By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/22/12
Yorktown (N.Y.) rising junior midfielder-face-off specialist Luke Palmadesso has committed to play Division I lacrosse at Villanova University.
Luke Palmadesso log:
High School: Yorktown High School, N.Y.
Graduation Year: 2014
Position: Midfielder/Faceoff Specialist
College Choice: Villanova University
Club Affiliation: Yorktown No LImit Ballers
Major lacrosse honors: 2 time NYS Class B State Semifinalist, NYS Section 1 All-Section Honorable Mention, Jake Reed Bluechip, Maverik Showtime, YHS Captain for the 2013 season
Academic Honors: High Honor Roll, Scholar Athlete
What will you major in/study? Business
Why did you choose Villanova? Villanova’s high academic standards and strong lacrosse program were the two top things that drew me to the university. Nova’s size and location were both perfect for me. I also felt very comfortable with Coach (Mike) Corrado, as well as Coach (Andy) German and Coach (Simon) Connor.”
What is your H.S. team’s outlook for next season? “Our goal is to avenge our losses in the State semi-finals the previous two years, and hopefully bring home the state championship.”
Other schools considered: Georgetown, Binghamton, and Princeton
Additional Comments: “I’m lucky to play for Yorktown because of its strong lacrosse program and I’d like to thank all of my coaches for helping me become a better lacrosse player.”
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