On Costanzo: Rangy competitor who will continue to be a fixture on the man-down unit ... has worked hard to improve his athleticism and footwork ... could compete for time at close defense ... a smart player who works hard.
As a junior (2008): Missed the Georgetown game after injuring his shoulder during practice ... returned to play limited minutes in 17-7 win at Mount St. Mary's (2/26) ... one caused turnover in 13-5 win over Providence (3/3) ... helped hold the Falcons scoreless for 44:03 spanning from the end of the first quarter to the final minutes of the fourth in 16-4 win over Air Force (3/16) ... caused a turnover in 13-8 win at No. 5 North Carolina (3/22) ... one groundball in 9-4 win over Penn (4/19) ... helped hold the Quakers scoreless for a stretch of 51:12.
As a sophomore (2007): Saw playing time in 11-6 season-opening win over Bellarmine (2/17) ... caused his first career turnover in 16-7 win over Vermont (2/20) ... helped hold the Catamounts scoreless for a 26-minute span ... helped hold Lafayette to just one goal over the final 45:22 of the game in 13-4 win (3/13) ... helped hold Mount St. Mary's scoreless for a stretch of 37:29 in 18-3 win (3/20) ... one caused turnover and one groundball in 12-4 win over Yale (5/5).
As a freshman (2006): Made his collegiate debut in 10-4 season opening victory at No. 7 Georgetown (2/25) ... saw his most extensive playing time in 14-2 win over Dartmouth (3/21).
Before Maryland: 2005 US Lacrosse high school All-American ... two-time all-area ... three-time all-league ... member of the Western Region team at the 2004 Empire State Games ... two-time team captain for Coach Ed VanTine ... helped guide Hamburg Senior to three Section VI Class B championships and a combined record of 61-21 during his four years ... school's career take-away leader ... picked up 160 and 131 groundballs in his junior and senior years, respectively ... also a standout football and basketball player ... member of the Western Region basketball team at the 2003 Empire State Games.
Personal: Son of Alfred and Diane Costanzo ... younger brother of Vicki, who plays lacrosse at Canisius College ... senior class Salutatorian ... member of the National Honor Society ... has a 3.532 GPA majoring in mechanical engineering.