Avery

Giorgio

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Defender
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Madison, Conn.
High School: Hamden Hall Country Day

Bio

  • A 360 Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

2016:

  • Played in all 17 games and started nine
  • Picked up 11 ground balls, registered three draw controls and caused eight turnovers
  • A Veteran Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy

2015: 

  • Played in all 18 games with 17 starts
  • Was fifth on the team with 12 goals
  • Posted 16 ground balls, eight draw controls and seven caused turnovers
  • Posted a hat-trick against Columbia (4/8)
  • Member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy

2014:

  • Started in all 19 games
  • Ranked fifth on the team with four assists
  • Also posted eight goals and 12 points
  • Led the team and tied for fifth in the Patriot League with two game-winning goals
  • Was fourth on the team with 17 draw controls
  • Tallied 19 ground balls and eight caused turnovers…scored her first collegiate goal in the game at UMass (2/19)
  • Posted her first collegiate game-winner in the 9-7 win versus American (3/15) as she tallied three goals and one assist for four points
  • Scored the game-winning goal in the 10-8 victory versus Colgate (4/22) in the Patriot League Tournament quarterfinals

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at Hamden Hall Country Day School under coaches Katie Keogh and Tom Sheridan
  • Captain as a senior year
  • Won All-Fairchester League in 2010 and 2013 and was an All-New England first team selection in 2013
  • Named to WNEPSA All-Star team in 2012 and 2013 and All-Area New Haven Register team in 2012 and 2013
  • Named New Haven Register MVP in 2013
  • Set school record of 367 career points
  • Named Women’s Athlete of the Year in 2013 and received Jim Griffin Athletic and Academic Scholarship
  • Also a four-year member of the varsity soccer team and senior team captain under coach Christine Huber
  • Team won New England Championship in 2009
  • Also four-year member and senior captain of the swim team under coach Ken Pierson… winner of New England 200 medley and freestyle
  • Member of the Nor’easter Lacrosse club team under coaches Clarissa Clark and Laura Field…named team captain in 2011 and 2012
  • Was class president in 2010 and three-year member of Student Council

Personal:

  • Daughter of Peter and Jacqueline Giorgio
  • Father played soccer for the University of Hartford (Class of 1982)
  • Has two brothers (Spencer and Connor) and one sister (Perris)
  • A Psychology major

Giorgio's Career Statistics

Season GP G A Pts GWG GB DC CTO
2014 19 8 4 12 2 19 17 8
2015 18 12 0 12 0 16 8 7
2016 17 0 0 0 0 11 3 8
Total 54 20 4 24 2 46 28 23

 

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