At Delaware: Second-year member of the squad as a sophomore midfielder • expected to join veterans Tom Holland and Jeff Heath on Delaware's No. 2 midfield unit • outstanding athlete.
2013 Season: Enjoyed a solid season as a freshman for Blue Hens • appeared in 14 games in a backup role at midfield • scored five goals on the season, including four over the final six games of the season • had single goals vs. Lafayette, Drexel, Marist, Saint Joseph's, and UMass • added 19 shots, 10 groundballs, and one caused turnover • had season-high two groundballs vs. Marist and Penn State • team went 5-10 under head coach Bob Shillinglaw.
High School: Played lacrosse, basketball, and football at Moorestown High School • played midfield and led his team to a state championship title in 2011 in lacrosse • played wide receiver and safety for two playoff football teams • manned the point guard position in basketball.
Personal: Alexander Robert "Alex" Martinelli ("martin–elli") • born Jan. 4, 1994 • son of Robert and Amie Martinelli • has two sisters, Katrina and Jenna • Katrina plays lacrosse at Rutgers University and will face Delaware on Mar. 1 • grandfather, John Martinelli, is an avid photographer who shoots UD games • honor student as a chemical engineering major at Delaware • works as a lifeguard during the summer at Harvey Cedars, N.J. • enjoys surfing in his spare time.