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#28 Lely DeSimone
Position: Midfield/Defense
Height: 5'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Airmont, N.Y.
High School: Suffern
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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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