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Michaela Buonomo
Michaela Buonomo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Churchville, Pa.

High School:
Council Rock

Height:
5-6

Position:
D


Nolan on Buonomo: "A true warrior on the field, she leads by example with her performances. Definitely sets the defensive tone on our team ... a rock in the center of defense for us over her career and a huge part of our team ... Will be part of a strong senior class of leaders for us this season."

2009: Completed her third-straight season as a starter on the backline ... Helped lead a defensive unit that carried a 0.95 goals-per-game ... Led the team in minutes played (1,887) and was one of eight players to log more than 1,500 minutes last season .. .Scored three goals and finished the season with six points ... Tallied goals against American, Georgia Southern and at Penn ... Goals against American and Georgia Southern were game-winners ... Named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week on Aug. 24 after leading the Hoyas to a win over AU ... Selected to the BIG EAST Academic Honor Roll.

2008 - Started every game on the Hoya backline that allowed a team-low 14 goals last season ... SoccerBuzz Magazine All-Region Team ... Scored the overtime game-winner at Cincinnati that sealed the best BIG EAST regular-season finish in Georgetown history ... Had goals in non-conference wins over UMBC and Mississippi State.

2007 - SoccerBuzz Magazine National and Regional Freshman All-American... Started every game for the Hoyas backline... Part of a defensive unit that allowed 0.95 goals-per-game, a Hoya single-season record low... Scored her first collegiate goal in a non-conference win against Delaware

Prior to Georgetown - Buonomo was a member of the Eastern Pennsylvania ODP Program. She was the captain of her club team, the Pennsylvania Strikers, one of the top squads in the country. Buonomo had a stellar career at Council Rock South High School where the scholar athlete was named the Courier Times 2007 Player of the Year. She also earned First Team All-League and Team MVP honors as a junior.

Buonomo's Career Statistics

Year GP/GS Shots Goals Assists Points
2007 22/22 17 1 0 2
2008 19/19 14 3 0 6
Totals 41/41 31 4 0 8

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