Mt. Hebron HS
At Delaware: Fourth-year member of the squad as a junior...adds backup support to Blue Hen midfield unit...has excellent speed and stick skills...one of team's top defensive midfielders...can also play wing for Blue Hens on faceoffs....saw action in 27 games as a defensive midfielder...has scored five goals and dished out two assists while scooping up 12 groundballs and causing 15 turnovers.
2010 Season: Played a key role as a defensive midfielder as a junior for Blue Hens...led team to the Colonial Athletic Association and a berth in the NCAA Tournament...appeared in all 17 games as a backup...scored three goals and dished out an assist...also registered six groundballs and 10 caused turnovers...scored a career-high two goals in mid-season win over Vermont and tallied a single goal at Hartford...also dished out an assist against Albany...took a season-high three shots vs. Vermont.
2009 Season: One of team's top freshmen...earned letter as one of the team's defensive midfielders...appeared in 10 games in a reserve role and scored two goals and dished out an assist...had nine shots and collected six groundballs while forcing five turnovers...scored first career goal vs. Sacred Heart, which turned out to be the game-winner with 10:32 left in a late-season 7-6 win...also scored a goal vs. Towson...dished out an assist vs. Lehigh for his first career point...had two caused turnovers each against Lehigh and Sacred Heart.
2008 Season: Did not play...redshirted and retained the year of eligibility.
High School: Played lacrosse and soccer at Mt. Hebron High School...led both teams to state championship titles during his career...four-year varsity standout in lacrosse...earned All-American honors as a senior and was an All-State pick...also earned spot on All-County and All-Metro teams...selected to the Free State All-Star team this summer as one of the top players in the state...four-year varsity letterwinner as a forward in soccer...earned All-State, All-County, and All-Metro honors.
Personal: Justin Lee Martinelli...born Feb. 23, 1989...son of Joseph and Leslie Martinelli...business marketing and organizational and community leadership major at Delaware...works as a waiter during the summer...has three younger brothers...father is a college dean...enjoys soccer and snowboarding in his spare time...plays the guitar...avid Baltimore Ravens and Baltimore Orioles fan...team representative, along with Pat Dowling, to UD's Student-Athlete Advisory Council.
Career-High Goals: 2 vs. Vermont, 2010Back To Men's Lacrosse Home Men's Lacrosse Story Archive