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Tara DeAngelo
Tara  DeAngelo


Garden City, N.Y.

High School:
Garden City




2015 Villanova Women's Lacrosse Season Preview

With competitive non-conference games and a strong BIG EAST Conference, the Wildcats look for their best season yet

CAREER: Logged minutes in nine games.

2016: Appeared in six games.

2015: Saw action in three games. 

Four year varsity member of the field hockey, basketball and lacrosse teams, two year varsity member of the winter track and field team... A National Honor Society member... National Spanish Honor Society member... National Business Honor Society member... All-American Academic Lacrosse Team 2014... All-State Academic Basketball Team 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons... All-American Academic Field Hockey Team 2013... Principal's List 2010-2014... Participated in NYS Championship Tournament six out of 18 seasons... Recipient of All County honors in lacrosse during 2013 and 2014 seasons... Made the Newsday's Top-100 Girls Lacrosse Players on Long Island in 2014... Selected to compete in Long Island All-American Lacrosse, Nassaue vs. Suffolk Senior Game in 2014... Recipient of All County honors for field hockey in 2011, 2012 and 2013 seasons... Selected to All-Long Island Field Hockey Team in 2012 and 2013... Recipient of All-State honors for field hockey in 2012 and 2013... Recipient of All-State honors for basketball in 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons... Recipient of All-State Academic honors in basketball for 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Frank and Kate DeAngelo... Mother was a member of the women's track and field program at Penn from 1984 to 1988... Has an older sister, Jenna and a two younger brothers Colin and Drew... Sister participated in track & field at St. Joseph's ... Joining her Garden City High teammate: Kieran Byrnes who is a member of Villanova's men's lacrosse team ... Chose Villanova because, "it is the perfect balance between academics and athletics. Villanova has a great academic reputation and phenomenal history of athletics. Coach Julie Young has the opportunity to take the team to new levels and I am excited to be a part of that. I knew I wanted to be close to home and Villanova will allow my family to share my collegiate lacrosse experience with me."