Head coach picks up milestone victory in Saturday split
2013: Started all 60 games in centerfield...hit .322 with seven home runs and lead the team with 65 hits, 35 RBI, 35 runs scored and nine stolen bases...posted a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage (71-for-71 on putouts) and three outfield assists...named second-team All-America East...named to the America East All-Tournament Team...named the America East Player of the Week on Feb. 25...went 2-for-5 with a grand slam and five RBI in a win over Bucknell on Feb. 23...went 3-for-4 and scored two runs in a 4-3 win over Bucknell on Feb. 24...hit a solo home run against Kansas on Mar. 3...had two hits, including a home run, and three RBI in a victory over Providence on Mar. 17...went 2-for-4 with a home run, four RBI and two runs against LIU Brooklyn on Mar. 27...went 4-for-9 with four runs, two RBI and a stolen base in a three game sweep of UMBC on Mar. 30-31...drove in three runs in a win over Quinnipiac on Apr. 4...went 4-for-7 with two runs in a 15-inning win at Maine on Apr. 21...went 2-for-3 with a home run and two runs in a win over Seton Hall on May 1...hit a two-run home run against Hartford in the America East Tournament...hit a go-ahead grand slam in the fifth inning of the America East final vs. Albany.
2012: Led the Seawolves in home runs (8), RBI (44), runs scored (36), doubles (13), total bases (95) and slugging percentage (.552)...set Stony Brook rookie record for most RBI in a single season...named second-team All-Conference...named to the America East All-Rookie team...named America East Rookie of the Week three times (Mar. 12, Mar. 26, Apr. 9)...hit the go-ahead three-run home run against Charlotte in the sixth inning on Feb. 18 as the Seawolves prevailed 4-3...hit .333 (4-for-12) with four RBI in four games at the GW Colonial Classic on Mar. 2-4...went 5-for-6 with a run and two RBI in two games vs. Holy Cross on Mar. 17...went 1-for-3 with the game-winning two-run home run against Fairfield on Mar. 21...hit two home runs and knocked in four in a 10-0 win vs. Hartford on Mar. 25...went 3-for-4 with two runs and two RBI against Long Island on Apr. 3...went 3-for-6 with five RBI in two games vs. Rider on Apr. 9...went 2-for-4 with a home run and 3 RBI at UMBC on Apr. 14...went 2-for-4 with a grand slam in a win at Binghamton on Apr. 29...hit a two-run homer against Albany in the America East Tournament on May 12.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Gloucester Catholic for head coach Tom Sullivan...also played basketball and soccer...captain of the softball team as a senior, led the squad to a first-place finish in the state for the second straight year...hit .415 as a senior...also played for the Mystics Gold summer team and head coach Stacey Jackson.
Personal: Shayla Giosia...born May 24, 1993 in Voorhees, N.J...daughter of Robert and Diana Giosia...majoring in health sciences.
Giosia Fun Facts: Favorite hobby: singing...Favorite sport other than softball: soccer...Favorite actor: Tom Cruise...Favorite musician: Taylor Swift...If I could be a cartoon character, I'd be: Super Woman...Person in history I'd most like to meet: Marilyn Monroe...Most impressive person I've ever met: Jenny Finch.