Sophomore Men's Lacrosse Student-Athlete is a Bone Marrow Match
Head Coach Mike Corrado Welcomes 11 Newcomers for the 2013-14 Academic Year
Villanova hosted Drexel in its home opener on February 25, 2014 and tallied an 11-10, overtime victory.
Career: Appeared in 19 games as a short stick defensive midfielder through his sophomore season… Tallied one goal… Collected four ground balls and caused four turnovers… Selected to donate bone marrow through Football head coach Andy Talley’s “Be the Match” program.
2015: Appeared in all 14 games as a short stick defensive midfielder… Collected four ground balls and caused four turnovers… Registered his first career point and goal vs. Denver in the BIG EAST Tournament (Apr. 30)… Caused a career-high two turnovers vs. Georgetown (Apr. 11)… Collected a career-high two ground balls vs. Georgetown (Apr. 11). BIG EAST: Appeared in all five conference contests… Collected three ground balls and caused two turnovers.
2014: Appeared in five games as a midfielder during his freshman season... Took one shot vs. Maryland (Mar. 14).
Hunterdon Central Regional: Earned three varsity letters under head coach Mike Veralito... Tallied 101 career points and 54 ground balls during his four year high school career... Named a 2013 First Team All-State and First Team All-Skyland Conference selection... Chosen as a 2012 Honorable Mention All-State and Second Team All-Skyland Conference honoree... Played club lacrosse for Leading Edge and helped the team to the 2012 MVP and NSCLA Tournament Championships... Also lettered in football where he was a strong safety... Member of the Principal's Honor Roll... Earned the Hunterdon/Warren Scholar-Athlete award and World Language Department award... Was a part of the "People to People" Student Ambassador program in 2010, 2011 and 2012.
Personal: Born February 28th, 1995 in Edison, N.J... Parents are Frank and Dawn Tortoriello... One brother, Michael... Enrolled in the Villanova School of Business.