LION CAREER 2011-12: Competed in five events, seeing action on the one-meter dive... Recorded a season high of 194.32 on the one-meter board against Buffalo (2/3/12).
Dove for Massapequa High School coached by Brendan Mims...Finished eighth in Nassau County...Finished third in conference and in the division... Earned Massapequa Scholar-Athlete honors in 2010 and 2011, while breaking school record for one-meter, six dive record...Competed with the Long Island Divers coached by George Taylor III, qualifying for the national meet.
Joseph Domenick Spinelli was born May 8, 1993 in Massapequa, N.Y. to Anthony and Cristina Spinelli...Has one brother, Matt...Father, Anothy, wrestled at Central Connecticut State University...Majoring in mechanical engineering with the intent to work for a car company or government in engineering.
ON CHOOSING PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because I wanted to dive in college and achieve my fullest potential along with being attracted to it success at finding jobs upon graduation."