5 Amanda Garofalo
5 - Amanda Garofalo
Height: 5-5
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fairfield, N.J.
High School: West Essex Regional
Position: F
Major: Mechanical Engineering
g 15
a 2
p 32
sh % .234
gw 6
ds 0
Career Highs
Goals 2 Multiple times 
Assists 3 vs. Gordon (Sept. 7, 2017)
Points 5 Three times

 

2018: [SEASON STATISTICS]
- NFHCA New England East All-Region Second Team
- NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team
- NFHCA National Academic Squad
- NEWMAC Academic All-Conference Team
- Ranked eighth in the NEWMAC in goals (13), ninth in points (31), and 11th in assists (five)

2017: [SEASON STATISTICS]
- NEWMAC Offensive Athlete of the Week (9/11)
- Played in 19 games, started 18
- Tallied seven goals, including two game-winners, and a team-high eight assists for 22 points
- Ranked fourth in the NEWMAC in assists

Favorite Sports Memory
- Singing and dancing on bus rides and in the locker room

Favorite Moment as an MIT Student-Athlete
- Winning the NEWMAC Championship and then getting to play in New Jersey for NCAAs

Off the Field at MIT:
- Majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in computer science and a concentration in philosophy
- Participated in the TechStar Internship Program at Ultimate Software
- Was a Facebook Product Design intern
- Helped build a mechanical system for a low-cost passive solar autoclave at the MIT Tata Center
- Alpha Phi sorority social chair
- StartLabs
- MIT Undergraduate Energy Club career fair director
- MIT Undergraduate Association Campus Planning
- Start Labs
- MIT Driverless

High School:
- Was a member of the field hockey and softball teams at West Essex Regional High School
- All-Conference First Team, All-County First Team, All-League First Team, All-North Jersey First Team for field hockey
- Two-time Academic All-American, NJSIAA Scholar Athlete Award
- Four-time county, conference, and sectional-state champions, two-time group champions, NJ Tournament of Champions winners, team was ranked No. 1 in New Jersey and No. 10 nationally
- Three-time varsity letterwinner
- National Honor Society, National English Honor Society, Rho Kappa National History Honor Society, Italian Honor Society
- National Merit Commended Scholar
- Shoprite Star for Academics
- RPI Medalist Award winner
- High Honor Roll
- Tricia M. Zailo Scholarship, Frank G. Thompson Scholarship
- STEM Club founder and president
- Student Council treasurer
- Quiz Bowl
- Key Club

Club:
- New Heights
- Two-time festival gold medal winner and JPOL winner, Shooting Star champions

Recent Games
Nov 2 at Springfield College W, 2-0
Nov 7 WPI W, 4-1
Nov 9 at No. 15 Babson College W, 3-2
Nov 13 at University of Scranton W, 3-0
Nov 16 vs. No. 17 SUNY Geneseo W, 3-2
Nov 17 vs. No. 6 Franklin & Marshall College L, 5-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 8
Games started 19 7
Goals 15 10
Assists 2 2
Points 32 22
Shots 64 33
Shot Pct .234 .303
Game-winning goals 6 5
Defensive saves 0 0
Penalty strokes 0-0 0-0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct gw ds ps-att
Sep 1 at No. 13 Montclair State University L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 4 Gordon College W, 5-0 1 2 0 4 4 .500 0 0 0-0
Sep 7 at University of New England W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 10 at No. 20 Endicott College L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 12 Lasell University W, 7-0 1 1 0 2 7 .143 1 0 0-0
Sep 18 No. 3 Tufts University W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 21 at No. 19 Babson College L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 2 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 25 Amherst College L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0 0 0-0
Sep 28 Mount Holyoke College W, 6-2 1 1 0 2 4 .250 1 0 0-0
Oct 5 at Smith College W, 3-2 1 1 1 3 4 .250 1 0 0-0
Oct 8 at Wheaton College W, 6-1 1 1 0 2 4 .250 0 0 0-0
Oct 19 at WPI W, 3-2 1 2 0 4 5 .400 1 0 0-0
Oct 22 Wellesley College W, 5-2 1 1 1 3 4 .250 0 0 0-0
Oct 26 Clark University W, 8-1 1 2 0 4 6 .333 1 0 0-0
Nov 2 at Springfield College W, 2-0 1 2 0 4 4 .500 1 0 0-0
Nov 7 WPI W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0 0 0-0
Nov 9 at No. 15 Babson College W, 3-2 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0 0 0-0
Nov 13 at University of Scranton W, 3-0 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0 0 0-0
Nov 16 vs. No. 17 SUNY Geneseo W, 3-2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Nov 17 vs. No. 6 Franklin & Marshall College L, 5-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2017-18 19 18 .37 .42 1.16 2.05 .179 1.68 .821
2018-19 19 19 .68 .26 1.63 3.95 .173 2.84 .720
2019-20 20 19 .75 .10 1.60 3.20 .234 2.10 .656
Total 58 56 .60 .26 1.47 3.07 .197 2.21 .719
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% gw ds ps-att
2017-18 19 18 7 8 22 39 .179 32 .821 2 0 0-0
2018-19 19 19 13 5 31 75 .173 54 .720 3 1 1-1
2019-20 20 19 15 2 32 64 .234 42 .656 6 0 0-0
Total 58 56 35 15 85 178 .197 128 .719 11 1 1-1
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 20 19 .75 .10 1.60 3.20 .234 2.10 .656
Conference 8 7 1.25 .25 2.75 4.13 .303 2.63 .636
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 .88 .13 1.88 4.38 .200 2.50 .571
Away 10 9 .80 .10 1.70 2.80 .286 2.10 .750
Neutral 2 2 .00 .00 .00 .50 .000 .50 1.000
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Wins 15 15 1.00 .13 2.13 3.60 .278 2.40 .667
Losses 5 4 .00 .00 .00 2.00 .000 1.20 .600
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September 9 8 .44 .00 .89 3.11 .143 1.78 .571
October 5 5 1.40 .40 3.20 4.60 .304 2.80 .609
November 6 6 .67 .00 1.33 2.17 .308 2.00 .923
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% gw ds ps-att
Total 20 19 15 2 32 64 .234 42 .656 6 0 0-0
Conference 8 7 10 2 22 33 .303 21 .636 5 0 0-0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0
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Home 8 8 7 1 15 35 .200 20 .571 3 0 0-0
Away 10 9 8 1 17 28 .286 21 .750 3 0 0-0
Neutral 2 2 0 0 0 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0
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Wins 15 15 15 2 32 54 .278 36 .667 6 0 0-0
Losses 5 4 0 0 0 10 .000 6 .600 0 0 0-0
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September 9 8 4 0 8 28 .143 16 .571 2 0 0-0
October 5 5 7 2 16 23 .304 14 .609 3 0 0-0
November 6 6 4 0 8 13 .308 12 .923 1 0 0-0