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Loyola women's soccer won its 10th MAAC title on November 4, 2012, beating Marist College, 2-1.
2012 Loyola University Maryland Women's Soccer Senior Day Ceremony
The women's soccer team defeated American, 2-1, on September 9.
The Loyola University Maryland women's soccer team tied Towson, 1-1, on Aug. 31.
2012 (Senior): Had an assist in Loyola's lone goal in a 3-1 loss at Michigan State (8/24).
2011 (Junior): Played in all 21 games for the Greyhounds as a junior captain, making 18 starts in the midfield... Finished the season with two goals, five assists and nine points, which ranked fourth on the team... Was named to the All-MAAC Second Team and the MAAC All-Academic Team... Assisted on Nichole Schiro's game-winning overtime goal in a, 1-0, win against Saint Peter's (10/30)... Had an assist on Joie McLaughlin's first career goal in a, 6-1, win over Manhattan (10/28)... Scored a the team's first goal and assisted on another in a, 3-2, win at Niagara (10/9)... Assisted on the game-winning goal against American (9/21)... Notched an assist in a 4-2 win over Saint Louis (9/4)... Scored the team's first goal of the season against High Point (9/2).
2010 (Sophomore): Started all 20 games as a central midfielder... Finished second on the team with four goals... Also had two assists for 10 points... Scored her first goal of the year against Creighton in the first game of the adidas/Husker Classic in Lincoln, Neb.... Tallied an assist against UMBC and then scored late in the second half versus Canisius... Scored again at Siena and then had a goal and an assist versus Iona... Took 36 shots, 18 on goal... Member of the MAAC All-Academic Team.
2009 (Freshman): Recorded two goals and an assist in 19 games for the Greyhounds as a freshman... Also started at midfield in seven games... Named the MAAC Championship Most Valuable Player after recording game-tying goals in the MAAC Semifinals against Canisius and the Championship Game versus Niagara... Also was successful in the fifth round of penalty kicks in the MAAC Quarterfinals against Manhattan... Played 93 minutes in her collegiate debut against Boston University... Made first collegiate start against Lafayette... Named to the VCU Tournament All-Tournament Team after recording a shot and playing solid all-around soccer... Tallied her first collegiate point with an assist at Iona.
Personal: Gianna Marie Mangione... Daughter of Nick and Danielle Mangione... Has three older siblings, Nick, Nino and Marco, and two younger siblings, Philip and Mia... A number of relatives were student-athletes at Loyola... Her father, Nick, is currently the men's soccer program's fourth all-time leading scorer and was a professional soccer player for the Baltimore Blast and the Kansas City Comets.