To say T.J. Comizio’s potential as a lacrosse player started when he was born is not an understatement.

After all, both his parents played the sport.

Now a junior at national power Delbarton (N.J.), the attackman/midfielder has a college career ahead of him.

He decided where that will be, verballing to Villanova, a commitment first reported when it was made by Joe Lombardi on’s Lacrosse Insider special coverage section.

He joins classmates Emmet Cordrey (Princeton, attack) and Reed Shaffer (Duke, midfield) as Green Wave junior commits.

The 5-foot-8, 150-pound right Comizio is a versatile player who excels on both offense and defense.

recruiting_updateNow, here’s a Q&A with T.J. on his commitment.

What were the main factors in your decision?
The main reason I chose Villanova was that it presented me with the chance to get a great education while playing lacrosse at a very high level. I also really liked the coaching staff at Villanova; I felt very comfortable with them and I could see myself playing for them.

What other schools were you considering and what schools did you visit?
I also considered Brown, Harvard and St. Josephs.  I visited all of them.

What is your strength as a player and how would you describe your style of play?
My versatility.  I can play multiple positions and I am comfortable playing offense and defense.

What area of your game do you need to work on?
My shot, more specifically increasing my power and accuracy with both hands.

How did you get introduced to lacrosse and what other sports have you played?
I was introduced to lacrosse by my parents who both played, and I have also played hockey, soccer, football and basketball.

What travel team do you play on what showcase events did you participate in?
I play for Patriot Lacrosse Club and my team played at NSCLA, King of the Hill, Legacy HS Invitational and Jersey Shootout. I went to Adrenaline Black Card Showcase and Nike Blue Chip as well as smaller camps on my own.

Any final thoughts?
I would like to thank my Delbarton coaching staff including Coach Ruebling, Coach Fleishman, and Coach Kovachik for all of their help in the process.  I would also like to thank my family and friends for their continued support throughout my recruiting process.

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