GENERAL: Team co-captain...Shutdown defender...True team leader...Provides depth at the point and two-guard positions...Plays smart.
AS A JUNIOR: Appeared in 20 games...Recorded career-highs with four points and three assists at Wagner (11/24/09)...Pulled down career-high four rebounds at Illinois (11/15/09)...Drained first career three-pointer at Marist (2/21/10).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in 13 games...Had two rebounds against Rhode Island (11/17/08).
AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in seven games...Made the only shot she attempted.
BEFORE SIENA: Four year letterwinner at Little Miami...Earned Fort Ancient Valley Conference (FAVC) All First Team honors all four years...Named FAVC Player of the Year at the conclusion of her senior season...District 15 All Star four straight years...Named to the Southwest District First Team as a junior and Second Team as a senior...Named Second Team All-State her junior year and was an Honorable Mention following her senior campaign...Cincinnati Enquirer All-Star in 2007.
PERSONAL: The daughter of Mark and Laura Ramsey...Born on October 25, 1988...Has two older brothers Mark and Matt...A sociology major...Aspires to work in the Criminal Justice field...Chose Siena for its comfortable campus and academic reputation...Enjoys hanging out with family and friends in her spare time.
CASTELLI ON RAMSEY: "Each season Missy has improved her game. She has a genuine love for our program and the success of it. As captain this season, she has already been counted on to provide her passion and intelligence to our younger players. I anticipate a very good season for her."
GETTING TO KNOW MISSY RAMSEY
Given Name: Melissa Ramsey
One thing I wish people knew about me, but don't is: My family used to raise chickens
My favorite TV show is: Sons of Anarchy
My favorite TV show growing up was: Boy Meets World
The best thing I did this summer was: Going to Florida with my family
My favorite artist/musical group: The Band Perry
If I could be on a reality TV show, it would be: Survivor
Why? Because I am good competitor and not afraid to step up to a challenge
Favorite Athlete: Steve Nash
The thing I like most about Siena is: The beautiful campus and the community
Best thing about Siena Basketball: The atmosphere, the team and coaches
My superstitions are: Listening to the same music before every game
My favorite professional sports team is: Cincinnati Bengals WHO DEY!!!
My proudest sports moment has been: Making my first three pointer vs. Marist
My favorite class at Siena is: Domestic Violence
My favorite spot on campus is: Right in front of the library
If I didn't play basketball, I would: Be a police officer
The player on the team who I relate to best is: Ciara
Why? Because she reminds me of how I was as a freshman and the struggles you have to push yourself through in order to succeed at this level.
Funniest Player on the Team is: Lily
Coach Castelli's Best Attribute is: Her Competitiveness and love for the game
My favorite website is: YouTube
Three words that describe me: smart, funny, competitive
My best Siena Basketball moment has been: When Merrick Volpe made the winning shot at the buzzer on Senior Night last year
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Jamaica
If I could meet anyone in the world, who would it be? Dwayne Wade
...Why? Because he could teach me so much more about the game.
My favorite book: ESPN Magazine
My favorite movie: Pistol Pete
My favorite food: chocolate covered strawberries
Career Highs -
Points: 4 at Wagner (11/24/09)
FG: 1 (six times)
FGA: 3 (twice)
3FG: 1 at Marist (2/21/10)
3FGA: 2 (three times)
Rebounds: 4 at Illinois (11/15/09)
Assists: 3 at Wagner (11/24/09)
Steals: 1 (four times)
Minutes: 18 at Loyola (2/28/10)
RAMSEY'S CAREER STATS