24 - Michelle Battipaglia
Michelle Battipaglia
Height: 6-0
Year: So.
Hometown: Katonah, N.Y.
High School: Somers
Position: D
Major: Management Science and Mathematics
Team: Manhattan Fusion

2012: Played in 13 games and started seven … recorded one goal during the season against Manhattanville (9/09), which MIT won, 8-0 … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference.

2011: Played in 20 games, started two … only goal of the season was the game-winner at Roger Williams (9/20).

Off the Field at MIT: Majoring in management science and mathematics … also plays on the MIT basketball team … was an ad sales intern at CNN at Turner Broadcasting (summer 2012) … Alpha Phi sorority.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Somers High School … captain … four-year starter on defense …first team all-section … three-time all-league … Con Edison Scholar-Athlete Award … also captain of basketball team where she was a four-year starter at forward … all-league in 2010

Club/ODP: Manhattan Fusion (Region 1 Premier League) … NY State ODP team (2005-09).

Personal: Daughter of Ellen and Vinny Battipaglia … brother Jerry is a senior on Villanova baseball team.