Bruno Lapa
Bruno  Lapa


Curitiba, Brazil

High School:
Montverde Academy (Fla.)

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 155




No. 5 Deacs Play Paladins to 4-4 Draw

Isaiah Parente found the back of the net twice in Wake Forest's exhibition opener.


BACK-TO-BACK: No. 1 Wake Forest Wins ACC Championship

The Demon Deacons battled from behind in penalty kicks to win in PKs, 4-3, after a scoreless draw.


No. 1 Deacs Battle Orange to Scoreless Draw

Wake Forest posted its fifth-consecutive shutout on Senior Night at Spry Stadium.


Offense Explodes As No. 2 Deacs Beat Longwood, 8-0

Wake Forest scored eight goals for the first time since 2008, as seven different Deacs found the back of the net.


No. 2 Deacs Top No. 4 Heels in Battle of ACC Unbeatens

Wake Forest earned a 2-1 road victory at North Carolina, becoming the last team unbeaten in ACC play.


NCAA Rd. 3: #1 Wake Forest 2, #19 Butler 0

The Demon Deacons clinched a berth in the NCAA quarterfinal with a 2-0 win over the Bulldogs on Nov. 26.


NCAA Rd. 2: #1 Wake Forest 1, Columbia 0

The Demon Deacons scored in the 89th minute to sneak past the Lions, 1-0, and advance into the Sweet 16.



The Demon Deacons claimed their second-straight ACC Championship, edging Virginia in PKs after a scoreless draw.


ACC QF: No. 1 Wake Forest 3, No. 9 Virginia Tech 0

The Demon Deacons scored twice in the opening four minutes and went on to defeat the Hokies, 3-0.


National Championship: Wake Forest vs. Stanford

Wake Forest vs. Denver December 11, 2016

Bakero profile

2017 (Sophomore)
Served as one of Wake Forest's primary substitutes, coming off the bench in all 23 games ... Finished the year with six points on two goals and two assists ... Goals came against App State (Sept. 12) and Longwood (Oct. 10), also adding assists against Saint Louis (Sept. 2) and No. 4 North Carolina (Oct. 6) ... Took a total of 23 shots, including a career-high four against Saint Louis ... Converted Wake Forest's first PK in the ACC Championship game as the Deacs won the shootout ... Took many of Wake Forest's corner kicks.

2016 (Freshman)
Came off the bench in 14 games throughout the 2016 season, scoring one goal and tallying one assist for three points ... Scored his first-career goal against FIU (Sept. 20) with 10 seconds remaining in the first half ... Assisted on Ema Twumasi's bicycle kick goal against Cal Poly (Sept. 28), a play which was named the No. 5 play on SportsCenter's Top 10 Plays of the Day ... After not appearing in regulation or overtime of the national championship game against Stanford, stepped up and made Wake Forest's third penalty kick to tie the shootout at 3-3.

Helped Montverde Academy to the 2014 and 2015 High School National Championship ... Is a two-time Montverde Academy Soccer Tournament champion ... Helped Montverde Academy go 129-0-7 in his 136 matches with the school ... Ranked No. 1 in Top Drawer Soccer's winter national rankings and NSCAA winter national pool in 2014 and 2015.

Full name is Bruno Felipe Serbena Lapa ... Born on May 10, 1997 ... Son of Simone Serbena and Sergio Lapa ... Has two sisters named Bianca and Isis ... Plans to major in Business ... Was also recruited by South Florida, Louisville, Florida International, Boston College, Central Florida, UCLA, Portland and St. Louis ... Previously played with Andre Bava, a men's soccer player at Denver, and Metheus Silva, a player in the San Jose Earthquakes system ... In spare time, likes to read and watch soccer.