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Longstreth girls’ recruit: Avon Grove senior goalie DiIonno commits to La Salle

Monday, 19th November 2012

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

By Chris Goldberg, Posted 11/19/12

Avon Grove senior goalie Chelsea DiIonno has made a commitment to play Division I lacrosse at La Salle University.

Chelsea DiIonno log:

Chelsea DiIonno

High School: Avon Grove Charter School

Graduation Year: 2013

Position: Goalie

College Choice: La Salle University

Club Affiliation: Phantastix

Major Lacrosse Honors: All-Ches-Mont Honors; represented Philly at National Tournament; Philly Showcase; CNC All-tourney team

Academic Honors: Honor Roll

What will you major in/study? Digital Arts and Multimedia

Why did you choose La Salle? “La Salle is a beautiful campus and has the academics I’m interested in. I also enjoyed meeting the coaching staff and getting to know the team. Coach (Candace) Taglianetti, Coach (Mallory) Tornetta, and Coach (Jessi) Martin made me feel very comfortable and I am excited about their vision for the lacrosse program at La Salle.”

HS Team’s Outlook For Next Season? “Although we lost six seniors, I am confident that we will be competitive this year. We have a solid group of players who have varsity playing experience. I am optimistic about the upcoming season.”

Additional Comments: “I would like to thank my goalie coach Gwen Hicks, AGHS coach Lisa Schweiger, Phantastix coaches Chrissy Poplawski, Sue Frazier, and JoAnn Yusko. Avon Grove and Phantastix teammates, my many lacrosse friends from other teams, and my family for supporting me throughout my entire lacrosse career. I appreciate all their hard work to get me to where I am today. I wouldn’t have gotten far without them.”

Longstreth Women’s Sports, the official sponsor for girls’ recruits, congratulates Chelsea DiIonno. Longstreth specializes in equipment, uniforms and apparel for women’s sports. Longstreth carries a huge selection of all the best women’s heads, handles, goalie gear and player accessories – including shoes and apparel. Visit for directions and information.

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