2013: Named to ACWPC All-Academic team... Played in all 27 games, starting 5... Scored 21 points on 12 goals and nine assists with 11 steals on the year... Scored first two goals of her career against Mercyhurst (2/23).
BEFORE SIENA: Started every game in her four years at Boca Raton...Two-time MVP...Three-time All-County and All-Conference First Team selection...Rookie of the Year...Also lettered in volleyball where she started every game for two seasons...Awarded "Most Improved" player award as well as the coaches award for volleyball and soccer...Started every game in her three seasons playing soccer...Also swam for one year.
PERSONAL: Brianna Katelyn Ritota was born on September 2, 1994...Daughter of Theodore and Lisa...Mother originally hails from Australia making her an Australian citizen...Has two sisters Vanessa and Giorina.
HOWE ON RITOTA: "Bri is a true attacker and is always looking to score. She will add a needed spark to our offense."
GETTING TO KNOW BRIANNA RITOTA:
What I like most about Siena College: I love the campus! It is absolutely gorgeous especially with snow!
My favorite spot on campus is: The lawn in front of the library
One thing people would be surprised to know about me: I'm half-Australian
Favorite Class: Chemistry Lab
My best Siena water polo moment has been: The bubblegum/whip cream freshman challenge
What I like most about coach: She is tough, but fair and doesn't mess around
Funniest Player: Bundas because everything she says just makes you laugh, no matter what it is.
Most embarassing sport moment: going to shoot the ball and completely missing catching the ball.
My most overused phrase in text messages : lol
Hidden Talent: I can make my tongue into a 3 leaf clover
If I could be on a reality TV show, it would be: Cake Boss because I want to taste the cakes!
The best player I have ever played against: Ashley Johnson
Hobbies: Scuba Diving, Snowboarding, Going to the beach
The best piece of advice I have gotten is: not to care too much about what other people think about you because you can't please everyone.
The person who has helped me the most is: my mum and dad, they're always there for me no matter what