Wading River, N.Y./Shoreham (South Florida)
At Delaware: First Season at Delaware after transferring from the University of South Florida.
High School: Five year starter under head coach Andrew Moschetti at Shoreham Wading River High School • Ranked No. 92 out of the top 100 female soccer players in the country for 2008 and 2009 as per Top Drawer Soccer • helped teams in winning three league championships, 2005-07 • scored 74 career goals while adding 40 assists • team captain in 2007-08 • named All League and All Conference each year • named All County 2005-08 • Section XI MVP in '05 • League VI Player of the Year in '06 and '08 • first team All State 2006-08 • Played club for Albertson Fury 90 coached by Paul Riley... Helped lead Fury to four consecutive N.Y. State Cup Champs • Helped team to No. 3 National ranking in '08 and '09 • Selected into Olympic Development Program in grades seven through 12 • Invited and participated in Thanksgiving Inter-regional event in Coral Springs Florida '06, '07 • Invited and participated in Christmas Inter-regional event in Jackson, Mississippi, '08 • Invited and participated in ADIAS ESP soccer camp in Pomoma, California, '07 • Invited and played for U-16 Regional team at the Rotterdam Invitational in Holland, '07 • Played both center mid and outside back against Scotland, Russia, Holland, and England where she scored her first international goal • Invited and played for U-19 USA Olympic Reserve Team at Kuban Spring in Krymsk, Russia in Spring '08, started and played in all five games helping to win the bronze medal for USA • Played in international competition against teams from Russia, Poland, and Ukraine • Was selected a captain in the semifinal game of the U-19 semifinal • All Academic League in '08 • Honor Roll student • National Honor Society • Honor Roll Award.
At South Florida: Did not see game action while the Bulls went 9-8-3 overall, 5-4-2 in the BIG EAST, making the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament.
Personal: Dianna "Di" Marie Marinaro • daughter of John and Jill Marinaro • father, John, is a Battalion Chief with the NYC Fire Department • older sister, Julianne, played soccer at Iona College from 2005-2009 • Elementary Education major with an emphasis in middle school science.