Before Holy Cross: Six-year member of the Bishop McGann-Mercy H.S. track and field team ... team captain in 2009 ... earned MVP honors in 2007 and 2008 ... earned All-County and All-League honors in 2006-2009 ... named Bishop McGann-Mercy Female Athlete of the Year in 2009 ... received U.S. Army Reserve Scholar Athlete award in 2009 ... also a member of the soccer team ... team captain in 2009 ... earned All-League in 2007 and 2008 ... named to the Long Island Exceptional Senior Soccer Team in 2008 ... was secretary of the National Honor Society ... named a New York State Regents Scholar in 2009.
of Jim and Patricia Kelly Derenze ... father was a member of the
track and field team at SUNY Stony Brook ... mother was on the
soccer team at Stonehill College ... has one brother, Patrick.