Teresa Schirrippa started playing for the Sharks during her senior year in high school at East Hampton High School. She graduated in May from Elon University in North Carolina, with a degree in Sports Management and Business Administration.
At Elon University, Teresa played lacrosse, basketball, and several intramurals. For four straight years her co-ed intramural flag football team won the championship and earned a spot at the Regional Intercollegiate Tournament. She is also a member of the New York TNT flag-football team with fellow Shark teammates.
Teresa is a cousin of Sharks player Sharon Pascale. This will be her fourth year playing for the Sharks after taking last season off to complete an internship requirement for school.