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12   Nina Sarcona
Nina Sarcona

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Northport, N.Y.

High School:
Northport HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
A/GK

Birthdate:
07/31/1990


04/03/2014

No. 11 Women's Lax Opens Atlantic 10 Play This Friday & Sunday At McGuirk

Minutewomen host La Salle on Friday, Saint Joseph's on Sunday.

03/20/2014

No. 9 Women's Lax Looks For 9th Straight As USC Visits Saturday

Minutewomen and Trojans faceoff at McGuirk in second-ever all-time meeting.

02/13/2014

No. 12 Women's Lax Takes On Connecticut This Saturday

Minutewomen and Huskies to play encore performance of 2013 NCAA tournament match-up

05/11/2013

Women's Lax Faces Penn State In NCAA Second Round

Minutewomen and Nittany Lions meet for first time since 2001.

05/08/2013

New England Rivalry In NCAA Tourney First Round As Women's Lacrosse Faces UConn

Minutewomen and Huskies meet at Penn State on Friday night


2011 (Junior): Game-By-Game Stats
Started all 20 games scoring a career-best 33 points on a career-high 28 goals and five assists ... Posted a career-best 63 draw controls which ranks 2nd-best for a single-season at UMass ... Moved into a tie for 8th all-time in career draw controls (84) ... Also served as a back-up goalie making three appearances for a total of 67 minutes, 41 seconds with a 7.09 GAA and a .385 save percentage ... Scored a career-high four goals and added an assist for a career-best five points in win at Marist (3/22) ... Posted five hat tricks on the season: at New Hampshire (3/2), at Marist (3/22), at St. Bonaventure (4/10), vs. George Washington (4/15) and against Duquesne (4/29) in the A-10 Semifinals ... Also had a career-high seven draw controls in A-10 Semifinal win over Duquesne ... Scored a pair of goals, added an assist, collected three groundballs and had four draw controls in NCAA Play-In Game win over Canisius (5/7) ... Had three draw controls in NCAA Tournament First Round loss at Loyola (5/14) ... Recorded 16 multi-draw control games on the year.

2010 (Sophomore): Game-By-Game Stats
Played in 19 games with 14 starts ... Fourth leading scorer on the team with 19 goals and 12 assists ... Had 18 draw controls, three groundballs and three caused turnovers ... Had nine multi-point games on the year finishing with a 11-game point streak in place ... Scored a goal and had two draw controls against Stanford (5/8) ... Against Richmond (4/25), scored a goal ... Had two assists and two draw controls vs. La Salle (4/18) ... Scored two goals and had two draw controls against La Salle (4/18) ... Scored two goals, and had an assist and two draw controls vs. Saint Joseph's (4/16) ... Scored a goal and had two assists against St. Bonaventure (4/11) ... Had a goal and an assist vs. Duquesne (4/9) ... Had a goal and three assists vs. Temple (4/3) ... Had second-career hat trick at Richmond (3/28) ... Recorded two assists vs. George Washington (3/26) ... Scored one goal at Albany (3/20) ... Scored three goals and caused one turnover against Yale (3/10) ... Scored a goal on a free position-shot against Harvard (2/27) ... Scored a goal against Connecticut (2/20) ... Scored a goal on three shots and had a free position shot against Northwestern (2/6).

2009 (Freshman): Game-By-Game Stats
Played in 14 games, scoring four goals ... Caused one turnover and had three draw controls ... Against St. Bonaventure (4/19), had one goal and one draw control ... Against Northwestern (5/10), had one goal and one draw control.

Before UMass: Played four years at Northport High School under Coach Carol Rose, winning the league championship during her senior, junior and sophomore seasons ... Named a Suffolk All-County Award Winner, High School Offensive MVP and Honorable Mention All-American her senior season after scoring 50 goals.

Personal: Nina Sarcona ... Born July 31, 1990 in Stoneybrook, N.Y. ... Daughter of Joe and Sandy Sarcona ... Has two siblings, Matthew and Julia ... Currently majoring in Kinesiology.

GETTING TO KNOW NINA
Favorite TV show: Summer Heights High
Favorite movie: Greenstreet Houligans
Favorite website: SAMS to check my studyhall hours
Favorite food: omlettes
Favorite Class: Acrobatics 220
Favorite Professer: Barry Braun
Favorite place to eat in Amherst: Panda East
Favorite lacrosse moment: running till the sun comes up
Favorite place to play: Garber
Dream job: To own a walk in medical center/ice-cream parlor/surf&sport store in Puerto Rico with Danielle Pelletier
Favorite Hobby: Hopskotch
Unique Talent Outside Of Lacrosse: Doubledutch
Why Did You Choose To Come To UMass: I just love being cold
Something nobody knows about me... I can eat a box of cereal in a sitting
My Pregame Ritual Is... Drink some coffee
My Proudest Achievement is... Making it to college
When I'm not playing lacrosse, I am... having a dance party in room 334
Funniest Person On The Team: Dayna Defo
Teammate Most Likely To Be President: Haley Smith
Smartest Person On The Team: Riley Perry
Teammate You Go To For Advice The Most: Dayna Defo...scary
Best Dancer On The Team: Hoppie
Best Singer On The Team: Merrit
Most Likely To Be A Head Coach One Day: Jackie Rose
Teammate Who Keeps The Team Loose: Steph Hopkins
Most Likely To Be On A Reality Show: Kara & Boots

SeasonGPGAPtsShotsShot%SOGSOG%GWGBDCTOCT
2009................ 14 4 0 4 11 .364 7 .636 0 0 3 8 1
2010................ 19 19 12 31 38 .500 32 .842 0 3 18 25 3
2011................ 20 28 5 33 54 .519 42 .778 1 9 63 18 2
TOTAL............... 53 51 17 68 103 .495 81 .786 1 12 84 51 6


SeasonGPMinutesGAGAAvgSavesSave%WLTSho
2011................ 20 67:41 8 7.09 5 .385 0 0 0 0
TOTAL............... 53 67:41 8 7.09 5 .385 0 0 0 0


SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Points: 5, at Marist, Mar 22, 2011
Goals: 4, at Marist, Mar 22, 2011
Assists: 3, at Temple, Apr 03, 2010
Shots: 6, at Marist, Mar 22, 2011
Saves: 3, at Saint Joseph's, Apr 23, 2011
Ground balls: 3, RICHMOND, Apr 17, 2011 ; Richmond, Apr 17, 2011 ; Canisius, May 07, 2011
Draw controls: 7, vs Duquesne, Apr 29, 2011
Man-up goals: 1, at Marist, Mar 22, 2011
Free-position goals: 1, 9 times
Caused turnovers: 1, 6 times

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    Event Calendar

    Friday, Apr 25
    vs St. Bonaventure 1:00 PM gametracker
    Sunday, Apr 27
    at Duquesne 12:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, May 2
    vs A-10 Semifinals TBA
    Sunday, May 4
    vs A-10 Championship TBA
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