Junior (2009): Appeared in all 16 games and started 10...scored two goals and recorded 23 shots...scored the game-winning goal in victory over North Florida (9/27).
Sophomore (2008): Started 16 matches during first season at FAU...scored game-winning goal in a 1-0 match at Stetson University...recorded two assists in 5-1 win at Jacksonville (9/7).
Sante Fe Community College (2007): Attended Sante Fe for one season and played on the University of Florida's club team...did not use a year of eligibility and transferred to FAU after the academic year.
Lynn University (2006): Played for head coach Sean Pendleton...scored five goals, including two game-winners as a true freshman at Lynn...distributed three assists.
High School: Played for Bob Bauman at Jesuit HS...three-time all-state selection...four-time all-county selection...was the offensive MVP of the Soccer Field Invitational in 2003...NSCAA All-Region selection in 2003 and 2004.
Personal: Psychology major...son of Rocco and Marisol Pecora...has one brother Paolo and a sister, Gabriella...enjoys traveling, surfing, spear fishing and cheering for any team from Tampa...goes by the name "Xavi".