A Friar win or tie would clinch a home BIG EAST Tournament game.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Played at Drexel University during the 2012 season ... Appeared in 18 games and made 15 starts for Drexel ... Helped Drexel to a first-place finish in the Colonial Athletic Association and the team advanced to the NCAA tournament ... Scored four goals and had five assists in the 2012 season ... Named to the All-CAA Third Team ... Prior to Drexel, he played at Burlington County College during the 2011 season ... Named a 2011 NSCAA/Continental Tire Men's Junior College Division I All-American ... Scored 21 goals and had nine assists in 15 appearances for Burlington County ... Before Burlington County, Machado played four seasons of varsity soccer at Leominster High School and three years for the New England Revolution Academy ... He finished his high school career with a school record 79 goals and a school record 111 points.
PERSONAL: Son of Tatiana Stefanes ... Interests and hobbies include football, volleyball and basketball... Favorite athletes are Cristiano Ronaldo and Kobe Bryant ... Favorite teams are Flamengo and Real Madrid ... Management major.