Freshman Julia Michaels posted five saves against aggressive Gator offense
Freshman goal keeper Julia Michaels posts her first career victory as a wildcat with nine saves against the Panthers
Four goals from senior Froccaro help to lead the Wildcats to an 11-9 victory over Bucknell
Hat trick from Breen not enough as Wildcats unable to gain first win of 2015
With competitive non-conference games and a strong BIG EAST Conference, the Wildcats look for their best season yet
CAREER: Competed in 22 games making eight starts… Career record of 3-5 with a .450 save percentage.
2016: Finished her sophomore campaign ranked 18th nationally in save percentage (0.482) and 25th in saves per game (7.79)… Named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week (4/12)… Earned a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll in the final week of the season (4/26)… Tallied a career-high 15 saves against Marquette (4/2) and Cincinnati (4/9)… Totaled 109 saves in 630:33 minutes of play… Picked up 21 groundballs and caused two turnovers.
2015: A standout freshman year punctuated by a final showdown against Florida in the BIG EAST Conference Semifinals ... Posted a save percentage of .358 ... Goals against Average of 11.98 ... Totaled one win against High Point ... Recorded a season-high nine saves against High Point ... Totaled 29 saves on the season ... Posted five saves against Florida in the conference championship coming in clutch for the Wildcats who went on a four goal spark to make it a game going into halftime.
Mount Sinai High: Made the Superintendent's List in 2011 through 2014 ... Was honored with the AP Scholar Award and the Physical Education Award in 2014 ... Member of the National Honor Society 2013-14 ... Member of the Student Senate and served as Treasurer in 2013-14 academic year ... Six year member of Varsity lacrosse team ... In 2011 was named to All Division and All-Tournament team ... All-Tournament player in NYSPHSAA Championship Finals Tournament ... Awarded with the MSHS All-League award ... In 2012 served as team captain ... Named to All-Tournament and All-County teams ... Awarded the MSHS All League award ... In 2013 served as team captain ... Named to All-County team ... Honored as NYSPHSAA Championship Finals All-Tournament Player ... In 2014 served as team captain ... Named to All-Country team ... Awarded with Suffolk County Zone Award ... A six year member of the Long Island Yellow Jackets.
Personal: Daughter of David and Laura Michaels ... Has a younger sister, Natalie ... Chose Villanova because "Villanova is the best of both worlds for me, with a highly competitive academic institution as well as a strong lacrosse program that is improving every year. I love the coaching staff's attitude towards creating a winning team and successful program."