Gianna Milaro
Gianna  Milaro


Berwyn, Ill.

High School:
Nazareth Academy





Seventy-One Boilermakers Named Academic All-Big Ten

Football led the way for fall honorees.


Season Recap: Improved Defense Not Enough for Boilers

Purdue conceded 17 fewer goals than 2013 but failed to score 20 for first time in team history.


Purdue Shut Out at Home for Fourth Straight Game

Boilermakers record 10 shots & nine corner kicks in second half but can't score.


First B1G Road Trip Has Purdue Headed for Land of Lincoln

Boilermakers looking to extend win streak vs. Northwestern, end losing skid in Champaign.


Boilers Score Four to Close Out Homestand With a Win

Arkans finds the back of the net twice, Kuramoto & Williams record two assists apiece.


Gianna Milaro 2014 Photo Gallery

Gianna Milaro 2014 Photo Gallery


Nebraska-Iowa Road Trip

Rick Szalach photo gallery from Purdue's Nebraska-Iowa road trip.


Purdue vs. SIUE Mega Gallery

Purdue vs. SIUE


Purdue vs. Ohio

Mega Gallery from Purdue Women's Soccer vs. Ohio


Gianna Milaro 2013 Photo Gallery

Gianna Milaro 2013 Photo Gallery

2014 Photo Gallery | 2013 Photo Gallery

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Kobe Bryant
Favorite Pro Stadium: United Center
Favorite Country to Root for at World Cup: Italy
Person She'd Like to Have Dinner With: Shae Desmond
In Her MP3 Player: Kid Cudi
Last Concert She Attended: Blake Shelton
Favorite Actor & Actress: Zac Efron & Cameron Diaz
Favorite Month: May
Favorite Holiday: Halloween
Favorite Food: Sloppy Joes
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Sun Bathing
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Hawaii
Country She'd Most Like to Visit: England
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Soccer Complex: The Locker Room
Most Memorable Game at Purdue: 2013 at Michigan State
Furry Friend: Mia, Beagle

Academic All-Big Ten... Milaro played in 10 games, including six Big Ten matches... recorded an assist in both wins as Purdue swept its Ball State-SIU Edwardsville weekend... helped setup goals by Maddy Williams vs. Ball State and Erika Arkans vs. SIUE... logged a season-high 41 minutes against Wisconsin... also saw action in Big Ten games against Penn State, Rutgers, Nebraska, Iowa and Indiana... recorded four shots on goal among her six shots for the second... put both of her shot attempts on goal against Ball State... logged double-figure minutes in seven of the 10 games in which she played... averaged 16.8 minutes per game.

Milaro played in 18 of the 19 games, missing only the Ohio Stage game... recorded a season-high five shots while logging a season-most 48 minutes in the Michigan State game... also saw lots of action off the bench against Akron (35 minutes), IPFW (37) and Minnesota (28)... logged the most minutes among reserves against Minnesota... logged double-figure minutes in 11 of the 18 games in which she played, including five straight in which she played midseason... averaged 15.5 minutes per game.

Four-year varsity letter-winner recorded 58 goals and 38 assists in her first three seasons for coach John Nikchevich... ESCC player of the year as a junior after posting a 20-20 season (20 goals, 21 assists), helping lead Nazareth Academy to the conference title... among Top 50 players in Illinois list as a senior... three-time all-area and all-conference performer... scored 22 goals as freshman while playing forward before moving to a center midfielder role... also played basketball as an underclassman... scholar athlete was in National Honor Society and a four-year high honor roll student.

Biographical Information

Major: Business Management

Parents: John & Jacki Milaro

Sister: Natalia