Field Hockey

Ashley Dona   1
Ashley Dona

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Johnstown, N.Y.

High School:
Johnstown

Height:
5-4

Position:
Forward


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2013:
  • Played in 15 games and made four starts
  • Notched two points on one goal
  • Scored a goal against Colgate (10/2)
  • Attempted nine shots on the year

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Four-year career at Johnstown High School (Johnstown N.Y.).
  • Set records in career and single season goals scored, as she tallied 39 goals in her senior season
  • Named an All-State selection and a First-Team All-Star.
  • Led her team with 29 goals her junior season as she led her squad to the Section II Class B Championship
  • Broke single season record for goals in a single season, which was previous held by current assistant coach Kayla May

PERSONAL:
  • Daughter of Thomas and Veronica Dona.
  • Has one brother, Aaron who is 13
  • Participated in community service at the Fulton County YMCA from 2008-2013
  • Major in Psychology

COACH ZAPPONE SAYS:
    "Ashley is a great asset to our forward line. She has an eye for the goal cage and will use her speed and skills to score goals for our program."

GETTING TO KNOW ASHLEY:

    Nickname: Ash
    What I like most about Coach Zappone: She always puts her players first and she is super fashionable
    What I like most about Siena College: The size of the school and my opportunity to play field hockey
    What I like most about Siena Field Hockey: My connection with my coaching staff and teammates
    My hobbies are: Running, swimming, drawing, playing field hockey, and shopping
    My before game routine: Shut off my phone, eat watermelon sour patch kids in the locker room, get my hair braided by Dani, and relax with my teammates
    Another Siena sport I follow: Women's Soccer
    My biggest fear is: Needles
    My biggest fans: My parents
    If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: My brother
    My goal for the upcoming season: Score goals to help my team win games
    Best moment at Siena: Scoring my first goal last season
    Best advice I have ever received: "Showcase your talents and silence the critics. The critics will always be there so entertain them. Remember to relax, focus, and work hard and everything else will fall into place."- My Dad
    Person I look up to most: My mother
    If I could have any pet, I would have: A monkey
    If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Thailand
    My dream job: Genetics Counselor

    Favorites

    Reality TV show: Impractical Jokers
    Class at Siena: Philosophy
    Vacation spot: Bahamas
    Color: Pink
    Sports Team: Syracuse Basketball
    Website: Youtube
    Flavor of ice cream: Orange Pineapple
    App:Pandora
    Animal: My dog Anna
    Movie: Safe Haven
    Song: Meet Virginia
    Pro athlete: Victor Cruz
    Pro team: New York Yankees
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