St. Rita's Mondesir Got His First Choice - The University of Illinois

St. Rita's Marc Mondesir with Head Coach Lovie Smith and other U of I coaching staff members

St. Rita's Marc Mondesir with Head Coach Lovie Smith and other U of I coaching staff members

Marc Mondesir (Christ the King) could have had a bunch of college scholarship offers. But the Chicago St. Rita linebacker didn’t give many schools a chance.

 

The day he visited Illinois, Mondesir said “Yes” to Lovie Smith.

 

“He had always wanted to go to Illinois,” St. Rita coach Todd Kuska '90 said. “That’s been his dream.”