Joe DiPalma
Joe DiPalma
Year: SR
Hometown: Ashaway, R.I.
High School: Chariho Regional
Events: Mid Dist.
Major: Medical Engineering/German (double major)

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • 500m: 1:07.57 (2014-15 at Coaches vs. Domestic Violence Invitational)
    • 800m: 1:55.77 (2016-17 at New England Championship)
  • Outdoor
    • 400m: 50.45 (2014-15 at Holy Cross Men's Meet)
    • 800m: 1:55.16 (2014-15 at Brown Springtime Open)

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2017 Indoor NEICAAA Champion (4x800m Relay)

2016-17

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished fifth in the 800m (1:55.92) and eighth in the 4x400m relay (3:31.28) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Won the 800m (1:59.23) and fifth in the 4x400m relay (3:34.17) at the UNH Meet.
    • Finished sixth in the 800m (2:00.07) at the Holy Cross Meet.
    • Placed 15th in the SMR (3:26.74) at the Penn Relays.
    • Finished sixth in the 4x800m relay (7:39.74) and ran the 800m prelim in 1:55.19 at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Placed fourth in the 4x800m relay (7:36.80) at the New England Championship.
  • Indoor:
    • Finished second in the 500m (1:07.84) at the Coaches Tribute Meet.
    • Placed 101st in the 800m (1:56.67) at the David Hemery Invitational.
    • Finished ninth in the 4x800m relay (8:06.20), seventh in the DMR (10:19.69) and ran 2:00.94 in the 800m prelim at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Won the 4x800m relay (7:45.81) and ran 1:55.77 in the 800m prelim at the New England Championship.
    • Finished sixth in the 4x800m relay (7:34.99) at the IC4A Championship.

2015-16

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished 15th in the 800m (1:56.56) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Finished fifth in the 800m (1:56.87) at the Yale Open.
    • 7th in the 800m (2:02.14) at the Bryant Invitational.
  • Indoor:
    • 6th overall in the 800m run, (1:56.42) at the URI Coaches' Tribute Meet.
    • Finished 20th in the 800m run, (1:58.26) at the Donahue Games.
    • Placed fourth in the 800m run, (1:59.58) at the URI Sorlien Memorial Invitational.

2014-15

  • Outdoor:
    • Finished second in the 800m run, (1:55.16) at the Brown Springtime Open.
    • Finished sixth in the 400m dash, (50.45s) Holy Cross Men's Meet.
    • Finished seventh in the 800m run, (1:56.14) at the Mark Young Yale Invitational.
    • Finished fourth in the 800m run, (1:58.02) at the Brown Invitational.
    • Finished sixth in the 800m run, (2:07.59) at the UNH Wildcat Invitational.
  • Indoor:
    • Finished eighth in the distance medley relay, (10:26.11) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished 113th of 200+ runners in the 800m run, (1:58.95) at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational.
    • Finished eighth in the 500m run, (1:07.57), and won the 4x400m relay, (3:24.47) at the URI Coaches vs. Domestic Violence Invitational.
    • Finished 63rd in the 800m run, (1:57.71), and 26th in the 4x400m relay, (3:22.70) at the Boston University Terrier Classic.
    • Finished eleventh in the 800m run, (2:00.62), was a member of the 4x800m relay team that finished third, (7:59.70) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Finished sixth in the 800m run, (1:59.54) at the Jay Carisella Invitational.

High School

  • Attended Chariho Regional High School.
  • Member of the track and soccer teams for three years.
  • Made all-state for outdoor twice and indoor once.
  • Set a school recrd in the 400m.
  • Team won the 2012 indoor state championship and the 2011 outdoor state championship.

Personal

  • Born September 29, 1995.
  • Son of Joseph and Susan DiPalma.
  • Has one sister, Devon.
  • Hobbies include soccer and playing guitar.
  • Favorite athlete is Iker Casillas.
  • Likes the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins and Chelsea FC.
  • Double majoring in German and Mechanical Engineering.