Boys’ recruit: Desert Vista (AZ) junior attackman Abbadessa commits to Colgate

By DJ Klusaritz
TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 1/31/13

Desert Vista (AZ) junior attackman Anthony Abbadessa has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Colgate University.

Anthony Abbadessa ledger:

Anthony Abbadessa (Left, #3)

High School: Desert Vista High School, Phoenix, AZ.

Graduation Year: 2014

Position: Attack

College Choice: Colgate University

Club Affiliations: West Coast Starz, Force Lacrosse Club

Major lacrosse honors: Nike Blue Chip, West Side Lax top 25 2014’s, Maverik Showcase, Maverik Showcase All-Star game, Adrenaline Challenge Del Mar All-Tournament team, Arizona First team All-State as a freshman and sophomore, Arizona Freshman scoring record

Academic Honors: National Junior Honor Society

What will you major in/study? Undecided, leaning towards Psychology

Why did you choose Colgate? “I loved how close everyone on the campus was, and also I wanted to be able to play competitive lacrosse at the top level.”

What is your HS team’s outlook for the season? “We have our goal set on winning the State Championship.”

Thank Yous: “I would like to thank my West Coast Starz Coaches, Scott Hochstadt, Jono Zissi, and Max Ritz. As well as my Force Lacrosse Club coaches, Matt Rakowski and Beau Pich.”

Other schools considered: Michigan, Lehigh, Hofstra, Delaware