Emily Sandford, of Floral Park and a senior at Sacred Heart Academy in Hempstead, signed her National Letter of Intent to play Division 1 Lacrosse at Manhattan College. Sandford got her start playing lacrosse in the Floral Park PAL in fourth grade, coached by Pat McAllister and Steve Sandford. She also played club lacrosse for FLG, coached by Robyn Pastuch.
Sandford is a three-varsity-sport athlete at Sacred Heart Academy and was a 2016 National Merit Commended student, where she placed among the top five percent of the more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2016 competition. She is the daughter of Steve and Amy Sandford, granddaughter of Maureen and Chris Schneider of Floral Park. Go Jaspers!