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Joe DeStefano

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Farmingdale, N.Y.

High School:
Farmingdale

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 195

Position:
D

Major:
Undeclared

Joe  DeStefano

08/23/2017

2017 Men’s Soccer Season Preview

Another year older, Leopards poised to return to past glory this fall

02/22/2017

Men's Soccer Places 16 on PL Honor Roll

Royalty posts perfect 4.00 in first collegiate semester to lead the way

11/05/2016

Late Goal Ends Men's Soccer Season

Leopards miss out on Patriot League Tournament with Bucknell win at Army

09/10/2016

All-Around Effort Nets Leopards Win at Fordham

Vare tallies first two goals of career, Seeber saves PK in 3-1 victory

08/25/2016

Class Mix Key for Men's Soccer in 2016

Experience in the back with youth up front could be winning recipe this fall

10/27/2016

Lafayette vs. Lehigh

Photos by Rick Smith

10/09/2016

Lafayette vs. American

Photos by Rick Smith

09/24/2016

Lafayette vs. Loyola

Photos by Rick Smith

2016: Started in all 18 games at center back for the second straight season...scored his lone goal of the season against Fordham in a 3-1 win (9/9).

2015: 
Played and started in all 18 games…had eight shots, with three on goal, including his first career goal against Cornell…solidified the center of the Lafayette defense, playing alongside Christian Moyse for all 18 games.

At Farmingdale:
Four year letter-winner...His team was a 2013 Conference Finalist and 2014 Conference Semi-Finalist...Earned 2014 NSCAA All-Region, All-State and All-County honors...Named Conference Defender of the Year...In 2013, was a Conference Finalist, Nassau All-County, Conference AA1 Defender of the Year...In 2012, made Honorable Mention in Nassau All-County...In 2011, named All-Conference...Played on Dix Hills Elite...Won New York State Championships in 2011 and 2013...2014 National Championship semi-finalists and 2013 National Championship finalists...Named Captain from 2011 to 2014...In 2014, made National Championships Best II All-Tournament Team...Also named 2013 National Championships Golden Ball MVP and Best XI All-Tournament Team...Made Principals List all four years...Named 2014 Boys Soccer Scholar Athlete...Volunteered at Wyndanch Summer Camp and St. Francis Soup Kitchen.