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Grenci Named Graduate Assistant At LeMoyne

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Former Siena Saint Lily Grenci has been named a graduate assistant at LeMoyne where she will serve under former Siena head coach Gina Castelli. Grenci will join former teammate and 2012 Siena graduate Cristina Centeno who as we previously reported was named an assistant coach. Castelli took on the head coaching role at LeMoyne following this past season.

“I am so excited to have the opportunity to work for Coach Castelli and with Cristina Centeno,” said Grenci. “Coach Castelli provides great experience and a wealth of knowledge to build a successful basketball program. It is an honor to be a part of Coach Castelli’s staff.”

A 2013 Siena graduate, Grenci finished her career as a Saint with 1,074 points and 624 rebounds (19th all-time at Siena).She was a leader on the court acting as a team captain her junior and senior seasons. She was a first team All-MAAC selection her junior and senior years. As a senior she averaged 15.9 points (2nd in MAAC) and 9.5 rebounds (3rd in MAAC) while leading her team to the MAAC Tournament semi-final game.
As a junior, she was named a First Team All-MAAC selection after ranking second in the MAAC in scoring (15.2) and third in rebounding (7.8). She recorded six double-doubles, scored 20 or more points 7 times and was the only player in the conference to score in double figures in all 18 regular season MAAC games.

A Magna Cum Laude graduate with a degree in Sociology, Grenci excelled off the court as well. She was named to the All-MAAC Academic Team three consecutive years and the Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association Scholar Athlete Team in 2012 and 2013. She made the Siena College President’s List, the Dean’s List, and was a member of the Siena Athletics’ 4.0 Club. She was named to the MAAC All-Academic Team and Honor Roll each year she was eligible and was named to the Siena College Sociology Honors Society, Phi Kappa Delta. Prior to her senior year she was named one of 30 candidates in the country (and the first in program history) for the prestigious Senior CLASS Award, an honor which recognizes a student athlete for achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition.

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