Courtney Senior • Captain
Senior • Captain
Senior • Captain
& THE CAPITAL DISTRICT
Table of Contents
Siena and the Capital District . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Inside Front Cover
Quick Facts/Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
2009 Outlook. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-3
2009 Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Coaching Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Captains/Seniors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-8
Siena College Quick Facts Juniors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9-10
Sophomores . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-12
Location . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Loudonville, N.Y.
Enrollment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,000 Freshmen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-13
Founded . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1937 2008 Results and Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-15
Affiliation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . NCAA Division I Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . Metro Atlantic Athletic (MAAC) 2008 Recaps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17-21
Nickname. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Saints 2009 Opponents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22-24
Colors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Green & Gold The Record Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25-27
President . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fr. Kevin Mullen, O.F.M. The College . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Director of Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John D’Argenio Siena’s Franciscan Tradition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Associate AD/Compliance . . . . . . . . . . . Joyce Eggleston
Athletic Support Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30-31
Assistant AD/Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lori Perillo
Assistant AD/Business Affairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ken Grant Siena College Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-34
Corporate Sales Manager . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cori Rowe Siena College Head Coaching Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Marketing Manager. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Katelyn Dooley The Capital Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Administrative Secretary . . . . . . . . . . . . . Megan Gilligan Saints in the Community. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36-37
Coaches’ Secretary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sybille Cowan Saints in the Classroom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Press Box Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 518-542-7240 Siena Athletics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Athletic Department Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 518-783-2551 TV/Radio Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Inside Back Cover
Web Site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . www.SienaSaints.com 2009 Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Back Cover
Women’s Lacrosse Quick Facts Athletic Communications
Head Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Andrea Duffy Assistant Athletic Director for Communications . . . . . . . . . . . . Jason Rich
Alma Mater. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Frostburg State ’03 Office Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 518-783-2411
Record at Siena (Years) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . First Year Office Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 518-783-2992
Overall Coaching Record . . . . . . . . First Year at D-I level Cell Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 518-542-7240
Assistant Coach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brice Queener E-Mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . firstname.lastname@example.org
Alma Mater . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Georgetown ’05
Assistant Sports Information Director/
2008 Overall Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-11
2008 MAAC Record (Finish) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5 (6th) Women’s Lacrosse Contact . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mark Adam
Letterwinners Returning/Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10/8 Office Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 518-783-2377
Starters Returning/Lost . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9/3 Cell Phone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 518-275-5727
Newcomers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Office Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 518-783-2992
Home Field (Capacity) . . . . . . . . Siena Turf Field (1,000) E-Mail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . email@example.com
Athletic Communications Intern/
Multimedia Coordinator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mike Demos
Athletic Communications Intern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cody Berschwinger
The 2009 Siena College Women’s Lacrosse media guide is pub-
lished by the Siena College Athletic Communications Office. It
was prepared by Mark Adam and was edited by Mark Adam and
Design by: Jan Jarvis, Willow Graphics.
For more information about the Siena College Women’s Lacrosse
program, please contact the Siena College Women’s Lacrosse
Jason Rich ’98 Mark Adam
Office, 515 Loudon Road, Loudonville, N.Y. 12211-1462.
Office Phone: 518-786-5043 Mike Demos
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for Communications Director/Women’s Lacrosse Intern/Multimedia Coordinator
2009 SIENA LACROSSE 1
2009 Season Outlook
The Saints welcome first-year head coach Andrea Duffy, who is not so Midfield
new to the Siena women’s lacrosse program. She served as assistant The midfield is Siena’s deepest unit. They will rotate six
coach in 2005 when Siena won a program-record 11 games and its only players between five spots.
MAAC regular-season Championship. Duffy is joined by assistant
coach Brice Queener as they try to jump-start a program that’s seen Rosecrans enters this season with 73 goals and 15 assists
success in the past. in her first three years. She has the ability to take over any
given game. Courtney Highsmith, the team’s third captain,
“We’re going to play hard every game,” said Duffy. “We’re looking at has great speed and agility. She scored 15 goals and had
each game that’s in front of us and looking to play hard for 60 minutes, five assists in her first season after transferring in.
leaving everything on the field.”
Sophomore Erin Hepper is an athletic midfielder who
Siena returns nine starters from last season and adds seven newcomers. had success in her first season at Siena. She is a threat
Two of Siena’s upperclassmen, senior captains Lindsey Rosecrans in transition and had 14 goals and one assist last year.
and Ryan Tierney were recruited by Duffy when she was an assistant
at Siena. Freshmen Michelle Andreo and Lauren Corso are
expected to make an immediate impact in the midfield.
The Saints return 75% of their offense and the team’s top five scorers Andreo was selected to the All-New England lacrosse team
from last season. Their defense will need to improve on a 13.8 goals- as a senior and won the Connecticut State Championship
against defense to make a run at the MAAC Tournament and the pro- as a junior. Corso is a tenacious defender who hounds
gram’s first-ever championship and NCAA berth. the opposition.
Sophomore Caitlin Mikel led the team in Junior Jaclyn Papa will lead a very young
scoring last year with 15 goals and 12 Caitlin Mikel Saints defense this season. She started
assists. She’ll look to provide the every game last year and picked up 20
same kind of offense this year. Mikel grounds balls. Papa will be joined by
is joined by Tierney and juniors sophomore Allie Primo and freshman
Allie Kain and Cate Quinlan up Amanda Corso. Primo will also see
top. Tierney tied for third on the time in the midfield and add depth
team with 21 points last season. She on both ends of the field. Primo
provides on-field leadership with 45 registered 24 ground balls and
career games played. caused 11 turnovers last season.
Kain gives a strong presence with her Amanda Corso is a hard-nosed
size and field awareness on the offen- defender who was named Second
sive end. She averaged 21 points/ Team All-League as both a junior
season in her first two years. Quinlan and senior.
improved her goal total from three as a Kristin McMillan could see signifi-
freshman to 16 as a sophomore. cant minutes at defense. She was
Freshmen Deirdre McQuillan and Emily a two-year starter in lacrosse and
Merritt should see immediate playing ran three years of cross coun-
time. McQuillan is a finisher try at Massapequa high
around the net. She started school.
four years at attack at Holy
Trinity high school. Merritt
lettered four years of lacrosse
and two years of field hockey
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Sophomore Liz Peters and freshman Kristin Concordia will compete
for playing time this preseason. Peters started all 14 games as a Lindsey Rosecrans
walk-on last season and made 120 saves. Concordia played four years
of lacrosse at Webster Thomas high school and earned First Team,
All-County and team MVP honors as a senior.
“We’re confident in both of our goalies,” said Duffy. “The one who
steps up in practices will be our starter.”
Siena has a 16-game slate in front of them that includes eight home
and eight away games.
“I am very excited about our 2009 schedule,” said Duffy. “It is both
challenging and competitive and we are looking forward to starting
The Saints begin 2009 with three road games at Bryant (3/1),
Vermont (3/4) and Central Connecticut State (3/8). Siena returns to
Loudonville for their home opener against Holy Cross (3/11) before
playing at Sacred Heart (3/14).
Siena hosts Wagner (3/18) and UC Davis (3/23) and begins conference
play at home against 2008 MAAC Champion Marist (3/25). The Saints
travel to Canisius (3/27) before playing two home games against
Niagara (3/29) and Fairfield (4/5).
The Saints conclude their non-conference schedule at cross-town rival
UAlbany (4/7) and host St. Bonaventure (4/10) and Boston College (4/14).
Siena finishes the regular-season at Manhattan (4/17) and Iona (4/19).
The 2009 MAAC Championships will be held in New Rochelle and
hosted by Iona April 24-26.
1.) Fairfield 47
2.) Marist 40
3.) Canisius 37
4.) Iona 26
5.) Manhattan 23
6.) Siena 15
7.) Niagara 8
2009 Siena Women’s Lacrosse team captains:
Courtney Highsmith, Lindsey Rosecrans and
2009 SIENA LACROSSE 3
No. Name Class Pos. Ht. Hometown/High School/Previous College
2 Caitlin Mikel So. A 5-6 Rochester, N.Y./Irondequoit
3 Ryan Tierney* Sr. A 5-3 Baldwinsville, N.Y./C.W. Baker
4 Jaclyn Papa Jr. D 5-5 Clifton Park, N.Y./Shenendehowa
5 Cate Quinlan Jr. A 5-5 Delmar, N.Y./Bethlehem
6 Kristin McMillan Fr. D 5-5 Massapequa, N.Y./Massapequa
7 Lindsey Rosecrans* Sr. M 5-7 Niskayuna, N.Y./Niskayuna
8 Erin Hepper So. M 5-3 Bernardsville, N.J./Bernards
10 Courtney Highsmith* Sr. M 5-4 Crofton, Md./South River/Ann Arundel CC
12 Allie Kain Jr. M 5-8 Williston Park, N.Y./Mineola
14 Amanda Corso Fr. D 5-3 Camillus, N.Y./West Genesee
15 Lauren Corso Fr. D 5-2 Camillus, N.Y./West Genesee
16 Allie Primo So. D/M 5-5 Manlius, N.Y./Fayetteville Manlius
20 Deirdre McQuillan Fr. A 5-7 East Meadow, N.Y./Holy Trinity
23 Emily Merritt Fr. M 5-4 Patchogue, N.Y./Patchogue-Medford
25 Michelle Andreo Fr. M 5-6 West Simsbury, Conn./Simsbury/Cushing Academy
31 Liz Peters So. G 5-7 Freeport, N.Y./Freeport
33 Kristin Concordia Fr. G 5-7 Webster, N.Y./Webster Thomas
Head Coach – Andrea Duffy (Frostburg State ’03), First Season Pronunciation
Assistant Coach – Brice Queener (Georgetown ’05), First Season Guide
* captain Mikel – Michael
4 2009 SIENA LACROSSE
Andrea Duffy Brice Queener
Head Coach – First Season Assistant Coach – First Season
Andrea Duffy enters her first Brice Queener enters his first season as assistant women’s lacrosse
season as head women’s coach at Siena College. He will work with the attack and help with all
lacrosse coach at Siena College. aspects of the program.
She rejoins the program after
“I am very excited to have Brice join the staff,” said head coach Andrea
serving as assistant coach
Duffy. “His enthusiasm and passion for the game will help us compete
for a MAAC Championship.”
Duffy spent the past two years
Queener arrives from Binghamton University where he served as an
as head coach at Lees-McRae
assistant coach and offensive coordinator the past two years. He also
College in Banner Elk, N.C. In
served as the recruiting coordinator.
2008, she led the Bobcats to
an increase of 72 goals-for and a decrease of 33 goals- Queener graduated from Georgetown University with a government
against from the previous season. She coached four degree in 2005. He was a four-year starter at midfield on the men’s
players to the Conference Carolinas All-Academic Team lacrosse team which reached the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals all
with a team GPA of 3.21. She also recruited and coached four years. In 2006, he volunteered as an assistant coach for the
the NCAA Division II leading scorer and the first Confer- Hoyas and helped them to a 12-3 record.
ence Carolinas Freshman of the Year for Lees-McRae.
After graduating, Queener played one year of professional ball for the
In 2005-06, Duffy served as head women’s lacrosse coach, Rochester Rattlers of Major League Lacrosse in the summer of 2006.
head women’s soccer coach and the senior women’s
administrator at the University of Dallas. She oversaw
all aspects of the programs, leading women’s lacrosse
to a 4-9 record and women’s soccer to a 13-3 record –
both were the best in school history. Additionally, the
women’s soccer team earned a bid to the NCAA
Division III Tournament.
In Duffy’s first stint at Siena, she served as an assistant
coach. In 2005, she helped guide the Saints to a share
of the regular-season MAAC Championship with an 11-7
overall record – the best in school history.
In 2004, Duffy began her collegiate coaching career as
an assistant at Oneonta State. She helped lead Oneonta
to a 10-6 overall record.
Duffy enjoyed a successful playing career at Frostburg
State University (Md.). She started 55 games during her
four-year career and served as team captain her senior
year. As a junior she led the team with 15 assists and
was second in scoring with 31 goals. As a senior she
was fourth in scoring with 20 goals. Duffy also played
two years of soccer.
Duffy earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from
Frostburg State in 2003.
2009 SIENA LACROSSE 5
Ryan Tierney #3
Senior • Captain
5-3 • Attack
Baldwinsville, N.Y./C.W. Baker
GENERAL: 2009 team
captain...Great field vision and
ability to score...Will look to be
an offensive weapon.
2008: Played in all 14 games, starting 12
...Scored 15 goals and tallied six assists for 21
points last season...Led the team with six free-position goals...Scored at least
one goal in 12 of 14 games she played...Scored a goal and assisted on four
others to help beat Niagara (4/5).
2007: Started 13 of 14 games...Finished second on the team in goals scored
with 25...Tallied 11 assists...MAAC Co-Offensive Player of the Week (4/2)...
Team’s Offensive Player of the year.
2006: Started 14 of 17 games played...Scored 18 goals...Registered six assists
...Tallied 22 ground balls.
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered three years of varsity field hockey and
varsity lacrosse at C.W. Baker...Named Honorable Mention and
Second Team OHSL her sophomore, junior, and senior years in
lacrosse...Played on team that captured gold medal in the Empire
State Games...Named Honorable Mention and Second Team
PERSONAL: Born December 15, 1986 in Syracuse, N.Y...Daughter
of John and Christine Tierney...Chose Siena because of its campus
atmosphere, students and location.
Year GP/GS G A Pts Sh SOG GB
2008 14/12 15 6 21 32 26 5
2007 14/13 25 11 36 52 35 5
2006 17/14 18 6 24 49 36 22
Totals 45/39 58 23 81 133 97 32
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Lindsey Rosecrans #7
Senior • Captain
5-7 • Midfield
GENERAL: 2008 and 2009 Team
captain... Among the team’s offen-
sive threats...A formidable mid-
fielder with great field vision and
2008: Started all 14 games...Led
the team with 19 goals and 28 draw controls...Finished second
on the team in points with 22...Totaled four points with three
goals and an assist at Fairfield (4/20)...Scored three goals on
three shots to help defeat Niagara 18-6 (4/5).
2007: Started all 14 games...Led the team with 31 goals...
Finished first on the team registering 42 points...Team MVP.
2006: Started 15 of 17 games played...Tied for team lead with
23 goals...Tied for third on the team recording 24 points...Tallied
46 ground balls...Won 22 draw controls.
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered two years of varsity indoor track,
three years of varsity soccer and four years of varsity lacrosse at
Niskayuna...Named Most Improved Player her freshman year in
lacrosse...Named Team MVP her junior and senior years in
soccer...Named Suburban Council Honorable Mention...Earned
Team MVP her junior and senior years in lacrosse...Suburban
Council Second Team selection as a junior...Academic All-
American that same year...Suburban Council Second Team
selection her senior year in soccer...Suburban Council First
Team selection her senior year in lacrosse...Named Times
PERSONAL: Born January 7, 1987 in New London, Conn...
Daughter of Peter and Debra Rosecrans...Youngest of four
siblings...Has two brothers, P.J. and Craig...Also has a sister,
Kristen...Chose Siena because of its athletics, location, students
Year GP/GS G A Pts Sh SOG GB
2008 14/14 19 3 22 58 39 17
2007 14/14 31 11 42 94 55 26
2006 17/15 23 1 24 63 39 46
TOTALS 45/43 73 15 88 215 133 89
2009 SIENA LACROSSE 7
Courtney Highsmith #10
Senior • Captain
5-4 • Midfield
Crofton, Md./South River/
Ann Arundel CC
GENERAL: 2009 Team captain...
A complete two-way player who will
take a defender one-on-one to goal...
Strong team defender.
2008: Started all 14 games...Second
on the team with 33 ground balls...Scored 15 goals and had five assists
to finish with 20 points on the season...Scored three goals and
dished out two assists in a 19-8 win at Howard (3/18)...Picked up eight
ground balls and scored three goals against Central Conn. State (3/1).
BEFORE SIENA: Junior college transfer from Ann
Arundel Community College (Md.)...In each of her
two seasons at AACC was a First Team All-American
and All-Region Tournament Team...2006 NJCAA All-
Tournament Team selection...2007 NJCAA Offensive
Player of the Year...Member of two-time National
Champions at AACC...Accumulated 107 points (84 goals,
23 assists) in her two junior college seasons...Earned
three letters in varsity women’s lacrosse at South River.
PERSONAL: Born October 9, 1987 in Annapolis, Md...
The daughter of Gary Highsmith...Has a brother,
Brian, who attends the University of Maryland and a
sister, Katelynn...Enjoys art and spending time with
her family in her spare time...Chose Siena for the location,
campus and athletics.
Year GP/GS G A Pts Sh SOG GB
2008 14/14 15 5 20 43 26 33
Totals 14/14 15 5 20 43 26 33
With Ann Arundel Community College
Year G A Pts
2007 48 13 61
2006 36 10 46
Totals 84 23 107
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Jaclyn Papa #4 Cate Quinlan #5
Junior • 5-5 • Defense Junior • 5-5 • Attack
Clifton Park, N.Y./Shenendehowa Delmar, N.Y./Bethlehem
Major: Biology Major: Psychology
GENERAL: A local product...Powerful GENERAL: Great stick skills...Has the
low defender who will play a major role in ability to get open inside.
team defense. 2008: Played in 14 games, starting eight
2008: Started all 14 games...Picked up 20 of them...Was second on the team with 16
ground balls...Tallied her first career assist goals and four free-position goals...Led the
in a win at Howard (3/18)...Had five ground team with two game-winning goals...Scored
balls against Central Conn. State (3/1). three goals against C.W. Post (2/23)...Had
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered in lacrosse, soccer, and indoor track at two goals and an assist to help beat Howard (3/18).
Shenendehowa...As a junior, she scored 20 goals and racked up 16 2007: Played 11 of 14 games as a freshman, starting one...Tallied
assists...Recognized as a scholar athlete for all sports seasons...Two- three goals...Had four ground balls...Captured five draw controls.
time Times Union All-Star...First Team All-Suburban Council...Member BEFORE SIENA: Lettered in lacrosse for five years and soccer for
of the 2004 State Championship Team for soccer...Named Academic three years at Bethlehem...Named to the Empire Lacrosse Team...
All-American as a senior. Garnered accolades as a Times Union All-Star...Picked for the Suburban
PERSONAL: Born August 22, 1988...Daughter of David and Linda Council All-Star Team in both lacrosse and soccer.
