GENERAL: Tri-captain...Has made a tremendous impact since joining the team as a walk-on...A true leader...Sound defensive skills.
2006: Started 12 of 15 games...Tallied one assist...Caused 13 turnovers...Grabbed 46 ground balls.
2005: Started in all 18 games...Scored one goal on two shots...Collected 53 ground balls...Caused 20 turnovers.
2004: Started 15 of 16 games played as a freshman and recorded 21 ground balls.
BEFORE SIENA: Lettered two years of lacrosse, two years of soccer and one year of indoor track while at Skaneateles High School...Named First Team All-League and All-CNY Honorable Mention as a senior...Selected Team MVP and Honored as a Scholar Athlete in 2003.
PERSONAL: Born March 9, 1985...Daughter of James and Donna Ciaccio... Has a brother, Michael, and a sister, Marisa...A biology major...Grandfather, John Antonelli, played professional baseball for 13 years.
McHERRON ON CIACCIO: "Leah is a scrappy defender who will be looked upon to play both ends of the field at times. She has worked hard in the off-season to further develop her offensive skills."