Field Hockey

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Laura Napolitano

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
St. Ursula Academy

Position:
Back

Major:
Social & Behavioral Sciences

Laura Napolitano

04/22/2013

Athletics Holds Bucks Go Pro Kickoff Breakfast

Nineteen Ohio State student-athletes will be interning within the department of athletics this summer

04/22/2013

Athletics holds Bucks Go Pro Kickoff Breakfast

Nineteen Ohio State student-athletes will be interning within the department of athletics this summer

03/28/2013

Ohio State Scholar-Athletes to Be Recognized Monday

Outstanding student-athletes will be honored at 46th annual Scholar-Athlete Dinner

03/05/2013

Buckeyes Selected to NFHCA National Academic Squad

Ohio State had had at least 10 selections for seven-consecutive years

11/01/2012

Four Buckeyes Tabbed All-Big Ten

Pastor-Pitarque named first team All-Big Ten selection

Ohio State Career Honors: Two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree (2010 and 2011) ... 2010 Harriet Reynolds Scholar Athlete Award winner ... three-time NFHCA National Academic recipient (2009, 2010 and 2011) ... three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete (2009, 2010 and 2011).

2011 (Junior Season): Started in all 21 games in the OSU backfield ... collected a career-high nine points on three goals and three assists ... claimed three defensive saves ... notched first point of the season on an assist in a 4-1 victory at Kent State (Sept. 18) ... part of the starting backfield that has limited opponents to 1.45 goals per game and 11 shots per game ... helped lead the Buckeyes to a 2-0 shutout at James Madison (Sept. 4) ... key member in the Buckeyes' penalty corner unit ... recorded her second assist on the season vs. Kent State (Sept. 18) ... scored a goal in road win at Ball State (Sept.27) ... notched a defensive save vs. Louisville (Oct.4) ... had a goal vs. Michigan State (Oct. 14) ... tallied an assist in a win at Miami (Oct. 18) ... scored her third goal of the season vs. Northwestern (Oct. 28) ... notched two defensive saves in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at No. 2 Old Dominion (Nov. 12).

2010 (Sophomore Season): Played in three games for the Buckeyes ... helped the Scarlet and Gray to shutout victories against Robert Morris (Sept. 29), UC Davis (Oct. 23) and Ball State (Oct. 27) ... part of the OSU backfield that limited opponents to 8.1 shots and a league-best 1.26 goals per game while totaling a Big Ten Conference best seven shutouts.

2009 (Freshman Season): Played in 14 games, starting 12 ... started first 10 games of the season ... recorded first career defensive save in first collegiate game in 1-0 loss to James Madison (Aug. 29) ... made a defensive save vs. Syracuse to push overtime in an eventual 3-2 loss (Sept. 4) ... part of the OSU backfield that limited opponents to just 9.9 shots and 1.54 goals per game while totaling a Big Ten Conference-high six shutouts ... saw time against four Big Ten opponents in Indiana (Sept. 27), Michigan (Oct. 17), Michigan State (Oct. 23) and Northwestern (Oct. 31).

St. Ursula Academy: A two-time captain and three-year starter on the field hockey team ... helped St. Ursula to a second-place finish in 2007 in the Southwest Ohio Field Hockey League after winning the championship in '06 ... as a junior and senior, was named to the All-Ohio Team by the Ohio Field Hockey Coaches Association as well as SWOFHL First Team All-Conference and the team's MVP and best defensive player ... named 2008 Cincinnati Enquirer Player of the Year ... also participated at the 2007 National Futures and Junior Olympic Games, winning a bronze medal at both ... involved with the Girls' Athletics Association, the Earth Club and National Honors Society.

Personal: Would like to attend law school after undergrad ... daughter of Glen and Kris Napolitano ... has two sisters, Angela and Maria ... older sister, Angela, played soccer at the University of Florida (2006-09).





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