Class of 1981
Albert DiSanto was a three sport athlete. He played football, basketball, and baseball. He played point guard for coach Rod Verkey for three years. When he was a junior, he was co-captain of the all-league team and part of the section V Class A All-Tourney team. Albert was 1st team All-Star as well as 1st team All-Greater Rochester during his senior year. He was part of the Times Union Fab 15, All-State, and named MVP of the Section V Class B team. Albert’s team played in the sectional finals all three years and won in 1980 and 1981. He was a part of the first Lyons basketball team to win the New York State Public High School Championship.
Albert also played football for two years under Coach Dave Alena, who held a 14-3 record, 14-0 in league. He was quarterback his junior and senior year, winning a league title both years. During his junior year, Albert was 1st team all-league and had a 7-1 record. His senior year, he was named co-captain and 2nd team all-league after a 7-0 record his senior year.
In baseball, Albert was a three-year-player for Coach Dana Ford. He was 1st team all-league his junior and senior years. Albert threw three one hitters his senior year in 1981 and ended the season with a 7-1 record. The squad lost in the semi-finals of sectionals. Albert was named Lyons High School Athlete of the Year his senior year.
After high school, Albert went to Nazareth College and played college basketball for two years. His sophomore year the team went 23-6 and advanced to the semi-finals of ICAC. Albert graduated with a degree in business administration and a minor in psychology. He was an assistant coach for his brother Tim’s basketball team at Victor High School. The team was sectional finalists twice. The team also won the Finger Lakes league for the 2002-2003 season.
Albert currently works as a supervisor at the Monroe County Children’s Center. He lives in Fairport with his wife Bethany and two kids, Mitchell and Kendall.