Brianna Zappulla
Brianna Zappulla
Height: 5-3
Year: SO
Hometown: Easton, Conn.
High School: Joel Barlow
Major: International Business/Spanish

2017 (Sophomore)

  • Rowed in the bow seat for the Third Varsity 8+ boat at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/6)
  • Rowed in the third seat for the Third Varsity 8+ boat at the George Washington Invitational (4/8)
  • Made her collegiate debut and rowed in the bow seat for the Third Varsity 8+ boat that competed against MIT in Boston, Mass. (3/25)

Before URI

  • Attended Joel Barlow High School, where she was on the swimming, ski and softball teams
  • Was a team captain in swimming

Personal

  • Born Nov. 19, 1996
  • Daughter of Dona and Joseph Zappulla
  • Has two brothers, Kyle and Lucas, and one sister, Megan
  • Chose Rhode Island because it felt like home
  • Enjoys swimming, going to the beach, hiking and spending time with friends and family
  • Favorite athlete is Jenny Thompson
  • Favorite team is the New York Giants
  • Wants to join the Peace Corps and eventually work for the Red Cross
  • Majoring in International Business and Spanish with a minor in Leadership Studies