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    Brianne LoManto
    Brianne LoManto

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Miller Place, N.Y.

    High School:
    Rocky Point

    Height:
    5-3

    Position:
    GK



    06/02/2012

    Celebrate Northwestern's Seventh NCAA Championship Monday at Norris!

    All seven trophies will be on hand, free lunch provided for first 100 attendees

    05/27/2012

    'Cats Climb Stairway to Seven! NU Bests Syracuse for NCAA Title

    Northwestern rallies from early 4-2 deficit to claim seventh championship in eight years

    05/26/2012

    Northwestern to Vie for Seventh Championship After Ousting Maryland, 9-7

    NU to meet Syracuse after tying NCAA record for consecutive title game appearances

    05/26/2012

    Seventh NCAA Title Within Reach for Amonte Hiller, Northwestern

    NU vs. Syracuse will to air live on ESPNU at 7 p.m. CT

    05/23/2012

    Powerhouses Collide Friday as 'Cats, Terps Clash in NCAA Semifinals

    Amonte Hiller and NU battle for eighth consecutive title game appearance

    Career Highlights:
    • Three-year starter with a career record in the cage of 62-6 and two NCAA championships as a starter
    • 448 saves with a career GAA of 8.10
    • Twice named to NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2011, 2012)

    2012: Put together arguably her best season in her third year as a starter ... Led the nation in goals against average in the regular season with a 6.84 average and finished second nationally with a career-best 7.17... Made 131 saves in 1,306:09 of field time, raising her career saves total to 448, fourth all-time at NU ... Named to NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team ... Recorded 11 saves against Team USA and three against Team England in preseason Champion Challenge event in Orlando ... Four saves at Stanford in season-opener and five in victory at No. 5 Duke ... Made nine saves in comeback win at No. 9 Syracuse ... Limited Oregon to two goals in 48 minutes of action ... Made seven saves while allowing just three goals at Louisville ... Five stops in 51:50 vs. UMass ... Season-high 10 saves vs. Vanderbilt with just six goals against ... Named ALC Defensive Player of the Week on March 20 ... Eight saves in back-to-back conference games, first in 13-12 overtime win vs. Ohio State followed by a 14-7 win at Penn State ... Five stops at Penn ... Earned second ALC Defensive Player of the Week honor on April 10 ... Seven saves in 8-7 victory over No. 3 UNC ... Made six stops vs. Florida, surpassing the 400-save plateau for her career ... Eight saves vs. Notre Dame ... Recorded 11 total saves in two ALC championship game outings ... Eight saves against Duke in NCAA quarterfinals ... Five crucial saves in semifinal win vs. Maryland and four in title game victory vs. Syracuse ... Recorded 20 ground balls.

    2011: Started every game for Northwestern for the second straight season (23) and played 1,339 minutes ... Compiled 149 saves on the year, the fourth-best single-season total in school history ... Named to the All-Tournament teams for the NCAA Championship and ALC Championship ... Two-time ALC Defensive Player of the Week (Feb. 22 and March 8) ... Season-high save total came in a 12-10 win over Duke when she stopped 11 shots (4/2) ... Five games with nine saves, including the ALC Championship game vs. top-seeded Florida ... Ranked fifth nationally with an 8.29 goals against average ... Season save percentage of .446 ... Saved one of her best performances for the NCAA title game against Maryland, where she made eight saves -- including several free position shots and breakaways -- while playing near her hometown on Long Island ... Held opponents to single-digit goal totals in six of last seven games in 2011, including in five playoff games ... 20 ground balls.

    2010: Started all 22 games between the pipes for the Wildcats, logging 1,206 minutes ... Nike/Inside Lacrosse National Player of the Week for May 24 ... American Lacrosse Conference Player of the Week for March 22 ... Recorded 159 saves on the year, the second-highest single-season total in program history ... Ranked 14th nationally in goals against average (8.96), 16th in saves (159) and 23rd in save percentage (.469) ... Recorded a career-best 12 saves in the NCAA quarterfinal victory over Duke (5/22) ... Notched 11 saves against Notre Dame (3/30) while allowing only five goals ... Had 10 saves against Georgetown (3/6), at Syracuse (3/21) and against Vanderbilt (5/8) in the ALC title game ... Allowed just two goals with six saves at California (2/28) for a personal-best .750 save percentage ... Held Duquesne to no goals with a pair of saves in just under 40 minutes of work ... Scooped up 30 ground balls, highlighted by four each at Duke (4/3) and in the NCAA first round win over Notre Dame (5/15) ... Caused eight turnovers, including a pair against the Irish.

    2009: Saw action in 11 games for the Wildcats, logging nearly 90 minutes of playing time in a reserve role ... Registered nine saves on the year, including a pair at Duquesne (2/17) and at Massachusetts (3/25) ... Ends her freshman campaign with a .450 save percentage and a 7.36 goals against average ... Allowed no goals in five of her reserve appearances ... Logged over 13 minutes of playing time in the season-opener against Denver (1/23) and against the Minutewomen, while playing over 11 minutes against California (4/4).

    High School: Four-year letterwinner and team captain ... Racked up 765 career saves with a .669 save percentage and 4.7 goals against average during her high school career ... Helped lead Eagles to four-straight Suffolk County championships ... Named All-American in 2007 ... Earned all-county honors four times (2005-08) ... Named All-Long Island three times (2006-08) ... 2008 High School Under Armor All-American ... Named All-Galaxy three times (2006-08) ... Member of NYS Empire gold medalist team in 2007 ... 2007 National Draw and Galaxy national championship team member ... Three-year member of Long Island Yellow Jackets club team and Long Island Empire state team ... Also lettered in soccer and track at Rocky Point ... Member of county finalist 4x200m relay team ... Served as student council president ... National Honor Society member ... Honor roll student who finished in top five percent of graduating class.

    Personal: Born Brianne LoManto ... Daughter of Laura and James LoManto .. Nickname is "Breezey" ... Brother Nick is a senior on the Delaware lacrosse team ... Played on same club team as current Wildcats Shannon Smith, Lacey Vigmostad and Jessica Russo and played with Alexandra Frank in the Under Armor All-Star game ... Majoring in psychology.

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    LoManto's Career Highs

    Saves 12, vs. Duke (5/22/10)
    Shots Faced 33, vs. Vanderbilt (5/8/10)
    Save Pct. (min. five shots) .750, at California (2/28/10)
    Ground Balls 4, two times (most recent vs. Notre Dame, 5/15/10)
    Caused Turnovers 2, vs. Notre Dame (5/15/10)