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#33 Kristen Giovanniello
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'8"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Old Brookville, N.Y.
High School: North Shore
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Giovanniello's Career Stats

Year GP-S

Min.

GA Saves Save % W-L-T GAA
2011 16-16 966:00 135 138 .505 11-6-0

8.39

2012 17-17 965:44 145 131 .475 12-5-0 9.01
2013 19-18 1,151:46 199 140 .413 11-8-0 10.37
Totals 52-51 3,023:30 469 405   34-18-0 9.31

2013 (Junior):
All-Ivy League Honorable Mention
Started all but one of the team’s 19 games…In 1,151:46 of action, she posted a 10.37 goals-against average and a .413 save percentage with an 11-8 record…Stopped 140 shots over the course of the season…In seven Ivy games played, including six starts, she had an 8.06 GAA and a .476 save %, while leading her team to a 5-2 record…Her 19 games played and 140 saves were both career highs…In going 11-8, she has won at least 11 games in each season since arriving at Dartmouth…Was named the Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week on April 8 for her strong showing at home against Cornell…A member of the All-Ivy League Honorable Mention Team…Stopped a season-high 12 shots against Boston College in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, helping the Big Green advance for the first time in seven seasons.

2012 (Sophomore):
Second Team All-Ivy League
Ivy League Tournament Most Outstanding Player
Second Team All-Northeast Region

Ivy League All-Tournament Team Selection
Two-Time Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week (3/5 and 3/19)

Picked up right where she left off in 2011 with an outstanding sophomore season...Named an All-Ivy Second-Team selection...Tabbed as the 2012 Ivy League Tournament Most Outstanding Player as well as an all-tournament selection after leading the Big Green to its first-ever postseason tournament title, making eight saves against both Cornell and Penn...Earned a spot on the IWLCA All-Northeast Region team for the second time in as many years, earning second-team honors in 2012...Led the Ivy League in save percentage (.475) and was the national leader in the category for much of the season...Posted a career-high 17 saves against Vermont on March 14, a team that scored 16 or more goals in each of their first four games of the season entering the meeting with the Big Green...She also had a career-high seven ground balls against the Catamounts that afternoon...Her 42 ground balls led the team by 13 over the second-best figure...Had double-digit saves against Vermont (17), Florida (11), Cornell (10) and Syracuse (11) over the course of the year...Finished the season with a win-loss record of 12-5, being Dartmouth's goalkeeper of record in all 17 games...Was listed on the Tewaaraton Award Watch List early on in the season...Played every minute in the circle in 12 of the team's games after playing every minute as a freshman...Had four or more ground balls in six games...Caused two turnovers against Penn in the conference title game to go along with her eight saves and two ground balls....Wrapped up the season with a 9.01 goals-against average in 965:44 of action.

2011 (Freshman):
• Ivy League Rookie of the Year (Unanimous)
• All-Ivy First Team
• Ivy Defensive Player of the Week (three times)

• IWLCA All-Northeast Region First Team
IWLCA All-America Second Team
• SynapseSports All-America Second Team
• SynapseSports National Rookie of the Year
• WomensLax.com All-America
DartmouthSports.com Female Athlete of the Week (April 13)
• WomensLacrosse.com Player of the Week (April 11 and May 2)
• Inside Lacrosse Team of the Week (May 5)
Played every minute of every game in goal for the Big Green ... Helped Dartmouth reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time in five seasons in 2011 ... Finished her freshman season with 138 saves, tied with Devon Willis ’05 for the eighth-most in a single season at Dartmouth ... Posted seven saves in her first collegiate game vs. UNH on Feb. 25 in earning the win ... In just her second game, she posted a career-best 15 saves against Vermont on March  2, also picking up the victory ... Stopped 13 shots in consecutive games at Duke (March 19) and at home against Oregon (March 23) ... Held opponents to five goals twice and to seven or fewer tallies in seven contests ... Stopped 13 shots against Harvard on April 29 in a game that clinched the Big Green the Ivy League title ... Turned aside 11 shots and allowed just eight goals to No. 1 Maryland to help lift Dartmouth to the thrilling 9-8 overtime win ... Had double-digit save totals against six opponents ... Led the team in ground balls with 35, including five against Harvard on April 29 ... Credited with a caused turnover against UNH in the season opener (Feb. 26) ... Had 11 wins in goal as a freshman.

Before Dartmouth:

Played three years of varsity lacrosse for North Shore, serving as team captain her senior year ... Led her team to the county finals in both 2008 and 2009 ... Named all-county and won the Coaches' Award as a senior ... Tabbed a scholar athlete in both 2008 and 2010 ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Played club lacrosse for Long Island Liberty, winning the Mid-Atlantic Tournament Championship in 2008.

Personal:
Daughter of Rocco and Susan Giovanniello ... Has two brothers.

STICK CHECK

What drew you to the Dartmouth Lacrosse Program?
The team has such great chemistry and everyone is so dedicated and hardworking.

What is your favorite Dartmouth Lacrosse moment?
On the field my favorite Dartmouth lacrosse moment is beating Penn at the Ivy Tournament my sophomore year. Off the field it was feeding the fish at the Great Barrier Reef.

As a little kid what did you want to be when you grew up?
A doctor 

What is your guilty pleasure?
Peanut Butter Cookies.

Describe your Dartmouth experience in three words.
Exciting, Fun, Life-changing

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