Camaraderie, effort and defense strengths for 2018
One Leopard finishes with perfect 4.0 GPA
Vare equalizes right out of intermission, but American responds in 2-1 defeat
Sophomore scores all three goals as Leopards grab three key points in Annapolis
Leopards couldn’t find the back of the net in physical game
2017: Played in 18 games, starting 16 contests…tied for the team lead in assists (2)…tallied seven shots, with four coming on goal.
At Christian Brothers Academy: Played four years of soccer at the U.S. Soccer Development Academy for Cedar Stars Academy, primarily at left and center back…named a three-star prospect and a Class of 2017 regionally ranked player as the no. 8 defender in the region by Top Drawer Soccer…seven-time selection to the U.S. Soccer Training Center program…was a US Club Soccer id2 Program selection…served as a team captain and played against the top youth academies in England and Spain, including Manchester United, West Ham United, Leicester City and Cornella FC…member of the honor roll and a volunteer at the Tigger House Foundation and the Red Bank, N.J. Food Bank.
Personal: Son of Linda and Carmine Venezia…has an older brother, Matthew, and two younger sisters, Katie and Emily…father played baseball at Lehigh…born on Feb. 25, 1999.