Anthony Delasanta
Anthony Delasanta
Height: 5-9
Weight: 162
Year: JR
Hometown: Franklin, Mass.
High School: Bishop Freeman
Events: Sprints
Major: Kinesiology

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • 200m: 21.91 (2018-19 at Beantown Challenge)
    • 400m: 47.13 (2018-19 at IC4A Championship)
    • 500m: 1:04.87 (2018-19 at Beantown Challenge)
  • Outdoor
    • 100m: 10.75 (2018-19 at Holy Cross Invite)
    • 200m: 21.28 (2018-19 at Holy Cross Invite)
    • 400m: 47.27 (2018-19 at Atlantic 10 Championship)

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2019 Outdoor New England Runner-Up (400m)
  • A-10 Outdoor Track Performer of the Week (Apr. 23, 2019)
  • 2018 Indoor Atlantic 10 Champion (400m)
  • A-10 Indoor Track Performer of the Week (Dec. 11, 2018)

2018-19

  • Indoor:
    • Won the 400m (49.76s) and finished seventh in the 200m (22.51s) at the Husky Invitational.
    • Won the 200m (21.91s) and finished second in the 500m (1:04.87) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Won the 400m (49.03s) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished fifth in the 400m (48.34s) at the Columbia Challenge.
    • Won the 4x400m relay (3:15.94) and finished second in the 400m (48.19s) and fourth in the 200m (21.96s) at the New England Championship.
    • Won the 200m (22.24s) at the URI Pre-Conference Meet.
    • Won the 400m (48.49s) and finished fourth in the 4x400m (3:20.15) and sixth in the 200m (22.25s) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Finished third in the 400m (47.13s) at the IC4A Championship.
  • Outdoor:
    • Won the 400m (48.45s) and placed second in the 200m (21.93s), and third in the 4x100m relay (42.24s) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Placed second in the 400m (48.00s) and finished third in the sprint medley relay (3:29.24) at the Colonial Relays. 
    • Won the 200m (21.36s) and placed second in the 400m (47.58s) and second in the 4x400m relay (3:13.51) at the UConn Northeast Challenge.
    • Won the 100m (10.75s) and the 200m (21.28s) at the Holy Cross Invite.
    • Finished fourth in the 400m (47.27s) and fourth in the 200m (21.70s) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Placed second in the 400m (47.48s) and second in the 4x400m relay (3:12.76) at the New England Championship.

2017-18

  • Indoor:
    • Won the 500m (1:05.69) and 4x400m relay (3:24.71) at the Husky Indoor Invitational.
    • Finished second in the 4x440m relay (3:19.53) and 11th in the 200m (22.54s) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Won the 400m (49.89s) and the 4x400m relay (3:18.83) and finished fourth in the 200m (22.53s) at the Sorlien Memorial Invitational.
    • Finished fifth in the 4x400m relay (3:18.52) and fourth in the 400m (49.05s) at the New England Championship.
    • Won the 200m (22.52s) at the URI Coaches Tribute.
    • Finished third in the 4x400m relay (3:19.85) and third in the 400m (49.47s) at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Championship.
    • Finished fifth in the 400m (47.92s) at the IC4A Indoor Championship.
  • Outdoor:
    • Finished 22nd in the 400m (49.58s) at the Colonial Relays.
    • Won the 4x100m relay (41.64s), the 200m (22.17s), and the 400m (49.42s) at the Holy Cross Invitational.
    • Won the 4x100m relay (40.98s) and finished third in the 400m (48.06s) at the Holy Cross Classic.
    • Finished third in the sprint medley relay (3:25.77) at Penn Relays.
    • Placed third in the 4x100m relay (41.07s) and finished eighth in the 400m (49.93s) at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship.

High School

  • Attended Bishop Freeman High School.
  • Member of the track and field team.
  • Boston Herald All Star junior and senior years.
  • Sun Chronicle All Star all four years.
  • 3rd all-time in 300m in Massachusetts.

Personal

  • Son of David and Brenda Delasanta.
  • Has a brother, Sean, and a sister, Michaela.
  • Chose URI because the track team "is one of the best in New England."
  • Interests include excercise science and coaching.
  • Favorite athlete is Lashawn Merritt.
  • Favorite team is the New England Patriots.
  • Chose URI over UConn, UMass and Texas.
  • Majoring in Kinesiology.