ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Joe Zarrella
Joe Zarrella
Height: 5-9
Weight: 165
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.
High School: Staten Island Technical
Position: Diving

Freshman 2010-11
Finished second on the three-meter board and fourth on one-meter in collegiate debut at Cornell/Dartmouth tri-meet ... Captured the one-meter title against Columbia Nov. 19 ... Finished second in the one-meter competition against UConn ... Finished first in the one-meter competition with a 309.08 score, third in the three-meter competition with a 293.40 score and with Crimson teammates swept Brown in both events Jan. 21 ... Took second in the one-meter board with a 304.20 score against Penn Jan. 23 ... Placed seventh in the three-meter diving competition at the 2011 Ivy League Championship.

Before Harvard
Member of the swimming and diving and soccer teams at Staten Island Technical … Served as captain of the swimming and diving team as a junior and a senior and captain of the varsity B soccer team as a sophomore … Heisman PSAL Wingate Award recipient as a senior … Individual Top Athlete Award for PSAL  and Joseph J. Stetz Most Outstanding Swimmer/Diver of PSAL Championship Award as a senior … New York City PSAL Champion and Staten Island High School Champion in one meter springboard event in senior year … Second place in NYC PSAL Championship in one meter springboard event freshman through junior years … School record holder for one meter springboard, 200 medley relay and 200 freestyle relay … Member of the National Honor Society, Catholic Youth Organization and March of Dimes.