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Lisa Macchia

Levittown, NY

High School:
Island Trees



2005-06 (Notes)
Recipient of the Theresa Falzone Catapano '79 Memorial Scholarship Fund.

2004-05 (Junior)
Returned from a torn ACL to come off the bench in all 30 games...Averaged 5.4 points and 2.4 rebounds per game...Scored in double digits three times, with a season-high 11 points coming against both Georgetown and Syracuse...Pulled down a season-high eight rebounds against Georgetown...Was one of five players to shoot over .500 from the field, going 64-for-117 (.547)...Had the highest field goal percentage among post players and was second on the team overall...Was one of four players to collect double-digit blocks with 19 total for second on the team...A BIG EAST Academic All-Star...Earned the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

2003-04 (Sophomore)
Played in 27 games, before missing all of the postseason when she tore her ACL prior to the BIG EAST Tournament...Started 16 times...Played in all 16 BIG EAST games, starting five times...Finished as the team's third-leading scorer, despite missing seven games...Averaged 10.2 points and 4.2 rebounds per game...Scored in double figures 11 times...Had one double-figure rebounding game and one double-double...Scored a career-high 28 points against Sacred Heart...Pulled down a career-best 10 rebounds against St. John's...Had her only double-double in front of her hometown crowd at St. John's when she scored 22 points and had 10 rebounds...Was the team's leading scorer five times...Led the team in rebounding five times...Had 24 blocked shots, including seven multiple-block games...Shot over .500 from the field and over .700 from the free throw line...A BIG EAST Academic All-Star...Earned the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

2002-03 (Freshman)
Played in 18 games, including six BIG EAST games...Was a semi-regular in the post rotation...Averaged 1.9 points and 1.7 rebounds per game...Collected a season-high eight points and seven rebounds against Northeastern...A BIG EAST Academic All-Star...Earned the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

Before BC
Started for Island Trees for five years...Over her career, tallied 2,047 points, 1,562 rebounds, 318 assists, 468 blocks and 166 steals...Eclipsed the previous school scoring record of 1,196 points...Averaged 27.0 points, 19.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game as a senior...Two-time Street & Smith Honorable Mention All-American...Attended 2001 Adidas Top 10 Camp...McDonald's All-American Top 100 finalist...2001 Nassau Player of the Year...USA Today All-USA Basketball Team Honorable Mention for New York state...A two-time all-state selection...A four-time all-county selection...A two-time All-Long Island selection...As a senior, named Tournament MVP after guiding her team to the Class B Nassau County Championship...Ranked sixth on the Long Island girls all-time scoring list...Three-time team MVP...Played six years for the Liberty Belles AAU team...Also a four-year starter for the volleyball team at Island Trees...Twice led her team to the Nassau County Class C Finals...Ranked sixth among 160 seniors at her high school...A high honor roll student...Member of the National Honor Society...Listed in Who's Who Among High School Students.

Born on December 14, 1983 in Bethpage, New York...Daughter of Doris and Carmine Macchia...Has two brothers, Carmine (25) and Peter (24), and a sister, Gina (20)...Enrolled in the Lynch School of Education as an elementary education major.

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