Steve Pontrello
Position:
Midfield

Hometown:
Marlton, N.J.

High School:
St. Augustine Prep '12

College:
North Carolina

High school honors:
US Lacrosse All-American (2010, 2011); All-South Jersey (2010, 2011); Courier Post Player of the Year (2011); All-League (2009, 2010, 2011); team captain (2011)

Favorite lacrosse player:
Paul Rabil

Best advice received from a coach:
"Always push in transition."; "Control the game."


What are your strengths as a player?

My speed and work ethic.

What should every player at your position know?
Always dodge with your head up and know when to make the right pass.

What's one tip you have for young lacrosse players?
Stay humble.

Best lacrosse moment from your career?
Playing with my brother, Nikko (who just finished his freshman season as an NCAA champion at Loyola), for two years in high school.

Any fun fact we left out?
I'm no good at baseball.

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