Zach Oliveri

Ronkonkoma, N.Y.

High School:
Connetquot '11


High school honors:
US Lacrosse All-American (2011); All Long Island (2011); All-County (2009, 2010, 2011)

Favorite lacrosse player:
Doc Schneider

Best advice received from a coach:
"You gotta be the loudest one out there, that's how you're gonna get noticed. There's nothing wrong with being noticed."

What are your strengths as a player?

Leadership qualities and willingness to be critical of myself.

Favorite on-field practice drill?
Goalie wall ball.

What are some things players overlook, preparation-wise?
Working off the field in-season is critical; watching film and reviewing your notes is key. Most players definitely overlook the film room.

What's one tip you have for young lacrosse players?
Stay humble and work hard – first in the classroom, then on the field.

Special talents?
Off the field, I'm known as DJ Zoom. I have a strong sense a music and know how to rock a party on the turntables.

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