By Chris Goldberg
LIlacrosseNews.com, Posted 11/22/11
Eastport South Manor senior defender Joey Amendola has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Wesleyan University.
Joey Amendola log:
High school: Eastport South Manor
Graduation year: 2012
College choice: Wesleyan University
Club affiliation: High School Club
Major lacrosse honors: Represented New York in the National Adidas Games, Named Captain for the 2012 season, All-Suffolk County honors in 2011, helped win ESM’s first playoff game.
What will you major in/study: Medicine
Why did you choose Wesleyan? “Wesleyan is a very challenging school that requires hard work and determination. These descriptions fit me. Also the program is well established producing players like Bill Belichick who are going on to do great things. NESCAC is a competitive DIII league.”
Outlook for your high school team? “This year is going to be fun with the return of 7 starters including 2 DI commits. The goal for this upcoming lacrosse season is to win the Suffolk Championship and make a run at States.”
Additional comments: “Coach (Kevin) Huff and Coach (Dan) Luciano have done a great job in the off-season preparing us for a great year. When everyone is working hard going 3 times a week while handling other sports, you know the program is going in the right direction.”
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