Pirates Defense Records Eighth Shutout Of The Season
As a Redshirt Sophomore in 2012
Started all 20 games in the Pirate backfield ... Led the team in assists (5), while ranking among the C-USA leaders ... Four of five assists were on corner kicks (3 of 5 were on game-winners) ... Member of a defensive unit that posted 10.0 shutouts (8.0 in C-USA) ... Recorded a career-best two assists against Davidson (8/31) ... Other assists were against ODU (8/22), UTEP (9/21) and Houston (10/5) ... Played every minute in 18 of 20 matches (1843 minutes) ... Key contributor on a defense that held opponents to a 1.15 GAA (0.85 in C-USA) ... Played a career-high 110 minutes three times (Rice, SMU, Tulsa) ... Recorded 12 shots (4 on goal) with multiple shots in three matches ... Tied for fifth on the club with five points ... Named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Named to ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll both semesters.
As a Redshirt Freshman in 2011
Appeared in two games as a reserve during rookie season ... Logged 106 minutes on the pitch ... Made collegiate debut against Southern Miss (10/7) playing five minutes ... Recorded first career start against UAB (10/30) in home finale logging 101 minutes ... Named Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Named to ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll in Fall 2011.
As a Freshman in 2010
Redshirted during initial season with the program ... Received C-USA Academic Medal and named to C-USA Honor Roll ... Named to ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll both semesters.
Fremd High School
Four-year letterman who served as team captain during her senior season ... Two time all-conference and all-area ... Helped team to the 2007 and '09 league championship and state runner-up finishes ... Earned all-state honors as a senior and all-sectional accolades as a junior ... Honor Roll Student.
Intended academic major is sports studies ... Daughter of Marisa and Jim Romano ... Has an older sister (Tonya), who is a senior playing soccer at Milliken (Ill.) University.