At NJIT ... 2008: EIVA all-Academic team. ... Correa, the junior setter, led the 2008 Highlanders with 929 assists while passing for 56 assists on two different occasions this year -- February 22 at Saint Francis (PA) and March 21 at Pacific. Correa's career-high came last year against East Stroudsburg, where he recorded 65 assists. His 65 assists were the most assists in a single season game over the last three seasons. He ranks 18th nationally averaging 10.72 assists per game and ranks ninth in the conference. 2007: EIVA all-Academic ... career-high 65 assists in a 3-2 victory over East Stroudsburg on March 6. The 65 assists were the most for NJIT in a match over the last two seasons. ... led with team with 1,051 assists (11.65 pg; ranked 20th nationally) producing double-figure totals in every game but one and added 38 total blocks ... 2006: Played in 84 games ... 970 assists (11.55 pg) and 4th on the team with 106 digs ... 61 assists against Lewis (Jan. 20).
Prior to NJIT: Played club volleyball for coach Silvio Forti on the Esporte Clube Pinheiros in Sao Paulo, Brazil. ... chose to come to the US and attend NJIT over playing on Brazil's Junior National team. ... also played basketball.
Personal: Rodrigo Sampaio Correa ... son of Ricardo Sampaio Correa Filho and Cynthia Eugenio Sampaio Correa ... business management major enrolled in NJIT's Albert Dorman Honors College ... born 10/11/87 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.