BEFORE SIENA: Earned four letters in cross country and five in outdoor and indoor track at Newburgh Free Academy...Cross Country: Varsity 845 all star (2nd team)...Orange County All-Star (2nd team)...Runner of the Year (2007 and 2008)...Senior Goldback Award in cross country...Stanton Hemingway Memorial Award.
PERSONAL: Born February 28, 1991...Daughter of Lou and Lori Beth Gizzarelli.
BEST TIME IN HIGH SCHOOL: 400-64.5, 800-2:24, 1500-5:00.7, 3000-10:47, 3 miles: 19:02
Getting to know Lia Gizzarelli
Favorite sports team: New York Giants
Favorite book: Harry Potter
Favorite TV show: Grey's Anatomy, Pretty Little Liars, and Gossip Girl are all tied for my favorite shows.
Favorite TV show growing up: Rugrats
Favorite food: My mom's spaghetti and sauce
If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Italy
Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Field Hockey
Obscure/random fact about you:
Any superstitions? I have to listen to the same music on the way to meets
The funniest person on the team is: Brendan
My proudest sports moment is: making it to states for cross country in my senior year of high school
My favorite class at Siena is: Anything that Dr. Hayden, teaches he is a great professor!
My favorite thing about Siena is: All of the great friends I have including my team, they are the best
I chose Siena because: I liked the location and that it was small
In my spare time, I like to: hang out with my friends, go shopping, watch the Giants
Career Plans: Physician's Assistant