UNC Track & Field Bio
 Chris DiLorenzo
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ALL-ACC HONOREE • 2-TIME NCAA FIRST ROUND QUALIFIER 

Personal Records:

Shot Put - 57-5 ½ (17.51 meters)

Senior: NCAA First Round Qualifier in the shot put for the outdoor season • Earned All-ACC honors for his third-place finish in the indoor shot put • Came back from knee surgery to compete in his senior season • Threw an indoor season-best 57-0 ¾ (17.39 meters) at the Gene Anderson Invitational and an outdoor season best 56-9 ½ (17.31 meters) at the ACC Outdoor Championships • Nominated for a Rammy and was a finalist in the Breakthrough Male category.

Junior: Threw a season best 57-1 (17.40 meters) at the 2012 New Balance Collegiate indoor shot put • Did not compete in the outdoor season.

Sophomore: Took fifth and threw personal best 57-5 ½ in the shot put at the ACC Outdoor Championships • Took sixth in the shot put at the ACC Indoor Championships.

Freshman: Placed sixth at ACC Indoor Championships with throw of 56-5 • Finished ninth at ACC Outdoor Championships • Competed at Penn Relays in shot put • Took fifth at UNC Gene Anderson Indoor Invite with 53-6 ½.

Prep: Second place in the shot put at the Meet of Champions in 2009 • Second team all-state in 2009 • Third team all-state in 2008 • Three-time NJSIAA non-public A shot put champion • MVP outdoor track at Seton Hall Prep in 2009 • Monsignor Thomas J. Tuohy Medallion for Academic excellence for four year "A" Average • Shot put 61-10 at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions in 2009 • Captained his high school team • Member of the 2007 state championship team • Played defensive and offensive tackle on his high school football team all four years.

Personal: Plans to major in Exercise and sport science and sports administration • Father Gary DiLorenzo played football at UPenn • Christopher Robert DiLorenzo is the son of Linda and Gary DiLorenzo • Born January 12, 1991.

 

Position: Shot Put
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: West Orange, N.J.
High School: Seton Hall Prep
Experience: Redshirt
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