Crusaders Women's Lacrosse BIO
Vanessa Amendola
Player Profile:
Vanessa Amendola 2290085
Position: Defender
Height: 5'4"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Manorville, N.Y.
High School: Eastport South Manor


  • Played in two games
  • Made her collegiate debut versus Lehigh (Mar. 18)


  • Did not see game action
  • Earned a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll


  • Did not see game action
  • Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll

Before Holy Cross:

  • Five-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at Eastport South Manor H.S
  • U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-American in 2013 and 2014
  • Earned 2014 All-League honors
  • Her team won the county championship in 2012 and 2013 as it was the first lacrosse team in school history to win the title
  • Member of the Long Island Yellow Jackets club lacrosse team
  • Received Adidas All-American team accolades for New England
  • Team was the Lax for the Cure, national draw and U-15 national champions
  • Also a three-year member of the varsity basketball team as she earned 2014 Academic All-County honors and won the 2014 Coaches Award
  • Two-year member of the varsity tennis team
  • Team captain in 2013 and won the Coaches Award in 2012
  • 2013-2014 Class President
  • Class Treasurer from 2010-2013
  • Member of National Honor Society, National English Honor Society and National Language Honor Society.


  • Daughter of Joe and Nicole Amendola
  • Has one brother (Joey) and two sisters (Adrianna and Christina)
  • Her sister Adrianna played lacrosse at Yale (Class of 2013)
  • Her sister Christina played lacrosse at Holy Cross (Class of 2014)
  • Her brother Joey played lacrosse at Wesleyan (Class of 2016)
  • Majoring in Psychology

Amendola's Career Statistics:

2017 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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