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Lina Staropoli 12
Lina Staropoli


Raritan, N.J.

High School:
Bridgewater Raritan




2010 (Senior): All-MAAC First Team and MAAC All-Academic Team... Team co-captain... Named a candidate for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award... Assisted Loyola's first goal of the season, a Kelly Farrell score against Towson... Started all 20 games, playing in the defensive midfield and as a center back... Scored a goal and assisted on three others... Finished her career with 18 assists, tying her for third all-time at Loyola... Also assisted on goals at Missouri and against Niagara... Tallied a goal on a penalty kick in the first half of a 1-0 win at Manhattan.

2009 (Junior): Named a First-Team All-MAAC selection on defense, recording a goal and a pair of assists as a junior... Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team and received NSCAA Scholar All-East Region honorable mention honors... Started every game except Senior Day for the `Hounds... Ended the season ranked tied for sixth all-time at Loyola with 15 career assists... Assisted on the go-ahead goal at Old Dominion and the game-winner against Rider... Drilled a shot from 25 yards out for the go-ahead goal at Fairfield... Converted in the second round of penalty kicks in the MAAC Quarterfinals against Manhattan.

2008 (Sophomore): Member of the MAAC All-Academic Team... Started all 20 games for the `Hounds... Was second on the team with assists (5)... Took 21 shots during her sophomore season... Had an assist in a 3-3 tie versus San Diego State (9/7)... Credited with the game-winning assist against Villanova (9/26)... Scored a goal at St. Peters (10/10)... Tallied a goal during MAAC semifinal against Canisius (11/7).

2007 (Freshman): Started all 21 games of her first season of collegiate play... Named to the MAAC All-Rookie Team after leading the team with eight assists and finishing fourth on the squad with 14 points... Had three goals, as well, in 22 shots... Two of her three tallies were game-winners... Tied for second in the MAAC with her eight assists... Received MAAC Rookie of the Week honors on September 17 after scoring a goal against Colorado College (9/16) and assisting on another versus Marquette (9/14)... Assisted on two goals, including Christina Gomez's game-winner at Richmond (9/23)... Struck a 15-foot shot from the left side of the field to score and provide the game-winner with less than three minutes to play in regulation against Bucknell (9/30)... Scored the first goal of a 9-0 victory over Saint Peter's (10/7)... Assisted on two goals at Iona (11/4)... Assisted on Lea Day's game-winning goal in the MAAC Championship Game at Marist (11/11).

High School: Earned seven letters - four in soccer and three in lacrosse - at Bridgewater Raritan High School in Bridgewater, N.J... Captain of both teams... High school soccer coach was Bob Morris... Helped the soccer team win the state sectional championship in 2005, as well as the 2004 and 2005 Skyland Conference Championship and the 2003 North II Group IV Sectional Championship... Earned All-New Jersey First Team, All-Skyland Conference First Team and All-Somerset County First Team honors in 2004, 2005 and 2006... Tabbed All-Somerset County Honorable Mention in 2003... Named to New Jersey's North II Group IV Top Twenty as a senior... Member of the National Honor Society and the honor roll all four years... Also a member of Reach to Women Club, Student and Class Council... Played club soccer for the PDA Fury and Coach Denise Reddy.

Personal: Lina Marie Staropoli... Daughter Tony and Tina Staropoli... Born in Somerset, N.J... Has two older brothers, Joseph and Anthony... Joseph was a soccer player at Lafayette College, and Anthony is currently a member of The College of New Jersey men's soccer team... Majoring in elementary education.

Staropoli's Career Statistics

Year GP G A Pts Sh SOG GW
2007 21 3 8 14 23 10 2
2008 20 2 5 9 21 11 1
2009 23 1 2 4 21 10 0
2010 20 1 3 5 12 6 1
Total 84 7 18 32 77 37 4

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