|Born:||May 6, 1988|
|High School:||Cumberland County|
A very determined runner and an outstanding student, Joseph's
previous two years of experience helped him to become a key
contributor for the Golden Eagles during the 2008 season, his third
on the roster and second year on the course...a President's Award
winner and a four-time selection to the Athletic Director's Honor
Roll in recognition of his work in the classroom...after a redshirt
season in 2006, he has run in every meet the past three years.
AT TECH - (In 2009): Joe was one of six Golden Eagle runners to appear in all seven meets in 2009...was typically in the middle of the list of Tech finishers, including third on the squad one time and fourth in three meets...ran a 27:49.01 in the season opener at Sewanee to place third on the team...season-best time came at Evansville when he crossed the line in 27:35.46.
(In 2008): Joseph ran in all six meets for Tech in his junior year...placed first on the squad in the Evansville meet with a career-best time of 26:24.84, which also stands in the Tech history books as the eighth-best finish in school history...placed second on the team in the meets at Sewanee and at home in the Tennessee Tech Invitational...also placed third at Furman.
(In 2007): Joseph ran in all seven meets for the Golden Eagles in 2007...finished sixth on the team at Western Kentucky meet, where he was clocked in at 28:39...beat that mark at the OVC championships in Hoover, Ala., by clocking a 28:36...was fifth on the squad to count in the scoring at both the TTU Invitational and the NCAA Regional.
(In 2006): On the roster but did not compete in his first year at Tech, taking a redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Joseph graduated from Cumberland County High School in May of 2006 after receiving four letters in cross county and three in track & field for the Jets for his father, coach Louis DeLorenzo...twice selected all-sectional...also qualified for the state meet twice during his high school running career.
PERSONAL: Joseph is the son of Louis and Laura DeLorenzo...born on May 6, 1988...full name is Joseph Louis DeLorenzo...majoring in engineering...the brother of fellow Golden Eagle teammate Drew DeLorenzo.