Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
GUSTAVO AT A GLANCE: Steady defender with technical ability … Fits Barry mold in developing attacks from the back.
FRESHMAN (2012): Played in 11 games and started seven caps for the Buccaneers...Tallied his first career assist in the season opener against Mars Hill on Aug. 30.
HIGH SCHOOL & CLUB: Graduated in 2009 ... A native of Puerto Rico, he played under Keith Fulk and Scott Dean at the IMG Soccer Academy ... Played in 20 games with 13 starts and tallied one goal with five assists ... During club play in Puerto Rico, led the Metropolitan league with 17 goals … In 2011, Played for the Puerto Rico National Team and advanced to the second round of the World Cup Qualifiers in Jamaica.
PERSONAL: Son of Victor Rivera and Alida Castro…Has two brothers, Victor Jr. and Alejandro and a sister Rebecca…Majoring in sport management.
Points: 1, at Mars Hill -- 08/30/12
Assists: 1, at Mars Hill -- 08/30/12
Shots: 1, at Tampa -- 09/22/12 ; at Palm Beach Atlantic -- 09/26/12