Location: Glenolden PA, Currently lives in
Toms River, N.J.
Occupation: Pharmaceutical representative
2002 Graduate of Monmouth University
Attended Temple University
One of five siblings born to Stephen and Marguerite,
Stephenie LaGrossa is the youngest and only girl of the
family to grow up in Briarcliff, Glenolden, a suburb of
Philadelphia. She graduated from Archbishop Prendergast
High School, where she played varsity lacrosse, field
hockey and swimming. After graduating, she attended
Temple University in Philadelphia before transferring to
Monmouth University in Long Branch, New Jersey. She
played Division One Lacrosse at both universities and
was a four-year starter. She received her Bachelor of
Science degree in business administration with
concentrations in marketing and management. She
currently works as a territory sales representative for
a pharmaceutical sales company and bartends part-time.
LaGrossa enjoys yoga, Pilates, water sports and going to
the beach. She describes herself as relentless,
persuasive, extremely competitive, dramatic and
friendly. She is most proud of being offered athletic
and academic scholarships to two different universities
and purchasing her own home when she was 23 years old.
An avid lacrosse player in college, LaGrossa won many
awards signifying her outstanding athleticism and
leadership. At Monmouth University, she was the team
captain her senior year, made the NEC Academic Honor
Roll and the Dean's List. In addition, LaGrossa was a
three-time NEC All-Conference selection, NEC
Scholar/Athlete Award recipient and Female Athlete of
the Year Nominee.
LaGrossa is currently an active member of the Monmouth
University Blue and White Club and continually involves
herself with local high schools and Monmouth University
to help coach local clinics.
LaGrossa has been dating her boyfriend, Michael, for six
years. She lives in Tom's River, New Jersey. Her birth
date is December 6, 1979.