Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Ann Giallonardo #15 Ann Giallonardo
Huntington Beach, Calif.
Marina HS
Club Team: Mission Viejo Shamrocks

General: Should retain starting position in Wildcat backfield...

1998: Chosen as a co-Most Valuable Player for the Cats... Also selected Most Improved Player and received the team's Golden "A" Award... Honorable mention Academic All-Pac-10... Broke into starting lineup for all 17 games during the year, one of only four players to start every match... Helped Wildcat defense log second-best team goals against average (2.36) in school history... Had a pair of shots during a scoreless tie with Washington State (10/25/98)... Tied Kate Nighswander-Will for the highest GPA among the sophomores... Mary Roby Academic Achievement Award winner...

Ann Giallonardo 1997: Saw time in eight matches off the bench... Only shot of the season came in Wildcats' 2-1 win at Tulsa (9/1/97)... Helped Wildcat defense set new school record with six shutouts for the year... Mary Roby Academic Achievement Award...

Prep: Team captain and Most Valuable Player as a senior at Marina High School in Huntington Beach... Three-year All-Sunset League honoree... Tallied nine goals and 16 assists in 1996 as a defensive midfielder... Helped team to fourth-place finish in the Sunset League that year... Team Defensive MVP her junior year... 1995 squad was CIF champion and Sunset League champion... Also named Most Improved Player for volleyball team... Club team Mission Viejo Shamrocks was national finalist in 1995 and won the state championship 1992-96... Club was also regional champion 1993-95...

Personal: Born Ann Michelle Giallonardo on April 14, 1979, in Valencia, Calif... Majoring in speech and hearing sciences... Daughter of Tom and Sharon Giallonardo... Older sister, Gina, played soccer at Loyola Marymount... Also has a younger brother, Tony.

Giallonardo's Stats at Arizona
Year	GP	GS	Sh	G	A	Pts.	GWG
1997	8	0	1	0	0	0	0
1998	17	17	4	0	0	0	0
Totals	25	17	5	0	0	0	0