Northport’s Sal Miccio is an elite offensive player that can score at will. The senior attacker will be playing college lacrosse at Sacred Heart next year where he will look to continue to be a scoring machine. Even though the 2020 season is on hold, the work doesn’t stop for Sal. Playing wallball and lifting are some of the things he’s doing to stay active. While Sal has had many people help him become the great player he is today, his dad is who attributes his success to the most. Continue reading about Sal as he talks about what made his time at Northport special in a recent interview with the LILJ.
Q. How did you decide on continuing your lacrosse career at Sacred Heart?
A. After I completed all my college visits I felt that Sacred Heart would fit me best. I love the campus, I love the coaching staff, and I feel, and I can have immediate impact on the program.
Q. How would you describe your time playing for Northport?
A. Throughout my years of playing at Northport I’ve had the time of my life. Both of my parents went and graduated from Northport so it is special to be able to make my mark on the program. Over the years Northport has produced so many high level recruits.
Q. With the possibility of the entire season being canceled, how disappointing is it not having a senior season?
A. I am confident that we will have some sort of a season but if we don’t it would be heart breaking. We have a really good group of guys this year who I think can really make a deep run in the playoffs.
Q. Is there anything that you’ve been doing to stay active since there aren’t any games right now?
A. Every day I try to get in some sort of lacrosse, if it’s just tossing the ball around with my dad in the backyard or going to shoot around up at the High school or just simply playing Wallball. Luckily I have a pretty solid gym in my house so I also try to lift 5 times a week.
Q. Who are some of the people that have helped you get to where you are today?
A. There are many people who have helped me get to the point I’m at in my life but a clear stand out has to be my Dad. He’s always pushing me to limits I thought I could never reach. He’s the main reason I’ve had so much success throughout the past couple of years.
Q. What are you most looking forward to when you start playing for Sacred Heart?
A. I’m very excited just to get on the campus and get involved with the program. We have a really powerful class that I’m extremely excited for.