25 - Michelle Battipaglia
Michelle Battipaglia
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Katonah, N.Y.
High School: Somers
Position: F
Major: Mathematics and Management Science

2013-14: Played in 22 games, started seven...5.1 points per game, 4.0 rebounds per game, 25 steals, 10 blocks...ranked fourth on the team in rebounds (89), steals, and blocks...produced a season-high 16 points at Springfield (1/22)...hauled in seven rebounds versus Wheaton (1/9)...generated six boards, three blocks, and two steals against Babson (1/15)...registered 10 points, four rebounds, and three steals versus Smith (1/7) and Mount Holyoke (2/1)...NEWMAC academic all-conference.

2012-13: Played in 19 games, started six...7.1 points per game, 4.5 rebounds per game, 19 steals, 12 blocks...ranked fourth on the team in rebounds (86)...was the team's top scorer four times and top rebounder on three occasions...produced a season-high 18 points, eight rebounds, and six steals against Springfield (2/11)...registered 15 points versus Wheaton (2/13) and totaled 10 at Coast Guard (1/30)...grabbed eight rebounds at Wheaton (1/16)...notched three blocks at Babson (2/6)...NEWMAC academic all-conference.

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 mathematics and management science...completed an internship with Endurance Services Limited...was an advertising sales intern at CNN...Alpha Phi...Student-Athlete Advisory Committee...SWS...also a member of the MIT 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.