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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):Scored first goal of the season in a 3-1 loss at Michigan State... Named 2012 MAAC Preseason Player of the Year.
2011 (Junior): Started all 21 games at forward for the Greyhounds... Was named 2011 MAAC Offensive Player of the Year, becoming the second player in history to earn the award in back-to-back years... Named to All-MAAC First Team and, MAAC All-Academic Team and 2011 Chick-fil-A MAAC Championship All-Tournament Team... Earned Capital One All-Acadmic District 2 Second Team Accolades... Led the team with 13 goals (fourth-most in Greyhound history) and 30 points (fourth most in school history)... Scored two goals in Loyola's 5-0 win over Niagara in the MAAC semifinals (11/4)... Was named MAAC Offensive Player of the Week and ECAC Player of the Week on 10/31 after scoring four goals, including two game-winners, in games against Manhattan and Saint Peter's... Scored the game-winning overtime goal in a, 1-0, win over Saint Peter's that qualified the Greyhounds for the 2011 MAAC Championship... Recorded a natural hat-trick, scoring the first three goals in a, 6-1, win over Manhattan, becoming the first Greyhound since 2005 to record a hat-trick and broke the school record for career goals in the process (10/28)... Assisted on the game-tying and game-winning goals in a, 2-1, win over Siena (10/14)... Scored her seventh goal of the season in a, 3-2, victory at Niagara (10/9)... Notched her second-consecutive multi-goal game in a, 3-2, loss at Canisius, scoring twice in the final 11 minutes of play (10/7)... Had sixth-career multi-goal game, scoring two, including the eventual game-winner, in a, 3-0, win over Rider (10/1)... Registered a goal and an assist in a, 4-2, win against Saint Louis... Scored one goal and had one assist against High Point (9/2)... Named MAAC Offensive Player of the Week on 8/22.
2010 (Sophomore): MAAC Co-Offensive Player of the Year, All-MAAC First Team and MAAC All-Academic Team... Started all 20 games at forward at forward... Led the Greyhounds with 15 goals and 31 points... Six of her goals were of the game-winning variety... Her 15 goals tied Ali Andrzejewski for second-most at Loyola in a single season... Her 31 points are third all-time behind Andrzejewski's 2004 and 2005 campaigns... In just two years at Loyola, she is tied for fourth all-time with 24 career goals, matching the number scored by Courtney Arikian from 2003-2007... Opened the season with a pair of goals, including the game-winner against Towson... Assisted on Gianna Mangione's first-half goal against Creighton and scored in the first half versus La Salle... Scored twice at Missouri, and then had another two-goal game, scoring the second in overtime against UMBC... Tallied the game-winner against Mount St. Mary's and Niagara, the only goals of those gmes... Had back-to-back two-goal games, for a total of four during the season, versus Fairfield and Iona... Earned MAAC Offensive Player of the Week honors following that weekend, the third time during the year she earned the award... Also was a member of the Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week following her two goals against Towson.
2009 (Freshman): One of two freshmen to play in every game, while starting 17 games and led the team in scoring with nine goals and 24 points... Her overall goals and points totals ranked her third in the conference... Also recorded six assists, which was second on the team... Five of her nine goals were of the game-winning variety thus earning her MAAC All-Rookie Team honors... Recorded six goals and 16 points in conference games, which led the MAAC... Four of her six goals in MAAC play were game-winners, which also led the conference... Started in her collegiate debut at forward and attempted three shots... Tallied her first collegiate point with an assist at High Point... Scored the first goal of her career against Lafayette and attempted a season-high six shots... Scored the game-winner at American and gave the Greyhounds the lead with an assist at Old Dominion... Started a string of nine consecutive games with a point as she scored the game-tying goal at Canisius... Scored game-winners in back-to-back wins against Rider and Marist... Assisted on the game-winning goal against Siena... Recorded three points with a goal and an assist in consecutive games at Iona and Fairfield... Earned MAAC Offensive Player of the Week for her six-point week... Her assist against the Gaels came on the game-winner... Assisted on the game-tying goal and scored the game-winner in the overtime win at the Stags... Scored the game-winner and assisted on the game-clinching goals in the final weekend of the regular season in wins over Saint Peter's and Manhattan... Tallied the game-tying goal and converted in the fourth round of penalty kicks in the MAAC Quarterfinals against the Jaspers.
Personal: Nichole Leigh Schiro... Daughter of Vicki and Bill Schiro... Has an older brother, Anthony, and a younger sister, Ashlynn.