How Acquired: Drafted by the Revolution with the 42nd overall selection of the 2011 MLS Supplemental Draft
A hard-nosed central midfielder with field vision to support his physical play … can serve as a playmaker in the middle of the pitch, or create his own chances moving forward … is effective on set pieces, both as a target and when stepping up for the service or shot.
COLLEGE: Transferred to Providence College as a sophomore, playing in 51 games during his three seasons with the Friars … scored seven career goals and added five assists in his three seasons at PC … earned 2010 BIG EAST All-Tournament team honors as a senior … posted career-best numbers in 2010, scoring four goals and adding two assists … as a freshman at Limestone College (S.C.), he made 16 appearances (six starts), scoring one goal and adding two assists.
PERSONAL: Son of Maria and Felisberto Sousa … studied social science … has two older brothers … enjoys playing basketball, listening to music and traveling in Europe during his free time … played his high school soccer at B.M.C. Durfee High School in Fall River.