7 Giovanna Fasanello
7 Giovanna Fasanello
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Clarence, N.Y.
High School: Clarence
Position: F
g 16
a 7
p 39
sh % .158
gw 5
ds 0

2017: Started 16 games due to injury … ranked third in career points (102), third in career goals (40) and fifth in career assists (22) in program history … second in 2017 SUNYAC with 39 points and 16 goals … first on the team in points, goals and assists (7) … compiled two goals and one assist in a 7-0 victory over Manhattanville (9/1) … contributed one game-winning goal and one assist in a 4-3 win at William Smith (9/6) … added one goal and one assist against Cortland for a 5-0 victory (9/15) … scored one goal in a 3-2 loss at Oneonta (9/22) … notched two goals at New Paltz for a 4-2 loss (9/23) … posted one goal and one assist against Keuka in a 6-1 win (9/27) … gained one goal and one assist in a 4-2 win against Elmira (9/30) … made one goal and one assist for a 7-0 victory over Morrisville (10/6) … scored one goal at Brockport for a 6-0 win (10/11) … notched three goals against Oswego in a 7-0 victory (10/14) … contributed one goal in a 4-2 win against Utica (10/18) … compiled one goal and one assist at Nazareth for a 4-2 victory (10/21) … named First Team All-SUNYAC.

2016: Started all 21 games for the Knights … ranked first in the SUNYAC for the 2016 season in goals, points and shots with 18 goals, 48 points and 127 shots ... ranked second in the SUNYAC for the 2016 season in assists with 12 assists ... has the third highest amount of goals and second highest amount of assists in a single season in addition to being tied for second place with amount of points in a single season with 48 points, 18 goals and 12 assists … currently stands in top ten for career goals, career assists and career points with 63 points, 24 goals and 15 assists … tallied one goal and one assist in a 5-2 loss to Cortland (9/16) … had one goal and one assist in a 4-1 victory over Oneonta (9/23) … scored one goal and three assists in a 7-0 triumph against Nazareth (10/5) … notched two goals and one assist in a 4-0 win over Morrisville (10/7) … recorded three goals and one assist in a 6-1 victory against Brockport (10/12) … tallied one goal and one assist against Houghton for a 4-1 win (10/18) … scored two goals and one assist in a 4-0 triumph over Keuka (10/26) … recorded the lone assist against New Paltz for a 1-0 win in the SUNYAC semifinal game (11/2) … notched all three goals against Oneonta in a 3-2 victory landing the Knights’ SUNYAC Champion title (11/5) … named SUNYAC All-Tournament Team MVP … named First Team All-SUNYAC … named First Team NFHCA Division III All-North Atlantic Region.

2015: Started at midfield in all 19 games ... finished with 15 points on six goals and three assists ... had one assist against Elmira in a 4-1 win (9/2) ... scored two goals in an 8-0 victory over Morrisville (9/19) ... notched a goal in a 4-3 loss to Hamilton (9/23) ... had one assist in a 2-1 setback against St. John Fisher (9/26) ... recorded one goal and one assist in a 8-1 victory over Brockport (10/14) ... scored two goals against Ithaca in a 3-2 win (10/28) ... totaled one defensive save on the season ... named SUNYAC All-Conference.

Prior to Geneseo: Was a starter and played in 18 games for the Mid-American Conference (MAC) Division Champions, Central Michigan University, in 2014 ... named to the Division I National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Collegiate National Academic Squad in 2014 ... participated in the USA Field Hockey U19 Futures Elite Championship in 2014 and the U19 National Futures Championship and Gold Medal in 2013 ... earned the Silver Medal at the AAU Junior Olympics and played in the National Futures Championship in 2012 with the USA Field Hockey U16 team ... went to the USA Field Hockey Futures Elite Academy in 2014 and was at the USA Field Hockey Futures Level I in 2013 and 2014 ... Buffalo News Prep Talk Field Hockey Player of the Year in 2014 ... all-state in 2012 and 2013 ... two-time All-Western New York and Erie County Interscholastic Conference (ECIC) First-Team selection in 2012 and 2013 ... team captain for her high school team in 2012 and 2013.

