Ohio State faces No. 9 Duke Saturday, High Point Sunday
April 9-15. 2013
Buckeyes battle Nittany Lions through nine ties in fourth game against Top 10 opponent
Ohio State and Nittany Lions meet at 1:05 p.m. Sunday, game televised on BTN at 6:30 p.m.
2014 (Junior Season): Started all 20 games in the OSU midfield ... collected a career-best 38 points, which tied for fifth on the team ... tied for second on the squad with 32 goals ... had five points on five goals (3-of-3 on fp) in the 17-8 win over Winthrop (March 9) ... had 10 multi-point contests ... had seven-consecutive games with a point from Feb. 22-March 22 ... notched her first career assist and a career-high seven draw controls at Canisius (March 1) ... had a pair of goals in the home loss to Florida (March 22) ... collected four points (3g, 1a) in the road win at Vanderbilt (April 6) ... had four points (3g, 1a) and three groundballs in the win over Notre Dame (April 15) ... tied career high with four groundballs in loss at Hopkins (April 26) ... had a career night in the ALC quarterfinals in win over Michigan with career-high six points on five goals and an assist to be named to 2014 ALC All-Tournament team ... OSU scholar-athlete, academic All-Big Ten and IWLCA Academic Honor Roll honoree.
2013 (Sophomore Season): Played in 18 games, starting 17 as midfielder...tallied 26 goals, including a career-high five goals against Johns Hopkins (4/28/13)...secured 20 groundballs, 18 draw controls and five caused turnovers...OSU scholar-athlete and academic All-Big Ten.
2012 (Freshman Season): Played in 16 games, making three starts as a rookie midfielder ... tallied 12 goals on the year, with a season-high four coming against Robert Morris (2/17/12) ... scored in seven games ...finished third on the team in draw controls (18) and came up with four caused turnovers for the year ... OSU scholar-athlete.
Mount DeSales Academy: Played tennis, basketball and lacrosse ... a team captain as senior, was named the MVP as a junior and senior after leading the team in scoring both seasons as a midfielder ... also a letterwinner in tennis and basketball, earning the 2008 unsung hero, 2010 MVP and 2010 captain on the tennis court and 2010/2011 team captain and unsung hero for basketball ... also was successful in the classroom, earning the athletic achievement award as a senior in 2011.
Personal: Daughter of Joe and Eileen Facchina ... has five siblings, Julia, Jane, Zach, Cara and Danny ... two of her sisters also are Division I athletes; Julia played tennis at Virginia Tech, while Cara currently is a senior on the lacrosse team at Ohio State.