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Girls’ recruit: St. Anthony’s 2015 midfielder Bonafede commits to Duke

Tuesday, 13th August 2013

Categories Girl's/Women's, High school, Recruiting  

By K.I. Goldberg, Posted 8/13/13

St. Anthony’s rising junior midfielder Ella Bonafede has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Duke University.

Ella Bonafede log:

Ella Bonafede

Ella Bonafede

High School: St Anthony’s HS

Graduation Year: 2015

Position: Midfield

College Choice: Duke University

Club Affiliation: Long Island Top Guns

Major lacrosse honors, All-Star teams, Camps, Showcases:
2013 – CHSAA Championship game- MVP,
FCA National Team 2013,
Tournament MVP- Lake Placid Summit tournament 2013,
Under Armour All-American underclassmen team 2013,

Academic honors, service projects: National Honor Society, St Bonaventure Award – Academic Excellence 2012 and 2013

What will you major in/study? Undecided

Why did you choose Duke? “I chose Duke because of its academic excellence, it’s history of superior lacrosse and the unbelievable coaching staff.”

What are your thoughts on this past HS lacrosse season/team’s outlook for next season? “We had an unbelievable season last year, one of the best in St Anthony’s history. Losing players like Maggie Bill and the rest of the seniors will be tough but we have a young core of players that have great chemistry. I am confident we will work hard and compete!”

Additional Comments: “I would like to thank all my coaches especially Shannon Smith, Steve Levy and Corrine Broesler; my parents and my three brothers Sam, Andrew and Ben.”

Other schools considered: Boston College, UPenn, Georgetown, Northwestern



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