GENERAL - A local player from Schenectady...Showed a good glove at shortstop last season...Expected to see time at both middle infield positions this season...Daughter of Gregory and Maria Gallacchi...Chose Siena because of its nice campus and location.
AS A JUNIOR - Made 47 appearances, with 40 starts...Hit .212 with three RBI's, three stolen bases, and 15 runs scored...Set a program record with 13 sacrifices...Logged season-high three hits against Central Connecticut (4/5)...Finished season on a hot streak, recording six hits in her last 11 at-bats.
AS A SOPHOMORE - Appeared in 23 games, making 18 starts...Batted .185 with an RBI...Posted a .290 on-base percentage...Ended the season on a three-game hitting streak...Reached base all three times (one hit, two walks) in regular season finale victory over Canisius (5/2).
AS A FRESHMAN - Started 25 of 30 games she played in...Had three sacrifices and one stolen base...Drove in her first career run in the second game of a doubleheader against UAlbany (3/27).
BEFORE SIENA - A four-year starter in softball and soccer...First Team Big Ten as a sophomore, junior and senior...Athlete of the Year as a senior...MVP as a sophomore and senior...Had the highest team batting average as a sophomore, junior and senior.
LAJEUNESSE ON GALLACCHI -"Sara came on last year and she produced for us. We threw her in at a number of defensive positions, and she played solidly everywhere she went. She'll play a key role on offense; she's very good at moving runners and getting the bat on the ball."