8 Ana Giarrusso
8 Ana Giarrusso
Height: 5-5
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hingham, Mass.
High School: Hingham
Position: Midfield
Major: Nursing
gp 15
p 30
g 22
a 8

2018 Season: Named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference Team ... Started 14 of 15 matches, while leading the team and ranking eighth in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference with 23 caused turnovers ... Topped the team with 41 ground balls and ranked fourth among team leaders with 30 points, 22 goals and 23 draw controls ... Placed third for the Sharks with eight assists ... Tallied at least one point in all but two games, including a season-high of four on three occasions ... Tied a career high with four goals at New England College on March 15 and added seven ground balls, four draw controls and three caused turnovers ... Registered multiple caused turnovers seven times, including a total of three five times ... Closed out the season with multiple points in four straight games, including three markers at Lasell College in the GNAC Championship Tournament Quarterfinals on April 28 ... Picked up seven ground balls and three caused turnovers in back-to-back games vs. Saint Vincent College on March 8 and at New England College.

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 Practitioner ... Daughter of Jayne Mirabassi and Mark Giarrusso ... Member of the Simmons Field Hockey team ... Enjoys art and running.

Recent Games
Apr 10 Norwich W, 15-14
Apr 12 at Curry L, 11-9
Apr 17 at St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 15-5
Apr 21 Regis (Mass.) L, 11-7
Apr 24 at Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 11-10
Apr 28 at Lasell L, 21-11
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 8
Points 30 14
Goals 22 8
Assists 8 6
Shots 53 22
Shooting percentage 41.5 36.4
Shots on goal 39 16
Shots on goal percentage 73.6 72.7
Free position goals-shots 3-11 1-4
Ground balls 41 14
Draw controls 23 9
Turnovers 33 19
Caused turnovers 23 14
Fouls 17 14
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 27 Colby-Sawyer W, 14-13 3 1 4 1-1 3 1 2 2 5 60.0 3 60.0
Mar 1 Salve Regina W, 11-7 1 0 1 0-1 3 0 0 0 4 25.0 3 75.0
Mar 3 Smith   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 6 vs. Oneonta L, 21-8 1 0 1 0-0 2 4 1 1 4 25.0 3 75.0
Mar 8 vs. St. Vincent W, 22-8 2 0 2 0-1 7 1 2 3 3 66.7 3 100.0
Mar 15 at New England Col. W, 16-8 4 0 4 1-2 7 4 5 3 8 50.0 6 75.0
Mar 20 at Saint Joseph's (Me.) L, 16-9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 18-8 1 0 1 0-1 3 3 8 1 2 50.0 1 50.0
Mar 27 Rivier W, 17-1 3 1 4 0-0 0 1 0 1 5 60.0 4 80.0
Mar 31 Albertus Magnus W, 22-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 3 at Mount Ida L, 10-7 0 0 0 0-0 2 0 0 1 0 - 0 -
Apr 7 at Lasell L, 21-6 0 0 0 0-0 2 0 0 3 0 - 0 -
Apr 10 Norwich W, 15-14 2 1 3 1-1 5 2 4 3 3 66.7 3 100.0
Apr 12 at Curry L, 11-9 0 1 1 0-1 2 0 2 0 2 0.0 1 50.0
Apr 17 at St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 15-5 1 1 2 0-0 1 0 3 3 7 14.3 5 71.4
Apr 21 Regis (Mass.) L, 11-7 0 2 2 0-1 0 0 3 0 2 0.0 2 100.0
Apr 24 at Emmanuel (Mass.) L, 11-10 1 1 2 0-1 1 3 1 2 3 33.3 1 33.3
Apr 28 at Lasell L, 21-11 3 0 3 0-1 3 4 2 0 5 60.0 4 80.0
  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 15 15 22 8 30 3-11 41 23 33 23 53 41.5 39 73.6
Total 43 41 72 26 98 21-50 128 106 117 68 189 38.1 139 73.5
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 15 15 22 8 30 3-11 41 23 33 23 53 41.5 39 73.6
Conference 8 8 8 6 14 1-4 14 9 19 14 22 36.4 16 72.7
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 6 10 5 15 2-5 14 7 17 7 21 47.6 16 76.2
Away 7 7 9 3 12 1-5 18 11 13 12 25 36.0 17 68.0
Neutral 2 2 3 0 3 0-1 9 5 3 4 7 42.9 6 85.7
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Wins 7 7 16 4 20 3-6 26 9 16 15 35 45.7 27 77.1
Losses 8 8 6 4 10 0-5 15 14 17 8 18 33.3 12 66.7
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February 1 1 3 1 4 1-1 3 1 2 2 5 60.0 3 60.0
March 6 6 12 1 13 1-5 22 13 16 9 26 46.2 20 76.9
April 8 8 7 6 13 1-5 16 9 15 12 22 31.8 16 72.7