NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- West Essex High School senior Tommy Drago signed a letter of intent Monday to attend Division 1 Syracuse University, where he will continue his lacrosse career.
A four-year varsity starter and a long-stick specialist in midfield, Drago was the first junior from West Essex ever to be named U.S. Lacrosse North NJ Chapter All-American 4 for West Essex overall.
In his junior season for the Knights, Drago picked up 132 ground balls, caused 45 turnovers, scored 18 goals and had three assists.
Drago, who has been playing lacrosse since the fifth grade, is a two-time first team all-state selection (so far), a three-time first-team Super Essex Conference choice and a three-time first-team Waterman Division honoree.
Drago also is a member of the West Essex Investors Club and hopes to be accepted into the Whitman School of Management and study Finance at Syracuse.