UD Women's Lacrosse BIO
40 Coley Ricci

Two-time letterwinner for the Blue Hens • athlete and playmaker • known for her ability to collect groundballs and draw controls.


Competed in seven games for Delaware as a sophomore • finished season with two draw controls, one groundball and one caused turnover • collected on draw control, one groundball and one caused turnover in team’s 13-7 victory at William & Mary (April 17).

Appeared in 11 games with five starts before undergoing knee surgery following an injury • fifth on the team with 13 draw controls • recorded six draw controls vs. Virginia Tech (March 12), a mark good to tie for fourth in Delaware single-season history • collected four groundballs against Lafayette (Feb. 19) • dished out first career assist at Georgetown (Feb. 15) • registered two caused turnovers at Temple (3/15/14).

Outstanding lacrosse and basketball athlete at Garnet Valley High School • tallied 87 draw controls, 63 groundballs and 63 caused turnovers over her junior and senior seasons • led GVHS to the back-to-back state titles as a sophomore and junior • First Team All-American • two-time First Team All-Central and All-Delco selection • earned First Team All-Philly honors as a senior and High Honorable Mention accolades as a junior • basketball 1,000-point scorer • three-time First Team All-Central • Central League MVP • two-time Second Team All-Delco honoree • selected to participate in the All-Star Labor Classic and Delaware County Hero Game • top five in scoring, three-point scoring and free throw percentage in Delco • three-time Basketball Ambassador Award honoree • chosen for the Lacrosse Ambassador Award senior year • National Honor Society member • Rotary Club Award winner • Varsity Club President • Garnet Valley Athletic Award.

Nicole Lynn Ricci ("rick—ee") • born August 10, 1995 in Wilmington, Del. • daughter of Patrick and Donna Ricci • has an older sister, Gina • sister plays softball at Penn State Altoona • comes from a Delaware legacy family as mother, uncle and grandmother all were Blue Hens • nickname is ‘Coley’ • major is elementary education • has aspirations of becoming an elementary school teacher • enjoys basketball, watching movies and hanging out with family and friends • was born in an ambulance outside of her house • team Student-Athlete Advisory Committee representative.

Goals: n/a
Assists: 1 at Georgetown, 2/15/14
Points: 1 at Georgetown, 2/15/14
Shots: 2 vs. Lafayette, 2/19/14
SOG: 1 - 2x, last at Towson, 3/30/14
FPG: n/a
FGS: n/a
Groundballs: 4 vs. Lafayette, 2/19/14
Draw Controls: 6 vs. Virginia Tech, 3/12/14
Caused Turnovers: 2 at Temple, 3/15/14

Year GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots SOG GW FPG-S GB DC CT
2014 11/5 0 1 1 3 2 0 0-0 6 13 4
2015 7/0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 1 2 1
Totals 18/5 0 1 1 3 2 0 0-0 7 15 5

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Position: Midfield
Year: Senior
Hometown: Garnet Valley, Pa.
High School: Garnet Valley
Major: Elementary Education
Experience: 2 Letters
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