From University of Rochester Athletics
Daniel DiLoreto, a senior student-athlete who recently completed his athletic career at the University of Rochester is now being honored for his academic accomplishments away from the playing surface.
DiLoreto is a dual major in Economics and Spanish with a 3.65 GPA. He has received Dean's List accolades every semester of college, earning the Spanish Book Award as a sophomore and was a three-time Liberty League All-Academic selection. Additionally, DiLoreto served as teaching assistant for a Principles of Economics class.
He will conduct environmental economics research for his senior thesis in the spring semester and has done internships at Sage Rutty & Co. and Digital55. While at Sage Rutty, he worked in the financial services division and with Digital55, a company in Madrid, Spain, he was part of the digital marketing office. Also, DiLoreto interned for the R Street Institute in Washington, DC last summer, working on policy research.
Some of DiLoreto's volunteer work away from school includes raising money with the Red Jacket Rotary and serving food at a fund-raiser during the Canandaigua Steam Pageant. He also has spent time volunteering with the Boy Scouts of America and created a Psi Upsilon philanthropy event to help raise money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
On the field, DiLoreto is a two-time team captain for the Yellowjackets, playing a key role on offense as a tight end and on special teams. This season he recorded a total of 16 receptions, with at least one catch in eight different games this year. He totaled 178 yards receiving and had a long catch of 34 yards. DiLoreto scored a touchdown in UR's victory over Alfred State on Sept. 15 and ended his UR career with 39 receptions and three touchdowns.