Brizard on Iaciofono: "Coming off of a freshman season where she saw significant playing time, we are looking for Ellie to continue to be a productive attacking player and compete for a starting role. She has the size and ability to make an impact in her sophomore season."
In 2010 (Freshman): Ellie played in all 17 matches in her first season at Tech and earned the team’s Most Improved award. She distributed two assists during her freshman campaign, tying her for second on the team. Ellie earned the first point of her career early on in her freshman campaign, assisting on Tech’s first goal of the season, giving the Golden Eagles a 1-0 lead at Chattanooga on Aug. 22. Her second assist came as Tech put forth a valiant comeback effort in a 3-2 overtime loss to Louisiana Tech on Sept. 15.
HIGH SCHOOL: Ellie attended Loveland High School, where she earned seven varsity letters, three in soccer and four in basketball. She earned league honors as FAVC 2nd team for her junior year, and 1st team for her senior year, when she logged 13 goals and seven assists for 33 points. She was also awarded the Team Tiger Award during her senior year, and named Best Offensive Player her junior year. Iaciofano was a member of the 2007 district championship team, and also played club soccer for the CSA Panthers. She participated in the Ohio State Cup as well as the Ohio Elite Tournament. Academic honors include FAVC AllAcademic for four years, All-Academic City of Cincinnati for two years, All-State Academic for one year, and National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Full name is Ellen Marie Iaciofano… born August 19, 1991 to Anthony and Lori Iaciofano… intends to major in biology.