Gianna Milaro
Gianna  Milaro


Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Nazareth Academy





Spring 2017 Graduates

75 Boilermakers earn undergraduate degree


Fifth-Annual Golden Pete Winners

Kim, Replogle receive Big Ten Medal of Honor


Purdue Battles Thru Snakebitten Season

Injuries, overtime losses lead to tough 2nd year under coach Drew Roff


Boilermakers Drop OT Heartbreaker Again

Purdue racks up 30 shots again but suffers third OT loss of the season


Soccer Keeps Golden Boot via Draw vs. IU

Boilermakers record 31 shots and a program-record 18 corner kicks


Gianna Milaro Action

The best action photos of Gianna Milaro from the 2016 Season


Gianna Milaro, 2015 Player Gallery

Gianna Milaro, 2015 Player Gallery


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

Photo Galleries: 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Favorite Athlete: Shae Desmond
Favorite Pro Stadium: United Center
Favorite Field She's Played On (Other Than Purdue): Northwestern
Favorite Playoff Format: Stanley Cup Playoffs
Favorite Country to Root for at World Cup: Japan
Person She'd Like to Have Dinner With: Ted Snidanko
In Her MP3 Player: Tupac
Last Concert She Attended: Lollapalooza
Favorite Author: Tess Geritsen
Last Book She Read: Vanished
Favorite Actor, Actress, & Director: Zac Efron, Cameron Diaz & Eli Roth
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Suicide Squad
Favorite Super-Hero/Sci-Fi Series: Batman
Favorite TV Series: Bob's Burgers
Favorite Month: May
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Dessert: Chocolate
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Tubing
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Favorite Big City: Dublin
Unique Travel Locale: Barcelona
Country She'd Most Like to Visit: Fiji
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Soccer Complex: The Grass
Enjoyed This Professor's Class: Kelly Blanchard, Economics
Most Memorable Game at Purdue: 2015 vs. Penn State
Furry Friend: Mia, Beagle

SENIOR / 2016
Academic All-Big Ten... Milaro played in all 17 games… scored her first collegiate goal in the win at Illinois, which was the first victory by the road team in the Purdue-Illinois series… also scored in the Senior Day game against Ohio State… was the first of four Boilermakers to score her first collegiate goal in 2017… recorded a season-high three shots, all on goal, while playing a season-high 52 minutes at Dayton… assisted on Andrea Petrina’s goal in the Utah game, which was canceled due to lightning in the 60th minute… averaged 29 minutes per game, logging 20-plus in all but two of Purdue’s games.

JUNIOR / 2015
Academic All-Big Ten... Milaro played in 17 games, missing only the Baylor win... logged double-figure minutes 11 times, including six games in a row early in the season... recorded multiple shots in the Ohio State, Northwestern and Illinois games... played a season-high 45 minutes in the 1-0 win vs. Evansville... logged 31 minutes in the shutout win at Indiana, her most in a Big Ten game... also logged double-figure minutes in six other Big Ten games.

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 and Marketing

Parents: John & Jacki Milaro

Sister: Natalia



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