2017: Started all 14 games at goal during the season and logged 727 minutes in the circle, including eight complete games ...totaled 159 saves for the season ... his season-high 23 saves versus #20 Richmond on Mar. 11 is the current VMI record for a conference game ... his 17 saves against Air Force on Apr. 15 is tied for 10th in the VMI record book for a conference game ... his 88 saves made in conference games during the year ranks fifth in the record book for a single season ... ranked fourth on the team in groundballs with 30 for the year ... his 11.36 saves per game ranked fourth in the final conference individual standings ... in the fall, named the Worrell-Fallon Award winner following the 30th annual Lee-Jackson Classic against Washington & Lee ... Dean's List recipient both semesters ... received Distinguished in Academic Merit status from the Institute for having greater than a 3.5 cumulative GPA ... named to spring SoCon Honor Roll for a second straight year ... named to the Cadet-Athlete Honors Society for a second straight year.
2016: Played and started all 16 games in the goalie circle during the season … totaled 835 minutes during the year … ranked fourth in the Southern Conference in saves per game at 9.88 … tallied 158 saves for the season, including a season-high 16 at Mercer on Mar. 19 … .440 save percentage on the year … credited with VMI's two wins during the season … faced 566 shot attempts for the year … totaled 38 groundballs for the year, including a season high of five against Wagner on Mar. 8 ... Dean's List recipient both semesters ... named to the Cadet-Athlete Honors Society ... SoCon Honor Roll spring semester.
2015: Played in 11 games during the season and started two … logged nearly 350 minutes as a goalie during the season … earned 57 saves over the year … finished with a 1-2 record for the season … faced 234 shot attempts … playing outside the goalie circle, earned one assist for the season at Bellarmine … totaled 12 groundballs.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Immaculata High School as a goalie for Tom Mott … holds school record for most saves (616), third all-time in career wins (32) and made 246 saves in 2013, good enough for third in the record book … earned Honorable Mention All-State and second team All-Conference honors … 2014 State Conference champions … served as a captain … helped team win 2011 state title … named third team All-State in 2012 … named defensive MVP … nominated for Best Goalie in New Jersey for the 2014 season ... competed for Team Turnpike Lacrosse … helped win the 2014 Best of the Best Champs Championship with Team Turnpike Elite.
Personal: Full name is Joseph F. Riccadonna ... prefers to go by Joe ... son of Joe and Eugenia Riccadonna … has one sister, Nicole … plans to major in civil engineering.