Fortino has 132 career points through three seasons. He has 76 goals and 56 career assists. He has 47 career ground balls.
“I love the the school, coaches and the level of play fits who I am as a players,” Fortino said. “Also the academics are very good”
The 6-foot-3, 195-pound junior plays club lacrosse with Juiced Cherries. He was also considering Princeton, Navy and Villanova.
Fortino earned a spot on the 2019 Under Armour Underclass Command team. He also played at the 2017 Inside Lacrosse Recruiting Invitational and the Inside Lacrosse Elite Eight.
“It is very stressful but you will find the right fit,” Fortino said of his top takeaway from his recruiting process.
Fortino is the 10th player reported to LaxRecords.com to have committed to Pennsylvania. He is the second player from the Midwest among the Quakers 2022 recruiting class. Culver Academy (Ind.) midfielder Griffin Scane has also been confirmed to UPenn.
Pennsylvania 2022 Commits
|Ryan Sullivan||Westlake (Calif.)||West Coast Starz||Defense||Pennsylvania|
|Ethan Costanzo||Taft School||LI Express||Face-off||Pennsylvania|
|PJ McKeigue||St. Sebastian's||Laxachusetts||LSM||Pennsylvania|
|Matthew McCarthy||Episcopal Academy||Big 4 HHH||Defense||Pennsylvania|
|Ryan McLaughlin||Mountain Lakes||Leading Edge Elite||LSM||Pennsylvania|
|Paulie Fortino||Brother Rice (Mich.)||Juiced Cherries||Midfield||Pennsylvania|
|Griffin Scane||Culver Academy||Juiced Cherries||Midfield||Pennsylvania|
|Isaac Korus||Taft School||Prime Time||Midfield||Pennsylvania|
|Thomas Ricciardelli||Taft School||Eclipse LC||Goalie||Pennsylvania|
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