44 - John Laronga
John Laronga
Height: 5-10
Weight: 190
Year: Jr.
Hometown: South Huntingon, N.Y.
High School: Walt Whitman HS (Nassau CC)
Position: M
Major: Accounting

AS A JUNIOR (2013)
DEEP SOUTH CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM SPECIALIST... DSC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK (3/4/13)...
Played in seven games, earning seven starts before succumbing to injury... made an instant impact for the Lions on faceoffs, winning 95-of-142 of a .669 win percentage... earned one assist... amassed 50 ground balls... made first appearance for the Lions against Florida Tech on February 12... won 19-of- faceoff attempts for a .760 win percentage against Rollins on February 28... picked up a season high 12 ground balls against Florida Tech on February 12... tallied his lone assist against Adams State on March 11.

CAREER

Attended Nassau Community College... helped his team to Region XV and District Championships in 2012, as well as a runner-up finish in the 2012 NJCAA National Championship... three year letterwinner in football and lacrosse at Walt Whitman High School... earned the Iron Man award his senior season... also a member of the Huntington Township club team, where he played under the direction of head coach Tom Teresky.

PERSONAL
Born April 28... majoring in Accounting... son of John and Nicki... has a sister, Jenna... lists Eli Manning, Carmelo Anthony, J.R. Smith, and Kobe Bryant as his favorite athletes... favorite sports teams include the New York Giants, Knicks, Rangers, and the Saint Leo Lions.