By K.I. Goldberg
LILacrosseNews.com, Posted 2/25/15
St. Anthony’s 2015 attackman Stephen DeSimone has made a commitment to play Division III lacrosse at Franklin & Marshall College.
Stephen DeSimone ledger:
High School: St. Anthony’s High School
Graduation Year: 2015
College Choice: Franklin & Marshall College (ConnectLAX college profile)
Club Affiliation: Long Island Express
Lacrosse Honors: National 175, Top 205 and the Adrenaline Platinum Cup
Academic honors, service projects: National Honor Society, Duns Scotus Academic Society, Class President, Co-Founder of Challenger Lacrosse (non profit organization that helps teach special needs kids how to play lacrosse)
What will you major in/study? Government and Politics
Why did you choose F & M? “The school has an outstanding academic reputation. The coaches are committed to a winning program and I think we can compete for a national championship.”
Outlook for 2015 HS season? “We have a lot of depth on the team this year from our seniors down to our juniors. Our coaches are pushing us to be the best we can. We are hoping we can bring back the CHSAA championship back to South Huntington.”
Thank You: “First, I would like to thank my high school varsity coaches at St. Anthony’s, Coach Keith Wieczorek, Coach Doug Schreiber and Coach Kevin Adler for all their help.
“I would like to also thank my Express coaches over the years such as Mike Chanenchuk and Robert Pomponio and also my private trainer Jimmy Montana and MDP lacrosse.
“Lastly, I would also like to thank my family especially my mother and father for taking me all over the Tri-State area to pursue my dream.”
Other schools considered: Union and Holy Cross
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