Personal: Giovanna “Gigi” Baldwin Fasanello was born and raised in Clarence, N.Y. ... parents are Michael and Sharon ... has two older siblings, Micaela and Brianna ... studying psychology with a legal studies minor ... favorite professional sports team is the Pittsburgh Penguins and favorite professional athlete is Sidney Crosby ... started playing field hockey in middle school after watching her sister play ... favorite athletic-related moment was scoring the hat trick that won the SUNYAC Championship in 2016 ... chose to attend Geneseo and play Division III field hockey so that she could concentrate on her academics and continue her love of the sport ... best advice received during her playing career was to “dig deep” because you can push your body more than you think ... lists her parents as having the most influence on her playing career because “they have always been there to support and push me to do the best.”

Recent Games
Oct 14 Oswego W, 7-0
Oct 18 Utica W, 4-2
Oct 21 at Nazareth W, 4-1
Oct 25 at Houghton L, 1-0
Oct 28 Rochester (N.Y.) L, 2-1
Nov 1 at Cortland L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 6
Games started 16 6
Goals 16 9
Assists 7 2
Points 39 20
Shots 101 39
Shot Pct .158 .231
Game-winning goals 5 2
Defensive saves 0 0
Penalty strokes 1-2 1-1
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct gw ds ps-att
Sep 1 vs. Manhattanville W, 7-0 1 2 1 5 13 .154 1 0 0-0
Sep 2 at Vassar L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 6 at William Smith W, 4-3 1 1 1 3 3 .333 1 0 0-0
Sep 9 Skidmore L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 6 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 13 at St. John Fisher L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 15 Cortland W, 5-0 1 1 1 3 7 .143 0 0 0-0
Sep 22 at Oneonta L, 3-2 1 1 0 2 5 .200 0 0 0-0
Sep 23 at New Paltz L, 4-2 1 2 0 4 5 .400 0 0 1-1
Sep 27 Keuka W, 6-1 1 1 1 3 8 .125 1 0 0-0
Sep 30 Elmira W, 4-2 1 1 1 3 11 .091 0 0 0-0
Oct 6 Morrisville W, 7-0 1 1 1 3 5 .200 0 0 0-0
Oct 11 at Brockport W, 6-0 1 1 0 2 9 .111 1 0 0-0
Oct 14 Oswego W, 7-0 1 3 0 6 8 .375 1 0 0-0
Oct 18 Utica W, 4-2 1 1 0 2 5 .200 0 0 0-1
Oct 21 at Nazareth W, 4-1 1 1 1 3 11 .091 0 0 0-0
Oct 25 at Houghton L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 28 Rochester (N.Y.) L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at Cortland L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2015-16 19 19 .32 .16 .79 4.58 .069 2.74 .598
2016-17 21 21 .86 .57 2.29 6.05 .142 3.67 .606
2017-18 16 16 1.00 .44 2.44 6.31 .158 3.75 .594
Total 56 56 .71 .39 1.82 5.63 .127 3.38 .600
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% gw ds ps-att
2015-16 19 19 6 3 15 87 .069 52 .598 2 1 1-2
2016-17 21 21 18 12 48 127 .142 77 .606 2 0 1-1
2017-18 16 16 16 7 39 101 .158 60 .594 5 0 1-2
Total 56 56 40 22 102 315 .127 189 .600 9 1 3-5
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 16 16 1.00 .44 2.44 6.31 .158 3.75 .594
Conference 6 6 1.50 .33 3.33 6.50 .231 4.00 .615
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 7 1.14 .57 2.86 7.14 .160 3.57 .500
Away 8 8 .75 .25 1.75 4.75 .158 3.13 .658
Neutral 1 1 2.00 1.00 5.00 13.00 .154 10.00 .769
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Wins 10 10 1.30 .70 3.30 8.00 .163 4.80 .600
Losses 6 6 .50 .00 1.00 3.50 .143 2.00 .571
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September 10 10 .90 .50 2.30 6.20 .145 3.50 .565
October 6 6 1.17 .33 2.67 6.50 .179 4.17 .641
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% gw ds ps-att
Total 16 16 16 7 39 101 .158 60 .594 5 0 1-2
Conference 6 6 9 2 20 39 .231 24 .615 2 0 1-1
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0
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Home 7 7 8 4 20 50 .160 25 .500 2 0 0-1
Away 8 8 6 2 14 38 .158 25 .658 2 0 1-1
Neutral 1 1 2 1 5 13 .154 10 .769 1 0 0-0
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Wins 10 10 13 7 33 80 .163 48 .600 5 0 0-1
Losses 6 6 3 0 6 21 .143 12 .571 0 0 1-1
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September 10 10 9 5 23 62 .145 35 .565 3 0 1-1
October 6 6 7 2 16 39 .179 25 .641 2 0 0-1