Papa...Has an older brother, David, who went to Siena...Has an older PERSONAL: Born December 2, 1987...Daughter of John and Mary
sister, Ashley, who attended the University of New Hampshire...Chose Ellen Quinlan...Has two brothers: John, who attends Villanova University
Siena because of the academic excellence and the opportunity to play and Bryan, who
lacrosse at a competitive level. attends the
Siena because of
PAPA’S STATS QUINLAN’S STATS
Year GP/GS G A Pts Sh SOG GB Year GP/GS G A Pts Sh SOG GB
2008 14/14 0 1 1 1 1 20 2008 14/8 16 5 21 36 27 13
2007 Did Not Play – Injured 2007 11/1 3 0 3 7 4 4
Total 14/14 0 1 1 1 1 20 Total 25/9 19 5 24 43 31 17
2009 SIENA LACROSSE 9
2009 Juniors 2009 Sophomores
Allie Kain #12 Caitlin Mikel #2
Junior • 5-8 • Midfield Sophomore • 5-6 • Attack
Williston Park, N.Y./Mineola Rochester, N.Y./Irondequoit
Major: Marketing Major: Undecided Business
GENERAL: Makes an impact on the offen- GENERAL: Great field vision...Always a
sive end...Great size and field awareness. threat on the offensive end.
2008: Played in 11 games, starting nine... 2008: Started all 14 games...Led the team
Totaled 13 points with 10 goals and three with 27 points on 15 goals and 12 assists...
assists...Was second on the team with 26 Had 14 ground balls...Scored three goals
draw controls...Scored two goals on four and had four assists against Central Conn.
different occasions...Had 13 draw controls State (3/1) and Howard (3/18)...Scored the
in a win over Central Conn. State (3/1). game-winning goal against Central Conn. State (3/1).
2007: Started all 14 games...Scored 20 goals...Picked up 17 ground BEFORE SIENA: Started and lettered five years of varsity lacrosse and
balls...MAAC Rookie of the Week (4/9)...Team’s Rookie of the Year. three years of soccer at Irondequoit...All-Greater Rochester Honorable
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered in soccer, track, and lacrosse at Mineola... Mention her senior year...Scholar Athlete Award winner each year...
Selected All-Conference in each sport...Won the conference champion- Garnered All-County honors on three occasions.
ship her sophomore and senior seasons...Named All-Nassau County as PERSONAL: Born November 16, 1989...The daughter of Daniel and
a junior and senior in lacrosse...Earned Academic All-American honors Mary Mikel...Has an older brother, James, who graduated from Siena
in both her junior and senior years. and played on the men’s lacrosse team...Also has a younger brother,
PERSONAL: Born October John...A history/education major who one day hopes to teach...Chose
20, 1988...Daughter of William Siena for the sports, community and educational opportunities...
and Julie Kain...Has two Enjoys volunteering
younger sisters, Emily and with youth and
Natalie...Chose Siena because lacrosse programs
of its academic and in her free time.
KAIN’S STATS MIKEL’S STATS
Year GP/GS G A Pts Sh SOG GB Year GP/GS G A Pts Sh SOG GB
2008 11/9 10 3 13 28 21 13 2008 14/14 15 12 27 48 25 14
2007 14/14 20 9 29 47 28 17 Total 14/14 15 12 27 48 25 14
Total 25/23 30 12 42 75 49 30
10 2009 SIENA LACROSSE
Erin Hepper #8 Allie Primo #16
Sophomore • 5-3 • Midfield Sophomore • 5-5 • Defense/Midfield
Bernardsville, N.J./Bernards Manlius, N.Y./Fayetteville Manlius
Major: Undecided Business Major: Undecided Business
GENERAL: A two-way player that will be GENERAL: A powerful defender who will
a threat on both ends of the field...Will play transition to the midfield position this
a major role in transition with her speed season...With her speed and athleticism,
and ability to get the ball up the field. she will play a major role in our transition.
2008: Played in 14 games, starting five 2008: Started all 14 games...Scored two
...Had 14 goals and an assist for 15 points goals...Picked up 24 ground balls and had
on the season...Scored five free-position 11 draw controls...Had five ground balls
goals and had 27 ground balls...Scored five goals to help beat Howard against Central Conn. State (3/1)...Scored her first career goal in a win
19-8 (3/18). over Howard (3/18).
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered four years of lacrosse and swimming and BEFORE SIENA: Lettered three years of varsity lacrosse, two years
two years of field hockey and cross country at Bernards. of soccer and one year of track at Fayetteville Manlius...Member of
PERSONAL: Born June 8, 1989 in Morristown, N.J...The daughter of Girls’ lacrosse state champions in 2005 and state finalists in 2006...
Fred and Dana Hepper...Has an older brother, Patrick, who runs cross Participated in the Empire State Games her junior year...First Team
country at Springfield College and an older sister, Kelly, who plays All-League as a senior...Elected to Senior All-Star Selective Game her
lacrosse at Stonehill College...A business major...Chose Siena for the senior season.
size and friendly people. PERSONAL: Born January 26, 1989 in Syracuse, N.Y...The daughter
of David and Kim Primo
...Has a younger brother,
Robert, and two younger
sisters, Christina and
major who one day
hopes for a career in
Chose Siena for the
academics and athletics
skiing, hiking, camping,
waterskiing in her
HEPPER’S STATS PRIMO’S STATS
Year GP/GS G A Pts Sh SOG GB Year GP/GS G A Pts Sh SOG GB
2008 14/5 14 1 15 34 30 27 2008 14/14 2 0 2 5 4 24
Total 14/5 14 1 15 34 30 27 Totals 14/14 2 0 2 5 4 24
2009 SIENA LACROSSE 11
2009 Sophomores 2009 Freshmen
Liz Peters #31 Kristin McMillan #6
Sophomore • 5-7 • Goalie Freshman • 5-5 • Defense
Freeport, N.Y./Freeport Massapequa, N.Y./Massapequa
Major: Undecided Business Major: Business
GENERAL: Strong goalie and the back- GENERAL: Great field vision and knowl-
bone of our defense. edge of the game.
2008: Started all 14 games between the BEFORE SIENA: Two-year starter on
pipes...Made 120 saves during the season... varsity lacrosse and ran three years of
Second on the team with 30 ground balls... cross country at Massapequa.
Made 8.57 saves per game...Recorded a PERSONAL: Born March 7, 1990 in
season-high 13 saves at both Holy Cross Massapequa, NY...Daughter of Bruce and
(3/27) and Marist (4/18). Eileen McMillan...Has an older brother, Thomas, who also attends
BEFORE SIENA: Played three years, earning two letters in varsity Siena and a younger brother Ryan...Also has two younger sisters,
lacrosse at Freeport...Won Sportsmanship Award her junior year. Courtney and Cassandra...Chose Siena for the great campus and
PERSONAL: Born March 13, 1989...The daughter of Ken and Trish because her brother loves it here.
Peters...Has an older brother, Ben...A business major who one day
aspires to be a marketing manager...Enjoys swimming and singing in
her spare time.
Amanda Corso #14
Freshman • 5-3 • Defense
Camillus, N.Y./West Genesee
GENERAL: A fearsome defender with
great field vision and defensive awareness.
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered three years of
varsity lacrosse and soccer for West
Genesee...Named Second Team All-League
in lacrosse two straight years...Named to
the Class AA All-Section III Team in soccer...
Named to the CNYCL American First Team in soccer.
PERSONAL: Born May 10, 1990 in Syracuse, N.Y...Daughter of
Daniel Blaise and Theresa Corso...Has a twin sister, Lauren, who also
plays for Siena and a younger sister, Morgan...Chose Siena for the beauti-
ful atmosphere and good academics...Enjoys biking in her free time.
Lauren Corso #15
Freshman • 5-2 • Defense
Camillus, N.Y./West Genesee
Major: Marketing and Management
GENERAL: A tenacious defender who
never gives up...Will see some action in
BEFORE SIENA: Played two years of varsity
lacrosse and soccer for West Genesee.
PERSONAL: Born May 10, 1990 in
Shots Syracuse, N.Y...Daughter of Daniel Blaise
Year GP/GS W-L GA GAA Saves Sv% Faced
2008 14/14 3-11 194 13.86 120 .382 419 and Theresa Corso...Has a twin sister, Amanda, who also plays for
Siena and a younger sister, Morgan.
Totals 14/14 3-11 194 13.86 120 .382 419
12 2009 SIENA LACROSSE
Deirdre McQuillan #20 Michelle Andreo #25
Freshman • 5-7 • Attack Freshman • 5-6 • Midfield
East Meadow, N.Y./Holy Trinity West Simsbury, Conn./Simsbury/
Major: Mathematics Cushing Academy
GENERAL: Great ability to finish around Major: Undecided
the net...Will be a threat on the offensive end. GENERAL: A two-way player that will
BEFORE SIENA: Four-year starter at take a defender one-on-one...With her
attack...Named MVP as a senior...Selected speed, she will be a threat in the midfield.
All-League as a junior and senior...Won the BEFORE SIENA: Played one year of
Coach’s Award during sophomore year... lacrosse and soccer at Cushing Academy...
Lettered four years of volleyball and swim- Lettered four years of varsity lacrosse, soccer
ming and two years of diving...Volleyball team was Class A state cham- and ice hockey at Simsbury...Member of the Connecticut Top 25 Super
pions her junior and senior years...As a senior, won the 7 Varsity Letter as a junior...Varsity captain in lacrosse in 2007...Selected to the All-
Award and the Outstanding Scholar Athlete Award...Diving team was New England lacrosse team in 2008...Class CC Connecticut State
the Class A champions her junior and senior year. Champions in soccer as a junior.
PERSONAL: Born October 27, 1990 in Rockville Center, N.Y...Daughter PERSONAL: Born July 11, 1989 in Hartford, Conn...Daughter of Andy and
of Brian and Kathleen McQuillan...Has a younger sister, Cara...Hopes Janet Andreo...Has an older brother, Andy, and two older sisters, Meghan
to become a teacher...Chose Siena because of the academic excellence and Melissa...Enjoys running and weight training in her free time.
and the athletic background fit well.
Kristin Concordia #33
Emily Merritt #23
Freshman • 5-7 • Goalie
Freshman • 5-4 • Midfield Webster, N.Y./Webster Thomas
Patchogue, N.Y./Patchogue-Medford Major: Political Science
Major: Environmental Studies GENERAL: Strong presence in the
GENERAL: Looking to make an impact goal...Great vocal leader on the field.
on the offensive end...Has a hard shot and
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered four years of
the ability to score.
varsity lacrosse, three years of cheerleading,
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered four years of and one year of basketball at Webster
varsity lacrosse and two years of field Thomas...As a senior for lacrosse, named
hockey at Patchogue-Medford...Won the First Team All-County, team MVP and served
Unsung Hero Award in lacrosse her senior as team captain...Selected to All-Greater Rochester Girls’ Lacrosse team
year...All-County Honorable Mention in field hockey as a senior. as an Honorable Mention.
PERSONAL: Born May 23, 1990 in Manhattan, N.Y...Daughter of PERSONAL: Born February 20, 1990 in Webster, N.Y...The daughter
George and Sharon Merritt...Would like to be an environmental econo- of John and Ann Marie Concordia...Has an older brother, John, who
mist...Chose Siena for the atmosphere and location...Enjoys horseback graduated from St. John Fisher and a younger sister, Taylor...Chose
riding, traveling, boxing, and reading in her spare time. Siena for its diversity and the sound lacrosse program...Enjoys
listening to music and meeting new people.
2009 SIENA LACROSSE 13
Overall: 3-11-0 Conf: 1-5-0 Home: 1-5-0 Away: 2-6-0 Neut: 0-0-0
Date Opponent Location Result Date Opponent Location Result
2/23 C.W. Post Loudonville, N.Y. L, 16-8 4/1 LeMoyne Loudonville, N.Y. L, 13-4
3/1 Central Conn. State Loudonville, N.Y. W, 19-8 4/4 at Canisius* Buffalo, N.Y. L, 13-7
3/3 UAlbany Loudonville, N.Y. L, 18-8 4/5 at Niagara* Niagara University, N.Y. W, 18-6
3/12 at Binghamton Vestal, N.Y. L, 15-7 4/11 Iona* Loudonville, N.Y. L, 13-6
3/18 at Howard Washington, D.C. W, 19-8 4/13 Manhattan* Loudonville, N.Y. L, 17-8
3/20 at Longwood Farmville, Va. L, 15-7 4/18 at Marist* Poughkeepsie, N.Y. L, 15-8
3/27 at Holy Cross Worcester, Mass. L, 13-9 4/20 at Fairfield* Fairfield, Conn. L, 24-13
2008 Team Statistics
SHOT STATISTICS SIENA OPP GOALS BY PERIOD 1st 2nd Total
Goals–Shot attempts 141-356 194-419 Siena 74 67 141
Goals scored average 10.07 13.86 Opponents 94 100 194
Shot pct. .396 .463
SAVES BY PERIOD 1st 2nd Total
Shots on goal-Attempts 256-356 314-419
Siena 65 55 120
SOG pct. .719 .749 Opponents 52 63 115
Shots/Game 25.4 29.9
Assists 52 91 SHOTS BY PERIOD 1st 2nd Total
Free position made-Att 30-89 30-65 Siena 170 186 356
Free position pct. .337 .462 Opponents 216 203 419
SHOTS ON GOAL
GOAL BREAKDOWN BY PERIOD 1st 2nd Total
Total Goals 141 194 Siena 126 130 256
Free-position 30 30 Opponents 159 155 314
Unassisted 91 103
Overtime 0 0
GROUND BALLS 294 318
DRAW CONTROLS 148 179
TURNOVERS 318 318
CAUSED TURNOVERS 108 131
CLEARS 172-259 189-247
Clear Pct. .664 .765
Total 705 1518
Dates/Avg Per Date 6/118 8/190
Neutral Site #/Avg 0/0
14 2009 SIENA LACROSSE
2008 Individual Statistics
-------------------- SHOTS -------------------- ----------GOALS----------
No. Name GP GS G A Pts Sh Shot% SOG SOG% GW FPG FPS GB DC T/O CT Fouls
2 Mikel, Caitlin 14 14 15 12 27 48 .312 25 .521 1 0 10 14 5 29 4 9
7 Rosecrans, Lindsey 14 14 19 3 22 58 .328 39 .672 0 3 10 17 28 37 9 29
5 Quinlan, Catherine 14 8 16 5 21 36 .444 27 .750 2 4 9 13 3 26 2 17
3 Tierney, Ryan 14 12 15 6 21 32 .469 26 .812 0 6 10 5 0 23 3 10
19 Highsmith, Courtney 14 14 15 5 20 43 .349 26 .605 0 3 16 33 19 21 5 30
23 Marcantonio, Kathryn 14 5 12 5 17 24 .500 22 .917 0 2 4 3 3 16 0 6
10 Harkins, Lynn 14 14 11 5 16 22 .500 16 .727 0 2 4 23 12 38 11 15
8 Hepper, Erin 14 5 14 1 15 34 .412 30 .882 0 5 12 27 15 22 17 16
12 Kain, Alexandra 11 9 10 3 13 28 .357 21 .750 0 1 6 13 26 13 4 20
18 Montgomery, Erin 14 2 8 4 12 15 .533 13 .867 0 3 5 8 5 12 6 10
13 Connolly, Maegan 11 1 4 2 6 10 .400 6 .600 0 0 1 3 3 6 0 1
25 Primo, Allie 14 14 2 0 2 5 .400 4 .800 0 1 2 24 11 15 11 28
4 Papa, Jaclyn 14 14 0 1 1 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0 20 7 16 7 19
31 Peters, Liz 14 14 0 0 0 0 .000 0 .000 0 0 0 30 0 11 0 1
22 Winslow, Emily 14 14 0 0 0 0 .000 0 .000 0 0 0 20 1 10 10 8
21 Naples, Megan 10 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 .000 0 0 0 5 2 4 4 2
11 Chalupnicki, Jessica 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 .000 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1
9 Ostrye, Katie 14 14 0 0 0 0 .000 0 .000 0 0 0 34 7 13 14 20
— — 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 14 141 52 193 356 .396 256 .719 3 30 89 294 148 318 108 297
Opponents 14 194 91 285 419 .463 314 .749 11 30 65 318 179 318 131 317
GOAL AGAINST SAVES RECORD Shots
No. Name GP GS Minutes GA GAAvg Saves Pct W L T Faced
31 Peters, Liz 14 14 840:00 194 13.86 120 .382 3 11 0 419
Total 14 840:00 194 13.86 120 .382 3 11 0 419
Opponents 14 840:00 141 10.07 115 .449 11 3 0 356
2008 MAAC Standings
CLEARS: Siena 172-259 .664, Opponents 189-247 .765
School Record Pct. Record Pct. Home Away Neutral
(1) Fairfield $ 6-0 1.000 17-2 .895 7-0 10-1 0-1
(2) Marist # 5-1 .833 10-9 .526 4-2 4-6 2-1
(3) Canisius 4-2 .667 9-9 .500 5-4 0-1 0-1
(4) Iona 3-3 .500 7-11 .389 4-4 2-7 1-0
Manhattan 2-4 .333 7-7 .500 3-2 4-5 0-0
Siena 1-5 .167 3-11 .214 1-5 2-6 0-0
Niagara 0-6 .000 2-11 .154 0-6 2-5 0-0
( ) Seed in Tournament
$ Regular-Season Champions
2009 SIENA LACROSSE 15
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
With 10 institutions strongly bound by the sound principles
of quality and integrity in academics and excellence in athletics,
Academics and Athletics
the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference is in its 28th year of The MAAC prides itself on the accomplishments of its student-athletes in
competition during the 2008-2009 academic year. the classroom, as well as on the field. Mary Beth Riley, a 1991 graduate of
Canisius, was the first recipient of the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. In
The MAAC was founded in 1980 by six charter members: the the fall of 1998, Erin Whalen, a member of the Iona women’s rowing team,
U.S. Military Academy, Fairfield University, Fordham University, was awarded one of the nation’s 32 Rhodes Scholarships for academic
Iona College, Manhattan College and Saint Peter’s College. achievement and civic leadership. Jose Vargas, a Loyola student, was also
Competition followed one year later in the fall of 1981 with awarded a Rhodes Scholarship in 1999.
members competing in the sports of men’s cross country
and men’s soccer. On January 2, 1982, Army traveled to First-class facilities are the rule with MAAC schools, as teams regularly play
Iona for the first MAAC men’s basketball game and the in top-notch arenas, such as Madison Square Garden, the IZOD Center,
MAAC story had begun. HSBC Arena, Times Union Center, the Arena at Harbor Yard and Sovereign
Bank Arena. The other MAAC championships boast their share of outstand-
Today, Conference members include: Canisius College, ing locales as well, such as the fabled Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx,
Fairfield University, Iona College, Loyola College (Md.), where the cross country championships are contested, and Waterfront Park
Manhattan College, Marist College, Niagara University, in Trenton, home of the baseball championship. This year, the MAAC will
Rider University, Saint Peter’s College, and Siena College. take its Cross Country Championships to Orlando, Florida, where it will
In addition, associate members Mount St. Mary’s University, conduct its post-season championships at Disney’s Wide World of Sports
Providence College, Saint Joseph’s University, Virginia Military Complex. In 2009, the MAAC Women’s Soccer Championship will be at
Institute and Wagner College compete in men’s lacrosse. St. Walt Disney World. The MAAC Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships
Francis (N.Y.) College, Villanova University and Wagner will move to Celebration Golf Club, located in Celebration, Florida, begin-
College are all associate members of the MAAC Women’s ning in 2009.
