2014: Appeared in all 14 games for the Black Knights ... tallied two goals and three assists ... picked up 13 ground balls and caused eight turnovers ... best game of the season came against VMI on Feb. 16 with a goal and two assists for three points ... added a goal against Lafayette on March 1 ... had multiple ground balls in three games and posted a season-high three caused turnovers opposite Boston University on April 5.
2013: Continued to perform as one the Black Knights' short stick defensive midfielders ... played significant time in all 14 games ... finished the season second on the team with 32 ground balls ... scooped a career-high four ground balls twice on the year - in a 12-1 win over Michigan at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Fla., and in a 9-8 setback against Bucknell at home ... tied Jimbo D'Aprile for second on the team with 12 caused turnovers ... scored his first collegiate goal and only point of the season in a 10-4 Patriot League win at Colgate (Mar. 31).
2012: Played in seven games as a short stick defensive middie ... registered only career point on an assist in Army's 14-8 win over VMI (Feb. 18) at Michie Stadium ... finished the year with two ground balls and one caused turnover ... saw action against Patriot League opponents Lehigh (Mar. 17), Colgate (Mar. 31) and Holy Cross (Apr. 21).
Prior To West Point: Hails from the lacrosse-rich area of Stony Brook, N.Y. ... played under head coach Mike Hoppey at Ward Melville ... named Section XI all-league in 2009 and all-county in 2010 ... Section XI Scholar-Athlete in 2010 ... began playing lacrosse in sixth grade ... played in the county championship as a sophomore in high school, despite having a broken collar bone ... spent the 2010-11 season under head coach Tom Hansen at the USMA Prep School.
Personal: Albert Michael DeStefano was born in Bethpage, N.Y., on Jan. 13, 1992 ... parents are Debra and Al DeStefano ... sister named Angelina ... enjoys country music and chicken parmesan heroes from Branchinelli's in Hauppauge, N.Y. ... proficient in installing car audio systems ... major is Law and Legal Studies.