Marist Women's Lacrosse BIO
Allison Gionta
Player Profile:
Allison Gionta 921462
Position: Attack
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Eastport, NY
High School: Eastport South Manor

In the Record Book: All-time career assists (89) and points leader (250). Second in career goals (161)... Currently ranks first (59; 2016), eighth (45; 2015) and tied for 10th (43; 2014) in program history for single-season goals. Is third (29; 2016), fifth (25; 2015) and tied for 10th (20; 2014) in single-season assists. First (88; 2016), tied for third (70; 2015) and tied for seventh (63; 2014) in single-season points... Her 5.17 points per game in 2016 was the highest single season average in program history... Tied for first with eight goals in a single game (2/15/16 vs. Sacred Heart and 4/13/16 vs. Manhattan)... Notched the most points in a single game in program history with 15 (eight goals and seven assists) vs. Manhattan on 4/13/16.

2016: NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee, All-ECAC First Team, IWLCA All-Region Northeast Second TeamMAAC Offensive Player of the Year, All-MAAC First Team, MAAC All-Tournament Team... Finished second highest in MAAC history with 88 points and 5.18 points per game... With 161 goals, was one shy of tying the program's all-time leader... Scored a goal in all but one game... Set career highs with eight goals, 11 points and four ground balls in the season opener vs. Sacred Heart on Feb. 15. Her eight goals tied for most in a single game in program history... Notched the game-winning goal in a 4-3 win over Binghamton on March 12... Scored on all six of her shots on goal at Oregon on March 19, going 2-for-2 from the free position arc... Scored eight goals and had seven assists in a 25-12 blowout of Manhattan on April 13. Her 15 points were the most in a single game in program history. Also won a career-high four draw controls in the contest... Became the program's all-time assists leader early in the second half of a 13-2 win at Quinnipiac on April 16. Her 83rd assist moved her ahead of Lindsey Diener, who had held the old mark of 82 since 2008... Broke the all time record for points in a single season with her 76th in a win against Monmouth on Senior Day on April 23... Became Marist's all-time points leader, reaching 245 for her career on an assist in the first half of the regular season finale at Siena on April 27... Finished 11th in the nation in goals (59), fifth in goals per game (3.47) and ninth in points (88).

2016 Game-by-Game   

2015: All-MAAC First Team, MAAC Offensive Player of the Week (4/13), ECAC Offensive Player of the Week (4/14)... Finished seventh in the nation in points per game averaging 4.38... Led Marist in goals (45), assists (25) and points (70) and was third on the team with 16 draw controls... Fired a team-high 82 shots, 70 of which came on goal... Notched her 100th career point in a victory at Vermont on Feb. 28 and hit 150 vs. Siena on April 15... Tied her career-high with six assists at Iona on March 25... Scored a career-high six goals at Niagara on April 8... Racked up eight points and won a draw control at Monmouth on April 11... Netted her 100th career goal and tied a career-high with three draw controls in the Red Foxes' MAAC quarterfinal win at Siena on April 25.

2015 Game-by-Game

2014: MAAC All-Tournament Team, All-MAAC First Team, MAAC Offensive Player of the Week (3/31)... Appeared and started in 17 games for the Red Foxes... Finished the season with a team-high 63 points... Tied for first on the team with 43 goals and finished second on the team with 20 assists... Attempted 79 shots with 62 on goal... Had a career-high five goals April 16 against Manhattan... Scored two game-winning goals: April 9 against Niagara and April 23 against Siena... Had a season-high six assists May 2 against Monmouth... Finished the season 7-for-15 on free position shots... Collected 13 ground balls, including a season-high three on February 28 against USC... Had nine caused turnovers, tied for seventh on the team, with a season-high three on May 4 against Canisius... Won three draw controls... Finished the year third in the MAAC for points, fourth in assists and points per game, tied for fourth for goals per game, and tied for fifth for goals. 

2014 Game-by-Game

2013: MAAC All-Rookie Team, MAAC Rookie of the Week (4/29)... Appeared in 18 games, scoring 14 goals during the season… Recorded two goals four different times: April 3 vs. Fairfield, April 17 vs. Iona, April 20 vs. Bucknell, and April 27 vs. Canisius… Finished second on the team in assists with 15… Had 31 shots and 24 were on goal.

2013 Game-by-Game

Prior to Marist: Gionta was a three-sport athlete at Eastport South Manor High School. Captain of her lacrosse team during her senior season, Gionta earned All-County honors three times in her career following her sophomore, junior and senior years. She helped Eastport South Manor capture its first-ever Suffolk County Class B Championship in 2012. She participated in basketball for four years and volleyball for three years. Academically, Gionta was a four-year honor roll student and made the Principal's Honor Roll during her senior year. She was awarded the MSG Varsity Scholarship.

Career Highs

Goals: 8, 2x, MR vs. Manhattan, 4/13/16
Assists: 7, vs. Manhattan, 4/13/16
Points: 15, vs. Manhattan, 4/13/16
Ground Balls: 4, 2x, MR vs. Sacred Heart, 2/15/16
Draw Controls: 4, vs. Manhattan, 4/13/16
Caused Turnovers: 3, vs. Canisius, 5/4/14

 Allison Gionta's Career Statistics

Year GP GS Goals Assists Points Shots SOG GWG FPG-FPA GB DC CT
2013 18 0 14 15 29 31 24 0 2-4 13 2 11
2014 17 17 43 20 63 79 62 2 7-15 13 3 9
2015 16 16 45 25 70 82 70 0 6-14 11 16 6
2016 17 17 59 29 88 108 82 1 9-17 19 15 7
Total 68 50 161 89 250 300 238   24-50 56 36 33
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