During her senior year at Hamden High School, Laura DeGennaro set three single season records. She scored 574 points, had 96 assists, and averaged 29 points per game. She complet-ed her 3-year career as a point guard averaging 20 points per game while recording 208 assists and 171 steals. Her point total of 1,331 established a new Hamden record.
“Deeg” made the All-District Team in both her junior and senior years and was named to the All-State Team in her senior year. DeGennaro was a member of the National Honor Society at Hamden and The New Haven Tap-Off Club named her their All-County Scholar/Athlete. She also won the Criscuolo Scholar-Athlete Award. Her efforts on the court and in the classroom resulted in a full scholarship to Fordham University.