Women's Lacrosse

Nicole Pugno - 22

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Upper Montclair, N.J.

High School:
The Montclair Kimberley Academy

Height:
5-5

Position:
Midfield

Nicole Pugno

2006: One of seven Commodores to score 10-or-more points during the 2006 season... Saw action in all 16 games, making seven starts... Tallied 11 points on the season, including eight goals and three assists... Scored in four-straight games during a stretch that included wins over Yale and New Hampshire... Posted a season-high two points against top-ranked Northwestern (one goal, one assist)... Converted 3-of-5 free-position shots on the year... Came up with a season-high four ground balls in win over Ohio State... Had multiple draw controls against Yale, Johns Hopkins and Duke.

2005: Featured in all 15 games for the Commodore midfield, earning her first career start in the final game of the season at Cornell... Tied for sixth on the team with five goals and seven points... Scored first collegiate goal in 10-9 win over Notre Dame... Got a pair of two-goal performances in back-to-back conference games against Davidson and Ohio... Tallied assists against Hofstra and Northwestern.

2004: Played in two matches for Vanderbilt... Saw minutes against New Hampshire... Caused a pair of turnovers and picked up two ground balls against Davidson.

High School: Four-year letterwinner for 2002 N.J. Prep Champions... Cougars also captured 2003 conference champions... Earned 2003 Essex County Scholar Athlete Award... First-team All-Prep, All-Division and third-team All-State in 2003... Four-year athletic/academic honor award winner... Played for Metro Magic travel team.

Personal: Nicole Kathryn Pugno... Born 7/17/85... Daughter of Mary Ellen and Ken... Has two sisters, Amy and Kristen... Amy played lacrosse at William & Mary... Kristen plays tennis at Bucknell.

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