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Sophie Alecce

Defense
Position
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Height
Freshman
Class
Baltimore, Md.
Hometown
McDonogh School
High School

2018

• All-ACC Second Team
• Appeared and started in 18 games
• Had a career high of two ground balls at James Madison (4/18/18)
• Had a career high of four caused turnovers at Princeton (2/24/18)

2017 
• Appeared in 14 games, making eight starts
• Tallied six ground balls, three draw controls and two caused turnovers
• Had a career-high two draws in the win over Navy (4/12/17)

2016 
• Appeared in three games
• Recorded first career ground ball against William & Mary

HIGH SCHOOL
• Played three years of varsity lacrosse at McDonogh, never losing a game in her high school career
• Team Captain
• Nominated for the Under Armour All-America team
• Also ran varsity indoor track in 2015, earning All-Conference honors, placing third overall in the 500 and was part of the champion 4×400 relay

PERSONAL
• Parents are Melissa Alecce and Gian Alecce
• Also has a younger brother, Jake, and a younger sister, Nicole
• Her father, Gian Alecce, played college football at Hampden-Sydney
• Volunteered at Believe in Tomorrow, an organization that houses the families of children in Johns Hopkins Hospital
• Recipient of the 2014 Alfred Ogden Ramsey Award for Achievement in Biology