Head Coach Julie Young Announces Incoming Freshmen for the 2013-14 Academic Year
Villa Maria Academy: Earned four varsity letters under head coach Jess Lamay, scoring 178 career goals during her high school career... Named a 2012 and 2013 Academic All-American... 2012 and 2013 AACA All-Star honoree... 2013 All-Main Line First Team selection...Earned the 2013 United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award... Member of the 2012 Philadelphia Under Armour Team and Philly Lacrosse National Tournament Team... 2012 All-Main Line Second Team honoree... Played five years of club lacrosse for PA Express... Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society... Earned Distinguished Honors all four years of high school... Recipient of the Sister Mary Kelly Academic Scholarship from 2009-13.
Personal: Born October 26th, 1994 in West Chester, Pa... Parents are G. Joseph and Christine Bendinelli... Siblings are Elise and Joseph... Sister, Elise, is a current teammate on the women's lacrosse team... Father, G. Joseph was a member of the Villanova Men's Lacrosse team from 1979-83... Uncle, Vincent, was also a member of the Villanova Men's Lacrosse team from 1983-85... Enrolled in the Villanova School of Business.