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Senior Spotlight: Paul DelGiacco

By: Taylor Hole

A four-year member of the LIU Post baseball team, senior Paul DelGiacco has appeared in 12 games for the Pioneers in his career so far.  In the 2011 season, DelGiacco held a .250 batting average, and in the 2010 season, he held a .333 average. DelGiacco also recorded 2 runs in the 2010 season. So far, this season, the Pioneers are 7-1 in conference and 14-11 overall.

Name: Paul Del Giacco

Sport: Baseball

Position: Catcher/Outfield

Hometown: Levittown, New York

High School: Island Trees

Major: Business Management

Overall, how has your academic experience been here at LIU Post?

I have had a lot of fun over my four years here.

Why did you pick your major?

I’ve always been interested in business, and I feel a degree in Business Management allows me to pursue many different job opportunities.

What made you choose to come to LIU Post?

The location and the athletics

What do you think the top priority of a college athlete should be?

There should be a balance between school work and winning games.

If you had to describe your team in three words, what would they be?

“Fire House Subs.”

How has being a student athlete at Post benefitted you?

In my time here, I’ve learned how to balance my time well.

What is your favorite part about being a student athlete?

I like competing against other universities.

What is your favorite memory at LIU Post overall?

Winning ECC’s my sophomore year (2010) is my favorite memory.

Who is your favorite pro-athlete and why?

Tim Tebow: all he does is win.

Any favorite pro sport teams?


What are your plans after graduation?

Hopefully, I will end up getting a full time job.

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