Water Polo League. The MAAC will support 24 sports and
championships during the 2008-2009 academic year. In the past several years, a number of the MAAC schools have also enjoyed
success in NCAA Championships. MAAC schools have made a total of 72
The MAAC Basketball Championships return to the Times NIT appearances and 41 NCAA appearances. In addition, Rider University
Union Center in Albany, New York, for 2009 and 2010, represented the league last season in the inaugural College Basketball
with Bridgeport’s Arena at Harbor Yard preparing to host Invitational (CBI). Combined with recent bracket expansion in several sports,
the 2011 championship. By having an excellent working the MAAC possesses 12 automatic bids in men’s and women’s basketball,
relationship with various facilities, the MAAC has been baseball, softball, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s golf, men’s
able to attract a number of NCAA Championship events. and women’s tennis, women’s water polo and men’s lacrosse. In 2007,
Most recently, the MAAC, Canisius College and Niagara the Marist women’s basketball team advanced to the Sweet 16 before falling
University successfully hosted the 2004 and 2007 NCAA to the eventual National Champion, the University of Tennessee. Last fall,
Division I Men’s Basketball Championship First and Second the Iona College men’s cross country team finished second at the 2007
Rounds at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. All three NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships. Canisius softball,
parties will host that event again in 2010. The MAAC and Manhattan track, Manhattan and Marist baseball and Loyola soccer and
Rider University will co-host the 2009 NCAA Division I lacrosse have also flourished on the national stage.
Women’s Basketball Championship Regional at the Sovereign
Bank Arena in Trenton, N.J., after recording the third-highest The MAAC has also been a leader in the forefront of technology, expanding
attendance figure for the women’s championship with the the notoriety of the league into cyberspace. In 2007, the league retained
First and Second Rounds in 2006. XOS Technologies, Inc., to sponsor the MAAC web page. Launched in
November 1999, www.maacsports.com has been a great success, provid-
MAAC Associate Sports ing fans with up-to-date contest results, fan polls and an online merchan-
In June of 1995, the MAAC continued to develop opportunities
for student-athletes as the conference announced the forma- The MAAC President for the 2008-2009 academic year is Rev. Brian F.
tion of the MAAC Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Leagues. Linnane, S.J., the President of Loyola College. The Vice-President is Rev.
The men’s league began competition in the spring of 1996, Jeffrey von Arx, S.J., the President of Fairfield University. Pat Lyons, Director
while the women’s league commenced in the spring of of Athletics at Iona College, will chair the Committee
1997. The men’s league consists of four MAAC schools – on Athletic Administration, and Sandra Taylor,
Canisius, Manhattan, Marist, and Siena – and five associate Associate Athletics Director/Senior
members – Mount St. Mary’s, Providence, Saint Joseph’s, Woman Administrator at
Virginia Military Institute and Wagner. The women’s league Manhattan College will serve as
consists of MAAC institutions Canisius, Fairfield, Vice Chair.
Iona, Manhattan, Marist, Niagara and Siena.
In 2002, the MAAC added the MAAC Women’s
Water Polo League. The league is made up of
three MAAC schools – Iona, Marist and Siena –
as well as three associate members, St. Francis
(N.Y.), Villanova and Wagner.
16 2009 SIENA LACROSSE
Game 1 Game 2 Game 3
C.W. Post 16, Siena 8 Siena 19, Central Connecticut State 8 Albany 18, Siena 8
February 23 • Loudonville, N.Y. March 1 • Loudonville, N.Y. March 3 • Loudonville, N.Y.
The Siena women’s lacrosse team dropped their season The Siena women’s lacrosse team recorded their first Six UAlbany players tallied multiple-goal performances
opener to reigning Division II National Champion C.W. victory of the year, defeating visiting Central Connecticut as the Great Danes defeated Siena women’s lacrosse
Post 16-8 at Siena Turf Field. The Pioneers (1-0) scored State University 19-8 at snowy Siena Turf Field. Freshman 18-8 at Siena Turf Field. Lindsey Rosecrans and Courtney
five goals late in the second half after the Saints (0-1) attack Caitlin Mikel tallied a hat trick and added four Highsmith each notched two scores for the Saints (1-2).
had pulled to within three with 15 minutes to go. Junior assists, while teammate Courtney Highsmith also added
midfielder Lindsey Rosecrans and sophomore attack three scores for the Saints who improved to 1-1 on the The Great Danes (2-1) raced out to an early 6-0 lead
Catherine Quinlan each recorded three goals apiece to season. just ten and a half minutes in following a Tee Ladouceur
lead the Saints’ offensive attack. goal. Ladouceur led all scorers posting a hat trick while
After Alexandra Kain secured Siena an early 1-0 lead totaling four points. UAlbany extended their lead to
Both teams wasted no time scoring quickly as the teams just three minutes in, CCSU responded with a pair of 10-2 heading into intermission.
combined for seven goals in the first 12:15. After C.W. quick scores to take their first and only lead of the
Post had taken a commanding 4-1 lead just eight game at 2-1 with 23:04 remaining in the first half. In the second stanza, Siena fought back, scoring six of
minutes in, the feisty Saints stormed back on goals by the first nine goals to pull within 13-8 at 14:01 mark
senior quad-captain Lynn Harkins and Quinlan to pull With the score tied at three at the 15 minute mark, the following Highsmith’s second goal of the game and
within 4-3 at the 17:45 mark. The Pioneers would take Green and Gold offense took control, rattling off six fifth of the season.
a 6-4 lead entering intermission. unanswered goals over the next eight minutes for a
commanding 9-3 lead. Entering intermission, Siena But the comeback attempt was short-lived as UAlbany
In the second half, the Saints chipped away at the built their cushion to 12-5. responded with five unanswered goals to close out
Pioneers lead and closed the gap to 7-6 on Rosecrans’ the game.
second goal in a span of 33 seconds with 25:09 remaining. As soon as the whistle blew for the start of the second
half, Siena struck with three quick goals in the first The Great Danes doubled up the Saints in shot
C.W. Post answered back by scoring the next four goals, four minutes to put the game away. attempts (38-19) in what was an extremely physical
but Siena continued to be resilient as they cut the deficit to game marred by 57 total fouls, 39 of which were
11-8 with 15:25 remaining on an Erin Montgomery score. Mikel led all scorers with a stellar seven-point performance whistled against UAlbany.
and found the back of the net on three of her four
The Saints would get no closer as the Pioneers scored shot attempts. Caitlin Mikel and Kathryn Marcantonio also added two
five unanswered goals from there on out to double up points apiece to the Saints’ offensive efforts as each
the Green and Gold 16-8. Other notable performances included Catherine tallied a goal and an assist.
Quinlan, Lynn Harkins, Erin Montgomery, Erin Hepper
Both teams fired 28 shots apiece, while the Saints held and Kain who all tallied two-goal performances. Kain In addition to Ladouceur’s hat trick for UAlbany,
a 26-21 advantage in ground balls. C.W. Post was led also won 13 of the Saints’ 19 draw controls. teammates Christine Grueniger, Stacey Brown,
by strong performances from Katie Hogan (five goals, Brittany Scott, Kayla Best and Jane Bush each tallied a
six total points), Brianne Jackolski (three goals, four total Stephanie John led all Blue Devils scorers with three pair of goals.
points) and Jenna Miller (two goals, five total points). goals and three assists along with four ground balls.
1 2 Final
1 2 Final The Saints held a commanding edge in shots (33-22), UAlbany 10 8 18
C.W. Post 6 10 16 ground balls (40-27) and draw controls (19-10) in a Siena 2 6 8
Siena 4 4 8 dominating performance.
1 2 Final
Siena Scoring CCSU 5 3 8 GOALS: Highsmith, 2; Rosecrans, 2; Mikel, 1;
GOALS: Rosecrans, 3; Quinlan, 3; Harkins, 1; Siena 12 7 19 Marcantonio, 1; Tierney, 1; Kain, 1
Montgomery, 1 ASSISTS: Marcantonio, 1; Mikel, 1; Quinlan, 1
ASSISTS: Highsmith, 1; Kain, 1; Mikel, 1
GOALS: Mikel, 3; Highsmith, 3; Montgomery, 2; UAlbany Scoring
C.W. Post Scoring Harkins, 2; Kain, 2; Quinlan, 2; Hepper, 2; Tierney, 1; GOALS: Ladouceur, 3; Grueniger, 2; Bush, 2; Best, 2;
Rosecrans, 1; Connolly, 1 Scott, 2; Brown, 2; Rorie, 1; Hurley, 1; Jodi, 1; Levintin, 1;
GOALS: Hogan, 5; Jackolski, 3; Miller, 2; Williams, 2;
Napoli, 1; Poole, 1; Passafiume, 1; Lyons, 1 ASSISTS: Mikel, 4; Montgomery, 1; Rosecrans, 1; Frink, 1
ASSISTS: Miller, 3; Fundus, 1; Hogan, 1; Jackoliski, 1; ASSISTS: Bush, 2; Grueniger, 2; Best, 1; Hurley, 1;
Napoli, 1; Poole, 1 Central Conn. Scoring Ladouceur, 1; Rorie, 1; Scott, 1
Shots: Siena 28, C.W. Post 28 GOALS: John, 3; Conway, 3; Kuznik, 1; Momnie, 1 Shots: Siena 19, UAlbany 38
Ground Balls: Siena 26, C.W. Post 21 ASSISTS: John, 3; Berlardinelli, 1; Mastandrea, 1 Ground Balls: Siena 20, UAlbany 28
Draw Controls: Siena 11, C.W. Post 15 Shots: Siena 33, Central Conn. 22 Draw Controls: Siena 10, UAlbany 17
Clears: Siena 16-19, C.W. Post 16-19 Ground Balls: Siena 40, Central Conn. 27 Clears: Siena 13-26, UAlbany 16-20
Free Position Shots: Siena 2-12, C.W. Post 15-8 Draw Controls: Siena 19, Central Conn. 10 Free Position Shots: Siena 1-8, UAlbany 2-3
Saves: Siena 8, C.W. Post 8 Clears: Siena 18-20, Central Conn. 16-29 Saves: Siena 8, UAlbany 8
Fouls: Siena 35, C.W. Post 36 Free Position Shots: Siena 3-5, Central Conn. 0-3 Fouls: Siena 18, UAlbany 39
Turnovers: Siena 18, C.W. Post 20 Saves: Siena 7, Central Conn. 7 Turnovers: Siena 21, UAlbany 25
Attendance: 102 Fouls: Siena 22, Central Conn. 18 Attendance: 117
Turnovers: Siena 30, Central Conn. 25
2009 SIENA LACROSSE 17
Game 4 Game 5 Game 6
Binghamton 15, Siena 7 Siena 19, Howard 7 Longwood 15, Siena 7
March 12 • Binghamton, N.Y. March 18 • Washington, D.C. March 20 • Farmville, Va.
The Siena women’s lacrosse team fell in non-conference Freshman midfielder Erin Hepper exploded for five The Siena women’s lacrosse team relinquished an early
action, dropping the first game in its five-game road trip, goals while four other teammates added multiple-goal 5-2 lead as Longwood scored 13 of the final 15 goals in
15-7 to Binghamton. Junior attack Ryan Tierney posted performances as the Siena women’s lacrosse team racing off to a 15-7 victory in Farmville, Va. Lindsey
a two-goal evening, while sophomore attack Catherine streaked past Howard 19-8 in Washington, D.C. Hepper Rosecrans, Erin Hepper and Kathryn Marcantonio
Quinlan added a pair of points including a goal for the also caused four turnovers in an all-around impressive each tallied a pair of goals for the Saints who fell
Saints (1-3). performance as the Green and Gold improved to 2-3 on to 2-4 on the season.
The Bearcats (3-4) struck early and often in the opening Siena jumped out to an early 5-2 lead at the 12:27
30 minutes, building a 6-1 lead just over 16 minutes into Both squads raced out to a fast start as Siena built a mark of the first half on Marcantonio’s second goal of
the game on Lisa Illig’s second goal of the contest. 6-3 lead just under 13 minutes into the game following the game. Longwood (3-6) quickly responded to score
Illig added another goal 33 seconds into the second a score from Kathryn Marcantonio. The Saints extended the final five goals of the half to harbor a 7-5 lead
half in recording a hat trick. their advantage over Howard (1-4) to 10-5 entering entering intermission.
Siena closed the gap late in the first half to 7-3 on goals The Lancers ultimately made it seven unanswered
by Lindsey Rosecrans and Tierney, but Binghamton In the second stanza, Hepper tallied four of her five goals goals early in the second half following a score from
rattled off three goals in the final five minutes to take as Siena never looked back in winning by double figures. Josie Ziluca, increasing Longwood’s lead to 9-5. Ziluca
a commanding 10-3 lead entering intermission. was the difference as she finished with a game-high
The Green and Gold received multiple outstanding four goals.
The Bearcats extended their lead to ten (14-4) early on individual performances as fellow freshman and the
before the Saints rallied to tally three of the final four team’s leading scorer Caitlin Mikel posted a game-high Hepper answered back for the Green and Gold to pull
goals of the game to finish with a 15-7 loss. seven points coming on a hat trick and four assists. the Saints within three, but it was not enough, as the
Marcantonio and Courtney Highsmith each added five Lancers continued to keep their offense flowing in
Tierney was Siena’s lone multi-goal scorer while points including hat tricks, while Catherine Quinlan scoring 13 of the final 15 goals.
Quinlan was the only other player to post two points. rounded out Siena’s multiple-goal scorers as she added
Additional Siena goal scorers included Lynn Harkins, a pair. Ironically, despite notching seven goals, no Siena
Caitlin Mikel and Maegan Connolly. player recorded an assist. Longwood held a 27-20
The Saints received immense help from their second edge in shots and 25-13 advantage in ground balls.
Allie Castiglie notched a pair of goals and assists for a unit as well, as their reserves accounted for nine goals.
game-high four points, while teammates Erica Hill Siena dominated the game throughout, harboring a 1 2 Final
and Kate Tesi joined Illig with three-point evenings for 41-15 edge in shots while converting 4-of-10 free-posi- Siena 5 2 7
Binghamton. tion shots. Longwood 6 9 15
1 2 Final 1 2 Final Siena Scoring
Siena 3 4 7 Siena 10 9 19
Binghamton 10 5 15 Howard 5 3 8 GOALS: Rosecrans, 2; Hepper, 2; Marcantonio, 2;
Siena Scoring Siena Scoring ASSISTS: None
GOALS: Tierney, 2; Quinlan, 1; Rosecrans, 1; Mikel, 1; GOALS: Hepper, 5; Mikel, 3; Highsmith, 3;
Harkins, 1; Connolly, 1 Marcantonio, 3; Quinlan, 2; Tierney, 1; Primo, 1; Longwood Scoring
ASSISTS: Hepper, 1; Highsmith, 1; Quinlan, 1 Montgomery, 1 GOALS: Ziluca, 4; Warehime, 2; Haines, 2; O’Brien, 1;
ASSISTS: Mikel, 4; Highsmith, 2; Marcantonio, 2; Armstrong, 1; Farmer, 1; Nethken, 1; Brentlinger, 1;
Binghamton Scoring Connolly, 1; Harkins, 1; Papa, 1; Quinlan, 1; Rosecrans, 1 Illian, 1; Sellmayer, 1
GOALS: Illig, 3; Castiglie, 2; Hill, 2; Musso, 2; Tesi, 1; ASSISTS: O’Brien, 2; Armstrong, 1; Dean, 1; Farmer, 1;
Concialdi, 1; Moore, 1; Travis, 1; Marsjanik, 1; Demuth, 1 Howard Scoring Nethken, 1
ASSISTS: Castiglie, 2; Tesi, 2; Concialdi, 1; Hill, 1 GOALS: Holley, 4; Bouknight, 3; Ramirez, 1 Shots: Siena 20, Longwood 27
Shots: Siena 23, Binghamton 30 ASSISTS: Lawrence, 1; Ramirez, 1; Rivers, 1 Ground Balls: Siena 13, Longwood 25
Ground Balls: Siena 21, Binghamton 18 Shots: Siena 41, Howard 15 Draw Controls: Siena 10, Longwood 14
Draw Controls: Siena 13, Binghamton 11 Ground Balls: Siena 24, Howard 16 Clears: Siena 2-2, Longwood 3-3
Clears: Siena 10-16, Binghamton 13-16 Draw Controls: Siena 0, Howard 0 Free Position Shots: Siena 1-2, Longwood 3-3
Free Position Shots: Siena 2-7, Binghamton 4-6 Clears: Siena 2-2, Howard 6-10 Saves: Siena 9, Longwood 11
Saves: Siena 5, Binghamton 6 Free Position Shots: Siena 4-10, Howard 0-3 Fouls: Siena 8, Longwood 4
Fouls: Siena 18, Binghamton 13 Saves: Siena 3, Howard 8 Turnovers: Siena 23, Longwood 24
Turnovers: Siena 28, Binghamton 24 Fouls: Siena 22, Howard 24 Attendance: 132
Attendance: 133 Turnovers: Siena 12, Howard 22
18 2009 SIENA LACROSSE
Game 7 Game 8 Game 9
Holy Cross 13, Siena 9 LeMoyne 13, Siena 4 Canisius 13, Siena 7
March 27 • Worcester, Mass. April 1 • Loudonville, N.Y. April 4 • Buffalo, N.Y.
