Alberici Says - Potential is limitless ... All-American-type player ... will cover every opponent's number one offensive threat ... good ground ball and stick skills ... most experienced starting defenseman.
2011: One of six players on the roster to start all 15 games ... developed into one of the top defensemen in the Patriot League as a junior ... represented Army on the All-Patriot League Second Team ... routinely marked the opponents' top offensive threat ... recorded second career point and lone tally of the season thanks to an assist in Army's season-opener at nationally ranked Massachusetts (Feb. 12) ... assisted on the Black Knights' third goal of the game, feeding Jeremy Boltus '11 ... totaled 18 ground balls, including a season-high three against then-No. 2 Syracuse (Feb. 27) and later in Army's Patriot League quarterfinal match-up against then-No. 19 Colgate (Apr. 29) ... one of four players to reach double-digits in caused turnovers with 11.
2010: Started each of the Black Knights' 17 contests during a productive sophomore campaign ... ranked tied for ninth on the team with 24 ground balls ... recorded first career point with an assist in Army's 7-6 win over Bucknell during the regular season ... ranked third on the team with 12 caused turnovers.
2009: Made one appearance during his first year at West Point ... collegiate debut came in the season-opening victory over VMI ... credited with a ground ball during the Army victory.
Prior To West Point: Three-time all-county selection at Rocky Point High School for coach Mike Bohler ... two-time team captain ... also a state qualifier and captain with over 120 victories in wrestling, and an all-division fullback and linebacker on the gridiron ... prepped for a season at USMAPS, playing lacrosse for coach Tom Hansen.
Personal: Lawrence Andrew LoRusso Jr. was born Dec. 11, 1988 in Mineola, N.Y. ... parents are Lawrence and Elizabeth LoRusso ... older brother Nick, played four years at West Point before graduating in 2007 ... brother, Kevin, graduated in 2009 as a two-time All-Patriot League midfielder and team captain ... older brother, Brian, is a senior on the team as well ... lists drawing among his hobbies ... majoring in International and Comparative Legal Studies.