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Bridget

Cerciello

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#16

Midfield
Height: 5'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Center Valley, Pa.
High School: Southern Lehigh

Bio

2018 Atlantic 10 Second Team Midfield

Atlantic 10 Co-Defensive Player of the Week (2/27/18)

Two-time SJU Academic Award (2017, 2018)

2018: Made all 19 appearances with 13 starts in a breakthrough sophomore campaign... Earned a pair of early-season starts against Temple and Vanderbilt before going on to start the final 11 games of the season, which included all nine regular-season A-10 contests and SJU's pair of postseason contests... Went for 29 points on 20 goals and nine helpers alongside 18 ground balls and 11 caused turnovers for the season... Tied for the team lead in free position goals (8, of 16)... Ranked second on the squad in draw controls (39)... Took 56 shots, landing 44 on goal... One of SJU's most efficient two-way players in terms of both offensive and defensive numbers... Went for 18 points (11g, 7a), 22 draw controls, eight ground balls, and six caused turnovers through all nine regular-season A-10 games... Tallied a career-high five points (career-high 3g, career-high 2a) vs. UMass... Went for a career-high four ground balls and a career-high three caused turnovers vs. VCU... Recorded two goals and a career-high seven draw controls vs. St. Bonaventure... Notched two goals, a career-high two assists, two ground balls, and two draw controls in the regular-season home finale win over George Mason.... Went for two goals and three draw controls in A-10 quarterfinal win over George Mason... Closed season with a hat trick and six draw controls in A-10 semifinals vs. Richmond... In non-conference action, scrapped for a career-high four ground balls and two caused turnovers vs. CCSU... Held Temple's leading scorer at the time, who was ranked in the top-ten nationally in goals scored entering the early-season match-up, to just one goal for the game.

2017: Made 14 appearances... Scored eight goals and added an assist to go with seven ground balls, five draw controls, and three caused turnovers... Hit the back of the net twice against both Wagner and Richmond... Had one goal and one assist at George Mason... Also scored at San Diego State, Mount St. Mary's, and Massachusetts... Earned a ground ball and caused turnover in collegiate debut vs. American... Named to Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters.

High School/Personal: 2016 Pennsylvania Area Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association Independent League Player of the Year... Three-time All-Area First Team selection... Two-time U.S. Lacrosse High School Academic All-American... Led squad to four-year record of 61-19, including a 20-1 record as a junior, en route to a pair of district titles... Recorded 181 career goals... Led squad in scoring as a junior (74g) and sophomore (64g)... Totaled 71 draw controls as a sophomore... Two-time team MVP... Selected for the PLA Senior All-Star Game and Angel 34 All-Star Game... 2016 Colonial League Academic All-Star... 2015 Central Pennsylvania National Tournament Team Member and Under Armour All-American Underclassman Philadelphia Team Member... Coordinated Health Athlete of the Week... Four-year varsity letterwinner and two-year team captain... Also lettered in soccer and winter track... All-League, All-Area, Defensive MVP, and Rookie of the Year selection for soccer... Member of the National Honor Society and Emerging Health Professionals Program and served as a Class Officer at Southern Lehigh... Volunteer service experience includes working with the Special Olympics and Camelot for Children... Lacrosse referee... Majoring in business.


Single-Game Career Highs:  
Goals: 3 (2x) last vs. Richmond (5/4/18)
Assists: 2 (2x) last vs. George Mason (4/22/18)
Points: 5 vs. UMass (3/29/18)
Shots: 6 at Richmond (4/23/17)
SOG: 4 (3x) last vs. St. Bonaventure (4/13/18)
Free Position Goals: 2 at Richmond (4/23/17)
Free Position Shots: 3 vs. Richmond (5/4/18)
Ground Balls: 4 (2x) last at VCU (3/31/18)
Caused Turnovers: 3 at VCU (3/31/18)
Draw Controls: 7 vs. St. Bonaventure (4/13/18)


Career Statistics:

YEAR GP-GS G A PTS SHOTS SOG GWG GB DC CT
2017 14-0 8 1 9 29 21 0 7 5 3
2018 19-13 20 9 29 47 36 0 18 39 11
TOTAL 33-13 28 10 38 76 57 0 25 44 14
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Goals of the Week: April 6, 2017
Goals of the Week: March 29, 2017