8 Ana Giarrusso
8 Ana Giarrusso
Height: 5-5
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Hingham, Mass.
High School: Hingham
Position: Midfield
Major: Nursing
gp 20
p 56
g 42
a 14

2017 Season: Named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Third Team ... Tabbed to the GNAC All-Academic Team ... Only player in the league to score at least 42 goals and pick up a school-record 63 ground balls ... Ranked 11th among GNAC leaders in goals and third in ground balls, while establishing a new school standard with 32 caused turnovers, which placed her fourth among league leaders ... Ranked third on the team with 56 points, including 14 assists ... Led the team with 16 free position markers, which placed her third among league leaders ... Won 64 draws to rank seventh among all GNAC players ... Registered multiple goals in seven straight contests to close out the slate, including five efforts with three or more as part of a total of 20 scores during the string from April 19 to May 7 ... Tallied at least one goal in each of the final 19 games of the year, while causing at least one turnover in all but four contests, including multiple disruptions in nine matches ... Enjoyed a five-game stretch from April 22 to May 5, that saw her tally 20 points (15 goals, five assists), 16 ground balls, 17 draw controls and 12 caused turnovers ... Proved valuable during the GNAC Tournament with seven goals and two assists to go with six caused turnovers, six draw controls and seven ground balls to find a spot on the All-Tournament team. 

2016 Season:
 Started the first eight matches of the season, before missing the final nine contests due to injury ... Made her collegiate debut with three goals, four ground balls, four caused turnovers and three draw controls vs. Manhattanville College on March 5 ... Tallied 12 points on eight goals and four assists ... Posted a .400 shooting percentage ... Recorded 24 ground balls, 19 draw controls and 13 caused turnovers for the season ... Registered four multiple-point efforts ... Picked up four or more ground balls on four occasions, including a season-high of seven vs. Massachusetts Maritime Academy on March 19 ... Notched at least one draw control in all but one match and won five draws on March 16 vs. Salve Regina University.

High School/Personal:
 Two-year letterwinner in lacrosse and earned three letters in field hockey in addition to playing a year of junior varsity lacrosse for Hingham High School ... Named a three-time Patriot League Field Hockey All-Star for the Harbormen ... Selected for the Best of 60 Senior All-Star Game for the South team for HHS field hockey ... Tabbed the Hingham High field hockey squad's Most Valuable Player, while also earning the program's award as the Best Defender and the Die Hard Award following both her junior and senior campaigns ... Chosen the Harbormen's field hockey Captain as a senior ... Earned Honor Roll accolades all four years at Hingham High School ... President and Founder of the HHS Art Club ... Served on the Student Council, participated in Mock Trial and the Hingham High service learning trip to Nicaragua ... Born May 9, 1997 ... Majoring in Nursing with a minor in Nutrition at Simmons and would like to pursue a career as a Nurse ... Daughter of Jayne Mirabassi and Mark Giarrusso ... Member of the Simmons Field Hockey team ... Enjoys art and running.

Recent Games
Apr 22 Mount Ida L, 18-15
Apr 26 at Norwich W, 19-15
Apr 29 Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 17-14
May 3 at Lasell W, 15-7
May 5 at Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 11-10
May 7 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 19-5
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 9
Points 56 25
Goals 42 19
Assists 14 6
Shots 116 65
Shooting percentage 36.2 29.2
Shots on goal 85 44
Shots on goal percentage 73.3 67.7
Free position goals-shots 16-35 7-17
Ground balls 63 37
Draw controls 64 29
Turnovers 52 21
Caused turnovers 32 16
Fouls 66 40
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Mar 5 at Smith L, 13-5 0 0 0 0-0 2 2 1 0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Mar 7 New England Col. L, 13-12 1 0 1 0-0 3 2 3 1 2 50.0 2 100.0
Mar 9 King's (Pa.) L, 20-9 2 2 4 1-3 1 3 4 0 6 33.3 5 83.3
Mar 11 vs. Rhode Island Col. W, 12-3 1 1 2 0-1 2 2 3 1 6 16.7 5 83.3
Mar 18 at Mass. Maritime W, 16-11 4 2 6 0-1 2 9 4 1 9 44.4 7 77.8
Mar 21 Curry L, 15-10 2 1 3 2-3 4 0 5 4 6 33.3 4 66.7
Mar 25 at Albertus Magnus W, 11-2 1 0 1 0-1 8 5 1 2 8 12.5 5 62.5
Mar 28 at Salve Regina L, 22-12 2 0 2 1-1 0 7 1 0 3 66.7 3 100.0
Apr 3 Lasell L, 16-12 2 0 2 0-0 3 5 1 4 7 28.6 5 71.4
Apr 8 St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 15-1 1 1 2 1-2 5 2 3 1 4 25.0 3 75.0
Apr 9 at Regis (Mass.) W, 14-10 4 0 4 3-3 5 4 3 3 5 80.0 5 100.0
Apr 12 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 20-5 1 0 1 0-0 3 0 3 1 4 25.0 2 50.0
Apr 15 Saint Joseph's (Me.) L, 13-10 1 2 3 0-2 1 1 1 0 6 16.7 4 66.7
Apr 19 at Rivier L, 13-12 3 0 3 1-2 6 3 2 1 10 30.0 8 80.0
Apr 22 Mount Ida L, 18-15 3 2 5 1-3 5 5 3 3 10 30.0 6 60.0
Apr 26 at Norwich W, 19-15 3 1 4 2-4 2 6 5 2 9 33.3 6 66.7
Apr 29 Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 17-14 4 0 4 2-3 4 2 2 2 7 57.1 5 71.4
May 3 at Lasell W, 15-7 3 2 5 1-4 3 2 0 3 7 42.9 5 71.4
May 5 at Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 11-10 2 0 2 0-0 2 2 5 2 3 66.7 2 66.7
May 7 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 19-5 2 0 2 1-2 2 2 2 1 3 66.7 2 66.7
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2015-16 8 8 8 4 12 2-4 24 19 32 13 20 40.0 15 75.0
2016-17 20 18 42 14 56 16-35 63 64 52 32 116 36.2 85 73.3
2017-18 - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
Total 28 26 50 18 68 18-39 87 83 84 45 136 36.8 100 73.5
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 20 18 42 14 56 16-35 63 64 52 32 116 36.2 85 73.3
Conference 9 8 19 6 25 7-17 37 29 21 16 65 29.2 44 67.7
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 16 8 24 7-16 26 20 22 15 48 33.3 34 70.8
Away 11 9 25 5 30 9-18 35 42 27 16 62 40.3 46 74.2
Neutral 1 1 1 1 2 0-1 2 2 3 1 6 16.7 5 83.3
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Wins 8 6 19 7 26 7-16 29 32 24 15 51 37.3 38 74.5
Losses 12 12 23 7 30 9-19 34 32 28 17 65 35.4 47 72.3
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March 8 7 13 6 19 4-10 22 30 22 9 41 31.7 32 78.0
April 9 8 22 6 28 10-19 34 28 23 17 62 35.5 44 71.0
May 3 3 7 2 9 2-6 7 6 7 6 13 53.8 9 69.2