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Laura Sario

Laura Sario
Class: Graduated in 2008
Number: 11
Position: Guard
Height: 6-1
Hometown: Espoo, Finland
High School: Etela-Tapiolanluko

Career Highlights

  • Finished with 1,088 points, which ranked ninth all time in program history when she graduated

Senior Season (2007-08)

  • Named third-team all-conference
  • Ranked second on the team with 10.8 points per game and first with 3.1 assists per contest
  • Reached double figures in scoring 18 times and recorded one double-double
  • Reached the 1,000-point mark in scoring against Boston Univ. on Feb. 13
  • Led the team in scoring six times
  • Scored a season-high 23 points against Stony Brook on Feb. 27
  • Netted 20 points and finished with six assists against New Hampshire on Feb. 19
  • Turned in an 18-point, 11-rebound, four-assist performance against Lehigh on Dec. 21
  • Finished with 16 points, seven rebounds and three assists against Albany in the America East quarterfinals on March 14
  • Member of the America East Honor Roll with at least a 3.0 GPA

Junior Season (2006-07)

  • Named second-team all-conference
  • Named to the America East All-Tournament Team
  • Led the squad with 13.5 points and 2.5 assists per game
  • In the America East Conference Tournament, she averaged 19.5 points and 5.5 rebounds per game
  • Named the America East Conference Player of the Week on Feb. 19
  • Reached double figures in scoring a team-high 21 times, including a pair of games with at least 20 points
  • Led the team in both scoring and assists a team-best 11 times
  • Shot .408 from the field (115-282), .351 from three-point range (33-94) and .791 from the free throw line (87-110)
  • Poured in a career-high 26 points and grabbed a team-high seven rebounds as Binghamton came from 17 points down to defeat Boston in the America East quarterfinals on March 9
  • Scored 25 points at Cornell on Jan. 8
  • Turned in a 19-point, six-rebound, five-assist performance at Vermont on Feb. 17
  • Netted 18 points against Maine on Jan. 10, against UMBC on Jan. 13 and against Maine on Feb. 10

Sophomore Season (2005-06)

  • Appeared in all 29 games with 10 starts
  • Ranked fifth on the team in scoring (7.6 ppg.) and second with 61 assists
  • Reached double figures in scoring 11 times and led the squad in scoring four times
  • Also led the team in assists nine times and in steals three times
  • Netted a season-high 16 points against Boston on Jan. 14
  • Had 15 points and a season-high seven rebounds against Hartford on Jan. 18
  • Turned in a 15-point, four-rebound, four-assist, two-steal effort against Albany on Jan. 29
  • Dished out a season-high six assists against Cornell on Jan. 9

Freshman Season (2004-05)

  • Named to the America East Conference All-Rookie Team
  • Named the America East Rookie of the Week on Jan. 18 and Feb. 1
  • Ranked third on the team and first among freshmen with 7.7 points per game
  • Was also third on the team with 4.3 rebounds per game
  • Reached double figures in scoring 11 times and led the team in scoring three times
  • Poured in a season-high 18 points, grabbed seven rebounds and dished out three assists against Stony Brook on Jan. 18
  • Scored 15 points, tied a career-high with eight rebounds, had five assists, a block and a steal against Northeastern on Jan. 29
  • Had a career-high five steals and four rebounds to go along with seven points against Lehigh on Dec. 18
  • Poured in 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds against Boston on Jan. 8
  • Dished out a career high seven assists against Vermont in the America East Tournament on March 10.

Before Binghamton

  • Competed for the Tapiolan Honka, a Finnish League team based in Espoo
  • Ranked first on her squad and second in her league with 19.2 points per game this past year
  • Named the Most Improved Player in the Finnish League in 2003
  • Her career-high in a game was 36 points
  • Also ranked second on her team with 6.0 rebounds per game
  • Played for the Finnish Under-18 and Under-20 National Team
  • Also played some games for the Finnish National Team

Personal

  • Hannu and Pirjo Alho Sario
  • Majored in finance

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