25 - Michelle Battipaglia
Michelle Battipaglia
Height: 6-0
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Katonah, N.Y.
High School: Somers
Position: F
Major: Economics

2011-12: Played in 16 games, started three...scored 11 points at Mount Holyoke (2/4) and Springfield (2/11)...collected 12 rebounds at WPI (1/28)...grabbed five steals versus Mount Holyoke (2/4)...had three blocks against Simmons (12/30)...earned two assists against WPI (1/28), Mount Holyoke (2/4), and Springfield (2/11)...team's top rebounder versus Babson (1/11) and WPI (1/28)...in 51-50 come-from-behind victory over Springfield (2/11) she stole the in-bounds pass with eight seconds remaining which set up the game-winning free throws.

Off the Field at MIT: Majoring in economics...member of the women's soccer team.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Somers High School...captain...four-year starter at forward...all-league...also captain of the soccer team where she was a four-year starter on defense...first team all-section...three-time all-league...Con Edison Scholar-Athlete Award.

Personal: Daughter of Ellen and Vinny Battipaglia...brother Jerry was a member of the Villanova baseball team.