Vinny DiSalvo
Vinny DiSalvo
Height: 5-9
Weight: 135
Year: Senior
Hometown: Washingtonville, N.Y.
High School: Washingtonville

2013: Scored for the Retrievers at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals at Lehigh as UMBC finished ninth for the program’s first-ever top-ten regional finish… Completed the Goodman 10k course in a time of 31:32, the third-fastest for that distance in school history… Also competed at the America East Championships where the Retrievers won their first conference title since 2005… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2012: Raced in the Retrievers’ final five competitions of the year, scoring in four of them… Led the charge for UMBC with a fifth-place finish at the Towson Invitational at Oregon Ridge Park… Set a career-best 8k time of 25:00.70 at the Princeton Invite to jump to seventh all-time in school history… Finished 26th at the America East Championships at New Hampshire’s College Woods course with a time of 26:31.38… Scored in the 10k race at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals at Penn State by completing the course in 32:39.95… Selected to the America East All-Academic Team… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2011: Competed in three of the Retrievers' six meets including the America East Championships... Placed 34th at the Mount St. Mary's Duals with a 5k time of 16:07.35... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2010: Competed in all six meets… Placed ninth in the season-opening Mount St. Mary’s Duals in a 5k time of 15:58.60… Finished 47th at the America East Championships in a season-best 8k time of 26:15.06… Completed the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship 10K course in 32:54… Recognized on the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

Background: Named All-American in the steeplechase at the New Balance Nationals in 2010… Honored as a two-time cross country All-Star First Team member by the Times Herald Record… In 2010, was also named to the Boy’s Track and Field All-Star First Team by the Times Herald Record… Lists best performance as when he won the 2009 Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 2 Boy’s Cross Country meet… Helped lead Washingtonville High School to the Conference Championship in 2010 when he set the course record… An eight-semester Honor Roll student at WHS… Earned multiple academic accolades including being named in the President’s Education Award Program, National Scholar Athlete award by the United States Army Reserve and graduating with advanced designation with honors.

Personal: Son of Anthony and Mary Ann DiSalvo… Has two brothers, Anthony and Michael… Brother Anthony played baseball for Utica College… Majoring in mechanical engineering… Born May 26, 1992.