At Delaware: Third-year member of the squad and a two-year letterwinner as a sophomore midfielder • quick player who is expected to be a key contributor as a defensive midfielder • tought, physical player who has a great lacrosse IQ • has played in 16 career games and has 10 groundballs and one assist.
2013 Season: 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: 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.
High School: 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.
Personal: Elijah J. Conte ("conti") • born Aug. 12, 1993 • son of Nicola Conte and Bonnie Jacobs-Conte • history major at Delaware • cancer survivor who had leukemia as a child and was given a 15 percent chance to survive • youngest of four children • brother, Dylan, plays college lacrosse at NCAA Division III Kean University • enjoys golf in his spare time.