SJU Women's Lacrosse BIO
Val Paolucci
Player Profile:
Val Paolucci 1535477
Position: Attack
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Swarthmore, Pa.
High School: Springfield

2014: Saw 11 appearances with 10 starts... Despite limited action due to injury through month of April, totaled 19 points on 14 goals and five assists... Landed 28 of 38 shots on goal for a .737 SOG percentage... Ranked fourth on team in goals, shots, and shots on goal, tied for fourth with two free-position goals, and ranked fifth in total points... Reached 100th point of career with final collegiate goal at George Washington... Notched season-high four goals at Stetson... Recorded additional four-point efforts with three goals and one assist against both LIU Brooklyn and Old Dominion... Took career-high 11 shots and landed career-high eight on goal against Old Dominion... Also scored against Temple, Manhattan, and Richmond and dished out additional assists against Delaware State, Manhattan, and George Mason... Added eight ground balls and five caused turnovers... SJU's Raymond Vasquez Award recipient... IWLCA Academic Honor Roll selection... Made SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters.

2013: Made all 16 starts... Ranked second on team with six free-position goals and third in points (37), goals (26), assists (11), shots (50) and shots on goal (40) and fifth in shot percentage (.520)... Went 6-of-15 (.400) in free-position shots... Landed 40 shots on goal out of 50 attempts for a .800 SOG%... Also picked up 11 ground balls and secured five draws... Recorded at least one goal in all but four games... Posted five games with three or more goals... Dished out two assists in A-10 win over La Salle... Tallied one goal and assist in A-10 win over St. Bonaventure... Scored four goals in one game twice, at Saint Mary's and Monmouth... Also added two assists at Monmouth for a season-high six points... IWLCA Academic Honor Roll selection... Member of the SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2012: Played in all 16 games with one start at Jacksonville... Second on the team with 24 goals and tied for the team lead with 10 assists... Netted hat-tricks against Saint. Francis (Pa.), Rutgers, George Washington and St. Bonaventure... Had five-point games against Presbyterian and Saint Francis (Pa.)... Member of the SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2011: Played in 12 games... Scored 10 goals on 20 shots... Scored two goals in wins over Saint Mary's and La Salle... Member of the Atlantic 10 and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Rolls.

High School/Personal: 2010 All-American and Academic All-American... Three-time All-Delco selection...  2010 All-Central First Team honoree... Scored 100th goal in senior season... Led Springfield to three district titles, one league championship, and a trip to the state finals... Three-year varsity letterwinner and senior team captain... Also lettered in soccer and indoor track... Majoring in food marketing.


                                             Single-Game Career Highs                                          

Goals: 4 (3x) last at Stetson (3/11/14)
3 vs. Presbyterian (3/7/12)
Points: 6 at Monmouth (3/13/13)
Shots: 11 at Old Dominion (3/16/14)
SOG: 8 at Old Dominion (3/16/14)
Free Position Goals: 2 at Saint Francis (3/11/12)
Free Position Shots: 3 (3x) last vs. Saint Mary's (3/22/13)
Ground Balls: 3 vs. Presbyterian (3/7/12)
Caused Turnovers:
2 at Old Dominion (3/16/14)
Draw Controls: 2 at Stetson (3/11/14)

                                                      Career Statistics                                                  
2011 12-0 10 0 10 20 15 1 4 1 0
2012 16-1 24 10 34 52 36 0 7 3 1
2013 16-16 26 11 37 50 40 1 11 5 4
2014 11-10 14 5 19 38 28 1 8 3 5
TOTAL 55-27 74 26 100 160 119 3 30 12 10
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