3 Laura Puccia
3 Laura Puccia
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Fairport, N.Y.
High School: Fairport
Position: M

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

Career Highs: Goals- 5 vs. Vanderbilt (03/28/12); Assists- 2, twice (most recent at Columbia 04/18/12); Points- 6 vs. Vanderbilt (03/28/12); Ground Balls- 3 at Longwood (3/16/13); Draw Controls- 6 at Longwood (3/16/13); Caused Turnovers- 2 (twice).

2013 Season | Statistics | Photos
•  Started all 16 games
•  Has tallied 32 points on 29 goals and three assists
•  Ranks second on the team in goals, tied for fifth in assists, and fourth in points
•  Leader in draw controls (44)
•  Second in shots (63) and fourth in ground balls (19)
•  Second in free-position goals (5)
•  Career highs in ground balls (three) and draw controls (six) at Longwood (03/16)
•  Matched her personal best of two caused turnovers at Longwood
•  Season-high four goals at 12th-ranked Dartmouth (02/28), Longwood (03/16), and against Iona (3/27); the four points also a season high
•  Three goals in season opener at Hofstra (02/16)
•  Season-high four draw controls at Hofstra
•  Scored a goal in 8 of 10 games with six multiple-goal efforts
•  Recorded at least one GB and one DC every game
•  Seven-game goal-scoring streak spanning Feb. 28 to March 27 (18g, 1a)

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), points (six) and draw controls (five) 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 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)

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.

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