18 - A.J. Alessi
A.J. Alessi
Height: 5-11
Weight: 195
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Branford, Conn.
High School: Branford
Position: ATTACK

As a junior:

Efficiently scored eight goals in just six games played ... also added an assist ... 11 of his 15 shots were on goal, with eight finding the back of the net ... scored three times in the season-opening victory against Wagner ... added two goals against Ohio State and one each against Denver, Manhattan and Marist ... the goal against Manhattan was the game-winner, while he also added an assist against the Jaspers ... scooped up seven ground balls, including three against Wagner.

 

As a sophomore:

Saw action in two games.

 

As a freshman:

Saw action in two games...Took one shot on goal.

 

Before Quinnipiac:

Played lacrosse and soccer at Branford High...Four-year letterwinner in both sports ... All-American, All-State, All-Area and All-Conference pick in lacrosse...Named the Area Most Valuable Player by the New Haven Register...Helped the Hornets to the 2003 Division I state title and the 2005 Southern Connecticut Conference regular season championship ... was also named All-State and All-SCC in soccer.

 

Personal:

A.J. Alessi was born in New Haven, Conn... he is the son of Judith and Joseph Alessi... younger brother, Billy, also plays on the Quinnipiac men's lacrosse team ... he also has an older sister, Jackie, who played lacrosse at Springfield College ... father, Joseph, played lacrosse and soccer at Springfield College ... undecided on a major.