118 Siena Student Athletes Named to MAAC Honor Roll
By: Jennifer Dugan (Troy Record/River Life)
Senior Striker Earns Both Academic and Athletic Honors
Opalka Named to First Team, Barone Second Team
Freshmen Booth, Grant Earn All-Rookie Honors
Ashleigh Barone enters her first season as an assistant coach with the Siena Women's Soccer program. A 2012 graduate of Siena College, Barone is the Saints' all-time leading scorer.
Barone returns to the program after starting at attack for four seasons (2008-11) with the Saints. She is Siena Women's Soccer's all-time leading scorer and currently stands fifth in MAAC history with 106 career points. She is also the program's all-time leader in both goals (44) and game-winning goals (15).
Barone was named the MAAC Rookie of the Year and a MAAC First Team selection in 2008 after setting Siena's single-season record in goals (15), game-winning goals (six) and tying the record for points (35).
In each of her final three seasons she was named to both the MAAC Second Team and MAAC All-Academic Team. As a junior she led the Saints to the program's first-ever MAAC Championship and NCAA Tournament Appearance and was named to the NSCAA/Performance Subaru All-Northeast Region Second Team.
Last fall, Barone led the Saints in goals (10), points (22) and game-winning goals (three) en route to being named to the Capital One Academic All-District I Second Team.
A native of nearby Clifton Park, N.Y., Barone was named the Section II Player of the Year her senior year in high school after leading Shenendehowa to the Suburban Council Championship.
BARONE'S CAREER STATISTICS