#1 Gabby Fornia


Class Junior
Position Attacker
Hometown Mt. Laurel, N.J.
High School Lenape

2019 AAC First Team
2019 AAC All-Academic Team
2019 AAC Weekly Honor Roll (3/19/19)
2019 AAC Weekly Honor Roll (3/19/19)
2017-18 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll
BIG EAST Freshman of the Week (Feb. 20, 2018)

Goals: 3 (twice) last at ECU (3/24/19)
Assists: 6 vs Winthrop (3/16/19)
Points: 7 vs Winthrop (3/16/19)
Ground Balls: 6 vs Louisville (2/27/18)
Draw Controls: None
Caused Turnovers: 1 (four times) last at Cincinnati (4/20/19)

Sophomore (2019): 

  • Started all 16 games for the Commodores
  • Led the Commodores in assists with 36 and points with 51, setting career highs in both
  • Also tallied 15 goals
  • Consistently among the nations best in assists as she finished the regular season 18th in the country in total assists and 12th in assists per game
  • Set a career-high six assists in the victory over Winthrop
  • Was one of two AAC players to post multiple four-plus assists in the 2019 season

Freshman (2018): 

  • Played in all 17 of Vanderbilt’s games as a freshman attacker, making 10 starts
  • Posted 32 points on 15 goals and 17 assists, finishing the season second on the team in assists, fourth in points and tied for fifth on the team in goals
  • Named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week for Week 2 after posting four points in a 22-12 win at Fresno State on February 19

High School: 

  • Four-year starter for Jill McCarthy at Lenape High School
  • Won a state championship in 2014 and won the SJ Championship in 2015
  • Two-time All-American, three-time SJ Attacker of the Year, three-time All-New Jersey first team, three-time All-SJ first team and four-time All-Conference first team


  • Gabrielle Fornia
  • Prefers to be called Gab
  • Born May 27, 1999 in Mount Laurel, N.J
  • Daughter to Denise Farlekas and Gary Fornia
  • Has an older sister, Isabella