25 Gianna Rosati
25 Gianna Rosati
Height: 6-1
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Redwood City, CA
High School: Woodside HS
Position: D
Experience: HS
Club Team: Juventus SC

2014 -- Earned All-Big West Freshman Team status after playing 1,616 minutes ... was a mainstay in a back line that produced five shutouts ... started 17 of her 19 matches, including 12 complete-game efforts (one of which was the double-overtime scoreless draw with Long Beach State in the conference tournament semifinal at home on Nov. 6, when she converted her penalty chance to put the Mustangs ahead 1-0 in the shootout) ... had a secondary assist on a 57th-minute Elise Krieghoff goal in the 6-1 win over Fresno State in Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Sept. 19, and scored on a 12th-minute header from a corner kick in the 2-0 victory against Hawai'i on Oct. 12 ... also came forward to place five additional shots on target during the fall, and went on to add two goals during the spring exhibition schedule in April and May.

Prep --
As a senior defender at Woodside High School, helped lead the Wildcats to the Central Coast Section Division 2 championship match ... earned All-Area First Team status from the San Jose Mercury News in each of her final two seasons (during which she also moved up in set pieces to score 26 times) ... in her junior and senior years, team went a combined 37-3-7, with all but six of the wins coming by shutout ... was a three-time Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division Defensive Player of the Year ... in 2013, when Woodside won its first division title in 36 years, she was also the San Mateo Daily Journal Player of the Year and the Menlo Park Daily News Defensive Player of the Year ... was a team captain ... also ran a year of cross country, was an honors student, and participated in leadership ... played for the Juventus Avanza club, which won the NorCal State Cup in 2013 and 2014.

Personal -- Born on Oct. 11, 1996 in Palo Alto ... daughter of Marc and Sarah ... has a sister, Lisa ... fan of Arsenal FC; Mesut Özil, Vincent Kompany and Angel Di Maria are three of her favorite players ... is a political science major.