UD Men's Lacrosse BIO
7 Elijah Conte

Fourth-year member of the squad and a three-year letterwinner as a defensive midfielder • quick player who is once again expected to be a key contributor to defense • tough physical player who has a great lacrosse IQ • has played in 46 career games and recorded 36 groundballs and 19 caused turnovers • four-year letter winner

2015 SEASON (Game by Game)
Played in 15 games while starting 5 against Hofstra, Towson, Drexel, Fairfield, Massachusetts • earned two goals this season against Bucknell and Holy Cross, as well as one assist against Massachusetts • had three caused turnovers three separate times this season

2014 SEASON (Game by Game)
Earned third letter as a defensive midfielder • played in 15 games and recorded 11 groundballs and nine caused turnovers • had two groundballs each vs. Lafayette and Ohio State • had two caused turnovers each vs. Bucknell and Ohio State.

2013 SEASON (Game by Game)
Saw first extensive action of career as a defensive midfielder as a redshirt freshman • played in all 15 games and recorded four shots and 10 groundballs with three caused turnovers • had career-high three groundballs in win over Lafayette.

2012 SEASON (Game by Game)
Saw backup action in season opener vs. Detroit but did not play again and retained freshman eligibility • assisted on a late goal in that victory and also picked up a groundball.

Played football, lacrosse, and basketball at Glen Ridge High School • played midfield for lacrosse team that captured three conference titles and won the state title his senior year in 2011 with a 15-4 record • played quarterback in football and power forward in basketball • three-year varsity letterwinner for head coach Carl Houser in lacrosse • led team to state title as a senior when he was named a high school All-American • also earned all-conference and All-State honors • three-year varsity starter at quarterback in football • earned third team All-State honors as a senior when team won conference title • also earned all-county honors • honor student.  

Elijah Joseph Conte ("conti") • born Aug. 12, 1993 • son of Barrie Jacobs and Nick Conte • history major at Delaware • cancer survivor who had leukemia as a child and was given a 15 percent chance to survive • led the team and was No. 2 overall nationally in fundraising this past fall for the HEADStrong Foundation Lacrosse Mustache Madness event, raising nearly $4,500 • HEADStrong is a resource for cancer patients and families, helping them by providing essential programs and services to improve quality of life • youngest of four children • brother, Dylan, played college lacrosse at NCAA Division III Kean University • enjoys playing golf in his spare time • worked as a wealth management intern at the Bank of New York Mellon this past summer.


Year GP/S Goals Assists Points
Shots GWG
Man Up GB
TO CT Faceoffs Pen.
2015 15/5 2 1 3 4 0 0 15 8 7 0-0 7-5:30
2014 15/0 0 0 0
2 0
0 11 6 9 0-0 0-0:00
2013 15/0 0 0 0 4 0 0 10 5 3 0-0
2012 1/0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0-0:00
TOTALS 46/5 2 2 4 10 0 0 36 19 19 0-0
Position: Midfield (Capt.)
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: South Orange, N.J.
High School: Glen Ridge
Major: History
Experience: 4 Letters
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