15 Amanda Cianciulli
15 Amanda Cianciulli
Birth Date: 02/21/1988
Height: 5-3
Year: Senior
Hometown: Billerica, MA
High School: Billerica
Position: D

Notables: Physical presence ... Smart positional player ... Excels on the penalty kill.

Cianciulli 2008-09: One of three defensemen on the team to play in all 26 games ... Recorded two points on a pair of assists ... Registered an assist in the Beacons' 3-2 victory vs. Norwich University on December 6 ... Credited with a helper vs. Holy Cross on January 16 ... Named to the ECAC East All-Academic Team.

2007-08: Played in all 26 games ... Tallied eight points on two goals and six assists ... Collected five points in back-to-back contests, including a season-high three with a goal and a pair of helpers on December 1 at Norwich ... Opened the season with a goal at Salve Regina University on November 3.

2006-07: Began the season with Division I Robert Morris University, where she played in seven games and netted her first collegiate goal to go with an assist vs. Chatham University on October 27 ... Joined the Beacons for the second semester and saw action in 11 contests, while assisting on four goals ... Notched a point in back-to-back games with an assist vs. Castleton State College on February 4 and Southern Maine in the ECAC East tournament on February 24.

Personal/High School: Four-year letterwinner in ice hockey and a two-year winner in softball at Billerica High School ... Named Player of the Year as a senior for the Indians' hockey team ... Selected an ice hockey All-Star for BHS as well as the team's Most Valuable Player ... Tabbed the Most Defensive Defenseman for the Indians as well ... Participated in cheerleading for BHS and was a member of the team that advanced to the national competition ... Earned Most Improved honors for the Indians' cheerleading squad ... Born February 21, 1988 ... Daughter of Kris and John Ripa ... Majoring in exercise health science ... Earned honor roll accolades ... Would like to pursue a career in nursing ... Enjoys riding horses, snowboarding ... A member of the UMB softball team as well.