Mount Sinai, N.Y., freshman, midfielder
In her third collegiate game, Pierreca scored five goals on six shots to lead the then-No. 10 Gators past then-No. 2 North Carolina, 16-15, Saturday. Rated the No. 1 recruit in this year's freshman class by Inside Lacrosse, she scored twice in a five-goal run that gave the Gators their first lead of the game early in the second half. Her final goal, with 12:43 to go, put the Gators up 14-11 and helped them maintain the lead the rest of the way and improve to 3-0.