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Four Mids Earn All-East Honors at IC4A Championship

Rome, Snelgrove, Ricks and Vetere post top-eight finishes.


Men's Track Sending Large Contingent to IC4A Championship

All six of Navy's Patriot League individual champions will return to action.


Navy Men Place Second at Outdoor Track League Championship

Navy wins six individual titles.


Navy Men in the Lead After First Day of Outdoor League Championship

Navy goes 1-2 in the javelin and the pole vault.


Navy Men's Outdoor Track and Field Prepares for League Championship

Mids head to Holy Cross this weekend for outdoor league meet.

Career Performance Lists

Della Pelle's Career Honors
• 2012 Patriot League Outdoor 1,500m Champion
• 2012 Second-Team All-Patriot League (4x800m - Outdoor)
• 2012 Patriot League Indoor 1,000m Champion
• 2012 Patriot League Indoor 4x800m Champion
• 2012 IC4A All-East Performer (Indoor: DMR)
• 2012 Second-Team All-Patriot League (Mile - Indoor)
• 2011 IC4A All-East Performer (1,500m)
• 2011 IC4A All-East Performer (4x800 - Outdoor)
• 2011 Patriot League Indoor Mile Champion
• 2011 Patriot League Track-Athlete of the Week (Jan. 10)
• 2010 IC4A All-East Performer (1,000m)
• 2010 IC4A All-East Performer (4x800 - Indoor)
• 2010 Patriot League Indoor DMR Champion
• 2009 IC4A All-East Performer (Mile)
• 2009 Second-Team All-Patriot League (Mile - Indoor)
• 2009 Second-Team All-Patriot League (4x800 - Indoor)
• 2009 Second-Team All-Patriot League (DMR - Indoor)
• 2009 Patriot League Rookie of the Week (1/27)

2010-11 (Junior Season):
• Earned IC4A All-East honors by placing eighth in the 1,500m run with a PR time of 3:48.92
• Also earned IC4A All-East honors for a fourth-place finish in the 4x800m relay at the outdoor meet (7:27.55)
• Took first place in the 800m run at the Army-Navy Outdoor Star Meet with a season-best time of 1:52.50
• Scored and placed sixth in the 1,500m at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship
• Took first place in the 1,500m at the Widener Invite
• Ran a leg of the 4xMile Relay that took sixth place at the Penn Relays Championship of America race (16:32.59)
• Won the mile run (4:09.66) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship as the Mids went 1-2-3 in the event
• Won the 800 at the Army-Navy Indoor Star Meet with an indoor season-best time of 1:54.10
• Scored and placed fifth in the 500m run at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (2:28.33)
• Ran an indoor season-best time of 2:25.78 to win the 1,000m at the Navy Six-Team Meet
• Ran a 8:20.01 to win the Navy Invitational in the 3,000m run
• Also won the 3K at the Princeton Dual with a time of 8:22.59
• Posted IC4A-qualifying times during the indoor season in the 800m, 1,000m, mile, 3,000m and 4x800m relay
• Member of 4x800m relay team that won the Army-Navy Indoor Star Meet

2009-10 (Sophomore Season):
• Team's top 1,000 performer and one of the top mid-distance runners on the team
• Set a new PR in the 1,000 (2:26.27) to place second against Army
• Earned IC4A All-East honors after placing second in the 1,000 with a time of 2:29.11
• Was the top seed for the 1,000 final after a time of 2:26.58 in the prelims
• Also earned All-East honors as a the anchor leg of the 4x800 relay team
• Part of the Distance Medley Relay team that won the Patriot League Championship
• Established a new PR in the 3,000 to win the Princeton Dual (8:19.44)
• Placed third in the 1,500 at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships with a career-best time of 3:49.07

2008-09 (Freshman Season):
• Second-ranked miler in the Patriot League behind senior teammate Andrew Grant
• Posted PR of 4:08.80 to finish in sixth and earn All-East laurels at IC4A meet
• Earned second-team all-league laurels after placing second in the mile as part of a 1-2 Navy finish with Grant; also was point scorer in 1,000 with fourth-place finish
• Displayed terrific versatility, finishing year ranked among top-eight league runners in four different events (mile - 2nd, 1,000 - 7th; 1,500 - 7th; 3,000 - 8th)
• Was an IC4A qualifier in two of those events (mile, 3,000)
• Placed fourth in the 1,500 at the outdoor league meet
• Steady contributor against Army, earning third-place finishes in 800, 1,000 and mile

High School / Personal:
• A 2008 graduate of Salesianum School in Wilmington, Del.
• Earned four letters in cross country and track
• Was a three-time All-American on the track
• Recognized as a four-time first-team all-state selection
• Helped cross country team to four-straight state titles
• Also led track squad to three-consecutive state crowns
• Son of Robert and Bernadette Della Pelle
• Majoring in history

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