Liz Piselli on choosing Stanford: "I chose Stanford because I hate east coast weather. I also like the concept of being a pioneer."
As a Sophomore in 2005: Started 17 games...Scored 20 goals and seven assists...Recorded 48 shots, 26 ground balls, 13 draw controls, and seven caused turnovers...Ranked fifth on the team with 20 goals...Scored goals against Vanderbilt, UC Davis, Denver, Loyola, Notre Dame and Ohio State.
As a Freshman in 2004: Midfielder enjoyed an extremely productive freshman campaign...Appeared in all 18 games, making five starts in the Cardinal midfield...Scored seven goals and added two assists...Attempted two free position shots, scoring one free position goal...Ranked sixth on the team with 25 ground balls...Was outstanding during the MPSF tournament, scoring goals in the semifinal against UC Davis (5/6) and the final against California (5/8)...Recorded 17 shot attempts for the season...Added 18 draw controls and four caused turnovers.
High School: Graduated from South Side High School...Three-time letterwinner in lacrosse and four-time letter winner in track...Earned All-American status twice while in high school...Two-time All-County performer...Earned All-Conference honors while at South Side...A member of the U-19 United States National team...Selected to the All-Long Island team...Scored an incredible 76 goals and recorded 32 assists as a senior...Tallied 76 goals and 27 assists as a junior in 2002...Earned All-American status as a junior and senior...As a sophomore in 2001, scored 24 goals and registered 32 assists.
Personal: Born May 28, 1985 in Rockville Centre, New York...Parents are Robert and Mary Piselli...Comes from athletic heritage...Grandfather, Frank Alagia Sr. played baseball at Georgetown University, Uncle Frank Alagia Jr. was an All-American Basketball player at St. John's University, and father, Robert Piselli played Football at Princeton...Brother, Thomas, is now a quarterback at Cornell...Brother, Dominic, is a quarterback and goalie for his high school...Has traveled to Italy four times and to Japan and Greece once...Hobbies include painting and hanging out with friends...Majoring in American Studies.
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