13 - Roberto Rosales
Roberto Rosales
Height: 5-3
Weight: 135
Year: Senior
Hometown: Eastville, Va.
High School: Northampton
Position: Midfielder
Major: Communications/Spanish

Collegiate Accomplishments

  • Dean's List honoree Spring 2009
  • Circle K member
  • National Spanish Honor Society member

Prep Accolades

  • Two-time Most Valuable Player of the Region A tournament
  • First team All-Virginia, All-Region A, All-Eastern Shore District as a senior
  • 2008 Region A Player of the Year
  • Helped guide Northampton to a 16-1-2 record as a senior

Personal

  • Son of Lionarda Rosales and Lamberto Maldonado
  • Born in Nassawadoxx, Virginia
  • One of eight children: has one brother, Euerado, and six sisters, Bertha, Sandra, Teresa, Sonia, Silvia, and Selena
  • Enjoys all types of music, Spanish and English
  • Would like to visit the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid, Spain
  • A fan of French soccer great Zidane (Zinedine) and the movie "Rocky Balboa"
  • Favorites include the book "The Divine Architect" and the TV series "Dragonball Z" on TV.com
  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "Passionate"
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "The joy it brings just being able to do what I love."
  • The part of my game I've improved the most is: "Footwork"
  • My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "Win"
  • The most important advice I've received is: "Hard work pays off." --John Gorman