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Erica Rybinski
Erica  Rybinski


Manlius, N.Y.

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Bounced back in grand style from a knee injury that cost her all of 2008 ... Has a knack for being around the ball and the skills to create scoring opportunities ... Expected to be one of the Wildcats' key leaders in 2009.

2009: Finished as Villanova's second leading scorer with 31 goals and a team-high 24 assists ... Came up with 27 groundballs and controlled 38 draws ... Started 15 games ... Scored four goals and added two assists in a March 15 game at Monmouth ... Produced six points in a game on two other occasions, including March 22 against Wagner (four goals and two assists) and March 29 at LeMoyne (two goals and four assists) ... Posted her best offensive game of the season with five goals and four assists in a 23-16 win at Bryant on April 25.

2008: A pre-season knee injury forced her to miss the entire season.

2007: Ranked among the nation's top 20 players in ground balls with 44 ... Also produced 16 goals, nine assists, 25 points and 48 shots as a rookie.

Personal: A civil engineering major...Parents are Mark and Jan Rybinski...Born 10/19/88 in Minoa, N.Y., outside of Syracuse...Won two varsity letters in lacrosse at Fayetteville-Manlius High School...Also picked up varsity letters in soccer and basketball...A National Honor Society...Named first team all-league in both lacrosse and soccer in 2006...Played on the state championship lacrosse team in 2005 and her team was runner-up in 2006.