2009: Started in six of the nine games he played in . . . notched 35 tackles (23 ST, 12 AT) and a tackle for loss (-6 yards) . . . had four tackles (2 ST, 2 AT) against St. Cloud State (9/3) . . . notched five solo tackles and broke up a pass against Syracuse (9/26) . . . made seven tackles (4 ST, 3 AT) against Delaware (10/3) . . . had seven tackles (4 ST, 3 AT) in including one for loss against Massachusetts (10/31) . . . made four tackles (1 ST, 3 AT) at James Madison (11/7) . . . named a Maine Scholar-Athlete Award winner. 2008: Started the first two games at right cornerback before suffering a season-ending injury … made two solo tackles and broke up a pass at Iowa (8/30) … also had a pass breakup at Monmouth (9/6). 2007: Saw action in nine games, including making a start versus William & Mary (10/13) … made 17 tackles (8 ST, 9 AT), broke up three passes and had an interception … made seven tackles and broke up a pass in his start against the Tribe … broke up a pass at Stony Brook (10/20) … made four tackles, broke up a pass and made his first interception which ended Towson’s (11/3) potential game-winning scoring drive in the fourth quarter … won the Thurlow Cooper Rookie-of-the-Year Award. 2006: Ineligible to play during the season. BEFORE MAINE/PERSONAL: Played defensive back and wide receiver for coach John Ferrazzi at Sheehan H.S. ... named MVP of his football team ... helped lead his team to the Division Co-Championship ... earned all-league and all-state honors in football ... also ran track ... born Nov. 5, 1987 ... son of David and Zoraida Cusano ... a kinesiology and physical education major/exercise science ... older brother Dave played defensive back at Maine from 1999-2002 and graduated in 2003, while earning First-Team All-Atlantic 10 honors in 2002 ... Dave is currently the assistant track & field coach at Maine.