Friars welcome the Eagles to Lennon Family Field on Friday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m.
As a Junior: Played 18 games and appeared in the starting line-up 17 times... Finished first on the team in points (32), goals (15) and game-winning goals (four)... Also contributed two assists, marking the first two of her career... Both assists came during a 5-0 victory vs. Georgetown (9/20)... Finished the season ranked among BIG EAST leaders in goals (T-2nd), goals per game (2nd), game-winning goals (2nd), points per game (3rd) and points (5th)... Also completed the year ranked 14th among NCAA Division I players in goals per game... Scored a career-high six points vs. Holy Cross (9/4) by virtue of her first career hat trick... Recorded her second career hat trick vs. Brown to match her career high of six points (10/2)... Scored at least one goal in 10 of the Friars' 18 games... Earned the program's "Mountain Climber Award"... Was named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week after scoring the game-winning goal in a 2-1, overtime, victory vs. 11th-ranked Northwestern (8/30)... Earned a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll four times (9/9, 9/16, 10/7 and 10/28)... Named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team... A NFHCA Division I All-Northeast Second-Team selection.
As a Sophomore: Started all 18 games at forward for the Friars... Finished the season with eight points on four goals... Scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over Rutgers on October 19, which clinched the team's berth to the BIG EAST Field Hockey Championship.
As a Freshman: Played 16 games and appeared in the starting line-up 13 times... Led the team with five goals and finished second among her teammates in scoring with 10 points... Scored her first collegiate goal against Pacific on September 11... Posted a season-high four points on two goals against Michigan State on September 18... Recorded the game-winning goal in a 3-2 victory over BIG EAST foe Villanova on October 8... Led the team with a .889 shots on goal percentage, as she put 16 of her 18 shots on cage... Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on October 10.
In High School: Attended John Jay High School and earned a total of 11 varsity letters in field hockey, indoor and outdoor track... Served as team captain for each team as a senior... A two-time All-State Section 1 honoree in 2009 and 2010... Named All-Elite during the 2008-09 and 2009-10 seasons... Three-time All-League and All-County selection (2007-10).
Personal: Born September 23, 1993...Daughter of Paul and Lisa Bernasconi...Has one sister, Alexandra and two brothers, Paul and Marcello...Psychology major.