Lisa Gigliello

Category
2018
About This Inductee

Lisa Gigliello is a graduate of Pittston Area High School where she played softball, basketball, and volleyball. She earned All-Star honors for both basketball and softball.  Her senior year she was named the Dallas Kiwanis All-Star Softball Game MVP.  She also received the Pittston Dispatch Scholar-Athlete Award.  Lisa earned an Electrical Engineering degree and MBA from Wilkes University where she enjoyed an outstanding softball career as a two-time Middle Atlantic Conference All-Star. During her career, Wilkes won the MAC title and was ranked 10th in the nation. She was awarded Wilkes’ Senior Student-Athlete Award for academic and athletic success. Gigliello was also inducted into the Wilkes University Athletic Hall of Fame. She was recognized as a top student-athlete from Middle Atlantic Conference history and named to the MAC 100 Softball century team for her playing career at Wilkes.  Lisa is a seven-time medalist in the Keystone State Games. She has been a player on 7 ASA of PA State Championship teams, as well as playing/managing on 2 other state title teams, which have been ranked 13th in the nation. Teams have included Women’s Fast Pitch, Women’s Slow Pitch and CO-ED Slow Pitch. Teams she has played on and or managed have won over 35 league championships to date. Lisa recently completed her 25th season as Head Softball Coach at King’s College where she has the most wins in school history with over 600. The program continues to be one of the most successful programs in the university’s history. Her current record as head coach is 621-323-2. That record ranks her in the top 30 in the NCAA Division III for both wins and winning percentage among active coaches and top 30 all-time winningest by victories.  Under Gigliello King’s Softball currently owns a MAC/Freedom Conference record of 19 consecutive playoff tournament berths, longest in the MAC, and secured 1 ECAC, 10 MAC championships and 11 NCAA tournament berths. Whiles she has collected two conference Coach of the Year awards, her players have earned 145 MAC All-Academic nods, 127 MAC All-Star honors, and 51 Regional All-American honors.