Darren DiRenzo, senior at Archmere Academy, committed to continue his football career at Catholic University on May 14, 2019. A multisport athlete since freshman year, Darren has been a standout competitor not only on the football and lacrosse fields, but also on the basketball court.
This fall, Darren’s football honors included First Team All-State Linebacker and Second Team All-Conference Running Back, and he was named the Diamond State Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year. Darren also served as Captain of the football team and received the coveted "Man of the Glass" Award, otherwise known as the Coach Ambrogi Award, from Archmere.
An athlete who also excels in the classroom, Darren was named an Academic All-State Player by the Delaware Interscholastic Football Coaches Association for earning a 3.75 GPA or higher the first quarter; Darren merited a 3.93 GPA. This summer, Darren will participate in the annual Blue-Gold All-Star Football Game as a member of the Blue team.
In addition to his football honors, Darren has racked up accolades on the basketball court. A varsity basketball player since freshman year, Darren is the first player from Archmere in five years to be selected to play in the Blue-Gold All-Star Basketball Game. Captain of this team as well, he received First Team All-Conference Guard and the Offensive MVP Award this winter.
Darren has also been a vital player on the Archmere lacrosse team. A midfielder for the Auks, Darren is currently helping the team make another successful run in the Delaware State Lacrosse Tournament.
A leader both on and off the field, Darren enjoys participating in Archmere clubs and activities. He is President of the Auks for Life Club and has been elected as a Kairos Leader this spring, an honor chosen by Archmere faculty. Darren is also very involved in the Community Service Club at school, helping out with the Halloween Trunk or Treat, volunteering at the Archmere Open House and guiding new students at Freshman Orientation.
Darren is a resident of Swarthmore, PA and plans to major in Business.