Will compete for playing time at outside linebacker ? Has played in two career games.
1999: Reserve linebacker who played in two games on the season ? Saw the first action of his career against Northeastern ? Made two tackles against the Huskies, including one for loss ? Also played against Connecticut, recording one tackle ? Named to the Athletic Director?s Honor Roll in the fall of 1999 and the spring of 2000.
1998: Did not see any game action.
Before UMass: Played for coach Steve Winarski at B.M.C. Durfee (Mass.) High School ? Served as team captain during senior season, while also earning team MVP honors ? A two-time All-Big Three selection ? Also a member of the baseball and track teams at Durfee.
Personal: Full name is Wilson Antones Valente ? Son of Amelia and Antonio Valente ? Born January 6, 1979 in Fall River, Mass. ? Majoring in Management.
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