|Full name||Andrew David Cost|
|Date of birth||January 31, 1989|
|Place of birth||West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|2007–2010||Penn State Nittany Lions|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 5, 2011.
College and amateur
Cost attended Henderson High School, played in the Pennsylvania Olympic Development Program, and played club soccer for the Pennsylvania Classics, before going on to play four years of college soccer at the Pennsylvania State University. At Penn State he was named to the All-Big Ten Freshman Team in 2007, was a two-time All-Big Ten Second Team selection in both 2009 and 2010, and in his senior was a CoSIDA/ESPN Second Team Academic All-District selection and was named to the Wolstein Classic All-Tournament Team.
Cost turned professional when he signed with USL Professional Division club Rochester Rhinos. He made his professional debut on April 23, 2011, in a 3-2 win over the Dayton Dutch Lions. Rochester re-signed Cost for 2012 on October 25, 2011.