1999-2002...Spent two years at the Community College of Rhode Island where she helped lead the team to the 2002 NJCAA National Championship...Led the team to a 22-0-0 record and the New England Region XXI Championship...Named an All-American in 2002 and 2003...Named NJCAA All-Region and All-New England...Also named 2002 Female Scholar Athlete of the Year. Personal: Erica Leigh Rico Born: 5/24/84 Parents: Nelson and Erin Rico. Siblings: Andrew, Natalie, Jerry and Jackie Rico. Her Grandfather played for the Bolivian National Soccer team as a goalkeeper. Favorite Teams: Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots. Favorite Athletes: Mia Hamm and Tom Brady. Favorite Book: Go for the Goal - Mia Hamm. Favorite Movie: Legends of the Fall. Favorite TV Show: Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Favorite Song: We Belong Together - Mariah Carey. Favorite Food: Chicken Parm. Hobbies: Singing, going to the beach, playing golf and tennis and reading.