Wading River, N.Y./Shoreham HS
At Delaware: Third season at Delaware after transferring from the University of South Florida • will once again be an impact starter through the midfield and defensive lines • has started all 40 games for her career at Delaware and recorded six assists.
2011 Season: Started all 21 contests as a sophomore • ranked second on the team with five assists, including game-winning assist against UNC Wilmington on Oct. 28 • dished out two helps vs. UNCW • took 25 shots including 11 on goal • team went 10-7-4 and advanced to CAA Tournament semifinals.
2010 Season: Played in all 19 games in her first season with the Blue Hens • made 18 starts • team went 8-10-1 • recorded game-winning assist in 1-0 win at Binghamton (Sept. 5) • posted six shots with two on goal • was on the field for all five shutouts.
At South Florida: Did not see game action while the Bulls went 9-8-3 overall, 5-4-2 in the Big East in 2009 • team advanced to first round of the Big East Tournament.
High School: Five-year starter under head coach Andrew Moschetti at Shoreham Wading River High School • Ranked No. 92 by Top Drawer Soccer among female soccer players in the country for 2008 and 2009 • helped teams win three league championships in 2005-07 • scored 74 career goals while adding 40 assists • team captain in 2007-08 • named all-league each year • named all-county in 2005-08 • Section XI Most Valuable Player in 2005 • League VI Player of the Year in 2006 and 2008 • three-time first team All-State in 2006-08 • played club soccer for Albertson Fury 90 coached by Paul Riley • helped lead Fury to four consecutive New York State Cup championships • helped team to No. 3 national club ranking in 2008 and 2009 • selected into Olympic Development Program in grades seven through 12 • participated in Thanksgiving Inter-regional event in Coral Springs Florida 2006-07, in Christmas Inter-regional event in Jackson, Miss. in 2008, and in Adidas ESP soccer camp in Pomona, Calif. in 2007 • played for Under-16 Regional team at the Rotterdam Invitational in Holland in 2007 • played both center midfield and outside back against Scotland, Russia, Holland, and England where she scored her first international goal • played for Under-19 USA Olympic Reserve Team at Kuban Spring in Krymsk, Russia in 2008 • started all five games, helping USA win bronze medal • played in international competition against teams from Russia, Poland, and Ukraine • All-Academic League selection in 2008 • honor roll student • National Honor Society.
Personal: Dianna "Di" Marie Marinaro (“mar-in-are-oh”) • daughter of John and Jill Marinaro • born May 10, 1991 • honor student as a health and physical education major at Delaware • father, John, is a Battalion Chief with the New York City Fire Department • older sister, Julianne, played soccer at Iona College from 2005-2009 • worked as a camp counselor and at a fruit stand during the summer • studied abroad in Australia with teammate Taylor Thompson in January, 2012.
Career Statistics at Delaware
Career-High Assists: 2 (vs. UNCW, 10/28/11)
Career-High Points: 2 (vs. UNCW, 10/28/11)