Third-year member of the squad as a junior • outstanding athlete • played first two seasons as a midfielder but has made the switch to longstick midfielder this season • gaining experience and confidence daily at the new position and will provide depth • has played in 30 career games in a backup role and recorded 10 goals, 6 assists, 20 groundballs, and 2 caused turnovers.
Earned second letter as a member of Delaware's second midfield unit • saw action in all 16 games • scored five goals and dished out six assists to finish with 11 points and rank ninth on the team • had 10 groundballs and caused one turnover • scored single goals vs. High Point, Mt. St. Mary's, Villanova, Hofstra, and Massachusetts • had two assists vs. Binghamton • had four groundballs and caused a turnover vs. Saint Joseph's.
2013 SEASON (Game by Game)
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.
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.
Alexander Robert "Alex" Martinelli ("martin–elli") • born Jan. 4, 1994 • son of Robert and Amie Martinelli • has two sisters, Katrina and Jenna • Katrina played lacrosse at Rutgers University • 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.