Israel Bisoni

#23 Israel Bisoni

Pos. MF/F
Ht. 5-9
Wt. 175
Yr. 5th/Sr.
Hometown Senador Amaral, Brazil
High School (Prev. School) (Coffeyville C.C.)

2009: Sat out season as redshirt ... retains one season of eligibility entering the 2010 season ... trained this past summer at Brasilis FC in Aguas de Lindoya, Brazil.

2008: Appeared in 18 of Valpo’s 19 matches in his first season sporting the Crusader kit … made five starts on the season … scored his first career Division I goal in 3-0 win over Detroit Nov. 2 … attempted eight shots on the season, two of which were on frame … attempted multiple shots against Detroit and Western Illinois (Sept. 7).

Coffeyville C.C.: A two-year letterwinner for the Red Ravens ... helped Coffeyville to an NJCAA regional championship as a freshman ... earned First Team All-Region accolades as a sophomore ... also served as team captain in 2007 ... played two summers for the Springfield Demize of the PDL ... named to the KJCCCC All-Academic Team in 2007 ... Coffeyville's Student of the Month in February of 2008.

Brazil: Trained at Oscar Inn, the famed Brazilian training center founded by Oscar Bernardi, veteran center back for the Brazilian national team who competed in three World Cup competitions ('78, '82, '86) ... played for All-Star team in hometown of Senador Amaral from ages 9-17.

Personal: Israel is the son of Sergio and Gilvania Bisoni ... major is international business ... born Sept. 18, 1988.