Women's Lacrosse

 

30   Jeannette Villapiano
Jeannette Villapiano

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ocean Township, N.J.

High School:
Ocean Township HS

Height:
5-9

Position:
M

Birthdate:
12/24/1985



  • 2006 Photo Gallery
  • Typadis, Villapiano Named To A-10 Lacrosse All-Championship Team

    Venechanos On Villapiano: Jeannette has worked very hard on her stick work and I think her biggest asset is her high endurance level ... she will run the midfield again for us and brings a lot to that group ... she uses her size well.

    2008 (Senior): Game-By-Game Statistics

    2007 (Junior): Game-By-Game Statistics
    • Played in 17 games making two starts ... finished the year with two goals and one assist for three points ... had five caused turnovers, five draw controls and four groundballs ... started against Northwestern (3/23) and Saint Joseph's (4/27).
    • Had her only multi-point game of the season in the finale against La Salle (4/29) where she scored a goal and added an assist ... also had one groundball and one draw control in the game.
    • Drew her second start of the season against Saint Joseph's (4/27) where she had one groundball and one draw control.
    • Scored her first goal of the season at Yale (3/28) where she also had two draw controls.
    • Drew her first start of the season at Northwestern (3/23).
    • Had a groundball and a caused turnover at New Hampshire (3/20).
    • Had a draw control and a caused turnover against Albany (3/10).
    • Had a career-high three caused turnovers at Holy Cross (2/21).

    2006 (Sophomore): Game-by-Game Statistics
    Named to the A-10 All-Tournament Team ... had a breakout season with 22 goals and five assists which ranked fourth on the team ... played in 16 games making 15 starts ... finished the year with 33 groundballs, 23 draw controls and six caused turnovers ... tallied two goals in loss to Richmond (5/5) which was her seventh multi-goal game of the year ... scored the game-tying goal in win at George Washington (4/30) ... well-balanced game against Duquesne (4/28) where she had an assist, three groundballs, three draw controls and two caused turnovers ... tallied her third hat trick of the season with three goals against Temple (4/23) and tied her career-high with six groundballs ... posted her second-career hat trick with three goals in win at La Salle (4/15) ... recorded two critical goals in win at St. Joe's (4/13) ... her first tied the game at 5-5 and her second sparked a 5-0 game-winning run ... scored a goal and had two groundballs at Richmond (4/9) ... posted her first career hat trick against Boston College (4/1) ... also had a groundball and two draw controls in the loss ... scored two goals and added an assist in loss at Syracuse (3/15) ... tallied two goals and an assist - including the game-tying goal - in win at Albany (3/11) ... in her first game of the season, had a goal and a career-high two assists in win over Harvard (3/4).

    2005 (Freshman): Game-by-Game Statistics
    Played in 15 games starting five in her freshman season ... scored 10 points on eight goals and two assists ... tied for fourth on the team in draw controls (19) ... in Atlantic 10 games, averaged 2.14 groundballs per game which ranked fifth in the league ... showed constant improvement throughout the season earning her starts in the final five games ... scored six goals in those games ... scored two goals, collected five groundballs, controlled four draws, and caused one turnover in season finale versus Richmond (5/1) ... tallied three groundballs and two caused turnovers at Temple (4/29) ... had a career-best five draw controls versus George Washington (4/24) making her third consecutive start ... tied her career-high with two goals in win over Longwood (4/22) giving her four goals in the last two games ... posted a career-best performance at Duquesne (4/17) as she was credited with two goals, six groundballs, and one draw control ... earned her first collegiate start in that game ... tallied her second career goal versus Saint Joseph's (4/10) ... picked up her second assist of the season in win over La Salle (4/8) ... registered a career-high three groundballs and caused a turnover in win over Albany (3/13) ... scored her first collegiate goal and posted her first assist as a Minutewoman at Harvard (3/5) ... also collected her first groundball and controlled one draw ... made her collegiate debut against Holy Cross (2/26) as a reserve.

    Before UMass: Four-year letterwinner in lacrosse, soccer and basketball at Ocean Township High School ... two-time Gatorade Will-To-Win Player of the Year (2003, 2004) ... two-time all-division selection and three-time All-Shore Conference honoree ... selected as the Jersey Sport News Lacrosse Player of the Year in 2004 ... team captain as a junior and senior ... led Spartans to a 64-13-3 record during her career posting 159 goals and 36 assists ... tallied 76 goals and 18 assists as a senior.

    Personal: Jeannette E. Villapiano ... daughter of John and Patricia Villapiano ... has three siblings: John, Joey and Jackie ... comes from a very athletic family ... her uncle, Phil Villapiano, played for the Oakland Raiders from 1971-81 and her father played for Bowling Green from 1969-73 ... her brother John played soccer for Dartmouth from 1998-00, her brother Joe played football for UConn from 1999-03, and her sister Jackie played field hockey for Miami (Ohio) from 1994-98 ... nickname is "Jett" ... says her hobbies include playing the piano, sewing and making jewelry and her career aspiration is to become a teacher ... majoring in communication ... born Dec. 24, 1985 in Long Branch, N.J.

    GETTING TO KNOW JEANNETTE
    Nickname: Jean
    Favorite TV show: MXC, Most Extreme Elimination Challenge
    Favorite sports movie: Hoosiers
    Favorite website: http://umassathletics.cstv.com/sports/w-lacros/mtt/typadis_kathleen00.html
    Favorite ice cream flavor: Turkey Hill Chocolate and Peanut Butter Swirl
    Second home on campus: Fine Arts Center
    Favorite day of the week: Saturday
    Favorite place to eat in Amherst: Ben & Jerry's
    Favorite lacrosse moment: 2006 beating George Washington to go to the A-10 Tournament
    Favorite place to play: Garber Field
    Favorite road trip: Philadelphia 2006
    Dream job: A Meteorologist, an anchor on the Weather Channel
    Something nobody knows about me... when I sleep one foot is always outside of the covers
    When I'm not playing lacrosse, I am... at the Griggs watching Jeopardy!, and wrestling my roommates.

    CAREER STATISTICS
    Year	GP-GS	G	A	Pts.	GB	CT	DC	GW	Fouls
    2005	15-5	8	2	10	22	5	19	0	21
    2006	16-15	22	5	27	33	6	23	0	42
    2007	17-2	2	1	3	4	5	5	0	15
    Total	48-22	32	8	40	59	16	47	0	78
    

    CAREER HIGHS Goals: 3 vs. Boston College (4/1/06); at La Salle (4/15/06); vs. Temple (4/23/06) Assists: 2 vs. Harvard (3/4/06) Points: 3 at Syracuse (3/15/06); at Albany (3/11/06); vs. Harvard (3/4/06);
    vs. Boston College (4/1/06); at La Salle (4/15/06); vs. Temple (4/23/06) Groundballs: 6 at Duquesne (4/17/05); vs. Temple (4/23/06) Caused Turnovers: 3 at Holy Cross (2/21/07) Draw Controls: 5 vs. George Washington (4/24/05) Multi-Goal Games: 10; Hat Tricks: 3; Multi-Point Games: 13

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