|Hometown:||North Syracuse, N.Y.|
|High School:||Cicero-North Syracuse|
2018: America East All-Conference First Team at midfield. ... Started all 18 games and was Great Danes' second-leading scorer with 60 points. ... Set career highs in goals (five) and points (eight) at New Hampshire (4/21). ... Had five games with three or more assists. ... Had at least one point in 17 of 18 games. ... Totaled seven points (three goals, four assists) in America East semifinals vs. Binghamton (5/4).
2017: America East All-Rookie Team... UAlbany's top scoring rookie, starting 14 games with 18 games played in the midfield... Finished with 20 goals, 17 assists, 17 ground balls, 24 draw controls and nine caused turnovers... Scored a goal and two assists in collegiate debut at Penn State (2/13), following with three goals, two assists and two ground balls vs. St. Bonaventure (2/13) to eventually earn America East Rookie of the Week... Hat tricks in back-to-back victories vs. Drexel (3/19) and UMBC (3/25)... Career-high six points plus two draw controls in home win over Vermont (4/5)... Tallied career-high four assists in victory at Binghamton (4/29).
High School: Lettered four years in lacrosse and basketball at Cicero-North Syracuse High... Four-time all-league player in lacrosse, including First Team in 2015 and 2016... Totaled 232 points in high school career off 104 goals and 128 assists... Senior team captain in lacrosse and basketball... Three-time all-league player in basketball, including first team as a junior and senior... Led basketball team to pair of Class AA Section 3 championships.
Personal: Intends to major in mathematics... Daughter of Derek Tortora and Jenna Briggs... Has a brother, Richie Difulio, and a sister, Francesca Tortora.
Points: 8 (at New Hampshire, April 21, 2018)
Goals: 5 (at New Hampshire, April 21, 2018)
Assists: 5 (vs. Stony Brook, April 26, 2018)
Shots: 9 (vs. UC Davis, March 15, 2018)
Ground balls: 3 (2x, last: vs. at Fresno State, March 17, 2018)
Draw controls: 5 (at Syracuse, Feb. 27, 2017)
Caused turnovers: 2 (3x, last: at Fresno State, March 17, 2018)