|Hometown:||Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|High School:||Maine Central Institute|
Played for Brazil in the World University Games this past summer in Russia...Named Ivy League’s Best rebounder by Lindy’s Sports Annuals…Sophomore: Led the Ivy League in rebounding with 7.5 per game...Two-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week...Averaged 10.5 points per game, 10th best in the Ivy League...Scored a career high 22 points, while pulling down 13 rebounds against Cornell...Grabbed a season high 15 rebounds against Rhode Island and Sacred Heart...Scored in double figures 13 times...Netted 21 points vs. Maine...Connected on 10 of 11 field goals in scoring 21 points vs. Dartmouth...Pulled down 3.5 offensive rebounds per game to lead the league by a wide margin...2011-2012: Missed the season after being ruled ineligible by the NCAA…Secondary School Background: Averaged a double-double with 15.0 ppg, 10.0 rpg as a senior at MCI…. All-New England selection…Led MCI to the NEPSAC Prep School Championship with wins over Brewster Academy and New Hampton…Team captain…Team captain of Brazil’s National Team for three years – Under 16, Under 17, Under 18…Plays for Club Paulistano, the Brazil National Champions in 2007 and 2008, and the Sao Paulo State Champion in 2009…Personal: Rafael Donatti Alves Maia, born October 4, 1991…the son of Andre’ Maria Alves Maia and Sandra Regina Donatti Alves Maia…Has a brother, Andre’ Maria Alves Maia Filho…Enjoys playing the bass, the gutar and the piano, and watching movies and TV shows…Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations concentrator.