16 Marissa Dale
16 Marissa Dale
Height: 5-4
Year: Junior
Hometown: North Salem, NY
High School: North Salem
Position: D


2012: Appeared in all 14 games, starting nine … Finished the season with eight ground balls, three caused turnovers, and four draw controls … 2011: Played in 12 games as a rookie … Scored her first career goal against St. Mary’s … Posted three ground balls, one draw control and one caused turnover on the season … Before Brown: A four-year starter for the lacrosse team at North Salem High School, Dale also earned three letters in both soccer and basketball … A two-time captain of the lacrosse team (2009 & 2010), Dale also captained the soccer team as a senior and the basketball team as a junior … Was a three-time All-League selection for lacrosse, earning Honorable Mention All-Elite in 2009 and All-Elite in 2010 … Named All-Section in 2010 as well … Was a two-time team MVP (2009 & 2010) and two-time Academic All-American … Scored 187 goals during her high school lacrosse career … Helped to lead soccer team to three League Championships (2007, 2008, 2009) and two NYS Classic Sectional Championships (2008, 2009) … Was named All-League three times in soccer … Played club lacrosse for the Connecticut Lightning … Member of National Honor Society and Math Honor Society … Also an AP Scholar and Principal’s List honoree … Personal: The daughter of Richard and Robin Dale, Marissa has one brother, Alex … Concentrating in Neuroscience. 

Dale's Career Highs
Goals: 1, vs. St. Mary's (4/19/11)
Points: 1, vs. St. Mary's (4/19/11)
Shots: 1, vs. St. Mary's (4/19/11)
Ground Balls: 2, 2x, last vs. Quinnipiac (3/18/12)
Caused Turnovers: 1, 4x, last vs. Dartmouth (3/31/12)
Draw Controls: 1, 5x, last vs. Stanford (3/25/12)

Dale's Career Stats

Off the field with Marissa
Why I chose Brown...Brown has everything I was looking for in a school … the combination of a flexible curriculum, the opportunity to play a role in a building program and to be a part of a team that has such an amazing team dynamic is what really sold me on Brown.
The thing I like most about Brown...Hands down, the people. I've never been surrounded by so many warm, welcoming people.
Favorite class at Brown...
Neuro 10
Favorite Brown tradition...
Walking through the gates during convocation
Favorite Brown athletics tradition...Our intrasquad Brown vs. White scrimmage
People who have had the greatest influence on my athletic career...
My dad has always been my biggest supporter throughout my lacrosse career and my uncle Jon, who inspired me to make the switch from softball to lacrosse
Superpower I would want (why)...The ability to control time
Favorite Food...My parents' homemade pizza
Pre-game ritual...Eating oatmeal with peanut butter and banana
TV show I want to be on...
Modern Family
Favorite book...Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
My first job was...coaching 1st grade soccer
Teammate who has a future in stand up comedy...
Tara Rooke
Teammate I would describe as "team mom"...Grace Healy
Place I want to travel...
Favorite sport other than lacrosse...skiing
If I could be a professional athlete, I would compete in...Soccer
Most hated conditioning drill...The chaser drill
Favorite Coach McDonald quote...
"Be nasty!"
Pet Peeve...
The squeaky sound of styrofoam and drives who don't use a turn signal
Where I would spend $1,000...
My ideal day...
A sunny beach day on the Cape with my family
Favorite pair of shoes...
Most notable thing about my hometown...Horses outnumber the amount of people in my town.
Most embarrassing Brown moment...Probably one of the million times I've tripped up the JWalt stairs on my way to check my mailbox
Where I see myself in 10 years...Hopefully completing a residency in neurology
My post-school ambition...Go to med school and move to Northern California