3 - Laura Puccia
Laura Puccia
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fairport, N.Y.
High School: Fairport
Position: M
gp 13
p 42
g 36
a 6

Collegiate Honors:  2013: America East All-Academic Team; America East Commissioner's Honor Roll; America East All-Conference Second Team. 2012: America East Commissioner's Honor Roll; America East All-Rookie Team.

Career Highs: Goals- 5 vs. Vanderbilt (03/28/12); Assists- 2, three times (most recent at Iona 03/10/14); Points- 6, twice (most recent at Iona 03/10/14); Ground Balls- 4 vs Binghamton (4/12/14); Draw Controls- 8 vs Binghamton (4/12/14); Caused Turnovers- 3 (4/12/14).

2014 Season
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Started thirteen of fourteen games so far; 36 goals and six assists for 42 points; team leader in goals and free-position goals (six); second in points; first in shots (67) and fourth in shooting percentage (.537); first in draw controls (51); 58 of her 67 shots (86.6%) have been on goal; tied her careers in assists (two) and points (six) at Iona (03/10); four-game point streak with 12-2-14 in that span; has tallied a point in 9 of 10 games with eight multiple-goal efforts; also scored four goals vs. UConn (03/05) and Boston U. (04/02); three goals in consecutive games vs. Hofstra (02/15) and at Boston College (02/20); has tallied at least one DC every game with a season-high four at BC; career-high tying three ground balls vs. Lehigh (03/01).

2013 Season | Statistics | Photos
Started all 17 games; recorded 33 points with 30 goals and three assists; ranked second on the team in goals and fourth in points; team-high 46 draw controls; team leader in shots on goal percentage (.846 – 55 SOG/65 shots); second in shots; tied for third in ground balls (20); fourth in shooting percentage (.462 – 30 goals/65 shots); in six America East conference games, recorded nine points (7g, 2a); her draw control with 30 seconds remaining secured UNH's 6-5 win at UMBC in the regular-season finale that put the 'Cats into the conference tourney; recorded a point in 14 of 17 games with 11 multiple-point efforts, including a season-high four three times – at Dartmouth (02/28), at Longwood (03/16) and vs. Iona (03/27); scored a goal in 13 of 17 games with nine multiple-goal efforts, including four at DC, at Longwood and vs. Iona; recorded three goals, one ground ball and four draw controls against both Hofstra (02/16) and Fairfield (04/20); career highs in ground balls (three), draw controls (six) and caused turnovers (two) at Longwood; matched her personal best with two CTOs in the America East semifinal game vs. Albany (05/03); ended the season with a goal in five consecutive games; season-long seven-game goal-scoring streak spanning Feb. 28 to March 27 (18g, 1a); at least one draw control all 17 games with multiple DCs 14 times; credited with a ground ball in 15 of 17 games, including each of the first 11 games.

2012 Season
  | 2012 Statistics
Played in all 16 games and was in the starting lineup 15 times; recorded 34 goals and seven assists for 41 points; led the team in both goals and points; ranked second on the team in draw controls (24) and fifth in assists; in six America East conference games, recorded 18 points (15g, 3a); recorded a point in 15 of 16 games with 10 multiple-point efforts (nine multiple-goal games); career highs in goals (five) and points (six) as well as a season-high five draw controls in the win against nationally-ranked Vanderbilt (03/28); recorded her first collegiate point in her debut against Dartmouth (02/25); tallied two goals, two ground balls, two draw controls and career-high two caused turnovers at Stanford (03/11); four points (3g, 1a), one GB, three DCs and one CTO vs. Binghamton (03/24); five points (3g, 2a) at Boston U. (04/04); three goals, one GB, three DCs and one CTO at Stony Brook (04/28). 