Trailing 6-3 near the end of the first half, Holy Cross LeMoyne broke open a slim 3-2 halftime lead, outscoring Canisius received hat tricks from Ashley Gray and
responded with nine unanswered goals, stunning the the Siena women’s lacrosse team 10-2 in the second Chelsea Martinez en route to a 13-7 Golden Griffins win
Siena women’s lacrosse team 13-9 in Worcester, Mass. stanza en route to a 13-4 Dolphins’ triumph at Siena over the Siena women’s lacrosse team in the conference
Freshman phenom Caitlin Mikel recorded a hat trick Turf Field. Four different players recorded a goal for opener for both squads in Buffalo, N.Y. Ryan Tierney
for the Saints (2-5) who ended their season-long four- the Saints coming off of free-position attempts. and Catherine Quinlan each netted a pair of goals for
game road trip at 1-3. the Saints who dropped their fourth straight contest.
Rebekah Elmer and Michelle Lissner staked LeMoyne
The Saints raced off to a quick 6-3 lead early on, thanks (7-4) to an early 2-0 lead that they would never relinquish. In what was a back-and-forth first 30 minutes, Siena
in large part to a pair of Mikel scores. Siena harbored Ryan Tierney and Erin Montgomery each tallied a pair (2-7, 0-1) took their only lead of the contest just nine
this comfortable advantage with just over two minutes of scores for Siena (2-6) in the opening 30 minutes to seconds into the fray. Alexandra Kain won the opening
to go in the opening half before Holy Cross (3-6) close the gap at intermission to 3-2. draw control and quickly fed the Saints’ leading scorer
mounted an impressive game-changing run. Caitlin Mikel for the team’s quickest goal of the season.
But after a low-scoring, defensive-oriented first half,
The Crusaders scored four goals in the final 1:31 of the the Dolphins’ offense broke loose in the second. But Canisius (6-5, 1-0) quickly responded with a pair of
half, three off the stick of Nikki Bolduc, to sprint into LeMoyne scored the first four goals of the half, padding tallies in just over a minute stretch to take a 2-1 lead.
the lockerroom with all the momentum and a freshly their advantage to 7-2 following Whitney Vecchio’s The Saints tied the game moments later on a Lynn
secured 7-6 advantage. third goal of the game and team-leading 31st on the Harkins free-position goal, before the Griffs again
season with 18:29 remaining. Vecchio added two assists battled back to take the lead for good.
Holy Cross carried over their run to the second half, to tie for a game-high in points with five along with
scoring the first five goals of the stanza to increase teammate Kylie Rosette. The Green and Gold cut into the deficit to pull as close
their lead to 12-6, making it nine unanswered goals in as 5-4 with just under two minutes remaining in the
all. Siena hung tough and tallied three goals over the The Green and Gold added two more free-position opening half on a pair of Tierney goals, but could get
final three minutes of the game, but it was not enough. scores from Catherine Quinlan and Lynn Harkins, but no closer.
it was not enough. The Saints excelled in free-position
Courtney Highsmith was the Saints’ other multiple- attempts for the game, cashing in on four of their ten. The Golden Griffins answered back, tallying eight of
goal scorer, adding a pair. Bolduc led all scorers with the next nine goals to extend their lead and stave off a
four goals and an assist, while teammates Amy LeMoyne held slim advantages over the Saints in shots late comeback attempt to get the victory.
Archambault and Ali Baird each recorded hat tricks (29-21) and ground balls (19-17) although they committed
leading the Crusaders’ cause. 22 fouls to just 11 that were whistled on Siena. Tierney added an assist to lead all Saints scorers with
three points. The league leader in draw controls per
Holy Cross held a 35-25 shots and scooped 17 ground 1 2 Final game, Kain, added six more while also contributing
balls to the Saints’ 13. The Green and Gold were most LeMoyne 3 10 13 three ground balls in a solid all-around effort. Senior
efficient at free-position shots, cashing in on four of Siena 2 2 4 captain Katie Ostrye was strong on the back line, scoop-
their seven attempts. ing four ground balls while causing two turnovers.
1 2 Final 1 2 Final
Siena 6 3 9 GOALS: Quinlan, 1; Tierney, 1; Montgomery, 1; Siena 4 3 7
Holy Cross 7 6 13 Harkins, 1 Canisius 6 7 13
Siena Scoring ASSISTS: None Siena Scoring
GOALS: Mikel, 3; Highsmith, 2; Hepper, 1; Rosecrans, 1; LeMoyne Scoring GOALS: Tierney, 2; Quinlan, 2; Mikel, 1; Rosecrans, 1;
Tierney, 1; Marcantonio, 1 Harkins, 1
GOALS: Lissner, 4; Vecchio, 3; Rosette, 1; Barzee, 1;
ASSISTS: None Elmer, 1; Kenville, 1; Valletta, 1; Dewick, 1 ASSISTS: Kain, 1; Tierney, 1
Holy Cross Scoring ASSISTS: Rosette, 4; Vecchio, 2; Barzee, 1; Lundblad, 1 Canisius Scoring
GOALS: Bolduc, 4; Archambault, 3; Baird, 3; Winslow, 1; Shots: Siena 21, LeMoyne 29 GOALS: Martinez, 3; Gray, A., 3; Card, 2; Walsh, 1;
Corkum, 1; Scanlon, 1 Ground Balls: Siena 17, LeMoyne 19 Gray, T., 1; Maguire, 1; Laffey, 1; Foligno, 1
ASSISTS: Winslow, 2; Bolduc, 1; Boylan, 1; Curley, 1; Draw Controls: Siena 10, LeMoyne 8 ASSISTS: Walsh, 3; Gray, T., 1; Martinez, 1; Poissant, 1
Gardner, 1 Clears: Siena 16-27, LeMoyne 18-23
Shots: Siena 24, Canisius 33
Shots: Siena 25, Holy Cross 35 Free Position Shots: Siena 4-10, LeMoyne 1-2
Ground Balls: Siena 26, Canisius 26
Ground Balls: Siena 13, Holy Cross 17 Saves: Siena 9, LeMoyne 10
Draw Controls: Siena 11, Canisius 11
Draw Controls: Siena 10, Holy Cross 14 Fouls: Siena 11, LeMoyne 22
Clears: Siena 14-26, Canisius 19-24
Clears: Siena 12-16, Holy Cross 11-13 Turnovers: Siena 23, LeMoyne 24
Free Position Shots: Siena 2-8, Canisius 1-3
Free Position Shots: Siena 4-7, Holy Cross 5-12 Attendance: 136
Saves: Siena 10, Canisius 9
Saves: Siena 13, Holy Cross 7 Fouls: Siena 10, Canisius 20
Fouls: Siena 26, Holy Cross 27 Turnovers: Siena 30, Canisius 24
Turnovers: Siena 17, Holy Cross 14 Attendance: 384
2009 SIENA LACROSSE 19
Game 10 Game 11 Game 12
Siena 18, Niagara 6 Iona 13, Siena 6 Manhattan 17, Siena 8
April 6 • Buffalo, N.Y. April 11 • Loudonville, N.Y. April 13 • Loudonville, N.Y.
Seven Saints posted multiple-goal performances and the Iona senior midfielder, Jaclyn O’Leary, scored six goals Alicia Psillos notched five goals and four assists and
defense surrendered the fewest goals in nearly three to match the entire Siena women’s lacrosse team Tara Convery added four tallies as Manhattan rolled
full years as the Siena women’s lacrosse team captured which fell in their MAAC home opener to the Gaels by past Siena 17-8 in the final home women’s lacrosse
their first conference win of the season in defeating a score of 13-6 at Siena Turf Field. Lindsey Rosecrans game for the Saints this season. Siena’s senior class
Niagara 18-6 in Buffalo, N.Y. Junior captain Lindsey and Alexandra Kain each tallied a pair of goals for the of Kathryn Marcantonio, Katie Ostrye, Emily Winslow
Rosecrans notched a hat trick as the Saints improved Saints who dropped to 1-4 at home this season. and Lynn Harkins was honored before the game in a
to 3-7 overall and 1-1 in the MAAC. special Senior Day ceremony.
Both squads battled to a scoreless draw for nearly 11
Rosecrans started the scoring just over a minute in. minutes to begin the game before the offense was After 11 minutes of scoreless play, the Saints got on the
After Niagara’s (2-5, 0-2) Leigh Downing tied the kick-started. Jaclyn O’Leary, Rachel O’Leary and Christie board when Marcantonio scored off a Harkins feed.
score at 1-1 moments later, the Saints would take the Godlewski combined to score three goals in a 1:08 The Lady Jaspers scored the next three goals and never
lead for good. span to secure Iona (6-8, 2-2) a 3-0 advantage at the trailed again.
Freshman sensation Caitlin Mikel, who leads the team Manhattan controlled a decisive 19-8 edge in draw con-
in scoring this season, put the Saints in the lead to The Saints (3-8, 1-2) responded with the next two tallies trols. As a result, the Lady Jaspers dominated possession
stay at the 23:49 mark. The tally sparked a spurt of from Rosecrans and Kain to pull within 3-2 at the 14:33 and dictated tempo for the majority of the afternoon.
seven unanswered goals, all by seven different goal mark, but never got closer than a goal the rest of
scorers, as the Green and Gold built an insurmountable the way. Manhattan led 6-2 at intermission and pushed the
8-1 advantage late in the first half. lead to 7-2 just over a minute into the second half on
Iona reeled off four straight goals in response and Jillian McGowan’s second goal of the game. Siena
Downing scored her second goal of the game to pull the despite a Lynn Harkins score just 22 seconds before responded with its most spirited rally of the day,
Purple Eagles within 8-2 heading into the half, but Niagara halftime, Siena trailed 7-3 entering intermission. scoring three goals over a four-minute and 30 second
would never get within six goals the rest of the way. stretch to pull within 7-5.
The Green and Gold cut the deficit to 8-6 with 14:24
In all, ten Saints recorded goals in an all-around strong remaining in the second half on Ryan Tierney’s 12th Freshman Caitlin Mikel started the flurry with an
team effort. In addition to Rosecrans’ three tallies, goal of the season, but the Gaels scored six unanswered unassisted score. Ryan Tierney followed with her second
Erin Hepper, Lynn Harkins, Alexandra Kain, Courtney goals to conclude the game and run away with the win. goal of the game, and Alexandra Kain finished the run
Highsmith, Catherine Quinlan and Erin Montgomery off a nice pass from Mikel.
each added two goals. Iona held a 29-19 edge in shots including 18-10 in the
second half. Liz Peters made 11 stops in goal for Siena, The Lady Jaspers scored the next eight goals to put the
Freshman goalie, Liz Peters, posted six saves in goal while teammate Courtney Highsmith tied her for the game away. Four of the scores came in a two-minute
for her third career win, while Allie Primo aided the team lead with four ground balls. barrage that started just under 10 minutes into the
Saints’ stellar defensive efforts with a team-best three final stanza. Convery and Psillos each found the back
ground balls and three caused turnovers. Jaclyn O’Leary led all scorers with her six goals and of the goal twice over the span. Psillos also registered
also secured three ground balls. Godlewski finished two of her four assists in the decisive 15-minute outburst.
The six goals allowed were the fewest by a Siena team with a hat trick, while Jillian Beck accounted for the
since they allowed five in a double-overtime win at Gaels other lone multiple-goal scorer with two. Courtney Highsmith, Megan Connolly and Harkins
Iona on April 16, 2005. each scored in a late 3-0 Siena run, but Pisllos and
1 2 Final Emilia Ward followed with goals in the final 12 seconds
Siena out-shot Niagara 31-16 and committed a season- Iona 7 6 13 of play to finish off the scoring.
low eight turnovers while forcing the Purple Eagles Siena 3 3 6
into 17 miscues. Siena goalie, Liz Peters, matched Manhattan’s Allison
Siena Scoring Brown with eight saves. The Jaspers owned a 34-23
1 2 Final edge in shots, an 8-5 advantage in free-position
Siena 8 10 18 GOALS: Rosecrans, 2; Kain, 2; Harkins, 1; Tierney, 1 attempts and a 41-27 lead in ground balls.
Niagara 2 4 6
ASSISTS: Marcantonio, 1; Quinlan, 1 1 2 Final
Siena Scoring Manhattan 6 11 17
Iona Scoring Siena 2 6 8
GOALS: Rosecrans, 3; Montgomery, 2; Harkins, 2;
Hepper, 2; Quinlan, 2; Highsmith, 2; Kain, 2; Tierney, 1; GOALS: O’Leary, J., 6; Godlewski, 3; Beck, 2; Coholan, 1;
O’Leary, R., 1 Siena Scoring
Mikel, 1; Marcantonio, 1
ASSISTS: Coholan, 1; Hughes, 1; O’Leary, R., 1 GOALS: Tierney, 2; Mikel, 1; Kain, 1; Highsmith, 1;
ASSISTS: Tierney, 4; Harkins, 1; Mikel, 1; Montgomery, 1 Harkins, 1; Marcantonio, 1; Connolly, 1
Shots: Siena 19, Iona 29
Niagara Scoring ASSISTS: Harkins, 1; Highsmith, 1; Kain, 1; Mikel, 1;
Ground Balls: Siena 23, Iona 22 Quinlan, 1
GOALS: Downing, 3; Formato, 2; Valerio, 1 Draw Controls: Siena 9, Iona 12
ASSISTS: Thomas, 1 Clears: Siena 13-21, Iona 13-17
Free Position Shots: Siena 1-4, Iona 1-5 GOALS: Psillos, 5; Convery, 4; Kerrisk, 3; McGowan, 2;
Shots: Siena 31, Niagara 16 Morrison, 1; Ward, 1; Hickey, 1
Ground Balls: Siena 11, Niagara 10 Saves: Siena 11, Iona 6
Fouls: Siena 20, Iona 23 ASSISTS: Psillos, 4; Lavelle, 1; Morrison, 1; Ward, 1
Draw Controls: Siena 15, Niagara 8
Clears: Siena 14-14, Niagara 12-13 Turnovers: Siena 22, Iona 17 Shots: Siena 23, Manhattan 34
Free Position Shots: Siena 0-0, Niagara 0-0 Attendance: 117 Ground Balls: Siena 27, Manhattan 41
Draw Controls: Siena 8, Manhattan 19
Saves: Siena 6, Niagara 6
Clears: Siena 15-27, Manhattan 15-21
Fouls: Siena 20, Niagara 23
Free Position Shots: Siena 0-5, Manhattan 3-8
Turnovers: Siena 8, Niagara 17 Saves: Siena 8, Manhattan 8
Attendance: 300 Fouls: Siena 34, Manhattan 24
Turnovers: Siena 32, Manhattan 28
20 2009 SIENA LACROSSE
Game 13 Game 14
Marist 15, Siena 8 Fairfield 24, Siena 13
April 18 • Poughkeepsie, N.Y. April 20 • Fairfield, Conn.
Marist’s all-time leading scorer, Lindsey Diener, added Four Stags scored three or more goals as Fairfield
six points to her record as the Red Foxes posted a completed an undefeated regular season in the MAAC
15-8 win over the Siena women’s lacrosse team in by defeating the Siena women’s lacrosse team in their
Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Alexandra Kain scored a pair of goals season finale by a score of 24-13 in Fairfield, Conn.
for the Saints who stumbled to their third straight loss. Captain Lindsey Rosecrans and senior Kathryn
Marcantonio each recorded four points apiece as the
The Red Foxes (8-7, 5-1) controlled the first half, out- Saints dropped their fourth straight to end the year.
shooting the Saints 18-7, while forcing Siena (3-10, 1-4)
into 18 turnovers in the first 30 minutes of action. After Fairfield (16-1, 6-0) opened an early 3-0 lead just
under four minutes in, Siena (3-11, 1-5) responded
Marist scored five of the first six goals, harboring a 5-1 with three goals of their own to nod the game at 3-3 at
advantage at the 18:46 mark following one of Ali the 22:44 mark. Rosecrans was involved in all three
Carnabuci’s three goals of the afternoon. Siena fought goals, scoring two while assisting on the other which
back late in the half to pull as close as 7-4 entering came off the stick of Marcantonio.
The high powered Stags offense responded by scoring
The Red Foxes added a trio of goals in the opening 10 of the next 12 goals to reclaim the lead and pull
minutes of the second half in building a 10-4 as they away with a 13-5 advantage. The resilient Saints how-
cruised to the win. ever, scored four goals in the final 1:47 of the half,
In support of Kain, six other Saints recorded goals, including three in the final 38 seconds, to gain
with reserves Erin Montgomery and Maegan Connolly momentum and pull within 14-9 at intermission.
leading the way with a pair of points. Liz Peters faced But Fairfield regrouped to tally four of the first five
37 shots in goal, turning aside 13. goals of the second half in taking an 18-10 lead and
1 2 Final never looked back from there.
Siena 4 4 8 The Stags peppered Siena goalie Liz Peters with 46
Marist 7 8 15 shots, 34 of which were on goal. Peters posted ten
saves. Siena enjoyed success in free-position attempts,
Siena Scoring cashing in on four of seven opportunities.
GOALS: Kain, 2; Montgomery, 1; Connolly, 1; Quinlan, 1; Catherine Quinlan added a pair of goals for the Saints
Mikel, 1; Highsmith, 1; Hepper, 1 and Lynn Harkins added a goal and an assist in her
ASSISTS: Connolly, 1; Harkins, 1; Montgomery, 1 final game for the Green and Gold. Rosecrans completed
a solid all-around game, adding five draw controls, four
Marist Scoring ground balls and four caused turnovers to her totals.
GOALS: Carnabuci, 3; Sumcizk, 3; Diener, 2; Garland, 2; Erin Rigby led the Stags with six points, including four
Rinefierd, 2; Considine, 1; O'Brien, 1; Noftsker, 1 goals, while teammates Rebecca White, Abbey
Goodwin and Kristen Coleman each added hat tricks.
