High School: Three-sport stand-out at Amity Regional ... Spent a prep yaer at Choate Rosemary Hall ... Played four years of football and two years of basketball and lacrosse ... Captained his football team in 2007 ... Named all-state, all-area, all-conference and team MVP as a senior ... Coached by Tony Martone at Choate Rosemary Hall.
Personal: Son of John and Dawn Basso ... Born on Nov. 6, 1988... Has an older brother, Matthew, who graduated from Wagner College and two older sisters, Lindsay, who graduated from Scared Heart University, and Courtney, who graduated from Marist ... Recipient of the Michael Gaynor Award ... Plans to major in business.