#20 Nick DiRienzo
Position: Midfielder
Height: 6'0"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Wilmington, Del.
High School: Charter School of Wilmington
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At Delaware: First-year member with the Blue Hens after transferring from Michigan State • will look to make an immediate impact with the Delaware midfield unit.

2013 Season: Transfer from Michigan State who saw action in 16 games for Hens and got the starting nod on six occasions • Helped Delaware enjoy its best season in school history with a record of 14-5-1 and hosted its first ever NCAA Tournament Game • Recorded four shots on the season.

At Michigan State: Did not see game action during the 2011 or 2012 seasons.

High School/Club: Four year soccer letterwinner • served as the team captain as a junior and senior at nearby Charter School of Wilmington • Delaware's State High School Player of the Year, earned NSCAA All-America honors, and was Delaware's Gatorade High School Player of the Year as a senior • earned All-Blue Hen Conference honors in each of his final three seasons • helped his high school team to a No. 1 ranking in the state as a senior and 12th overall in the nation • scored 31 goals and added 17 assists during his high school career • also played club soccer for Delaware United Blizzard, helping to Delaware State Cup Championships in 2009 and 2011 and a Disney Showcase Championship in 2010.

Personal: Nicholas John "Nick" DiRienzo • son of Nino and Chrys DiRienzo • born Sept. 30, 1992 • exercise science major at Delaware • mother is a special education teacher • has one older sister, Tara • mother and sister attended Delaware • aspires to become a physical therapist.


Year GP/S Goals Assists Points Shots
2013 16/5 0 0 0 4
Totals 16/5 0 0 0 4
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