ASSISTS: Diener, 4; Falco, 2; Carnabuci, 1; Begley, 1;
Considine, 1; Garland, 1; Rinefierd, 1 1 2 Final
Siena 9 4 13
Shots: Siena 17, Marist 37 Fairfield 14 10 24
Ground Balls: Siena 16, Marist 26
Draw Controls: Siena 10, Marist 14
Clears: Siena 10-14, Marist 11-16 GOALS: Rosecrans, 3; Marcantonio, 3; Quinlan, 2;
Harkins, 1; Primo, 1; Highsmith, 1; Hepper, 1; Tierney, 1
Free Position Shots: Siena 2-4, Marist 3-4
Saves: Siena 13, Marist 9 ASSISTS: Harkins, 1; Marcantonio, 1; Montgomery, 1;
Fouls: Siena 16, Marist 19
Turnovers: Siena 32, Marist 19 Fairfield Scoring
Attendance: 212 GOALS: Rigby, 4; White, 3; Coleman, 3; Goodwin, 3;
Fuchs, 2; MacKay, 2; von Hoffmann, 1; Martin, 1;
Bare, 1; Kelleher, 1; Lucena, 1; L’Heureux, 1; Barnes, 1
ASSISTS: Reardon, 2; Rigby, 2; von Hoffmann, 2;
White, 2; Coleman, 1; Goodwin, 1; Martin, 1; Vallely, 1
Shots: Siena 32, Fairfield 46
Ground Balls: Siena 17, Fairfield 22
Draw Controls: Siena 12, Fairfield 26
Clears: Siena 17-29, Fairfield 20-23
Free Position Shots: Siena 4-7, Fairfield 2-5
Saves: Siena 10, Fairfield 12
Fouls: Siena 35, Fairfield 31
Turnovers: Siena 24, Fairfield 29
2009 SIENA LACROSSE 21
2009 Opponents Non-Conference
Bryant Central Connecticut State Sacred Heart
Bulldogs Blue Devils Pioneers
March 1 • 1 p.m. March 8 • 1 p.m. March 14 • 12 p.m.
Turf Field Complex (Smithfield, R.I.) Arute Field (New Britain, Conn.) Campus Field (Fairfield, Conn.)
GENERAL INFORMATION GENERAL INFORMATION GENERAL INFORMATION
Location: Smithfield, R.I. Location: New Britain, Conn. Location: Fairfield, Conn.
Founded: 1863 Founded: 1849 Founded: 1963
Enrollment: 3,200 Enrollment: 9,678 Enrollment: 3,465
President: Hon. Ronald K. Machtley President: Jack Miller President: Dr. Anthony J. Cernera
Director of Athletics: Bill Smith Director of Athletics: Charles Jones Director of Athletics: C. Donald Cook
Conference: Independent Conference: Northeast (NEC) Conference: Northeast (NEC)
Nickname: Bulldogs Nickname: Blue Devils Nickname: Pioneers
Colors: Black & Gold Colors: Blue & White Colors: Red & White
Home Field (Capacity): Turf Field Complex (500) Home Field (Capacity): Arute Field (3,500) Home Field (Capacity): Campus Field (4,000)
COACHING STAFF COACHING STAFF COACHING STAFF
Head Coach: Karen Healy Head Coach: Rachel Tringali Head Coach: Laura Cook
Alma Mater: Syracuse ’02 Alma Mater: Monmouth ’00 Alma Mater: UMass ’99
Career Record (Years): 35-29 (4 years) Career Record (Years): 18-41 (4 years) Career Record (Years): 85-69 (9 years)
Record at Bryant (Years): 32-16 (3 years) Record at CCSU (Years): 7-36 (3 years) Record at Sacred Heart (Years): Same
Assistant Coach: Caitlin Hansen Assistant Coach: Erin Cayea Assistant Coach: Alaina Anderson
TEAM INFORMATION TEAM INFORMATION Assistant Coach: Chris Moynahan
2008 Overall Record: 10-8 2008 Overall Record: 1-13 TEAM INFORMATION
2008 Conference Record (Finish): 7-3 (4th) 2008 Conference Record (Finish): 1-7 (8th) 2008 Overall Record: 12-8
Starters Returning/Lost: 8/2 Starters Returning/Lost: 9/2 2008 Conference Record (Finish): 7-1 (1st)
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 12/2 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 13/3 Starters Returning/Lost: 8/4
Newcomers: 7 Newcomers: 9 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 13/6
ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS Newcomers: 11
Women’s Lacrosse Contact: Jason Sullivan Women’s Lacrosse Contact: Daniel Forcella ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS
Office Phone: 401-232-6072 Office Phone: 860-832-3059 Women’s Lacrosse Contact: Bill Peterson
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org E-mail: email@example.com Office Phone: 203-396-8125
Fax: 401-232-6361 Fax: 860-832-3084 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web Site: www.BryantBulldogs.com Web Site: www.CCSUBlueDevils.com Fax: 203-371-7889
Web Site: www.SacredHeartPioneers.com
Vermont Holy Cross
March 4 • 3 p.m. March 11 • 4 p.m.
Moulton Winder Field (Burlington, Vt.) Siena Field Turf (Loudonville, N.Y.)
GENERAL INFORMATION GENERAL INFORMATION
Location: Burlington, Vt. Location: Worcester, Mass.
Founded: 1791 Founded: 1843
Enrollment: 9040 Enrollment: 2,817
President: Dr. Daniel Mark Fogel President: Rev. Michael C. McFarland
Director of Athletics: Dr. Robert Corran Director of Athletics: Richard M. Regan, Jr.
Conference: America East Conference: Patriot League
Nickname: Catamounts Nickname: Crusaders
Colors: Green & Gold Colors: Royal Purple
Home Field (Capacity): Moulton Winder Field (3,000) Home Field (Capacity): Hart Turf Field (1,000)
COACHING STAFF COACHING STAFF
Head Coach: Jennifer Johnson Head Coach: Stephanie Ridolfi
Alma Mater: Penn State ’00 Alma Mater: Massachusetts ’00
Career Record (Years): 22-42 (4 years) Career Record (Years): 65-69 (8 years)
Record at Vermont (Years): Same Record at Holy Cross (Years): 57-51 (6 years)
Assistant Coach: Jen Nardi Assistant Coach: Abby Mead
TEAM INFORMATION TEAM INFORMATION
2008 Overall Record: 8-9 2008 Overall Record: 5-11
2008 Conference Record: 5-1 (2nd) 2008 Conference Record (Finish): 2-4 (5th)
Starters Returning/Lost: 7/2 Starters Returning/Lost: 7/5
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 19/6 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 23/8
Newcomers: 8 Newcomers: 6
ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS
Women’s Lacrosse Contact: Lisa Champagne Women’s Lacrosse Contact: Jim Wrobel
Office Phone: 802-656-1818 Office Phone: 508-793-2583
E-mail: email@example.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax: 802-656-8328 Fax: 508-793-2309
Web Site: www.UVMAthletics.com Web Site: www.GoHolyCross.com
22 2009 SIENA LACROSSE
Wagner UC Davis St. Bonaventure
Seahawks Aggies Bonnies
March 18 • 4 p.m. March 23 • 3 p.m. April 10 • 3 p.m.
Siena Turf Field (Loudonville, N.Y.) Siena Turf Field (Loudonville, N.Y.) Siena Turf Field (Loudonville, N.Y.)
GENERAL INFORMATION GENERAL INFORMATION GENERAL INFORMATION
Location: Staten Island, N.Y. Location: Davis, Calif. Location: St. Bonaventure, N.Y.
Founded: 1883 Founded: 1908 Founded: 1858
Enrollment: 2,000 Enrollment: 30,685 Enrollment: 2,000
President: Dr. Richard Guarasci President: Dr. Larry Vanderhoef President: Sr. Margaret Carney
Director of Athletics: Walt Hameline Director of Athletics: Greg Warzecka Director of Athletics: Steve Watson
Conference: Northeast (NEC) Conference: Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Conference: Atlantic 10 (A10)
Nickname: Seahawks Nickname: Aggies Nickname: Bonnies
Colors: Green & White Colors: Yale Blue & Gold Colors: Brown & White
Home Field (Capacity): Home Field (Capacity): Aggie Stadium (10,743) Home Field: McGraw-Jennings Field
Wagner College Stadium (3,300) COACHING STAFF COACHING STAFF
COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Elaine Jones Head Coach: Christy Malone
Head Coach: Cristina Curiale Alma Mater: Virginia ’92 Alma Mater: Cabrini ’01
Alma Mater: Rutgers ’04 Career Record (Years): 64-57 (7 years) Career Record (Years): 43-31 (6 years)
Career Record (Years): First year Record at UC Davis (Years): Same Record at St. Bonaventure (Years): 4-10 (2 years)
Record at Wagner (Years): First year Assistant Coach: Nina Pantano Assistant Coach: Richard Bennett
Assistant Coach: Christine O’Brien TEAM INFORMATION TEAM INFORMATION
TEAM INFORMATION 2008 Overall Record: 7-11 2008 Overall Record: 4-10
2008 Overall Record: 3-13 2008 Conference Record (Finish): 1-4 2008 Conference Record (Finish): 2-5 (T-6th)
2008 Conference Record (Finish): 3-5 (6th) Starters Returning/Lost: 7/5 Starters Returning/Lost: 5/6
Starters Returning/Lost: 8/2 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 13/7 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 9/8
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 16/2 Newcomers: 8 Newcomers: 14
Newcomers: 6 ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS
ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS Women’s Lacrosse Contact: Mark Honbo Women’s Lacrosse Contact: Jason Farhadi
Women’s Lacrosse Contact: John Beisser Office Phone: 530-752-8050 Office Phone: 716-375-4019
Office Phone: 718-390-3227 E-mail: email@example.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
E-mail: email@example.com Fax: 530-752-8050 Fax: 716-375-2383
Fax: 718-390-3347 Web Site: www.UCDavisAggies.com Web Site: www.GoBonnies.com
Web Site: www.WagnerAthletics.com
UAlbany Boston College
Great Danes Eagles
April 7 • 7 p.m. April 14 • 3:30 p.m.
John Fallon Field (Albany, N.Y.) Siena Turf Field (Loudonville, N.Y.)
GENERAL INFORMATION GENERAL INFORMATION
Location: Albany, N.Y. Location: Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Founded: 1844 Founded: 1863
Enrollment: 12,748 Enrollment: 14,500
President: George M. Philip President: Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J.
Director of Athletics: Lee McElroy Director of Athletics: Gene DeFilippo
Conference: America East Conference: Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)
Nickname: Great Danes Nickname: Eagles
Colors: Purple & Gold Colors: Maroon & Gold
Home Field (Capacity): John Fallon Field (2,500) COACHING STAFF
COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Bowen Holden
Head Coach: Lindsey Hart Alma Mater: Georgetown ’01
Alma Mater: Ohio ’03 Career Record (Years): 21-30 (3 years)
Career Record (Years): 24-26 (3 years) Record at Boston College (Years): Same
Record at UAlbany (Years): Same Assistant Coach: Caroline McGuire (Richmond ’06)
Assistant Coach: Trish Sutton Assistant Coach: CJ Yanofsky (Trinity ’08)
Assistant Coach: Brittany Scott TEAM INFORMATION
TEAM INFORMATION 2008 Overall Record: 7-10
2008 Overall Record: 8-9 2008 Conference Record (Finish): 2-3 (5th)
2008 Conference Record (Finish): 2-4 (T-4th) Starters Returning/Lost: 8/4
Starters Returning/Lost: 10/2 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 17/6
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 18/3 Newcomers: 8
Newcomers: 5 ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS
ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS Women’s Lacrosse Contact: Caitlin O’Neil
Women’s Lacrosse Contact: Brian DePasquale Office Phone: 617-552-4508
Office Phone: 518-442-3072 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
E-mail: email@example.com Fax: 617-552-4903
Fax: 518-442-3139 Web Site: www.BCEagles.com
Web Site: www.UAlbanySports.com
2009 SIENA LACROSSE 23
2009 Opponents MAAC
Marist Niagara Manhattan
Red Foxes Purple Eagles Jaspers
March 25 • 4 p.m. March 29 • 11 a.m. April 17 • 7 p.m.
Siena Turf Field (Loudonville, N.Y.) Siena Turf Field (Loudonville, N.Y.) Gaelic Park (Riverdale, N.Y.)
GENERAL INFORMATION GENERAL INFORMATION GENERAL INFORMATION
Location: Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Location: Niagara University, N.Y. Location: Riverdale, N.Y.
Founded: 1929 Founded: 1856 Founded: 1853
Enrollment: 4,256 Enrollment: 3,853 Enrollment: 3,400
President: Dr. Dennis J. Murray President: Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. President: Br. Thomas Scanlan, F.S.C.
Director of Athletics: Tim Murray Director of Athletics: Ed McLaughlin Director of Athletics: Bob Byrnes
Conference: Metro Atlantic Athletic (MAAC) Conference: Metro Atlantic Athletic (MAAC) Conference: Metro Atlantic Athletic (MAAC)
Nickname: Red Foxes Nickname: Purple Eagles Nickname: Jaspers
Colors: Red & White Colors: Purple & White Colors: Kelly Green & Whtie
Home Field (Capacity): Tenney Stadium at Home Field (Capacity): Niagara Field (1,200) Home Field (Capacity): Gaelic Park (2,000)
Leonidoff Field (5,000) COACHING STAFF COACHING STAFF
COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Mike Mansour Head Coach: Jim Drivas
Head Coach: Laura Campbell Alma Mater: Fredonia ’92 Alma Mater: Springfield ’89
Alma Mater: American ’03 Career Record (Years): 33-78 (8) Career Record (Years): 28-34 (3)
Career Record (Years): First Season Record at Niagara (Years): Same Record at Manhattan (Years): Same
Record at Marist (Years): First Season Assistant Coach: Brad Stahlka Assistant Coach: John Fullick
Assistant Coach: Megan Orr TEAM INFORMATION Assistant Coach: Kevin Conroy
TEAM INFORMATION 2008 Overall Record: 2-11 TEAM INFORMATION
2008 Overall Record: 10-9 2008 Conference Record (Finish): 0-6 (7th) 2008 Overall Record: 7-7
2008 Conference Record (Finish): 5-1 (2nd) Starters Returning/Lost: 11/1 2008 Conference Record (Finish): 2-4 (5th)
Starters Returning/Lost: 4/7 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 16/1 Starters Returning/Lost: 5/6
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 17/11 Newcomers: 12 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 15/7
Newcomers: 9 ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS
ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS Women’s Lacrosse Contact: Chris Smith Women’s Lacrosse Contact: Lonny Unger
Women’s Lacrosse Contact: Andy Alongi Office Phone: 716-286-8724 Office Phone: 718-862-7728
Office Phone: (845) 575-3699 ext. 2150 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org E-mail: Lonny.Unger@manhattan.edu
E-mail: Andrew.Alongi@Marist.edu Fax: 716-286-8582 Fax: 718-862-8020
Fax: 845-471-0466 Web Site: www.PurpleEagles.com Web Site: www.GoJaspers.com
Web Site: www.GoRedFoxes.com
Canisius Stags Gaels
Golden Griffins April 5 • 1 p.m. April 19 • 1 p.m.
March 27 • 7 p.m. Siena Turf Field (Loudonville, N.Y.) (New Rochelle, N.Y.)
Demske Sports Complex (Buffalo, N.Y.)
GENERAL INFORMATION GENERAL INFORMATION
GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Fairfield, Conn. Location: New Rochelle, N.Y.
