GENERAL...Team captain who displays a keen sense of the field when in action...Has myriad of abilities that are often the catalyst to victories for the Saints...Has the potential to lead and carry the team on her back...One of the most gifted student athletes at Siena College...Has garnered numerous MAAC accolades throughout her collegiate career.
2005...Started in all 18 games...Finished the season second on the team in goals scored with 37...Notched a team-high 13 assists...Scooped up 32 ground balls...Won 27 draw controls...Caused 44 turnovers.
2004...Started 15 of 17 games she played in during her freshman campaign...Registered a team-high 40 goals...Named MAAC Women's Lacrosse Rookie of the Year.
PERSONAL...Born August 19, 1985...Daughter of Robert and Maureen Eide...Has a brother Matthew, 10, and a sister Lauren, 16...A marketing and management major...Chose Siena because of its lacrosse program, the area and size of school.
BEFORE SIENA...Four-year letter winner in soccer and lacrosse and three-year letter winner in track and field at Nanuet High School...In lacrosse, she was a three-time All-League and All-County honoree and two-time All-Section and MVP selection... Named All-American Honorable Mention as a senior.
MCHERRON ON EIDE..."With all of Michelle's prior successes, I expect a lot from her this season. She's a player who not only works hard on the field, but in the classroom as well and it shows with all of her recognition from the MAAC."