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Ashley Boccio
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Ashley Boccio

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Northport, N.Y.

High School:
Northport

Height:
5-8

Position:
D


PENN STATE CAREER
2010 (Junior): Academic All-Big Ten...Anchored the PSU defense, starting all 16 games in which she played...Finished the season with 18 ground balls, eight caused turnovers, and two draw controls.

2009 (Sophomore): Named third team All-American by womenslacrosse.com...Honored on IWLCA/US Lacrosse All-West/Midwest Region First Team...Selected Second Team All-ALC...Honored on ALC Championship All-Tournament Team...ALC Academic Honor Roll...Academic All-Big Ten...In first season as a starter, emerged as Penn State's top defensive stopper, often drawing one-on-one assignment with opposition's leading scorer...Started all 17 games...Earned first career assist and point in 20-7 season-opening victory over Lafayette (3/3)...Totaled 11 ground balls, three caused turnovers, and two draw controls.

2008 (Freshman): Came off the bench to play in nine games...Tallied one ground ball and one draw control.

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
As a senior at Northport H.S., helped lead the Tigers to a third-straight Suffolk County Championship...A three-time Defensive MVP honoree...A three-time All-County selection...Named an All-American as a senior and All-American honorable mention as a junior...Won the Key Stone Award as a senior...Earned four letters in lacrosse, three in track, and two in soccer...Team captain of the lacrosse, track, and soccer teams as a senior...Earned All-League accolades in track in 2006 and 2007...Honored as an Academic All-American in 2007...Played club lacrosse with the Long Island Yellow Jackets under head coach Al Rose.

PERSONAL
Ashley Kay Boccio was born on January 15, 1989 in Long Island, N.Y. to parents Richard and Susan Boccio...Has one older sister, Jess, and two younger brothers, Richard and Robert...Jess is a three-year letterwinner at Penn State and enters the 2008 season as the Nittany Lions' starting goalkeeper.

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