Location: Buffalo, N.Y. Founded: 1942 Founded: 1940
Founded: 1870 Enrollment: 3,300 Enrollment: 3,045
Enrollment: 3,461 President: Rev. Jeffrey von Arx, S.J. President: Br. James A. Liguori
President: Rev. Vincent M. Cooke, S.J. Director of Athletics: Eugene P. Doris Director of Athletics: Patrick Lyons
Director of Athletics: Bill Maher Conference: Metro Atlantic Athletic (MAAC) Conference: Metro Atlantic Athletic (MAAC)
Conference: Metro Atlantic Athletic (MAAC) Nickname: Stags Nickname: Gaels
Nickname: Golden Griffins Colors: Cardinal Red Colors: Maroon & Gold
Colors: Blue & Gold Home Field (Capacity): Lessing Field (600) Home Field: Mazzella Field
Home Field (Capacity): COACHING STAFF COACHING STAFF
Demske Sports Complex (1,000) Head Coach: Mike Waldvogel Head Coach: Michelle Mason
COACHING STAFF Alma Mater: Cortland ’71 Alma Mater: Keene State ’05
Head Coach: Scott Teeter Career Record (Years): First Season Career Record (Years): 13-8 (2)
Alma Mater: Canisius ’02 Record at Fairfield (Years): First Season Record at Iona (Years): First Year
Career Record (Years): 36-57 (7) Assistant Coach: Laura Field Assistant Coach: Jaclyn O’Leary
Record at Canisius (Years): Same TEAM INFORMATION Volunteer Assistant Coach: Matt Thompson
Assistant Coach: Lesley Graham 2008 Overall Record: 17-2 TEAM INFORMATION
TEAM INFORMATION 2008 Conference Record (Finish): 6-0 (1st) 2008 Overall Record: 7-11
2008 Overall Record: 9-9 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 13/11 2008 Conference Record (Finish): 3-3 (4th)
2008 Conference Record (Finish): 4-2 (3rd) Newcomers: 13 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 16/9
Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 17/9 ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS Newcomers: 6
Newcomers: 5 Women’s Lacrosse Contact: Chris O’Connor ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS
ATHLETIC COMMUNICATIONS Office Phone: 203-254-4000 Women’s Lacrosse Contact: Jessica Rosenberg
Women’s Lacrosse Contact: Jason Veniskey E-mail: email@example.com Office Phone: 914-633-2310
Office Phone: 716-888-3767 Fax: 203-254-4117 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
E-mail: email@example.com Web Site: www.FairfieldStags.com Fax: 914-633-2072
Fax: 716-888-3178 Web Site: www.ICGaels.com
Web Site: www.GoGriffs.com
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The Record Book Christina Pampalone
Siena All-MAAC Teams
Rookie of the Year MAAC All-Academic Team
Michelle Eide Courtney Highsmith
Anaconda Sports Katherine Ostrye
Coach of the Year Jaclyn Papa
2004 Emily Winslow
First Team Niki Burger
2007 Leah Ciaccio
Sarah Elliott Kate Desmond
Sarah Elliott Katherine Ostrye
2005 Amy Schoonmaker
Christina Pampalone 2006
2004 Niki Burger
Michelle Eide Morgan Donovan
Diane Berstein Katherine Ostrye
Second Team Amy Schoonmaker
2004 Emily Winslow Corey Fink
Stephanie Petrucelli Bethany Zimmer
Stephanie Petruccelli Katie Cruger
Michelle Eide Corey Fink
2009 SIENA LACROSSE 25
The Record Book
Siena All-Time Record
vs. Opponents Record: 1-10 (1-6, 9th) Record: 1-13 (1-5, 6th)
First Last Home: 0-5 Away: 1-6 Neutral: 0-0 Home: 0-6 Away: 1-7 Neutral: 0-0
Opponent W L Game Game Coach: Tom Locascio Coach: Tom Locascio
UAlbany 0 9 1997 2008 3/22 at Mount Saint Mary’s* L, 21-7 3/18 at Holy Cross L, 18-2
Binghamton 3 3 2003 2008 3/23 at Duquesne* L, 9-5 3/23 C.W. Post L, 13-6
4/5 at Wagner* L, 12-8 3/26 at Wagner L, 15-0
Buffalo State 1 0 1998 1998
4/6 at Monmouth L, 9-5 3/31 at UAlbany L, 20-4
Canisius 6 4 1999 2008
4/9 at Marist* W, 9-3 4/2 at LeMoyne* L, 13-9
Central Connecticut St. 2 2 2002 2008 4/13 Niagara* L, 9-8 4/4 at Quinnipiac L, 20-5
C.W. Post 0 2 2000 2001 4/15 UAlbany L, 11-0 4/6 at Sacred Heart L, 11-6
Drexel 0 5 2000 2004 4/19 at Manhattan* L, 9-5 4/8 Manhattan* L, 16-3
Duquesne 0 3 1997 2001 4/20 at Fairfield* L, 9-5 4/15 at Canisius* W, 10-9
Fairfield 1 9 1997 2008 4/22 Union L, 20-4 4/16 at Niagara* L, 6-3
Holy Cross 1 7 1999 2008 4/29 at St. Michael’s L, 17-6 4/20 Marist* L, 15-8
Howard 2 2 2002 2008 4/21 Vermont L, 12-5
Iona 2 2 2005 2008 1998 4/25 Drexel L, 13-3
LaSalle 0 2 1998 1999 Record: 4-10 (2-5, 6th) 4/26 Fairfield* L, 11-10
LeMoyne 2 9 1999 2008 Home: 2-5 Away: 2-5 Neutral: 0-0
Long Island 2 1 2004 2006 Coach: Tom Locascio 2001
Longwood 0 2 2004 2008 3/17 at Syracuse L, 19-0 Record: 0-14 (0-6, 7th)
Manhattan 1 9 1997 2008 3/28 at Buffalo State W, 18-3 Home: 0-4 Away: 0-6 Neutral: 0-4
Marist 4 8 1997 2008 3/29 at Niagara* W, 4-3 Coach: Tom Locascio
Monmouth 0 1 1997 1997 4/4 Duquesne* L, 14-2 3/5 vs. Holy Cross! L, 17-1
4/5 Mount Saint Mary’s* L, 16-4 3/7 vs. Duquesne! L, 14-13
Mount St. Mary’s 0 4 1997 2004
4/16 at UAlbany L, 19-2 3/8 vs. St. Bonaventure! L, 14-4
Niagara 4 7 1997 2008
4/18 at LaSalle L, 17-3 3/17 at C.W. Post L, 12-6
Quinnipiac 0 5 1999 2001 4/19 at Wagner* L, 17-9 4/1 at Fairfield* L, 13-5
Sacred Heart 1 3 1999 2005 4/21 Union L, 21-0 4/3 at Quinnipiac L, 13-11
St. Bonaventure 0 4 2001 2006 4/25 Fairfield* L, 17-4 4/5 vs. Wagner^ L, 14-4
St. Francis (Pa.) 1 0 2003 2003 4/26 Manhattan* L, 14-6 4/8 LeMoyne* L, 15-4
St. Mary’s (Calif.) 1 1 2006 2007 4/28 St. Michael’s W, 14-13 (2OT) 4/12 Vermont L, 11-8
St. Michael’s 1 2 1997 1999 4/30 at Vermont L, 20-6 4/14 at Manhattan* L, 16-5
Syracuse 0 1 1998 1998 5/2 Marist* W, 18-7 4/18 at Marist* L, 16-2
Stonehill College 0 1 2006 2006 4/21 Niagara* L, 13-3
Stony Brook 0 4 2003 2007 1999 4/22 Canisius* L, 9-7
UC Davis 0 2 2006 2007 Record: 1-14 (1-5, 6th) 4/24 at Drexel L, 17-1
Union 0 2 1997 1998 Home: 1-7 Away: 0-7 Neutral: 0-0 ! Played in Bermuda
Vermont 0 10 1998 2007 Coach: Tom Locascio ^ Played at Skidmore College
Villanova 0 1 2002 2002 3/27 at Fairfield* L, 17-1
Wagner 0 6 1997 2002 3/28 Wagner L, 16-2 2002
4/1 Mount Saint Mary’s L, 17-1 Record: 0-14 (0-6, 7th)
4/3 LaSalle L, 18-2 Home: 0-7 Away: 0-6 Neutral: 0-1
Bold = 2009 opponent
Note: Bryant and Boston College will be
4/6 Quinnipiac L, 18-3 Coach: Suzanne Bette
played for the first time this season 4/8 Sacred Heart L, 16-3 3/13 at Villanova L, 19-4
4/11 LeMoyne* L, 17-7 3/26 vs. UAlbany# L, 10-3
4/13 at Manhattan* L, 12-4 3/30 Howard L, 9-8
4/17 Canisius* W, 9-7 4/2 Quinnipiac L, 10-8
4/18 Niagara* L, 8-5 4/4 Drexel L, 17-5
4/21 at Vermont L, 17-3 4/6 at LeMoyne* L, 16-4
4/26 UAlbany L, 13-3 4/9 at Wagner L, 13-2
4/27 at St. Michael’s L, 10-4 4/11 Vermont L, 21-6
4/30 at Marist* L, 14-8 4/13 at Canisius* L, 9-8
5/1 at Holy Cross L, 19-2 4/14 at Niagara* L, 15-7
4/17 Marist* L, 14-2
4/21 Fairfield* L, 17-4
4/23 at Central Connecticut StateL, 11-8
4/26 Manhattan* L, 17-13
# Played at Union College
26 2009 SIENA LACROSSE
2003 2005 2007
Record: 3-12 (1-5, 6th) Record: 11-7 (6-1, T-1st) Record: 4-10 (3-4, 5th)
Home: 0-2 Away: 0-5 Neutral: 3-5 Home: 5-0 Away: 3-3 Neutral: 3-4 Home: 3-3 Away: 1-5 Neutral: 0-2
Coach: Suzanne Bette Coach: Jake McHerron Coach: Jake McHerron
3/16 vs. St. Francis (Pa.)# W, 20-4 Regular-Season Co-Champions 3/1 at UC Davis L, 11-8
3/20 vs. Stony Brook# L, 13-9 2/25 at UAlbany L, 14-11 3/3 at Saint Mary’s L, 17-15
3/23 vs. Binghamton# W, 15-9 3/2 at Vermont L, 15-6 3/12 at UAlbany L, 8-5
3/25 vs. UAlbany& L, 18-6 3/6 vs. Long Island# W, 8-6 3/14 Binghamton W, 18-11
3/29 at Howard L, 17-13 3/9 Howard W, 13-9 3/20 Stony Brook L, 18-7
4/1 at Quinnipiac L, 18-2 3/17 vs. Binghamton# L, 14-13 3/22 vs. Holy Cross& L, 19-13
4/3 at Drexel L, 20-5 3/19 vs. St. Bonaventure# L, 21-10 3/28 at Vermont L, 19-8
4/10 at Vermont L, 16-6 3/30 vs. Holy Cross# W, 11-10 (2OT) 3/30 Niagara* W, 18-6
4/13 vs. Niagara*$ L, 12-6 4/3 at LeMoyne* W, 8-7 (2OT) 4/1 Canisius* W, 12-8
4/14 vs. Canisius*$ W, 12-4 4/5 vs. Sacred Heart# L, 8-5 4/5 at LeMoyne* L, 14-6
4/16 at Marist* L, 14-5 4/9 Marist* W, 9-5 4/13 vs. Manhattan*# L, 8-6
4/22 Central Connecticut State L, 12-9 4/10 Fairfield* W, 14-12 4/15 at Iona* W, 12-8
4/24 vs. LeMoyne*^ L, 14-7 4/16 at Iona* W, 6-5 (2OT) 4/20 Fairfield* L, 13-9
4/26 vs. Manhattan*% L, 14-9 4/17 at Manhattan* L, 21-7 4/22 Marist* L, 19-10
4/27 Fairfield* L, 18-2 4/20 at Central Connecticut St. W, 13-9 & Played in Albany, N.Y.
# Played at Union College 4/23 Niagara* W, 18-13 # Played in East Chester, N.Y.
& Played at RPI 4/24 Canisius* W, 14-6
$ Played at Marist 4/29 vs. LeMoyne$ W, 12-9 2008
^ Played at Skidmore College 5/1 vs. Manhattan$ L, 12-4 Record: 3-11 (1-8, 6th)
% Played in Pearl River, N.Y. # Played at Union College Home: 1-5 Away: 2-6 Neutral: 0-0
$ MAAC Tournament (Fairfield, Conn.) Coach: Jake McHerron
2004 2/23 C.W. Post L, 16-8
Record: 5-12 (3-3, 6th) 2006 3/1 Central Connecticut St. W, 19-8
Home: 2-1 Away: 3-7 Neutral: 0-4 Record: 2-15 (0-7, 8th) 3/3 UAlbany L, 18-8
Coach: Jake McHerron Home: 2-5 Away: 0-9 Neutral: 0-1 3/12 at Binghamton L, 15-7
3/3 at Longwood L, 12-5 Coach: Jake McHerron 3/18 at Howard W, 19-8
3/6 at Mount Saint Mary’s L, 16-7 2/24 at UAlbany L, 16-4 3/20 at Longwood L, 15-7
3/9 at Sacred Heart W, 5-4 3/8 Vermont L, 13-5 3/27 at Holy Cross L, 13-9
3/13 at Long Island W, 8-7 3/11 at Stony Brook L, 19-3 4/1 LeMoyne L, 13-4
3/14 at Stony Brook L, 12-7 3/14 at St. Bonaventure L, 13-5 4/4 at Canisius* L, 13-7
3/20 vs. St. Bonaventure# L, 16-4 3/16 vs. Stonehill College# L, 12-8 4/6 at Niagara* W, 18-6
3/21 at Binghamton L, 16-15 3/23 Binghamton W, 12-5 4/11 Iona* L, 13-6
3/27 vs. UAlbany# L, 12-5 3/25 LeMoyne* L, 8-7 4/13 Manhattan* L, 17-8
3/31 at Holy Cross L, 16-15 3/29 at Holy Cross L, 18-7 4/18 at Marist* L, 15-8
4/3 at LeMoyne* L, 8-7 4/1 at Marist* L, 7-6 4/20 at Fairfield* L, 24-13
4/6 vs. Drexel# L, 7-5 4/2 at Fairfield* L, 8-6
4/8 vs. Vermont# L, 11-8 4/8 Iona* L, 13-12
4/14 Marist* W, 10-7 4/9 Manhattan* L, 14-9
4/17 Manhattan* W, 18-16 (OT) 4/12 St. Mary’s (Calif.) W, 15-14
4/18 Fairfield* L, 10-9 4/15 UC Davis L, 14-10
4/24 at Niagara* L, 10-7 4/19 at Long Island L, 20-14
4/25 at Canisius* W, 11-8 4/22 at Niagara* L, 12-11 (2OT)
# Played at Union College 4/23 at Canisius* L, 9-8
# Played at Union College
Siena Women’s Lacrosse Joan Paul
by the Numbers
All-Time Record (12 seasons): 35-143 (.197)
Division I Record (12 seasons): 35-143 (.197)
Overall Home Record: 16-50
Road Record: 13-72
Neutral Record: 6-21
Overall Conference Record (MAAC): 19-58 (.247)
10+ Win Seasons: One (2005)
Seasons Above .500: One (2005)
2009 SIENA LACROSSE 27
This is Siena
Siena College is a liberal arts college nestled in Loudonville,
just minutes from Albany, the vibrant capital of New York. Our
approach to education combines the value of a liberal arts
with professional preparation, making Siena’s undergraduate
experience like no other. We offer 26 degree programs and 43
minors/certificate programs in the School of Business, Liberal
Arts and Science. Our students are encouraged to craft their edu-
cational experience to fit their unique aspirations.
At Siena, small interactive classes create a supportive environment
in which students can develop their potential for success. Whether
it is leading a classroom discussion, working side by side with faculty Student Life
conducting research, gaining real-world experience at one of the countless The proud sense of community and spirit on the Siena campus
internships available in the Capital region, or participating in one of our is directly linked to the students. Their energy and enthusiasm
60-plus extracurricular activities, the extraordinary opportunities for personal, is present in every aspect of the College. Approximately 90
academic, leadership and professional development are endless. percent of Siena’s freshmen live on campus, and accom-
Our Franciscan and Catholic heritage takes our students on a journey modations range from traditional residence halls to suites
beyond classrooms and career paths. We strive to nurture a student’s and townhouses.
appreciation of what is possible in this world and to teach the importance The student population is more influential
of using their many talents to serve their communities, as well as their than most would imagine. There are
careers. As a result, Siena graduates find extraordinary achievement in all more than 70 student-run clubs,
aspects of their lives. teams, committees, intramural sports,
and various other programs to choose
The Secret of Siena’s Success from. There is an activity for virtually
What keeps Siena College among every interest. It is student pride and
“America’s Best?” Since its found- activism that keeps the Siena
ing, Siena has been a community campus alive and strong.
where care and concern for the intel-
lectual, personal and social growth
of all students is paramount.
The overwhelming sense of com-
munity spirit at Siena grabs your
attention the moment you arrive
on campus. It is a place where your
friends are your neighbors, your professors are your friends, and just
about everyone calls you by your name. The one-on-one interaction in the
classroom and personal attention is why students call Siena “home.”
Students can choose among 26 majors in liberal arts, science and business.
All majors require coursework in English, history, philosophy, religious
studies, fine arts, the social sciences and natural science as part of
Siena’s core curriculum.
Siena also offers more than a dozen cooperative and special programs to
suit a variety of professional interests. The Siena/Albany Medical College
Program features a medical education with a distinct ethical dimension,
the first of its kind in America. Certificate programs are also available
in Theatre, Peace and International Studies, Foreign Languages, and
Business. All certificate programs offer students a concentration of
experience that enhances their majors and increases their career
options. Other popular choices include Study Abroad, the Siena in
London program, the Washington Semester, an MBA program with
Clarkson University, and several cooperative engineering programs.
Siena’s liberal arts education prepares every student for entry into profes-
sions or to graduate school. Each year Siena graduates more than 700
students who are eagerly accepted by leading corporations, the public
sector and into America’s most prestigious graduate programs.
28 2009 SIENA LACROSSE
Understanding Siena’s Franciscan Tradition
The Catholic, Franciscan tradition is
Siena’s founding tradition, and this
tradition remains alive at Siena
where it engages students, faculty,
staff, and administrators of diverse
Franciscan education is affective
learning. It occurs in the personal
interactions of faculty, students, THE FACTS
and student affairs staff; it prepares Enrollment: Approximately 3,000 undergrad-
students to address real issues in our contemporary world, and to raise uates: 53% women, 47% men.
critical questions. Siena has adopted a multicultural plan to foster its
Student-Faculty Ratio: 14:1
Franciscan commitment to being a community which reflects and appre-
ciates the ethnic and cultural richness of the college community. Class sizes: range from 15-35 (average 21)
The Franciscan tradition plays out in the two crucial areas of college life. Location: Suburban, 155-acre campus two
miles north of Albany, less than three hours
First, Siena’s Franciscan identity requires us to be a student-centered from New York City and Boston.
community. It requires faculty, staff, and administrators to respect each
student, to work with students attentively, to communicate a sense of
B.A.: American Studies, Classics, Creative
enjoyment at being part of this college. Students work together in pro-
Arts, Economics, English, Environmental
grams which range from peer tutoring in the college to volunteering in
Studies, French, History, Mathematics,
the larger community. The emphasis on volunteering means that not
Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology,
only does Campus Ministry run an extensive volunteer program, but
Religious Studies, Social Work, Sociology
student organizations carry out volunteer programs as part of being
chartered by the College.
B.S.: Biochemistry, Biology, Biology/Medical,
Many colleges say they are student-centered, but Siena’s Catholic, Chemistry, Computational Science,
Franciscan vision of human life is essentially communal. It knows that Computer Science, Economics, Finance,
life is lived in, with, and for, other human beings. At the same time, it Marketing & Management, and Physics
respects the irreplaceable dignity of the individual and the individual’s
freedom of conscience. This communal and respectful experience begins B.B.A: Accounting
within the college community and is carried out into the larger society. Computers
All Siena students have free Internet and
Second, the Franciscan tradition provides resources which contribute to
e-mail access; students have 24-hour
our academic excellence. Saint Francis called himself simple and unlearned,
access to campus-wide computer system;
but he had a profound and coherent understanding of human identity,
Siena maintains specialized computer labs
social life, and the physical world. This understanding began with careful
for Arts, Science, and Business students.
attention to the real experience of being human, living in a community,
Student-Computer Ratio: 12:1.
being situated in a particular place, but then he put this experience in the
context of a tradition. He could also listen to and learn from people Student Life
formed by other traditions. 76 percent of students live on campus in
residence halls, suites or townhouses.
Siena’s Franciscan tradition guides More than 60 organizations, featuring
Siena in creating a curriculum which intramural and club sports, volunteer
stimulates individual intellectual activities, campus ministry, student gov-
growth and civic responsibility, con- ernment, academic and professional clubs
necting knowledge and action. and 88.3 FM-WVCR.
The Franciscan tradition also focuses Marcelle Athletic Complex (“The MAC”)
us on pedagogical strategies which features exercise equipment, swimming
are both critical and interactive. It is pool, racquet and squash courts, aerobics,
the reason we limit our class sizes, it an elevated, banked running track and
is the reason we emphasize the rela- basketball courts.
tionship between faculty and students.
18 NCAA Division I sports (7 for men, 11 for
At Siena, education is understood as women); 20 intramural and club activities.
a transformative experience: personal
interaction, introduction into the Costs
traditions of human social life, and $33,975 (tuition, room and board and fees
assuming responsibility. in 2008-2009. Approximately 86% of
students receive financial aid.)
