Denise Cirelli
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wayne, Pa.
High School: Baldwin

At Delaware: Third-year member of the squad who has earned one letter.

2013 Season: Top Occoquan Sprints finisher (4th) with the Junior Varsity Eights • earned a top-five finish at the Knecht Cup (third level final) • competed with the Second Varsity Eights at the Saint Joseph’s Quad Meet, Bucknell Quad Meet, the Dad Vail Regatta and at the CAA Championships • competed with the JV Eights at the Murphy Cup garnering a top-three finish.

2012 Season: Competed in all seven events for the Blue Hens • member of the Varsity Fours boat that finished fifth at the CAA Championships • competed with the Novice Eights during the other six meets of the year • member of the Novice Eights boat that was named National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on April 2 after finishing second at the Occoquan Sprints • earned the UD Team Coaches Award for novice rowers. 

High School: Participated in soccer, volleyball, lacrosse, volleyball, and rowing at The Baldwin School • varsity letterwinner in soccer, volleyball, and rowing • earned first team All-Main-Line, All-Inter AC, and second team All-Inter AC honors while playing volleyball • senior captain of the volleyball team • named MVP after senior season of volleyball • elected Athletic Association Representative. 

Personal: Denise Maire Cirelli ("sa-rill-e") • born February 22, 1993 • daughter of Joe and Adriane Cirelli • has a younger brother • exercise science major at Delaware with a strength and conditioning minor • began rowing in 11th grade • enjoys baking and playing sports • participated and medaled in the Canadian Nationals in the Lightweight Fours during senior year.

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