Bernasconi nets her second hat trick of the season for the Friars.
As a Junior: Started all 18 games at center-midfield... Led the Friars in points (27) and finished second among her teammates in goals (nine) and assists (nine)...Finished season ranked ninth in the BIG EAST in points, tied for 10th in goals, third in points per game and tied for fifth in assists... Tallied a career-best four points in three games against Kent State (9/3), Georgetown (9/14) and Vermont (10/8)... Scored a career-high two goals, twice, in games against Georgetown (9/14) and Vermont (10/8)... Scored the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory against Villanova during BIG EAST regular-season play (10/13)... Recorded a career-high two assists against Kent State (9/3) and Harvard (9/8)... Registered eight multiple-point games... Scored at least one point in 12 of 18 games... Earned the program's "Mountain Climber Award"... Named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week on October 15... Earned a spot on the All-BIG EAST Second Team and the Longstreth / NFHCA Division I All-Northeast Region Second Team.
As a Sophomore: Played 12 games for the Friars... Recorded her first collegiate point on one assist vs. Iowa on September 9.
As a Freshman: Joined the team during the fall as a walk-on and was awarded a spot on the roster as a redshirt. In High School: Attended Ossining High School where she earned four varsity letters each in field hockey and lacrosse... Also earned letters in basketball and track... Two-time All-State selection (2008-09)...All-Section (2007-09)...Four-time All-League pick (2006-09)...Named Ossining's Female Athlete of the Year for class of 2010.
Personal: Born November 28, 1992...Daughter of Mark and Ann Carroll Malone...Has one sister, Molly, and two brothers, Luke and Patrick...Majoring in psychology with a minor in business studies.
All-BIG EAST Second Team 2012
Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-Northeast Region Second Team 2012
Mountain Climber Award 2012