Huskies will play five games this fall
Sophomore goalkeeper Shannon Nee recorded nine first-half saves in the loss
The Huskies will play Georgetown in the semifinals of the Big East Tournament on Thursday
Sophomore goalkeeper Shannon Nee made 12 saves in the loss
UConn will look to rebound when it hosts Marquette on Sunday
AS A JUNIOR (2015): Made the start in all 18 games… Named to the All-Big East Second Team after finishing third on the team in points (39) and assists (16)… Her 23 goals marked the fifth-highest total on Connecticut… Recorded the most caused turnovers (9) among UConn attackers… Was one of two Huskies to score two game-winners on the year.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2014): Started 16 of 17 games... Was fourth on the team in assists (10) and in goals (18)... Her 28 points were also the fourth-best total on the team and she netted a season-high three goals against Temple (March 29) and Rutgers (April 5)... Grabbed a season-high four ground balls in UConn's game vs. JMU (March 9) and finished the year with 15 ground balls, four draw controls and four caused turnovers.
AS A FRESHMAN (2013): Started all 18 games as a freshman... Was second on the team with 48 points (30 goals, 18 assists)... Had four goals along with one assist against Boston College (Feb. 27)... Registered six points (Four goals, two assists) against Binghamton (March 16)... Finished the season with three groundballs and two draw controls.
BEFORE UCONN: Carly Palmucci was a four-year starter and a two-year captain for Oakton High School, the 2012 Virginia State, Northern Region and Concorde District Champions... In her high school career, Palmucci tallied 189 goals and 178 assists and was named the Northern Region and Concorde District Offensive Player of the Year... She was selected as a two-time All-American by US Lacrosse (1st Team 2012, Honorable Mention 2011) and named All-American by ESPN Rise... Palmucci was twice named to the Washington Post's All Metropolitan team (1st Team 2012, 2nd Team 2011), three times All Northern Region and four times to the All Concorde District teams... ESPN Rise ranked Palmucci the No. 13 attacker and the No. 48 overall player nationally... Inside Lacrosse listed Palmucci among the top 40 players nationally and she participated in the Champion All-American Showcase... She was a two-time Under Armour Under Class All-Star and a three-time Women's Division National Tournament team selection for the DC Metro team... Additionally, Palmucci played for the M&D Lacrosse Club that won 19 tournament championships and was named 1st All-Galaxy and to the Evolution All-Tournament teams.
PERSONAL: Carly Ellen Palmucci... Daughter of Jeff and Sherry Palmucci... Has two sisters, Stephanie and Danielle... Born Feb. 8, 1994.