Personal:
2011 graduate of Fairport High School, where she lettered in lacrosse; All-America First Team and Academic All-America Team as a senior captain; other 2011 honors included All-County First Team and All Greater Rochester First Team; captained the team as a junior midfielder and recorded 65 goals, 22 assists, 89 draw controls and 42 ground balls; 2010 Monroe County All-League First Team; 2010 All-Greater Rochester Honorable Mention; silver medalist at the 2010 Empire State games; All-County Second Team in 2009; also played for the Lady Roc Lacrosse Club; major is neuroscience.

Recent Games
Mar 16 Colorado W, 14-11
Mar 23 at Drexel W, 12-8
Mar 29 Vermont L, 15-12
Apr 2 at Boston U. L, 19-9
Apr 5 at UMBC W, 8-2
Apr 12 Binghamton W, 18-5
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 13 2
Points 42 6
Goals 36 5
Assists 6 1
Shots 67 12
Shooting percentage 53.7 41.7
Shots on goal 58 9
Shots on goal percentage 86.6 75.0
Free position goals-shots 6-9 1-1
Ground balls 16 5
Draw controls 51 13
Turnovers 13 1
Caused turnovers 9 4
Fouls 16 1
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 15 Hofstra W, 9-5 3 1 4 1-2 1 1 1 0 5 60.0 4 80.0
Feb 20 at Boston College L, 17-8 3 0 3 1-1 0 4 1 0 4 75.0 4 100.0
Feb 22 Dartmouth L, 15-7 0 0 0 0-0 1 2 3 1 3 0.0 3 100.0
Mar 1 Lehigh L, 9-5 2 0 2 1-2 3 2 1 1 4 50.0 4 100.0
Mar 5 Connecticut W, 11-7 4 0 4 1-1 0 3 0 0 6 66.7 6 100.0
Mar 8 at Massachusetts L, 12-6 2 0 2 0-0 0 1 1 0 3 66.7 3 100.0
Mar 10 at Iona W, 12-3 4 2 6 0-0 1 3 0 1 6 66.7 6 100.0
Mar 14 Fairfield L, 10-8 4 1 5 1-1 1 7 2 0 7 57.1 5 71.4
Mar 16 Colorado W, 14-11 3 0 3 0-0 1 6 0 0 5 60.0 4 80.0
Mar 23 at Drexel W, 12-8 2 0 2 0-0 2 5 0 2 5 40.0 3 60.0
Mar 29 Vermont L, 15-12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 at Boston U. L, 19-9 4 1 5 0-1 1 4 3 0 7 57.1 7 100.0
Apr 5 at UMBC W, 8-2 2 0 2 0-0 1 5 0 1 6 33.3 4 66.7
Apr 12 Binghamton W, 18-5 3 1 4 1-1 4 8 1 3 6 50.0 5 83.3
Apr 19 at Stony Brook   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Albany (N.Y.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2011-12 16 15 34 7 41 7-10 12 24 19 7 65 52.3 50 76.9
2012-13 17 17 30 3 33 6-13 20 46 24 6 65 46.2 55 84.6
2013-14 13 13 36 6 42 6-9 16 51 13 9 67 53.7 58 86.6
Total 46 45 100 16 116 19-32 48 121 56 22 197 50.8 163 82.7
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 13 13 36 6 42 6-9 16 51 13 9 67 53.7 58 86.6
Conference 2 2 5 1 6 1-1 5 13 1 4 12 41.7 9 75.0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -

Home 7 7 19 3 22 5-7 11 29 8 5 36 52.8 31 86.1
Away 6 6 17 3 20 1-2 5 22 5 4 31 54.8 27 87.1
Neutral - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 7 7 21 4 25 3-4 10 31 2 7 39 53.8 32 82.1
Losses 6 6 15 2 17 3-5 6 20 11 2 28 53.6 26 92.9

January - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
February 3 3 6 1 7 2-3 2 7 5 1 12 50.0 11 91.7
March 7 7 21 3 24 3-4 8 27 4 4 36 58.3 31 86.1
April 3 3 9 2 11 1-2 6 17 4 4 19 47.4 16 84.2
May - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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