5 - Janie Gion
Janie Gion
Height: 5-8
Year: Junior
Hometown: Northfield, IL
High School: New Trier
Position: A
gp 15
p 28
g 16
a 12

2014: Started in all 15 games ... netted 16 goals ... finished second on the team with 12 assists and third with 28 points ... recorded 10 ground balls ... totaled two goals and four assists against Sacred Heart (2/23) ... posted two markers against Princeton (3/8/14) ... registered three points (1g, 2a) at Holy Cross (3/12) ... career-high five goals and six points at Bryant (4/1) ... tallied two goals in the season finale at Yale (4/25) ... also scored goals against Columbia, Central Connecticut State, Colorado, and Denver.

2013: Played in all 15 games, earning one start, on attack … Finished the year fourth on the team in scoring with 23 points (18g, 5a) … Also contributed six ground balls, seven caused turnovers and two draw controls … Tallied a career-high four points (3g, 1a) against Quinnipiac … Also scored a career-high three goals against George Mason … Had multiple goals against Manhattan, St. Mary’s, Harvard and Bryant … Also added assists against the Crimson and the Bulldogs for three points … Picked up one ground ball against six opponents and had one caused turnover against seven opponents …

2012: Appeared in 11 of 14 games as a rookie … Finished the year with two points on a goal and an assist … Recorded her first career point with an assist at Manhattan … Scored her first career goal at Bryant … Also had six ground balls. 

Before Brown: A two-sport athlete at New Trier High School, where current Brown senior Erin Roos also played, Gion was a three-year starter on the lacrosse team and also played basketball for one season … Helped to lead New Trier to back-to-back finishes as State Runners-Up (2009, 2010) … Was a two-time (2010, 2011) All-American, Academic All-American, All-State, and All-Conference honoree … Recipient of team’s Most Valuable Player Award in 2011, helping to lead the team to its third straight Conference Championship as a senior captain … Finished third all-time in New Trier history for career goals (141), assists (87), points (228), and draw controls (107) … Broke New Trier records during her senior season for points in a game (10) and assists in a game (7) … Had career-highs in 2010 of 63 goals, 46 assists, and 109 points … Also earned a career-high 53 draw controls in 2011 … Played club lacrosse for Wildcat Elite … Selected for the 2010 Midwest Under Armour All-America team … Also played on the 2010 Illinois/Wisconsin team for the National Tournament … Honor Roll student all four years of high school … Member of Spanish Honor Society. 

Personal: The daughter of Ronald and Paula Gion, Janie has one brother, George, who played lacrosse at Wittenberg, and one sister, Jacqueline … Concentrating in Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations.

Gion's Career Highs
Goals:
 5, at Bryant (4/1/14)
Assists: 4, vs. Sacred Heart (2/23/14)
Points:
 6, 2x - vs. Sacred Heart (2/23/14), Bryant (4/1/14)
Shots: 5, at Bryant (4/1/14)
Ground Balls: 3, at Columbia (3/1/14)
Caused Turnovers: 1, 9x, last vs. Michigan (4/9/14)
Draw Controls: 1, 4x, last at Yale (4/25/14)

Off the Field with Janie
Why I chose Brown...The opportunity to challenge myself both academically and athletically at a campus I love
Favorite class at Brown...GISP
Favorite Brown tradition...Graduation procession through the Van Wickle Gates
Favorite Brown athletics tradition...Big Bear/Little Bear
People who have had the greatest influence on my athletic career...My older brother, George
Superpower I would want...To control time
Favorite Food...Sushi
Pre-game ritual...Look over plays and listen to music
What I wouldn't do for a million dollars...Swim with sharks
Favorite movie from this past year...The Fighter
TV show I want to be on...Friends
Favorite Book...The Great Gatsby
Favorite character in literature...Tarzan
My first job was...A lacrosse coach
Teammate I would change places with...Kaela McGilloway
Teammate who has a future in stand up comedy...Tara Rooke
Teammate I would describe as "team mom"...Julia Keller
What three things I would take with me on a deserted island...My dog, Nellie, music, and a cooler with my favorite foods
Place I want to travel...Greece
Favorite sport other than lacrosse...Hockey
Favorite Olympic sport...Alpine skiing
If I could be a professional athlete, I would compete in...Tennis
Most hated conditioning drill...Fast laps
Where I would spend $1,000...Lulu Lemon
My dream car...Jeep Grand Wagoneer
My ideal day...Spending a day at my friend's lake house on a boat
Favorite pair of shoes...Any sandals
Most notable thing about my hometown...Breakfast Club was filmed in my high school library
Coolest thing in my bedroom growing up...My older sister, Jacqueline-we shared a room growing up and it was a lot of fun
Most embarrassing Brown moment...My front bike tire fell off in front of everyone outside the Ratty
If I had to compete on the Amazing Race, the teammate I would pick as my partner would be...Nancy Baker
Where I see myself in 10 years...Working at a job I love

