Michelle Tumolo

#35 Team USA Attack
Hometown: Mullica Hill, NJ
Alma Mater: Syracuse University

Accolades

  • All-South Jersey First Team: 2008 and 2009
  • South Jersey Senior All-Star Team: 2009
  • All-Big East First Team selection: 2011, 2012 (unanimous) and 2013
  • 2012 IWLCA Attacker of the Year
  • 2012 finalist,Tewaaraton Award
  • 2012 First-Team All-America honors
  • 2012 Big East Attack Player of the Year
  • 2012 NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team
  • Selected to the Philadelphia Force in the inaugural draft
  • Tumolo finished her collegiate career with 141 goals and 137 assists, ranking in Syracuse’s career top 10 for goals, assists and points. Her assist total ranked ninth in NCAA history at the time Tumolo wrapped up her career.
  • Selected to the 2017 USA World Cup Team
Why I Use STX

I played with STX at Syracuse and have used it ever since! It has helped me perform to the best of my ability.

Q&A

Q. How old were you when you started playing?

A. I first picked up a lacrosse stick the summer going into my freshman year of high school. I was 14 and I immediately loved the sport.

Q. Who was your favorite athlete (any sport) growing up?

A. Allen Iverson. I tended to corn row my hair from time to time like him too!

Q. What was your Play Huge moment in your career?

A. Going to the National Championship in 2012

Q. What song is always on your pregame play list?

A. Anything Beyonce or Rihanna

Q. What’s your favorite movie?

A. Mrs. Doubtfire

Q. What advice would you give to a younger version of yourself?

A. Don’t say "um"  every other word in an interview

Q. Who is one person you (past or present) with whom you’d like to have dinner?

A. Amy Schumer

Q. What’s the one thing you’d like to see changed in your sport?

A. Lacrosse in the Olympics

Q. Who’s your favorite teammate you’ve ever played with?

A. Can I say all of them!? I can’t choose one!

Q. Who is or was the most influential person in helping you on your way to become a professional athlete?

A. Megan Conklin (HS coach) and Gary Gait

Q. Describe your playing style in three words.

A. Fierce, Feisty, Dynamic

Q. What’s your favorite exercise or drill to do while you’re training and why?

A. Wallball stick work and doing different dodges around the crease. They are two important parts of my game.

Q. What’s your favorite pre-game meal?

A. Either a banana or a bar

Q. Tell us your favorite motivational quote.

A. “The man that has no imagination has no wings.” – Muhammad Ali

Q. If you could play anywhere in the world, where would it be?

A. Thailand

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