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8 Michelle Iacono

At Rider:
Marketing major with a minor in Social Work…

2016:

  • Finishes Rider career 10th all-time in points (33) and assists (11) and tied for 11th in goals (11).
  • Appeared in 16 games and started 12 as a forward.
  • Had the game-winning goal at Niagara in a 1-0 MAAC victory.
  • Had a three-game point streak against Bucknell, Quinnipiac, and Canisius, with the team going 2-0-1.

2015:

  • Played in one game in 2015, the season opener, and compiled a goal and an assist before sitting out the rest of season as a medical red-shirt.
  • Member of the 2015 Preseason All-MAAC team.

2014:

  • Enters junior year 13th in assists (nine), 17th in career scoring with 25 points and 18th in goals with eight.
  • Earned First Team All-MAAC honors in 2014.
  • Was third in the MAAC in assists in 2014 despite missing three games with injuries.
  • Ranked second among Broncs in in goals and assists, third in points.
  • Scored her PK in the 2014 MAAC Title Game shootout.
  • Scored lone goal in 1-0 win over Bucknell.
  • Compiled a goal and an assist in 2-1 win over NJIT.
  • Two assists in 2-1 win over Delaware State.
  • Played in 18 games in 2014, making 16 starts.
  • Led the 2014 team in shots (67) and shots on goal (36).
  • Has 25 points in 37 career games.

2013:

  • Finished second on the 2013 team in points and goals, was third in assists.
  • Led the 2013 team in game-winning goals.
  • As a rookie scored the lone goal in a 1-0 MAAC win over Siena.
  • Scored two minutes into the second half to give Rider a 2-1 lead in 3-1 win over Bryant in 2013.
  • As a freshman scored the lone goal in 1-0 win at Temple.
  • Played in all 18 games in 2013, starting 16.
  • Was second on the 2013 team in both shots (48) and shots on goal (18).

At Calhoun High School:
Four-year starter earning NYSSWA First Team All-State honors…named the 2012 Conference IAA Player of the Year as well as the All-Class AA Player of the Year…earned All-Conference, All-Class, All-County and All-Long Island honors...played with current teammate Victoria Maley on the Massapequa Elite team, leading it to the 2009 ENYSA State Championship…hobbies include soccer, writing and spending time with family…personal: daughter of Joe and Kathy Iacono, one of six siblings…older sister Danielle was a soccer captain for the University of New Haven.

Position: Forward
Height: 5'5"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Merrick, NY
High School: Calhoun
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