20 Valerie Ferrante
20 Valerie Ferrante
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Milford, MA
High School: Milford
Position: A
Major: Elementary Education/Visual Arts
gp 13
p 46
g 18
a 28

2014 Season: After spending the 2013 away from lacrosse, Ferrante marked her return with gusto, starting in 12 games and was one of four players to play in all 13 games for Wheelock ... Having a knack to find an open teammate, Ferrante recorded 28 assists on the season, shattering the previous single-season Wheelock record of 14 ... Her 2.15 assists per game average was good for 29th in the nation ... Also set the school single-game assist record and NECC Player of the Week honors on April 10 against Anna Maria with a nine assist effort ... Finished third on the team with 18 goals and a career-high 46 points ... Earned NECC All-Conference Honorable Mention honors.

2012 Season: Started nine of 11 games she played in during her rookie campaign for Wheelock at attack ... Led the team with a school-record nine assists ... Ranked second with 29 points, 20 goals and a .377 shot percentage ... Placed fifth on the team with 19 ground balls ... Notched at least one point in each of her final 10 contests ... Recorded six multiple goal games, including a career-best effort of five to go with a pair of assists for seven points and also added four ground balls vs. Massachusetts Maritime Academy on March 29 ... Netted three goals, including the game-winner in addition to a pair of assists, a ground ball and a draw control vs. Elms College on April 19 ... Tallied four points, including a pair of goals at Daniel Webster College on March 21 ... Scooped up four ground balls, scored a pair of goals and dished out an assist vs. Emmanuel College on April 5 ... Netted her first collegiate goal later added another on March 18 vs. University of Maine Farmington.   

Career Notes: Member of 2011 Wheelock College Field Hockey team.

High School/Personal: Played four years of field hockey, ice hockey and lacrosse for Milford High School ... Earned Milford Daily News All-Star honors for lacrosse following her sophomore and senior campaigns for the Scarlet Hawks ... Named the MHS Offensive Player of the Year for her final two seasons of lacrosse ... Won the Hobey Baker Award as a senior for the Milford High ice hockey squad and was a recipient of the Best Sportsman Award for ice hockey as a junior ... Earned the Most Dedicated Award for the Scarlet Hawks field hockey team as a senior ... Selected team Captain for field hockey and lacrosse as a senior ... Born May 21, 1993 ... Majoring in elementary education/visual arts ... Daughter of Debra and Frank Ferrante ... Her Father competed in wrestling for University of Rhode Island.

Notables: Ranks 10th in career games played at Wheelock with 24 ... Ranks fourth in career games played at Wheelock with 75 ... Ranks second in career assists at Wheelock with 28 ...

 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Points: 13, at Anna Maria, Apr 10, 2014
Goals: 5, at Mitchell, 04/03/14 ; Mass. Maritime, Mar 29, 2012
Assists: 9, at Anna Maria, Apr 10, 2014
Shots: 9, at Anna Maria, Apr 10, 2014 ; Mass. Maritime, Mar 29, 2012
Ground balls: 4, Emmanuel College, Apr 05, 2012 ; at Anna Maria, Apr 10, 2014 ; Mass. Maritime, Mar 29, 2012
Draw controls: 3, at Bay Path, 4/21/2014
Man-up goals: 1, UMaine Farmington, Mar 23, 2014
Man-down goals: 1, at Bay Path, 4/21/2014
Free-position goals: 1, Curry College, Mar 31, 2012
Caused turnovers: 1, at Curry, 04/07/14 ; Elms College, Apr 26, 2014

 

Recent Games
Apr 18 Becker College W, 12-9
Apr 19 Rhode Island College L, 18-14
Apr 21 at Bay Path W, 19-1
Apr 23 at Salve Regina L, 17-4
Apr 26 Elms College W, 22-14
Apr 30 Becker College L, 13-7
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 13 5
Points 46 20
Goals 18 7
Assists 28 13
Shots 41 14
Shooting percentage 43.9 50.0
Shots on goal 31 10
Shots on goal percentage 75.6 71.4
Free position goals-shots 0-6 0-2
Ground balls 14 6
Draw controls 4 3
Turnovers 31 14
Caused turnovers 2 1
Fouls 2 0
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Mar 8 Thomas College L, 15-3 0 1 1 0-1 0 0 3 0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Mar 20 at Wentworth Institute of Technology L, 16-15 2 1 3 0-1 3 1 4 0 5 40.0 3 60.0
Mar 23 UMaine Farmington L, 15-12 1 3 4 0-1 0 0 3 0 3 33.3 2 66.7
Apr 3 at Mitchell College W, 25-4 5 4 9 0-1 1 0 1 0 6 83.3 5 83.3
Apr 7 at Curry College L, 22-7 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 1 0 - 0 -
Apr 10 at Anna Maria College W, 23-1 4 9 13 0-0 4 0 1 0 9 44.4 9 100.0
Apr 12 at Regis College (MA) L, 15-5 0 1 1 0-0 0 0 5 0 1 0.0 0 0.0
Apr 18 Becker College W, 12-9 0 0 0 0-0 3 0 3 0 2 0.0 1 50.0
Apr 19 Rhode Island College L, 18-14 1 0 1 0-1 1 0 3 0 5 20.0 3 60.0
Apr 21 at Bay Path W, 19-1 1 7 8 0-0 1 3 0 0 2 50.0 2 100.0
Apr 23 at Salve Regina L, 17-4 2 0 2 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 100.0 2 100.0
Apr 26 Elms College W, 22-14 1 1 2 0-1 1 0 5 1 3 33.3 2 66.7
Apr 30 Becker College L, 13-7 1 1 2 0-0 0 0 2 0 2 50.0 2 100.0
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2011-12 11 9 20 9 29 1-3 19 2 11 0 53 37.7 39 73.6
2013-14 13 13 18 28 46 0-6 14 4 31 2 41 43.9 31 75.6
Total 24 22 38 37 75 1-9 33 6 42 2 94 40.4 70 74.5
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 13 13 18 28 46 0-6 14 4 31 2 41 43.9 31 75.6
Conference 5 5 7 13 20 0-2 6 3 14 1 14 50.0 10 71.4
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 6 4 6 10 0-4 5 0 19 1 16 25.0 10 62.5
Away 7 7 14 22 36 0-2 9 4 12 1 25 56.0 21 84.0
Neutral - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 5 5 11 21 32 0-2 10 3 10 1 22 50.0 19 86.4
Losses 8 8 7 7 14 0-4 4 1 21 1 19 36.8 12 63.2
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March 3 3 3 5 8 0-3 3 1 10 0 9 33.3 5 55.6
April 10 10 15 23 38 0-3 11 3 21 2 32 46.9 26 81.3