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  Mark DiFrangia
 

Mark DiFrangia


 

 
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Fort Washington, Pa.

High School:
LaSalle College HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 200

Position:
Defense

Major:
Finance

04/18/2014

Red Storm Hosts Villanova For Senior Day On ESPN3

Saturday's BIG EAST clash marks St. John's home and conference regular-season finale.

03/18/2014

MCARDLE MAGIC: Senior Sets All-Time Points Record In 11-10 Overtime Victory Over Rival Hofstra

St. John's starts campaign 4-0 at DaSilva Field for first time in program history.

08/09/2013

BIG EAST Names 160 St. John's Student-Athletes To 2012-13 All-Academic Team

13 Red Storm teams represented on all-conference list.

04/19/2013

St. John's Travels To Providence In Season's Final BIG EAST Contest

Red Storm matches highest since win total since reinstatement in 2005.

04/13/2013

No. 19/14 St. John's Drops BIG EAST Contest To Villanova, 13-11, On Jack Kaley Day

Kevin Cernuto finishes with three goals and two assists against the Wildcats.

04/27/2013

Senior Day: St. John's 15 Marquette 10

St. John's 15 Marquette 10 April 27, 2013

04/20/2013

St. John's 16 Providence 13

St. John's 16 Providence 13 Providence, R.I. April 20, 2013

04/13/2013

St. John's 11 Villanova 13

St. John's 11 Villanova 13

03/23/2013

St. John's 17 Robert Morris 11

St. John's 17 Robert Morris 11 March 23, 2013 at Malvern Prep H.S.

03/19/2013

St. John's 7 Hofstra 6

St. John's 7 Hofstra 6 March 19, 2013

As A Sophomore (2013): Started all 13 games at close defense in 2013 ... collected 29 groundballs on the season, third best on the team, while forcing a team-leading 17 turnovers ... tied a career high with four groundballs and caused a turnover in a home loss to Stony Brook (Feb. 25) ... tied a career high with four groundballs in the Red Storm's home upset of No. 7/6 Hofstra (March 19) ... caused two turnovers and collected one groundball in a neutral site victory over Robert Morris (March 23) ... tied a career high with four groundballs in St. John's historic road victory at No. 1 Notre Dame (March 30) in which the Red Storm's defensive unti held the Fighting Irish to 10 goals ... collected three groundballs and caused a pair of turnovers in a loss to Georgetown (April 6) ... registered three groundballs and caused a career-high four turnovers in a home loss to Villanova (April 13).

As A Freshman (2012): Started 12 games at the close defense ... totaled 19 groundballs and eight caused turnovers during the season ... collected four groundballs and forced three turnovers against Siena (March 3) ... made his first career start against Syracuse (March 10) and picked up four groundballs and caused two turnovers ... picked up two groundballs in the Red Storm's win over Stony Brook (March 13) ... tallied four groundballs in a week of games against Hofstra (March 20) and Sacred Heart (March 24) ... caused two turnovers and added a groundball in the overtime victory at Georgetown (April 7) ... named BIG EAST All-Academic team.

At LaSalle: Lettered three seasons in lacrosse ... served as captain of the team ... was a two-time All-Catholic selection and earned one honorable mention for All-State ... member of two lacrosse state championship teams in 2008 and 2009 and state runner-up in 2010 ... played three years of club lacrosse for Dukes LC ... earned two varsity letters in football.

Off The Field: Son of Roger and Beth DiFrangia ... has a sister; Rachel (17) ... enjoys playing basketball and football, surfing, skimboarding and snowboarding ... chose St. John's despite interest from Notre Dame, Sacred Heart and Delaware ... majoring in Finance ... nicknamed "Bonesaw" ... lists father Roger as the person he most admires ... lists as his career aspirations to win the BIG EAST Tournament ... lists relaxing as a pre-game ritual.

DiFrangia Up Close
Favorite Book: "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J.K. Rowling
Favorite Movie: "Wedding Crashers"
Favorite TV Show: "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia"
Favorite Food: French Onion Soup
Favorite Athlete: Tiger Woods

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