Garofalo almost passed up the chance of playing college basketball at Rowan, but became a major factor in the rebirth of the program.

2016-17: appeared in all 27 contests with 26 starts… averaged 7.7 points, 4.6 assists, 2.6 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game… ranked second in the conference in assist/turnover ratio (1.8), fourth in assists and eighth in steals… scored a season-high 17 points versus Albright College (Dec. 28)… registered a double-double with 13 points and 12 assists against the College of Mount Saint Vincent (Nov. 18)… produced 13 points at Rutgers-Newark (Feb. 11) and dished 10 assists versus New Jersey City University (Feb. 4)… a team captain… received New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) All-Academic honorable mention… a Rowan Scholar-Athlete

2015-16: started 29 games… compiled 7.8 points, 4.0 assists, 3.2 rebounds and 2.3 steals per game… scored in double figures 10 times… led the team in assists (116) and tied for first in steals (66)… in the first round of the NCAA Championship Tournament against SUNY New Paltz (Mar. 4), scored a season-high 18 points and handed out seven assists… recorded 16 points at Montclair State University (Jan. 6)… totaled a season-high nine assists against Rutgers-Camden (Jan. 27)… led the NJAC in assist/turnover ratio (2.0) and was fifth in assists, tied for ninth in steals and 29th in scoring… ranked 35th in the NCAA Division III in assist/turnover ratio… inducted into Chi Alpha Sigma… received NJAC All-Academic honorable mention… a Rowan Scholar-Athlete

2014-15: participated in 26 games and started three… scored 7.1 points per game and totaled 47 steals and 46 assists… produced a career-high 21 points against Penn State Brandywine (Nov. 17)… tied a career-best with five assists and set a career-mark with five steals at Montclair State (Feb. 11)… tallied 13 points versus Wisconsin Lutheran College (Dec. 20)… had 12 points at Ramapo College (Nov. 22) and at Kean University (Jan. 10)… registered 10 points against William Paterson University (Jan. 14) and at Rutgers-Newark (Jan. 17)… ranked 13th in the NJAC in steals (1.8)… a Rowan Scholar-Athlete

2013-14: played in 23 games with one start… averaged 4.6 points, accumulated 34 assists and 30 rebounds… scored a season-high 19 points versus Kean (Dec. 7)… totaled 14 points at Muhlenberg College (Nov. 15), 12 points against Montclair State (Nov. 23) and 10 points at The College of New Jersey (Feb. 12) … a Rowan Scholar-Athlete

HS: two-sport athlete (basketball and tennis) at Holy Spirit High School


Valerie Garofalo Scores a Team High 11 Points in Battle Against Powerhouse Montclair State University




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