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Cantello on DellaPelle:
"A miler who should blossom into a pure distance runner this, his senior season."

DellaPelle's Career Honors
• Patriot League Rookie of the Week (9/16/08)

2010 Cross Country:
• Competed in six meets, finishing in the top 15 on two occasions
• Helped Navy to its third consecutive Patriot League title as he finished 15th, overall, at the conference championship
• Was Navy's seventh-best finisher at the Navy Invitational as he took 21st out of 89 competitors with a time of 25:30

2009 Cross Country:
• Appeared in seven meets, notching three top-15 finishes
• Began the year with consecutive top-10 finishes as he led all Navy runners at the UMES Invitational (9/5), taking third overall with a 26:10.79
• Took seventh in the second meet of the season as he turned in a 25:13.7 at the Navy Invitational (9/12)
• Posted the Mids' fourth-fastest time at the Paul Short Run (10/2) with a 24:40
• Competed in the Patriot League Championships (10/30) and ran a 28:29.1

2008 Cross Country:
• Ran in six races during his rookie campaign
• Finished among the team's top-seven runners four times
• Opened his career with a 19th-place finish at the 5k Richmond Invitational with a time of 16:04.7 (8/30)
• Placed 16th out of 176 runners one week later at the Fordham Invitational, where he completed the 8k course in 27:31.29 (9/6)
• In his first Navy Invitational, he produced the team's sixth-best time - 29th overall - with a 26:32.6 showing (9/13)
• Completed his season with a 22nd-place time of 25:29.4 - sixth among the Mids - at the Patriot League Championship

Career-Best Track Times:
800-meter run (outdoor): 1:52.50
1,500-meter run (outdoor): 3:48.92
800-meter run (indoor): 1:54.10
1,000-meter run (indoor): 2:25.78
Mile run (indoor): 4:05.98
3,000-mile run (indoor): 8:20.01

High School:
• Attended Salesianum School, where he 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 in both cross country and track
• Helped the cross country team to four-straight state titles and the track team to three-consecutive state crowns

• Son of Robert and Bernadette DellaPelle
• Majoring in naval architecture

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