Three-time letter winner for the Blue Hens after spending freshman year with the UD club team • National College Athlete Honor Society • ITA Scholar Athlete • graduated in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree.
Collected five singles victories, including a 4-2 mark in fall tournament play • registered a 6-2, 6-0 No. 6 singles win in final match of career on April 14 at Coppin State • led Blue Hens with a career-best eight doubles wins • picked up No. 3 doubles victories alongside Alex Sweet and Roy Cheng • added fall tournament decisions with Sweet and Mike Furr • finished season winning last three of four doubles matches • earned the PNC Bank Student-Athlete Achiever Award for Feb. 27 • member of Chi Alpha Sigma (National College Athlete Honor Society) • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll • ITA Scholar Athlete.
Competed in 19 singles matches, most coming in the fourth and fifth flights • registered a 2-1 mark in No. 2 singles while going 3-3 in the No. 5 spot • paired with Mike Furr and Alex Sweet in doubles action • team’s top finisher at the Saint Joseph’s Invitational by advancing to the Flight 2 Singles semifinals • UD Team Sportsmanship Award winner for second straight season • National College Athlete Honor Society member.
Posted marks of 9-12 (singles) and 4-12 (doubles) during first year of collegiate competition • earned first career singles victory with a 6-3, 6-2 Flight 4 win over Lafayette’s Mitch Abramo at the Saint Joseph’s Fall Invitational on Sept. 21 • went 2-1 in No. 4 singles • finished season with a three-match winning streak • voted as the recipient of the UD Team Sportsmanship Award.
Member of the Delaware Club Tennis team.
Played four years at South Kingstown High School under head coach Andy Carr • three-time first team All-State singles honoree • led the Rebels to four team state championship titles • as a senior, SKHS won the team's 14th consecutive state championship • first team All-State doubles selection freshman year • placed third overall in the state as a junior and senior • member of the National Honor Society and National Italian Honor Society.
Timothy Joseph Puterio • born September 25, 1994 in Waterford, Conn. • son of Nancy and Pete Puterio • father is an electrical engineer while mother is an ultrasound technician • has two older siblings, Matt and Lisa • brother, Matt, is a University of Delaware alumnus • majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in business management • interned during the summer of 2014 at Electric Boat • worked as a tennis pro at the Point Judith Country Club • enjoys going to the beach and playing soccer • spent summer 2015 interning with Deloitte Consulting.
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