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Athletic Academic Support Program
Nearly 15% of Siena students participate on one or more of Siena’s varsity
intercollegiate athletic teams. As members of the Metro Atlantic Athletic
Conference, Siena student-athletes reap the benefits of both worlds – the
opportunity to engage in a challenging and stimulating academic environ-
ment, along with the chance to develop their athletic potential as members
of competitive NCAA Division I teams. The support services provided to
student-athletes are designed to offer assistance and resources, in addition
to encouragement and guidance as they strive to maintain balance and
achieve excellence in their academic and athletic careers. Services include
monitoring academic and degree progress, supervision of study hall,
coordination of enrichment and educational programming, as well as
interaction with academic advisors and faculty within the various Liberal
Arts, Science and Business colleges.
Saints Supporting Saints –
Student Services and Personal Development
Academic Tutoring Service
The S.A.IN.T.S. Program: Supporting Athletes IN
The latest resource implemented to academic support services for student-
athletes, Saints Supporting Saints, is a program designed to provide student-
athletes with immediate assistance in their attempt to gain control of their
academic success. Student-athletes who excel at certain subjects are utilized
as tutors, helping fellow Saints achieve their academic goals. The program Life Skills
is funded by the athletic department. Tutors are available for all three schools Developed by the Siena College athletic department, the
(Arts, Business and Science) of study at Siena. S.A.IN.T.S. program represents a commitment to the total
growth and development of the student-athlete. This program
Athletic Study Center establishes an administrative commitment to academic and
In the fall of 2004, the Siena athletic department introduced a new Study athletic excellence. These efforts are supported with programs
Center located on the second floor of the Marcelle Athletic Complex. and services in personal development and community service.
Complete with several desktop computers, and internet hookups for laptops,
the Study Center is the perfect location for student-athletes to complete Personal Development
their out-of-class education. Incoming freshmen and at-risk student-athletes Fostering the development of personal growth is paramount to
are required to attend study hall throughout the academic year as described the S.A.IN.T.S. program. During the course of the academic
in the Siena Student-Athlete Handbook. year, several support programs are offered for student-athletes
providing opportunities to focus on personal growth issues
On-Campus Resources such as values classification, goal setting, fiscal planning,
The state-of-the-art J. Spencer & Patricia Standish Library opened in 1999 and nutrition, decision making and personal responsibility. Pro-
exceeds all the resources expected from an institution of higher education. gramming focuses on helping student-athletes develop a
Students are also encouraged to take advantage of The Writing Center at healthy lifestyle while at Siena College as well as habits that
Siena College, which exists to provide free, one-on-one tutoring to all will benefit them for life.
members of the Siena College Community, working with writers from all
levels of experience, ability, and expertise. The S.A.A.C.
Siena Career Center is also an excellent resource The Student-Athlete
dedicated to teaching the career develop- Advisory Committee
ment process to students through innova- (S.A.A.C.) is a student-
tive and quality career services. athlete organization
focused on creating pro-
grams and events that
The J. Spencer &
provide goodwill across Women’s lacrosse S.A.A.C. represen-
Patricia Standish Library all of Siena’s 18 sports tatives, Lindsey Rosecrans and
teams. The group takes Caitlin Mikel.
part in several volunteer programs in the neighboring
community. Also, S.A.A.C. is instrumental in voicing the
student-athletes’ concerns for Siena College athletics and
for their respective teams. S.A.A.C. is comprised of a
representative from each sports team, and an alternate
from each team. The members of this organization
have proven to be effective leaders and role models
for their team, and are the voices for Siena Athletics.
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The S.A.IN.T.S. Cup treatment area includes eight treat-
ment tables with various modalites
The S.A.IN.T.S. Cup is a competition including electric stimulation and ultra-
created to encourage participation in sound as well as an additional taping
the Champs/Life Skills Program at platform. Siena’s athletes also have
Siena College. It gives student-athletes access to three full body whirlpools
the opportunity to gain experience for hydrotherapy, two ice machines,
and earn points in the five main NCAA two full-size hydrocollators for moist
Champs/Life Skills components heat packs, and combination cold/ Jill Guarino Scott Connell
(academic excellence, career devel- intermittent compression units. The
opment, personal development, sports medicine office also utilizes numerous rehabilitation devices,
community service, and athletic including aquatic therapy through the use of the onsite pool to ensure
excellence). The focus of the pro- student-athletes safe and quick recovery to pre-injury (if not better) levels.
gram is to develop the individual
as a role model, team member and The athletic training staff works under the direct super-
community leader. vision of a team of physicians. Included among the team,
orthopedic surgeon Dr. Joseph Marotta, a former lacrosse
Each team is awarded points for participation in the player and 1980 graduate of Siena, and Dr. Vincent Luvera
S.A.IN.T.S. Cup Program. All academic and athletic excellence and Dr. Hamish Kerr make regular visits to campus and
points are automatically tallied at the end of each semester. cover several events during the course of the athletic season.
Points are also awarded in the areas of community service,
personal and career development. Strength and Conditioning
A men’s and women’s sports team with the highest point The Siena College Strength and Conditioning department Dr. Joseph
total at the end of each academic year will be announced as is committed to the pursuit of excellence for our student- Marotta ’80
the winners. The winning teams hold on to the S.A.IN.T.S. athletes. Our scientifically-based programs are designed
Cup for a year, and are awarded $500. The money is then to physically prepare athletes for competition at the Division I level. Teach-
added to the team’s budget and is used at the coaches’ and ing safety, efficiency, and intensity, the program is designed to allow athletes
players’ discretion. to push themselves to the limit, testing their physical capacity, and mental
resolve to be a MAAC champion. The means to this end are encompassed
S.A.IN.T.S. Cup Champions through strength training sessions, in addition to work on flexibility, speed
2007-2008 Men’s Basketball and Water Polo; and agility, plyometrics, and sport-specific conditioning. While the program
Runner-up Women’s Soccer does produce athletes who are bigger, stronger, and faster, the number one
2006-2007 Men’s Soccer and Water Polo priority is to train athletes in all of the aforementioned areas of strength and
2005-2006 Men’s Lacrosse and Women’s Soccer conditioning, so that they are less likely to become injured during competition.
2004-2005 Men’s Lacrosse and Women’s Softball
2003-2004 Men’s Soccer and Women’s Soccer
Under the direction of head athletic trainer
Greg Dashnaw, entering his 25th year at
Siena, and assistant trainers Jill Guarino
and Scott Connell, the sports medicine
office is responsible for the prevention,
treatment and rehabilitation of injuries to
Siena’s athletes. Over the past two decades,
Dashnaw has had a tremendous impact
Greg Dashnaw on the development and general health of
Siena’s student-athletes. The sports medicine office also Daniel Taylor
works with the athletes on nutritional counseling and stress At Siena, athletes are taught to train movements not
management, promot- body parts, this system not only utilizes ground-based, multi-joint exercises
ing the physical and but also individual joint work to increase mobility and range of motion.
psychological well being The entire strength training workouts last between 45 minutes to an hour
of student-athletes. while training anywhere from two to four times per week. Strength and
Conditioning Coach Daniel Taylor is always on hand to supervise team
Student-athletes have lifts, making sure that the athletes lift with correct form and intensity.
access to some of the
most modern treatment In the world of collegiate athletics, Championships are earned, and every
available in the Siena student-athlete will be provided with the opportunity to enhance their
training room. The sports performance through proven strength and conditioning methods
until they have fulfilled their athletic potential.
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Siena College Administration
Fr . Kevin J. Mullen, O.F.M. - Directors of St. Francis House, hailed by Boston’s
church and business leaders and residents as a model
for multifaceted outreach helping the homeless and
The Rev. Kevin J. Mullen, O.F.M., Siena College marginalized. In addition, he served on the Board of
Class of 1975, was appointed the 10th President Directors of Franciscan Children’s Hospital from 1997-
of the College on June 1, 2007. 1999, and was on the steering committee for the
Interfaith Clergy Breakfast.
Fr. Kevin directed the Franciscan Center for Service
and Advocacy since 2005, taught a seminar in Concurrently, Fr. Kevin served on the Provincial Council of
Franciscan service and Siena’s Foundations the Franciscans of Holy Name Province, and as director
course for first-year students, and was also a of finance for the Province. From 1990-1993 he was also
guardian (supervisor) of the Franciscan friary at the College. a member of the Board of Trustees of Christ the King
Seminary in East Aurora, N.Y.
He was previously a member of the Board of Trustees of Siena College
from 1987-1996, and from 1999-2005. In 1999, Fr. Kevin was appointed Pastor/Guardian of St.
Leo’s Church in Elmwood Park, N.J., where he served
Siena has had a profound influence on the greater part of this alumnus’s
until his Siena College appointments in 2005.
adult life. He is happy to be able to give back his skills and energy to
the academic community that introduced him to the liberal arts and Fr. Kevin taught full-time at Christ the King Seminary from
helped to shape his outlook and perspective. 1987-1990, and concurrently was a member of the Ethics
Committee of Sisters’ Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y. He also
Fr. Kevin was born in Paterson, N.J., “the cradle of Holy Name Province”
taught at various times at Pope John XXIII National
where the largest group of Franciscan Friars Minor in the country had
Seminary in Weston, Mass., Weston School of Theology
its program for novices. St. Bonaventure Church, just a few blocks
in Cambridge, Mass., Emmanuel College in Boston, Mass.,
from home, introduced Franciscan themes into the grammar school
Felician College in Lodi, N.J., The Franciscan Institute
curriculum. Fr. Kevin’s family also nurtured his Franciscan spirit
at St. Bonaventure University, Olean, N.Y., and The
throughout his early life.
Washington Theological Union in Silver Spring, Md.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in history at Siena College in 1975. Why
Since his return to the Siena College campus in 2005,
history? “It unfolds the story of humanity: how human beings have
he has added part-time chaplaincy at a state correctional
behaved, and misbehaved. It’s an essential facet of understanding
facility to his life as a friar.
who we are. Look at World War II, the Civil War, etc.”
He describes his Franciscan experience of community
Why Siena College? “The Franciscan formation, the people, and the
not in terms of dramatic events as much as in everyday
facilities: which were tremendous for the time. We took pride in the
encounters when you connect, and are glad of who you are,
and feel you have something to offer: “For example, when
He remembers several formative Siena people: outstanding professors you’re working with the poor. In terms of education,
and lecturers who opened him to the writings of St. Bonaventure and when you’re opening people up to information and
the Franciscan sources. From administrators to advisors to Mrs. V in thoughts. When we’re aware of that, we know: ‘This is
the dining hall, Siena people became family. where I belong.’ ”
He also extended himself in volunteer service, teaching religious education During a forum with Siena community members, Fr. Kevin
at St. Pius X parish in Loudonville, and helping people at nursing homes. spoke about his ethos, which he outlined as respect for
the human person, relationships (“not only one-to-one,
A month after graduation, Fr. Kevin was received as a member of the
but communal”), justice and respect, and being good
Order of Friars Minor. Four years later, he made his solemn profession
stewards of God’s creation. And, he added, “finding
of vows in 1979, and was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1980. He
what education, business, etc., can bring to that.”
received his Master’s of Divinity degree from Washington Theological
Union (during those studies he also did supervised ministry in adult Fr. Kevin looks forward to reflecting together with the Siena
education and hospital chaplaincy), and a Ph.D., in theology from The community “upon how we may further our communal
Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. (where his interest in commitment to the values that support the Franciscan
medical ethics grew, and where he continued to hone his pastoral heart). and Catholic traditions of a liberal arts education.” He
sees Franciscan Insight courses – wherein Siena faculty
Fr. Kevin’s administrative and leadership experience includes serving
and students apply what they learn about St. Francis to
as Rector/Guardian of St. Anthony Shrine in Boston, Mass., from
service tasks in their chosen profession – as an impor-
1990-1999. The popular downtown church offers numerous pastoral,
tant way to develop that commitment.
liturgical, and educational programs. Fr. Kevin also chaired the Board of
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John D’Argenio – Siena teams have enjoyed conference-wide as well as regional and
Director of Athletics national success. In 2007-2008 three sports teams captured MAAC
Championships, highlighted by the men’s basketball team’s memorable
John D’Argenio was appointed run to the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament after an upset of
director of athletics on April 21, SEC power Vanderbilt. The Saints’ volleyball team won its third straight
1993, after serving as the acting MAAC title in the fall of 2007 and women’s golf won the MAAC for the
director of athletics for the 1992-93 eighth straight season this past spring. Volleyball advanced to the
academic year. Since the appoint- NCAA Tournament for the third consecutive season, falling to eventual
ment, many new initiatives have National Champion Penn State.
been set forth and much progress
has been made in the athletic department. Athletic success has been a constant for the past 15 years under
D’Argenio’s supervision. In 1994 the men’s basketball team advanced
The department’s first academic advising office was cre- to the National Invitation Tournament semifinals at Madison Square
ated and a full-time advisor was hired to work with all of Garden. The Saints made their fourth NCAA Tournament appearance in
Siena’s student-athletes. The academic office has been 2008, after capturing their third MAAC title since 1999. The women’s
responsible for implementing a tutoring program, basketball team has captured seven regular-season Metro Atlantic
developing educational programming and producing a Athletic Conference titles, and in 2001 advanced to its first NCAA
student-athlete population whose combined grade-point Tournament in Nashville, Tenn. The Saints have played in three post-
average is higher than that of the general student body. season WNIT’s as well, advancing as far as the round of 16 in 1998.
In recent years, Siena’s student-athlete graduation rate Siena has registered seven MAAC volleyball championships and four
has ranked among the best in the country. In the NCAA’s MAAC baseball titles during D’Argenio’s tenure. The women’s soccer
inaugural graduation success rate announced in 2006, program has consistently finished in the upper echelon of the MAAC
Siena student-athletes finished fifth among all Division I after posting the nation’s eighth most improved season in 2001 and
schools. The department has ranked in the top-10% women’s tennis won the MAAC in 2006. All totaled the Saints have
nationally in each of the subsequent reports. won 25 MAAC championships under D’Argenio’s direction.
As part of the college’s efforts to address gender equity, Siena’s athletic facilities have been dramatically enhanced in the last
the women’s sports programs have expanded immensely 15 years. In 2007, the department debuted an artificial turf facility that
in the past 15 years. With the addition of golf, women’s serves as the home field for the field hockey and lacrosse programs.
swimming and diving, women’s water polo and the ele- The College hosted the 2008 MAAC Men’s Lacrosse Championships
vation of lacrosse from club to varsity status, Siena now in the beautiful new facility and will host the MAAC Women’s Soccer
sponsors 11 Division I women’s sports. Championships this coming fall. In 2004, the Callanan Field House
In 1996 D’Argenio was instrumental in negotiating Siena’s was expanded. The expansion features four team rooms as well as
agreement with the County of Albany and Times Union the Turchi Theater, a 32-seat room equipped with the latest in digital
Center (formerly Pepsi Arena) to move all of the College’s editing and presentation equipment. In 1995, D’Argenio served as
men’s home basketball games to the downtown facility. Tournament Director for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship
The move to the state-of-the-art downtown Albany facility First and Second Rounds at Knickerbocker Arena. He again assumed
culminated in Siena and the Arena signing a five-year those duties in March of 2003, as Siena served as the host institution
contract and most recently a four-year extension. Since for the men’s basketball East (Albany) Regional at Pepsi Arena after
the move, both the men’s and women’s basketball pro- co-hosting the NCAA wrestling National Championships in March of
grams have seen their attendances soar to the top-80 2002. The Saints have hosted numerous NIT and Women’s NIT
nationally. Since the move to the Arena, Siena has also games as well, including a remarkable six in 2003.
made major strides in the marketing of its programs. Prior to his appointment to director of athletics, D’Argenio served as
An active corporate partnership program has emerged Siena’s sports information director from 1985-1992.
on the heels of the 1996 decision that includes over 45
local and national businesses. D’Argenio served out his final year on the NCAA Division I Baseball
committee this past spring and is a member of the MAAC marketing
Athletic Development giving has increased over the past and finance committees. He also serves as chair of the MAAC baseball
10 years as well. Saints Alive!, the department’s athletic committee and is a member of the board for the Albany County
development organization, was initiated in 1998 to formal- Convention and Visitors Bureau and Albany Sports Foundation.
ize and bring structure to the department’s fundraising
efforts and its membership has grown each year since. D’Argenio earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of
Over $400,000 was raised during the 2007-2008 budget Dayton in 1982 and a master’s of science degree from North Dakota
cycle through Saints Alive!, and distributed directly to State University in 1985. He is a native of Rome, N.Y.
services that benefit the College’s student-athletes.
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Siena College Administration
Joyce Eggleston Lori Perillo Gail Picillo Cori Rowe Katelyn Dooley
Associate Athletics Assistant Athletics Academic Advisor Corporate Sales Manager Marketing Manager
Director – Compliance Director – Development
Ellen Howe – Life Skills Coordinator Greg Dashnaw – Head Athletic Trainer
Brian Brecht – Operations Assistant Daniel Taylor – Strength and Conditioning
Kaitlyn Skelley – Facilities Assistant Greg Brown – Aquatics Coordinator
Jason Tracey – Facilities Assistant Ken Grant – Assistant AD-Business Affairs
Head Coaching Staff
Tony Rossi Fran McCaffery Jim Bowles
Baseball Men’s Basketball Men’s and Women’s
Tom Wronowski Brian Brecht Gareth Elliott Jim Serbalik Gina Castelli Dave Wronowski
Men’s Golf Men’s Lacrosse Men’s Soccer Men’s Tennis Women’s Basketball Women’s Golf
Andrea Duffy Steve Karbowski ’93 Timothy O’Brien Bill Davidson Garvey Pierre Ellen Howe
Women’s Lacrosse Women’s Soccer Women’s Tennis Field Hockey Volleyball Water Polo
Greg Brown Deanna Parks Sybille Cowan Megan Gilligan
Swimming/Diving Softball Coaches’ Secretary Administrative Secretary
34 2009 SIENA LACROSSE
The Capital Region
Pick the ideal location for a city. Make it a port on a seagoing one’s taste. In the summer, the serene town transforms
river, and root it in history almost a century older than the into the mecca of thoroughbred racing, drawing over
United States itself. Let it be a seat of government, but situate half a million fans annually to view its exciting races.
it among three of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the
The Times Union Center, located in downtown Albany,
country. For the adventurous spirit, position it equidistant
hosts some of the country’s top entertainment acts,
from New York, Boston, and Montreal, and you have the
and doubles as the home of the area’s premiere sporting
Capital Region—one of the most dynamic capital areas in
events as well. The Albany River Rats of the International
Hockey League, the Albany Conquest of the Arena2
Albany’s prime location, stable economy and quality of living Football League and the Siena men’s basketball team
are luring an increasingly diverse population to the Capital all play home games in the arena.
