Gianna Milaro
Gianna  Milaro


Berwyn, Ill.

High School:
Nazareth Academy





Roff Era Begins with Winning Season

Annual season recap chronicles highlights of Purdue's 2015 campaign


Golden Boot Returns to West Lafayette

Boilermakers finish with a winning record for the first time since 2009


Lasky's Great Goal Not Enough vs. Penn St.

Boilermakers snap PSU's shutout streak at 381 consecutive minutes


Purdue Cannot Overcome Early Deficit

Boilermakers remain winless vs. top-25 opponents since 2009


Boilers Score Thrice to Win at Montana

Three first-half goals help Purdue improve to 5-1


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


Purdue vs. Ohio

Mega Gallery from Purdue Women's Soccer vs. Ohio

2015 Photo Gallery | 2014 Photo Gallery | 2013 Photo Gallery

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Favorite Athlete: Kobe Bryant
Favorite Pro Stadium: United Center
Favorite Field She's Played On (Other Than Purdue): Northwestern's Lakeside Field
Favorite Playoff Format: Stanley Cup Playoffs
Favorite Country to Root for at World Cup: USA
Person She'd Like to Have Dinner With: Christa Szalach
In Her MP3 Player: Kid Cudi
Last Concert She Attended: J. Cole
Favorite Author: Tess Gerritsen
Last Book She Read: Sharp Objects
Favorite Actor & Actress: Will Ferrell & Jennifer Aniston
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Remember the Titans
Favorite Month: May
Favorite Holiday: Halloween
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Dessert: Chocolate Cake
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Tubing
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Hawaii
Country She'd Most Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Soccer Complex: The Grass
Enjoyed This Professor's Class: Kelly Blanchard, Economics
Most Memorable Game at Purdue: 2013 at Michigan State
Furry Friend: Mia, Beagle

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

Parents: John & Jacki Milaro

Sister: Natalia



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