Danielle Etrasco

Massapequa, N.Y.

High School:

Boston University '13


U.S. Team:

  • U.S. National Team (2011-12)
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  • Entering senior year at Boston University
  • IWLCA All-American third team (2012)
  • IWLCA Northeast All-Region first team (2011-12)
  • All-America East (2011-12)
  • Tewaaraton Award watch list (2012)
  • America East Co- Player of the Year (2011)
  • America East All-Rookie Team (2010)
  • As a junior in 2012, led the Terriers in goals (58), points (80) and draw controls (49) and ranked second in assists (22).

Getting to know…

  • Nickname? Dani
  • Other sports played in high school? None
  • Favorite lacrosse player? Lindsey Munday
  • Favorite athlete from another sport? Henrik Lundqvist
  • Best advice received from a coach? Play every game as if it’s your last. Never give up and go after your dream.
  • Strengths as a player? Tenacity and drive to always keep improving
  • What should every player at your position know, or need to be able to do on the field? Ride! Concepts are crucial, make your teammates look good.
  • Favorite drill? 5v4
  • Game-day ritual? Eyeblack
  • What one thing do you wish you knew before you knew it as a lacrosse player? Listen to your coach the first time. He or she is probably right. 
  • Best lacrosse moment? Making Team USA in 2011 on my 20th birthday.