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|Previous School:||Ridgewood High School|
WHY LEHIGH? “I chose Lehigh because I think it is a great mix of athletics as well as academics. I loved the coaches when I visited, as well as the caliber of students.”
BEFORE LEHIGH: All-American defenseman at Ridgewood High School … Garnered endless honors … Rated the #1 defenseman in New Jersey by MSG Varsity, and also made MSG Varsity’s All-Metro First Team … Ranked 73rd in Inside Lacrosse’s Power 100 freshmen, and 21st in its top 40 incoming defensemen … Team captain and MVP, was a First Team All-State and All-Suburban honoree … Led Ridgewood in takeaways and groundballs his final two seasons, finishing with 40 and 88, respectively … Underclassman Under Armour All-American … Earned the Coaches Award freshman year, switching to long pole for the first time the middle of sophomore season … Was also a star football player, garnering First Team All-State, All-Suburban and All-County … Made 138 tackles in a season to break the school record, a record held since 1979 by a former NFL player … Finished with 234 career tackles (just four shy of the career record) … Also MVP and captain of his football team.
PERSONAL: Son of Dave and Tina. Has three siblings: Remy, CC and Cooper.
GETTING TO KNOW TRIPP
What’s your favorite thing about Lehigh? Lehigh vs. Lafayette football games.
Major & Why: Business because I plan on running a family company.
Favorite Food: Chicken Parmesan
Favorite Color: Red
Favorite Musical Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers
Favorite Movie: Animal House
Favorite TV Show: Entourage
Favorite Website: stumbleupon.com
Favorite Pro Team: NY Giants
Favorite Athlete In Another Sport: Victor Cruz
Magazine Cover I'd Like To Be On: Inside Lacrosse and Forbes
Place I'd Like To Visit: Bora Bora
Talent I’d Most Like To Have: Counting cards
Dream Job: Owner of NY Giants
If I Didn't Play Lacrosse, I Would Play: Football
If I Had $1 Billion, I Would: Build a house on top of Vail, Colorado.