Played two seasons with the Blue Hens after transferring to UD following the 2011-12 campaign • finished second in program history with a career 49.6 field goal percentage on 237-for-478 shooting from the field • tallied 607 total points (48th in school career history) and 398 rebounds (37th all-time) • averaged 6.4 rebounds (19th) in 62 games.
Appeared in 31 games with 24 starts for the Blue Hens • missed lone game of UD career on Nov. 25 with a concussion • ranked in the top 20 of five statistical categories in the CAA• placed fifth with 47.9 shooting percentage, eighth with 2.4 offensive rebounds per game, 11th with 6.4 total rebounds per, 12th at 4.0 defensive rebounds per and 19th with 10.6 points per • posted five double doubles • finished regular season with three-straight 20-plus point games • registered career-best 29 points against league champion James Madison (March 1) • opened season with 15 rebounds at Lafayette (Nov. 14) • added 13 rebounds two days later against Marist • logged career-high 41 minutes at UNCW (Feb. 26).
Did not miss a game for the Hens and started 18 of 31 contests played • finished third on the team with 8.9 points per game • ranked 11th in the CAA with 6.4 rebounds per contest • field goal percentage of .516 (112-for-217) good for seventh in Delaware single season history • pulled down 19 rebounds at Rider (Nov. 24), the most for a Blue Hen since Sharon Wisler collected 20 against Bucknell on March 5, 1989 • also tallied 14 points against the Broncs for first career double double • registered three double doubles on the year • averaged 10.3 points and 11 rebounds in CAA Tournament games against Northeastern, College of Charleston and James Madison to earn All-Tournament Team accolades • ended season with 17 points and eight rebounds at Rutgers in the first round of the WNIT.
Sat out season due to NCAA transfer regulations.
2011-12 SEASON (AT BOSTON COLLEGE)
Appeared in all 30 games for the Eagles, making nine starts and averaging 17.6 minutes per contest • contributed 4.8 points and 3.0 rebounds per game • shot 43.4 percent from the field • ranked second on the team with 27 steals • reached double figures during five games • scored a season-high 13 points in a loss at Saint Joseph's on Dec. 29 • narrowly missed a double-double with 10 points and a season-high nine rebounds in a win over Massachusetts on Dec. 7.
Played for head coach Nsonji White at Stonewall Jackson High School • averaged 21 points, 12 rebounds, three steals and four blocks a game as a senior • named to Virginia’s All-State, All-District, and All-Region first teams • conference and region Player of the Year as a senior • earned Virginia All-State honorable mention nod as a junior • placed second in the shot put at the Virginia State Track Meet • named first team All-State in track as a junior and senior • honor roll student.
Joy N. Caracciolo • born on December 21, 1992 • daughter of Derek and Gloria Caracciolo • has an older sister, Jasmine, who played basketball at Virginia State • both parents played basketball at Howard University • swam for the Victory Lakes Piranhas Swim Team • member of the school and church choir • sociology major at Delaware.
CAREER HIGHS (at Delaware)
Points: 29 vs. James Madison, 3/1/15
Field Goals: 11 vs. James Madison, 3/1/15
Field Goal Att.: 18 at Elon, 3/4/15
3-pt. Field Goals: n/a
3-pt. Field Goals Att.: n/a
Free Throws: 8 at UNCW, 2/26/15
Free Throw Att.: 11 vs. James Madison, 3/1/15
Rebounds: 19 at Rider, 11/24/13
Assists: 4 at College of Charleston, 1/6/15
Blocks: 3 – 3x, last vs. James Madison, 3/1/15
Steals: 3 – 3x, last vs. Northeastern, 3/12/15 (CAA Tournament)
Minutes: 41 at UNCW, 2/26/15