23 - Brittany De Lea
Brittany De Lea
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Wading River, N.Y.
High School: Shoreham-Wading River
Position: D

2010: Appeared in nine games, starting two.

Club Team: Long Island Yellow Jackets Blue Team  

Before Yale: Under Armour All-America North team selection ... Won Long Island gold medal with New York Empire ... School Girls National Team ... All-Galaxy ... All-County ... All-league ... Unsung Hero ... New York State Individual Good Sportsmanship Award ... Captained lacrosse team ... Won state championships from 2007 to 2009, Long Island championships from 2006 to 2009 and county championships from 2005 to 2009 ... Played varsity soccer for five years and was team captain senior year ... Won county championship with soccer team ... Also played basketball ... Ran track as a senior and was named all-county ... Ran at Indoor Nationals in the 4xMile relay.

Notes: Member of National Society of High School Scholars ... Vice President of National Honor Society ... Two-time Academic All-American in lacrosse ... All-county academic in soccer and track ... Principal's Honor List ... Honor Roll ... AP Scholar with distinction ... AP Literature and Composition Award ... Played against Yale teammate Whitney Quackenbush in 2008 Long Island County Championship ... Played with Yale teammates Adrianna Amendola and Devon Rhodes on Long Island Yellow Jackets Blue Team in 2009 ... High school rivals with Adrianna Amendola ...  Danced for eight years ... Volunteered at local hospital with recovering cancer patients ... Family owns the oldest running sod farm company in the country.

Why Yale? "I chose Yale because it is a perfect fit for me both academically and athletically. There's nothing like being able to study at one of the most prestigious universities in the world while simultaneously having the privilege of representing the school on the lacrosse field."