Recent Games
Apr 1 at Bryant W, 15-7
Apr 5 at Harvard L, 10-4
Apr 9 Michigan W, 19-10
Apr 12 Cornell L, 11-10
Apr 19 at Penn L, 12-6
Apr 25 at Yale L, 9-8
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 7
Points 28 6
Goals 16 5
Assists 12 1
Shots 26 8
Shooting percentage 61.5 62.5
Shots on goal 20 7
Shots on goal percentage 76.9 87.5
Free position goals-shots 0-0 0-0
Ground balls 10 6
Draw controls 2 1
Turnovers 8 3
Caused turnovers 2 1
Fouls 11 4
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 8 Connecticut   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Iona W, 17-4 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 0.0
Feb 23 Sacred Heart W, 19-6 2 4 6 0-0 1 0 0 0 2 100.0 2 100.0
Mar 1 at Columbia W, 9-6 1 0 1 0-0 3 0 1 0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Mar 8 Princeton W, 14-13 2 0 2 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 100.0 2 100.0
Mar 11 at Holy Cross W, 9-6 1 2 3 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Mar 15 Central Conn. St. W, 21-9 1 1 2 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Mar 22 at Colorado W, 11-8 1 0 1 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 2 100.0
Mar 24 at Denver L, 9-8 1 1 2 0-0 1 0 1 0 2 50.0 1 50.0
Mar 29 Dartmouth L, 10-9 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 1 at Bryant W, 15-7 5 1 6 0-0 1 0 0 0 5 100.0 5 100.0
Apr 5 at Harvard L, 10-4 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 1 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 9 Michigan W, 19-10 0 2 2 0-0 0 0 1 1 2 0.0 1 50.0
Apr 12 Cornell L, 11-10 0 1 1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 19 at Penn L, 12-6 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 25 at Yale L, 9-8 2 0 2 0-0 2 1 0 0 3 66.7 2 66.7
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2011-12 11 - 1 1 2 0-0 6 0 2 0 8 12.5 5 62.5
2012-13 15 1 18 5 23 1-1 6 2 12 7 30 60.0 28 93.3
2013-14 15 15 16 12 28 0-0 10 2 8 2 26 61.5 20 76.9
Total 41 16 35 18 53 1-1 22 4 22 9 64 54.7 53 82.8
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 15 15 16 12 28 0-0 10 2 8 2 26 61.5 20 76.9
Conference 7 7 5 1 6 0-0 6 1 3 1 8 62.5 7 87.5
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -

Home 7 7 5 8 13 0-0 3 0 4 1 11 45.5 7 63.6
Away 8 8 11 4 15 0-0 7 2 4 1 15 73.3 13 86.7
Neutral - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 9 9 13 10 23 0-0 6 1 5 1 19 68.4 15 78.9
Losses 6 6 3 2 5 0-0 4 1 3 1 7 42.9 5 71.4

January - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
February 2 2 2 4 6 0-0 1 0 1 0 5 40.0 2 40.0
March 7 7 7 4 11 0-0 6 1 5 0 9 77.8 8 88.9
April 6 6 7 4 11 0-0 3 1 2 2 12 58.3 10 83.3
May - - - - - - - - - - - - - -