Michele DeJuliis to be Inducted into Greater Baltimore Chapter of US Lacrosse Hall of Fame
Dec. 21, 2007
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Former Penn State women's lacrosse standout Michele DeJuliis will be inducted into the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame as part of its 2008 class. She will be honored along with 10 other men and women from the Greater Baltimore area for their contributions to the game of lacrosse.
The Greater Baltimore Chapter of US Lacrosse will hold its Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Sat., Feb. 2 at The Grand Lodge and Masonic Temple in Hunt Valley, Md.
A 1998 graduate of Penn State, DeJuliis finished her collegiate career with her status as one of the greatest players in Nittany Lion women's lacrosse history firmly established. A two-time US Lacrosse All-American and three-time Brine/IWLCA All-American, she ranks prominently in several career statistical categories, including seventh in points (203), eighth in goals (142), and 10th in assists (tie, 61).
DeJuliis remains active in the sport of lacrosse, as she is the senior member of the U.S. Women's Elite Team. The Glen Arm, Md. native plays with current Nittany Lion and two-time First Team All-ALC selection Jessi Lieb. She also is on staff as an assistant coach of the women's lacrosse program at Princeton University.
After leaving Happy Valley, DeJuliis served with distinction as a member of the Baltimore City Police Department from 1999-2004, receiving the police commissioner's award of excellence and earning the rank of detective. A member of the SWAT team, she also worked on a joint task force with the Drug Enforcement Agency.