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Melissa Galione

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ridgefield, Conn.

High School:
Ridgefield

Height:
5-5

Position:
Attack

Major:
Economics

Melissa  Galione

06/23/2016

Women's Lax Puts 22 on PL Honor Roll

Smith achieved a 4.0, the team’s highest semester GPA

04/23/2016

Strong Second Half Sparks Near Comeback on Senior Day

Leopards pulled within two late, but fell to Loyola, 10-7

04/22/2016

Women's Lax Hosts Loyola for Senior Day

Leopards look to give Loyola its first league loss and keep postseason hopes alive

03/19/2016

Leopards Pull Away for League-Opening Victory

Lafayette stretched a 6-4 lead at halftime to a 17-4 win

02/23/2016

Leopards Pull Away from Bearcats Late

Lafayette surrenders only one goal after intermission in 15-7 win

02/17/2016

Lafayette vs. Manhattan

Women's lacrosse

02/22/2015

Lafayette vs. UC Davis

Photos by Rick Smith

03/08/2014

Women's Lacrosse at Navy

Photos by Kenya Allen

2015 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

2016:
Saw action in 13 games on attack for the Leopards in her final year...scored her lone goal of the season in the win over Army (3/19) and tallied an assist in the Binghamton victory (2/23)...picked up one ground ball and one draw control.

2015:
Played all 17 games, starting 14 in the midfield during her junior campaign...memeber of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll...scored eight goals and added three assists for 11 points on the year...picked up six ground balls and seven draw controls, while causing four turnovers...posted a pair of multi-point games with a goal and an assists against both Binghamton (3/4) and Saint Mary's (4/1)...caused two turnovers against Loyola (3/14).

2014:
Appeared in 15 games making 10 starts...finished the season with four goals, three assists, six ground balls, six draw controls and two caused turnovers...notched an assist and three draw controls against Wagner (2/22)...scored a hat trick against Villanova (4/2).

2013:
Appeared in four games in her rookie campaign, starting one against La Salle (3/19)...Made her collegiate debut against Wagner (3/13)...Tallied her first career point, an assist, against La Salle (3/19)...Notched a caused turnover versus Delaware (3/16).

At Ridgefield:
Played lacrosse and field hockey all four years...served as team captain for both teams...Academic All-American her junior and senior seasons...earned All-FCIAC honors in lacrosse and field hockey...2012 All State Lacrosse selection...winner of the RHS Scholar Athlete Award and the Tiger Hollow Scholar Athlete and Community Leadership Award...member of the National Honor Society and the National Charity League.

Personal: Daughter of Tom and Susan Galione...has three brothers, Matt, Mike '14 and Mark...born on May 24, 1994.