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#28 Lely DeSimone
Position: Midfield/Defense
Height: 5'5"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Airmont, N.Y.
High School: Suffern
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Honors
2014 honorable mention All-Ivy
2014 Ivy League Tournament All-Tournament Team

2014: Honorable Mention All-Ivy … Ivy League Tournament All-Tournament Team … Started all 18 games … Tied for second on the team and tied for 15th in the Ivy League in goals (25) … Fourth on the team with 27 points … Fourth on the team with 21 ground balls … Scored twice, adding two ground balls in season opener against Delaware (2/22) … Replicated that effort with two goals and two ground balls at No. 1 North Carolina (3/2) … Had four ground balls to go with a goal and an assist against Harvard (3/8) … Netted four goals at Yale (3/15) … Scored twice, adding three ground balls against No. 2 Maryland (3/19) … Posted three goals against No. 19 Georgetown (4/1) … Scored twice at Dartmouth (4/12) … Scored twice and added an assist against Columbia (4/23) … Had two goals and two draw controls in Ivy League Tournament semifinal win over Harvard (5/2) … Her second goal against the Crimson came in the first overtime, tying the game … Scored twice and caused one turnover in Ivy League Tournament championship game against Princeton (5/4) ... Caused one turnover against Canisius (5/9) in NCAA Tournament ... Recorded one ground ball against No.1 Maryland (5/11) in second round of NCAA Tournament.

2013: Started all 17 games … Second among primary defenders with 17 ground balls … Won two draws in collegiate debut against Drexel (2/23) … Picked up two ground balls in three games, doing so at Harvard (3/9), against Cornell (3/24) and at Lehigh (4/3) … Also caused four turnovers against the Mountain Hawks.

High School: Four-year letterwinner ... Twice served as team captain ... Three-time league and county champion (2009-11) ... Twice named first-team All-American (2011-12) ... ESPN Rise Top-100 selection ... Ranked No. 17 on ESPN Rise Top Defensive Midfielders list ... 2012 Journal News Athlete of the Season ... Four-time NYS All-Section ... Four-time All-County ... Four-time All-League ... Played three seasons for Hudson V in the Women's Division national tournament ... Also played for Hudson Valley Empire team ... Lettered four years in field hockey, captaining team senior season ... Claimed three league and county championships in field hockey (2009-11) ... Twice named first-team All-League and All-County (2010-11) ... Named NYS All-Section in 2010 ... Three-time letterwinner in basketball, captaining team senior season ... Twice claimed league and county championships on the hardwood (2010-11) ... Honorable mention All-League in hoops in 2012 ... National Honor Society member ... Nominated for HOBY Leadership Award .. Journal News Scholar-Athlete for field hockey.

Personal: Daughter of Sandra and Mick DeSimone ... Father wrestled for Bucknell ... Older sister, Micaela, is a junior at Union College (NY) and is a member of the women's lacrosse team ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences with a major in communication.


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