Four-year swimmer who to added depth in the freestyle and breaststroke events for the Blue Hens. Finished his senior season on several of UD's 2016 Top-Ten Lists as he finished first in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:34.67, second in the 400 medley relay, ninth in the 50 free, eighth in the 100 free, second in the 100 breaststroke, and third in the 200 breast • his relay team won the Franklin & Marshall Invitational Championship with a time of 1:34.67.
Earned the Franklin and Marshall Individual Championship for the 200 meter medley relay • played a role in four of Delaware's top 10 200 medley relay times, including the season best (1:34.67) • took part in three of Delaware's top 10 200 freestyle relay times • part of Delaware's second and fourth best 400 medley relay groups (3:26.92 and 3:35.95) • swam in the 50 freestyle (23.12), the 100 free (49.91), the 100 breaststroke (59.51), and 200 breaststroke (2:10.80) • competed in three events at the CAA Championships, finishing 23rd in the 50 freestyle, tenth in the 100 breaststroke, and ninth in the 200 breaststroke.
Did not see action in any meets during season.
Earned first letter for Blue Hens • posted two top five finishes in relay events at the Colonial Athletic Association Championships, placing fourth in the 200 medley relay (1:30.26) and fifth in the 400 medley relay (3:20.38) while also placing 13th in the 100 breaststroke (57.77), 17th in the 200 breaststroke (2:08.72), and 18th in the 200 individual medley (1:55.81).
Best 50 freestyle performance (23.11) came at Bucknell Invitational • registered season-best 100 freestyle finish (49.56) at Army • also competed in 500 freestyle • set team-best 100 breaststroke time (59.31) and 200 breaststroke time (2:08.32).
Four-year all-conference selection and letterwinner at Hershey High School • 23rd place finish in the 200 breaststroke at the 2012 Pennsylvania State Championships • fourth place in the 100 breaststroke and eighth place in the 200 freestyle at the 2012 district championships • second place in the 200 medley relay, third place in the 100 breaststroke and fifth place in the 200 freestyle at the 2012 conference championships • eighth place in the 100 breaststroke and ninth place in the 200 freestyle at the 2011 district championships • second place in the 200 freestyle relay, sixth place in the 200 freestyle and 100 breaststroke at the 2011 conference championships • 23rd in the 100 breaststroke at the 2010 Pennsylvania State Championships • second place in the 200 freestyle relay and 400 freestyle relay, fifth place in the 200 freestyle and 100 breaststroke at the 2010 conference championships • sixth place in the 100 breaststroke and 11th in the 200 individual medley at the 2009 district championships • second place in the 200 freestyle relay and 100 breaststroke at the 2009 conference championships • four-year Senior Championships participant and three-year Super-Sectionals participant • first place in the 200 breaststroke at the MASC Junior Olympics (HAC record for 13-14 year-olds) in 2009 • participated with the Hershey Aquatic Club during prep career.
Peter David DeLuce • son of David and Christine DeLuce • born July 8, 1994 • was a lifeguard over the summer • pursuing a degree in fine art at Delaware.