By K.N. Goldberg
LILacrossenews.com, Posted 7/31/12
Farmingdale rising junior defensive-midfielder Samantha Brescia has committed to play Division I lacrosse at UMASS.
Samantha Brescia log:
High School: Farmingdale High School
Graduation Year: 2014
College Choice: UMASS
Club Affiliation: Long Island Yellow Jackets 2014 Blue Thorn
Major lacrosse honors:
2011 & 2012 Conference Champs,
2011 & 2012 Nassau County Champs,
2 time Scholar Athlete award,
2012 All County Honorable Mention,
2012 National Draw Champs,
2012 Lax for a Cure Champs,
2011 U15 USL Champs,
2011 Lax Inception Champs
What will you major in/study? Pre-Vet
Why did you choose UMASS? “When I stepped on the Umass Campus I knew that this is where I wanted to go. It just felt like I belonged.”
Outlook for your high school team next season? “Like any High School team we want to win States. This is OUR year…. We are going to work as hard as we can to get there.”
Additional Comments: “I want to thank my High School coaches Shari Campbell and Tracy Weiner for believing in me and giving me a chance to prove myself.
“I also want to thank my summer travel team coaches Becky Thorn and Carol Rose.
“I also want to thank my parents for never missing a game and driving me all over the east coast to play the game I love. I look forward to playing Lacrosse for Coach McMahon starting in the fall of 2014!”