Daniggelis
2015
John Daniggelis
Attack/Midfield
Smithtown East
Coached By: Jason Lambert



Later played at:
Yale


2015

John Daniggelis
Smithtown East

Coached By: Jason Lambert

Smithtown Eastís John Daniggelis won the Ray Enners Award as the top player in Suffolk County in 2015. He plays collegiately now at Yale. The first Smithtown East player to capture the honor since Tom Gunderson in 1982, Daniggelis was a two-year captain in football and lacrosse for the Bulls. He was an All-American, All-Long Island, All-County and All-Division as a senior on the lacrosse field.

A recipient of the Bob Scott Award from U.S. Lacrosse, Daniggelis was recognized for going above and beyond in service to his team, school and community.

He is the second player to win the Enners Award and attend Yale. The first was Jon Reese in 1990.

On the gridiron, Daniggelis was a three-year starter at quarterback. A two-time team MVP, he won the Boomer Esiason Award as the top quarterback in Suffolk County during his season year. He was also the MVP of the Empire Challenge all-star football game, an annual event run through the Boomer Esiason Foundation to raise awareness and funds for the fight against cystic fibrosis.

Profile by: Chris R. Vaccaro