The Friars and Terriers will square off on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m.
Current Friar Steph Guglielmo checks in with Julie about her time on Smith Hill.
As a Junior: Started all 20 games for the Friars...Finished fourth on the team in points with 19 on eight goals and three assists...Her eight goals were third-best on the team... Finished second on the team in scoring during BIG EAST regular-season play with nine points on four goals and one assist...Matched her single-game career high of five points on two goals and one assist versus Rutgers (10/9)...Scored the game-tying goal in a 2-1 victory over then-No. 4 Princeton (9/20)...Registered two goals against Georgetown including the game winner (10/24)...All-BIG EAST Second-Team selection...Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (10/12)...Earned NFHCA Second-Team All-Northeast Region honors...Finished the season ranked 18th on the Friars all-time scoring list with 59 points (25 goals/9 assists)...Her 25 goals are tied for 13th all-time...Selected to play for Boston at the 2010 U.S. Field Hockey High Performance Senior Women's National Championship in Virginia Beach... BIG EAST Academic All-Star...NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad.
As a Sophomore: Started all 21 games...Finished fourth on the team in points (20) and tied for second in goals (eight)...Also tallied four assists...Finished third on the team in scoring during BIG EAST regular-season play with seven points on three goals and one assist...Scored a season-high three points in three games on the year...Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on September 22...BIG EAST Academic All-Star and NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad selection.
As a Freshman: Played 22 games and made 20 starts...Tied for fourth on the team in scoring with 20 points (nine goals and two assists)...Tied for first on the team in goals scored with nine...Scored her first collegiate points against Dartmouth (9/9) with two goals and one assist for a season-high five points...Posted three multiple-goal games...Scored two game winning goals vs. Maine (9/23) and Harvard (9/26)...Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on two occasions (9/10, 9/24)...Earned NFHCA Division I National Academic Team and BIG EAST Academic All-Star accolades.
In High School: Earned four varsity letters in field hockey and lacrosse at Barrington... Earned three varsity letters in basketball... Captured four State Championships in lacrosse, two in field hockey and one in basketball, including a sweep of all three State Championships as a senior... In field hockey, led the State (R.I.) in scoring as a junior (51 pts) and senior (59 pts)... A three-time First-Team All-State and All-Division selection (2004-2006)... Earned North Region All-America honors (2005, 2006)... Named MVP of the Rhode Island State Tournament and All-Tournament selection in 2005 and 2006...USFHA National Academic Squad (2006)... Named Words Unlimited School-Girl Athlete of the Year and Rhode Island Interscholastic League Female Athlete of the Year as a senior... Two-year Futures participant... Also earned First-Team All-America and All-State honors in lacrosse at Barrington.
Personal: Born April 27, 1989...Daughter of John and Peggy Ruggieri...Has two brothers, John and Kyle, and a twin sister, Danielle...Elementary education and special education major.
All-BIG EAST 2009 (2nd Team); 2010 (1st Team) NFHCA All-Northeast Region 2009 (2nd Team); 2010 (1st Team) NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 BIG EAST Academic All-Star 2007, 2008, 2009 NFHCA Division I Senior All-Star 2010
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