Region. From large corporations to seedling businesses
Outdoor fun takes students skiing on
and flourishing arts organizations, the region provides the
some of the best trails in the Northeast,
goods and services to sustain each.
hiking in the Adirondacks, or boating
The 152-acre Siena College campus is located in the suburban on the Hudson or Mohawk rivers.
community of Loudonville, just two miles north of the New
It’s that simple. This is a place of
York State capital. Nearly one million people live and work
entertainment and excitement, of
in the Capital Region, and more than 50,000 students live
history and beauty. From
and learn in the region’s 14 colleges and universities.
daydream to fact, the Capital
If it is entertainment one seeks, you need not look far. The Region is fulfilling the highest
picturesque town of Saratoga Springs is located only 20 expectations of a diverse and
minutes north and is home to the Saratoga Performing Arts growing community.
Center, an amphitheatre which draws famous acts for any-
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Saints in the Community
One of the main objectives of the Siena Athletic Department has always
been to remain actively involved in the Capital Region community.
Siena’s student-athletes and coaches made a record number of appear-
ances in the community during the 2007-2008 season, volunteering
hundreds of hours to help out many organizations. Additionally, the
athletic department has donated thousands of dollars in game tickets,
sports camps scholarships and sporting apparel and memorabilia to
From soup kitchens to elementary schools, Siena invests its special
resources each year to enrich the Capital Region community.
Partnership with Ronald
McDonald House Charities
In 2008-2009, Siena athletics will continue its active
partnership with the Ronald McDonald House
Charities in the Capital Region. Throughout the
school year, all of Siena’s athletic teams are involved
in visiting either the Ronald McDonald House in
Albany or the Ronald McDonald Family Room at the
Albany Medical Center.
Student-athletes and coaches help lift the spirits
of the sick children and their families by prepar-
The athletic department staff served as chefs for a day at the
ing meals at the House, assisting in spring cleanup
Ronald McDonald House in Albany following the example set
efforts or simply signing autographs and playing by its student-athletes who have had a partnership with Ronald
games with the patients in the Family Room. McDonald House Charities the last three years. Siena president
Fr. Kevin Mullen, O.F.M. led the group of volunteers.
By creating, finding and supporting programs that directly improve
the health and well-being of children, Ronald McDonald House Charities first-hand the value of volunteering in the community.
(RMHC) is working to better the lives of children and their families The elementary students can find that learning is fun as
around the world. teachers incorporate Siena Athletics into class lesson
plans (i.e. using statistics for math assignments, or writ-
Adopt-A-School Program ing the players for English).
The newly redesigned Adopt-A-School program is a community initiative Siena’s current Adopted Schools are:
intended to motivate area elementary students through interaction with
• Albany Public School #18
Siena’s student-athletes. Members of Siena’s athletic teams interact with
designated schools throughout the year. In addition to providing guid- • St. Gregory’s School for Boys
ance and leadership to area youths, Siena’s student-athletes learn • Schenectady Middle School
• Acadia (Shenendehowa) Elementary School
Sophomore Ryan Rossiter and the men’s basketball team visited the
• St. Pius
Children’s Ward at Albany Medical Center during the Christmas season
to spread some holiday cheer.
St. Casmir’s Wednesdays
Siena Athletics began a partnership with St. Casmir’s
elementary school in 2001, providing an athletic facility
for the Arbor Hill School which does not have a gym.
Over the years, the program has flourished. Each
Wednesday during the school year, students from St.
Casmir visit the Marcelle Athletic Complex to play various
recreational activities with Siena student-athletes.
The youngsters are coached by Siena’s student-athletes
in various athletic skills. S.A.IN.T.S. Coordinator Ellen
Howe has overseen the implementation of the program
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The men’s lacrosse team served
as special guest volunteers at
The women’s basketball team the Center for Disability
hosted its annual ‘Think Pink’ Services 48th annual telethon.
game honoring area breast cancer
survivors and raising money and
awareness to fight the crippling
for Siena. “Siena student-athletes have earned the repu-
tation of balancing and achieving both academic and
Other Saints in the Community activities
athletic success,” Howe remarked. “Bringing the students include, but are not limited to:
of St. Casmir School to Siena gives them the rewarding Restocking Northeast Regional Foodbank
experience of learning from and looking up to their role Honoring area students as part of National Student-Athlete Day
models right here on campus, and gives our students a
Partnerships with: CRAAB through Breast Cancer Awareness Week
chance to be involved in the community.”
National Girls and Women in Sports Day
Siena’s Albany’s 15-Love Foundation
Lil’ Saints Program Special Olympics
Lil' Saints is a fun and exciting New Day Art
club for fans 14 or younger MAAC Gives Back Program
who wish to support Siena NCAA YES Clinics
Athletics throughout the season.
• A welcome letter from a student-
athlete on their favorite sports team
• Photo membership ID card w/lanyard
• Club t-shirt
• Monthly issue of Lil’ Saints Newsletter
• Birthday card from the Saints
• Radio Disney Fun Zone at select basketball games
• Free admission to eight (8) basketball games:
four (4) men’s and four (4) women’s games
• Free admission to ALL volleyball, soccer, softball,
baseball, lacrosse, water polo, swimming and diving,
tennis and field hockey games
• Special Celebration Day in honor of the National
Student-Athlete Day at the ARC with all 18 varsity
• End of the year Rootbeer Float Party with Siena
• Chances to win prizes and much more! The field hockey team visiting the Ronald McDonald House.
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Saints in the Classroom
Siena’s student-athletes have a history of success on the • 12 of Siena’s 18 Division I programs posted a team GPA of 3.0 or
courts and playing fields, but an even prouder tradition higher in 2007-2008
of excellence in the classroom. Siena’s student-athletes
Women’s Cross Country – 3.49 Women’s Basketball – 3.14
regularly outperform the general student body, and in
Women’s Tennis – 3.38 Softball – 3.10
recent years, the athletic department has received
national acclaim for the academic success attained by Field Hockey – 3.37 Swimming and Diving – 3.01
its student-athletes. Below are some of last year’s aca- Women’s Soccer – 3.31 Baseball – 2.99
demic highlights. Women’s Lacrosse – 3.23 Men’s Soccer – 2.98
Men’s Tennis – 3.21 Men’s Golf – 2.95
• Siena’s Graduation Success Rate (GSR) of 93% (using
Men’s Cross Country – 3.19 Men’s Lacrosse – 2.88
2007 school data) tied for the sixth highest rate
Volleyball – 3.19 Water Polo – 2.79
among all Division I schools.
Women’s Golf – 3.15 Men’s Basketball – 2.52
• Siena’s student-athletes posted a cumulative 3.10
grade point average during the 2007-2008 academic
year. Siena’s student body had a 3.07 cumulative GPA.
• A record 93 student-athletes were named to their
respective Conference Honor Rolls for earning a 3.2
cumulative GPA or higher and participating in their
second year of varsity athletics.
• The Siena men’s and women’s cross country teams
were named National Academic squads, with the
women earning the honor with distinction.
• The NCAA honored women’s basketball and women’s
golf for their latest multi-year academic progress rate
(APR) scores. Both teams reached the top-10% of
Siena student-athletes reap the benefits of both worlds – the opportunity
• Senior women’s basketball player Melissa Manzer was to engage in a challenging and stimulating academic environment,
named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All- combined with the chance to develop their athletic potential as members
District Team. Baseball seniors Jacob Willis (First of competitive NCAA Division I teams. The support services provided to
Team) and Chris Klepps (Second Team) were also the student-athletes are designed to offer assistance and resources, in
represented on the team. addition to encouragement and guidance. Services include monitoring
academic and degree progress, super-
• Women’s golfers Catherine Shomo and Katelynn
vision of study hall, coordination of
Mannix were named to the National Golf Coaches
enrichment and educational pro-
Association All-American Scholar Team.
gramming, as well as interaction
• Women’s soccer senior co-captain Amy Loughridge with academic advisors and faculty
and junior goalkeeper Patti Carroll were tabbed within the various Liberal
NSCAA East Region Scholar-Athletes. Arts, Science and
• Liga Alpe-Luka (women’s basketball), Jose Loren
(men’s tennis) and Steve Cortes (men’s soccer) were
recognized as Arthur Ashe Jr. National Sport Scholars.
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They started out as the Golden Warriors. That proved too long for headlines, so soon Siena became the year head coach Gareth Elliott in 2007. Elliott brings a strong soccer background
Indians. In March of 1989, they became the Saints. from regional power Rhode Island to the Loudonville campus.
There was a time, not long ago, when the majority of Siena’s student-athletes hailed from homes in the In 2007, the Siena men’s lacrosse team won the MAAC regular-season championship
Capital Region, and jumping in a van and traveling to Saratoga, Troy, Schenectady and Albany could meet under the direction of two-time MAAC Coach of the Year Brian Brecht. Brecht has
athletic teams’ scheduling requirements. turned the Saints’ program into a perennial contender in the MAAC and beyond in
In 1976, however, Siena’s athletics program was elevated to NCAA Division I status. With that move, the just four years at the helm. In 2005, the women’s lacrosse team advanced to the
College committed itself to upgrading its program and making all teams competitive. MAAC Championship game for the first time in program history.
After stops in the ECAC Metro and North Atlantic Conference, Siena moved to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Veteran men’s tennis coach Jim Serbalik was named MAAC Coach of the Year in 2007 after
Conference (MAAC) in 1990, where it has made its mark. helping his young team to an improved MAAC finish, and head cross country coach Jim
Bowles welcomes in a talented crop of recruits to join his progressing programs.
Since its move to full Division I status, Siena Athletics has continued to grow. Most recently, the program added
women’s water polo, giving it seven men’s programs and 11 on the women’s side. Athletic success has improved The women’s tennis team won the MAAC title in 2006, and senior two-time MAAC
thanks to a continued commitment from the College to enhance athletic aid, full-time coaching and facilities. player of the Year Sarah Mayer already owns the program record for singles victories.
She was the first Siena athlete in any sport to be named MAAC Rookie of the Year,
The Program MAAC Player of the Year and MAAC Tournament MVP in 2006.
Three teams won conference championships in 2007-2008, with men’s basketball and volleyball earning Siena’s softball, field hockey, water polo and women’s swimming and diving programs
bids to the NCAA Tournament. The men’s basketball team went on to post one of the great victories in are under the direction of second-year head coaches who have all four programs
school history, knocking off Vanderbilt of the SEC in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament at St. Pete pointed in the right direction.
Times Forum in Tampa, Fla. The women’s golf program won the MAAC Championship for the eighth
straight year, while the upstart men’s lacrosse team won 10 games for the second straight season. Siena’s Facilities
baseball team advanced all the way to the MAAC Championship game, winning 21 of its final 25 games. Most Siena teams make their homes on-campus, playing on the fields located behind
The men’s basketball team has often carried the torch for the department. In 2002, Siena caught the nation’s the Marcelle Athletic Complex (MAC). In the spring of 2007, the department opened a
attention with an improbable leap into college basketball’s biggest stage—the NCAA Tournament, highlighting multiple-purpose, artificial turf, outdoor athletic facility which will serve as a venue for
a span in which the team advanced to the postseason four times in five years (1999-2003). It was the team’s Siena lacrosse, field hockey and soccer in addition to intramurals.
third of four trips to the “Big Dance” (1989, 1999 and 2008). In its first NCAA appearance, Siena toppled Inside the Marcelle Athletic Complex, Siena student-athletes have all the amenities to
Stanford 80-78 in Greensboro, N.C. in one of the great upsets in NCAA Tournament history. In 2003, Siena ensure their abilities to compete at the Division I level. Many student-athletes enjoyed the
made its fifth postseason NIT appearance. The Saints have enjoyed great success in the NIT, advancing as far benefits of a recent expansion to the field house. The expansion, dedicated in July of 2004,
as the semifinals round at Madison Square Garden in 1994. features four “team rooms,” as well as the Turchi Theater for film review and scouting. The
The Siena women’s basketball team has captured seven regular-season MAAC titles under the direction men’s and women’s basketball locker rooms were also restructured as part of the project.
of head coach Gina Castelli. In 2000-2001, the team earned its first MAAC Tournament championship The women’s basketball and volleyball teams play their home contests on UHY Court
and initial NCAA berth. The Saints played in the postseason WNIT in 1999, 2002 and 2003. at the 4,000-seat Alumni Recreation Center (ARC), which received a cosmetic facelift
The volleyball team has one of the richest histories for success, winning seven MAAC Championships and during the summer of 2006.
advancing to the NCAA Tournament four times. In 2005, the Saints shocked the MAAC by capturing its fifth con- Siena’s men’s basketball team makes its home at the Times Union Center in downtown
ference title despite being picked ninth in the preseason coaches’ poll. The team repeated its Championship with Albany. The Times Union Center is a regionally acclaimed facility billed as Upstate New
an upset of top-seed Fairfield in the 2006 MAAC final contested at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex. Last York’s premier sports and entertainment destination. Since its full-time move to the Times
year, Siena again beat rival Fairfield in a hotly contested, nationally televised final on the Stags’ home court. The Union Center prior to the 1996-97 season, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams’
team won four-straight MAAC titles from 1993-96 and reached the NCAA Tournament in 1995. In April of 2003, attendances have soared into the top-80 in the country.
Garvey Pierre took over as the program’s first full-time coach helping the Saints make the leap to the next level.
The men’s and women’s golf teams have also achieved breakthrough success. The men’s team repeated Academic Support
its MAAC Championship in 2007, advancing to the NCAA Tournament for the second time in as many Siena prides itself in its student-athletes’ success academically. A full-time academic advisor
years. The women won their eighth straight MAAC Championship at Disney’s Wide World of Sports is on hand to provide assistance for student-athletes, helping in class scheduling and
Complex in 2008, knocking off rival Fairfield. tutorial services. In 2002, an assistant advisor was hired to assist with the NCAA’s Champs
Life Skills initiative—known as S.A.IN.T.S. (Supporting Athletes in Their Success) at Siena.
The Siena baseball team has won four MAAC Championships since 1995 and advanced to the 1999 NCAA
Tournament. Head Coach Tony Rossi, entering his 40th year, was named MAAC Coach of the Year for the sixth The department’s major undertaking in the summer of 2004 was the construction of
time in 2005 after guiding an overachieving Siena team back to the conference championships. Pitcher John a new study hall facility for the exclusive use of student-athletes. The study lounge is
Lannan became the 20th player in program history to be drafted when he was selected in the 11th round of the located on the second floor of the MAC and includes all the
First Year Players’ draft in June of 2005 and is currently a member of the Washington Nationals’ starting rotation. amenities and technological resources needed to assure the
continued academic success for Siena’s student-
The women’s soccer program has experienced recent success as well as growth. Steve Karbowski was recog- athletes. The lounge is being redesigned this year.
nized as the Northeast Co-Coach of the Year after orchestrating the nation’s eighth-best turnaround in 2001.
He has been named MAAC Coach of the Year twice in his nine seasons as head coach, and in 2006 he led In addition, the technologically advanced J. Spencer
the Saints to the MAAC title game for just the second time in program history. Siena won a program-record and Patricia Standish library, which opened in 2000,
10 games for the second consecutive season in 2005. Men’s soccer will be under the direction of first- serves as a scenic backdrop to the baseball field
and is a short walk from any point on campus.
39 2009 SIENA WATER POLO
2009 Women’s Lacrosse TV/Radio Roster
2 3 4 5 6
Caitlin Mikel Ryan Tierney Jaclyn Papa Cate Quinlan Kristin McMillan
Sophomore • Attack • 5-6 Senior • Attack • 5-3 Junior • Defense • 5-5 Junior • Attack • 5-5 Freshman • Midfield • 5-5
Rochester, N.Y./ Baldwinsville, N.Y./ Clifton Park, N.Y./ Delmar, N.Y./Bethlehem Massapequa, N.Y./
Irondequoit C.W. Baker Shenendehowa Massapequa
7 8 10 12 14
Lindsey Rosecrans Erin Hepper Courtney Highsmith Allie Kain Amanda Corso
Senior • Midfield • 5-7 Sophomore • Midfield • 5-3 Senior • Midfield • 5-4 Junior • Midfield • 5-8 Freshman • Defense • 5-3
Niskayuna, N.Y./ Bernardsville, N.J./ Crofton, Md./South River/ Williston Park, N.Y./ Camillus, N.Y./West Genesee
Niskayuna Bernards Ann Arundel CC Mineola
15 16 20 23
Lauren Corso Allie Primo Deirdre McQuillan Emily Merritt
Freshman • Defense • 5-2 Sophomore • Defense/ Freshman • Attack • 5-7 Freshman • Midfield • 5-4
Camillus, N.Y./West Genesee Midfield • 5-5 East Meadow, N.Y./ Patchogue, N.Y./
Manlius, N.Y./Fayetteville Holy Trinity Patchogue-Medford
25 31 33
Michelle Andreo Liz Peters Kristin Concordia
Freshman • Midfield • 5-6 Sophomore • Goalie • 5-7 Freshman • Goalie • 5-7
West Simsbury, Conn./ Freeport, N.Y./Freeport Webster, N.Y./Webster
March Smithfield, R.I.
1 at Bryant 3 p.m
4 at Vermont 1 p.m.
New Britain, Conn.
8 at Central Connecticut St. 4 p.m.
ALLIE LOUDONVILLE, N.Y.
11 HOLY CROSS 12 p.m.
KAIN 14 at Sacred Heart
Junior 18 WAGNER 3 p.m.
23 UC DAVIS 4 p.m.
Midfield LOUDONVILLE, N.Y.
25 MARIST* 7 p.m.
27 at Canisius* 11 a.m.
April LOUDONVILLE, N.Y.
5 FAIRFIELD* 7 p.m.
7 at UAlbany 3 p.m.
10 ST. BONAVENTURE 3:30 p.m.
14 BOSTON COLLEGE 7 p.m.
17 at Manhattan* 1 p.m.
New Rochelle, N.Y.
19 at Iona* TBA
New Rochelle, N.Y.
24, 26 MAAC Championships
All times are Eastern
All home games in BOLD
and played at Siena Turf Field
* MAAC Game