8 Melissa DellaRocca
8 Melissa DellaRocca
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lindenhurst, N.Y.
High School: Lindenhurst
Position: D
gp 19
p 0
g 0
a 0

2016: Received ECC Scholar-Athlete of the Year for Women’s Lacrosse…Tabbed First Team All-ECC…Earned ECC Defensive Player of the Week on February 29thNamed ECC Preseason Defensive Player of the Year…Appeared in and started in all 19 games…Led team with 31 caused turnovers and ranked second in ECC… Ended season with 24 groundballs and scored a goal in Mavericks win over Dominican on March 9th… Finished with season-high four groundballs and four caused turnovers in season opener against Holy Family on February 27th… Recorded multiple caused turnovers in nine games.

2015: Named to the All-ECC First Team…Named ECAC Division II Defensive Player of the Week…One of five players to play and start in all 17 games…Took one shot…Recorded 23 groundballs, 20 caused turnovers, and 16 draw controls… Ranked fourth in the ECC in caused turnovers…Totaled three groundballs and four caused turnover in the 15-10 victory over American Int’l on Mar. 2nd and in the 19-12 victory over Southern Conn. St. on Apr. 9th…Recorded four draw controls against Chestnut Hill on Apr. 6th.

2014:  One of five players to play and start in all 17 games….Totaled six points on six goals…Took 12 shots, including 10 on goal…Posted a .883 shot on goal percentage…Went 0-for-1 on free position shots…Recorded 24 groundballs, 14 draw controls and 16 caused turnovers…Ranked second the team in both groundballs and caused turnovers…Scored two goals, picked up two groundballs and caused three turnovers in the 12-7 win over the University of Bridgeport on Apr. 5….Had seven groundballs and three caused turnover…Won four draw controls in the 19-13 win over Chestnut Hill College on Feb. 26.

 

Prior to Mercy: Attended Lindenhurst High School...Made All County, All Tournament and won unsung hero for lacrosse...Made All Division and All Tournament for field hockey....2 year Captain on the Lacrosse team, and 1 year for field hockey....Three Time Lacrosse coaches award winner...Made Academic Princpals list and Scholar Athlete for all four years of high school.

Personal: Born in Seoul, South Korea...Daughter of Anthony and Mary DellaRocca...Has one sister, Jessica (26)...Majoring in Occupational Therapy with a minor in Psychology.



Recent Games
Apr 22 No. 5 LIU Post L, 16-11
Apr 25 at Bridgeport W, 16-3
Apr 28 at Molloy W, 14-7
May 4 at NYIT W, 9-7
May 6 at LIU Post L, 12-7
May 12 vs. No. 4 New Haven L, 12-10
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 7
Points 0 0
Goals 0 0
Assists 0 0
Shots 3 0
Shooting percentage 0.0 -
Shots on goal 2 0
Shots on goal percentage 66.7 -
Free position goals-shots 0-0 0-0
Ground balls 15 8
Draw controls 6 3
Turnovers 6 2
Caused turnovers 33 16
Fouls 26 15
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 24 Indianapolis W, 14-7 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 5 0 - 0 -
Feb 28 at Assumption W, 11-9 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 5 at Merrimack W, 15-4 0 0 0 0-0 2 0 1 1 0 - 0 -
Mar 8 Georgian Court W, 16-8 0 0 0 0-0 0 1 0 4 0 - 0 -
Mar 20 at Southern Conn. St. W, 19-4 0 0 0 0-0 5 0 1 2 0 - 0 -
Mar 23 at Holy Family W, 19-0 0 0 0 0-0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 25 at Queens (N.Y.) W, 17-1 0 0 0 0-0 1 2 1 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 27 Caldwell W, 18-2 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 2 3 0.0 2 66.7
Apr 1 Millersville W, 19-8 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 -
Apr 4 NYIT L, 13-11 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 0 4 0 - 0 -
Apr 7 Roberts Wesleyan W, 15-8 0 0 0 0-0 2 0 0 3 0 - 0 -
Apr 9 at Dist. Columbia W, 19-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 10 at Philadelphia U. W, 18-1 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 2 0 - 0 -
Apr 13 St. Thomas Aquinas W, 19-4 0 0 0 0-0 1 1 1 4 0 - 0 -
Apr 22 No. 5 LIU Post L, 16-11 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 0 1 0 - 0 -
Apr 25 at Bridgeport W, 16-3 0 0 0 0-0 2 0 0 2 0 - 0 -
Apr 28 at Molloy W, 14-7 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 2 0 - 0 -
May 4 at NYIT W, 9-7 0 0 0 0-0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 -
May 6 at LIU Post L, 12-7 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
May 12 vs. No. 4 New Haven L, 12-10 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2013-14 17 17 6 0 6 0-1 24 14 16 16 12 50.0 10 83.3
2014-15 17 17 0 0 0 0-0 23 16 3 20 1 0.0 0 0.0
2015-16 19 19 1 0 1 0-0 24 1 1 31 1 100.0 1 100.0
2016-17 19 19 0 0 0 0-0 15 6 6 33 3 0.0 2 66.7
Total 72 72 7 0 7 0-1 86 37 26 100 17 41.2 13 76.5
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 19 19 0 0 0 0-0 15 6 6 33 3 0.0 2 66.7
Conference 7 7 0 0 0 0-0 8 3 2 16 0 - 0 -
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 0 0 0 0-0 5 2 2 24 3 0.0 2 66.7
Away 10 10 0 0 0 0-0 10 4 4 9 0 - 0 -
Neutral 1 1 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
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Wins 15 15 0 0 0 0-0 13 6 6 28 3 0.0 2 66.7
Losses 4 4 0 0 0 0-0 2 0 0 5 0 - 0 -
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February 2 2 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 5 0 - 0 -
March 6 6 0 0 0 0-0 8 4 3 9 3 0.0 2 66.7
April 8 8 0 0 0 0-0 7 1 2 19 0 - 0 -
May 3 3 0 0 0 0-0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 -