Women's Rowing

    Darian DiCianno
    Darian  DiCianno

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Lafayette, Pa.

    High School:
    Mount Saint Joseph Academy

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    Starboard

    05/17/2015

    USC Rowing Takes Fifth at Pac-12 Championships

    The Trojans' varsity four finished in fourth place while USC's other three boats took fifth-place finishes

    05/03/2015

    No. 15 Trojan Rowers Complete Cross-Country Dual With Princeton

    The USC second varsity eight edged its Princeton counterpart in a dual on Lake Carnegie

    04/11/2015

    Women of Troy Cruise to 14th Straight Win Over Crosstown Rival UCLA

    The Trojans' varsity eight has never lost to the Bruins in the 14-year history of the head-to-head dual

    03/29/2015

    USC Rowing Claims Fifth Straight Jessop-Whittier Cup

    The Women of Troy successfully defended their San Diego Crew Classic title

    03/28/2015

    Trojan Boats Push Through to Crew Classic Grand Finals

    The Women of Troy opened 2015 by putting four boats into grand finals on the first day of the San Diego Crew Classic

    06/02/2013

    Women's Rowing: NCAA Championships

    The second-ranked Women of Troy completed the 2013 campaign with a program-best fourth-place finish in the NCAA Division I Women's Rowing Championships at Eagle Creek Park on Sunday (June 2). USC's varsity four claimed silver in the fours grand final to take the podium while the Trojans' second varsity eight enjoyed a best-ever finish of fourth place. USC's varsity eight topped off the day with a sixth-place finish in its grand final.

    2014-15
    Darian DiCianno enters her junior season as a starboard rower for the Women of Troy.

    2013-14
    As a sophomore, DiCianno rowed primarily from the fifth and seventh seats of the second varsity eight and helped her boat to wins over Louisville, Clemson, and Virginia in the Pac-12 Challenge, and a third-place finish in its grand final at the San Diego Crew Classic. She moved to the varsity four for the NCAA championships and rowed in the bow seat to a sixth-place finish in the grand final.

    2012-13
    As a freshman, DiCianno rowed from the bow seat of the varsity four to help her boat win the Karen Plumleigh Cortney Cup at the San Diego Crew Classic, to victories in the Lake Natoma Invitational, and to a win over UCLA in the USC-UCLA dual. She moved to the third seat for the NCAA championships and helped the V4 row to two wins in the preliminary heat and the semifinals, and a silver-medal finish in the grand final.

    CLUB AND HIGH SCHOOL
    DiCianno rowed for Mount Saint Joseph Academy in Flourtown, Pa., under head coach Mike McKenna. She was invited to the USRowing selection camp as a sophomore and attended the USRowing High Performance Camp in 2010. DiCianno was named the Scholastic League Rookie of the Year during her freshman season and is a three-time Scholastic national champion. She is also a two-time Stotesbury Cup Regatta champion (2010 and 2012) with a runner-up finish in 2011. Her crew placed third at the 2011 Head of the Charles Regatta in the youth eights and claimed first at the 2011 Head of the Schuylkill Regatta.

    PERSONAL
    Darian Chloe DiCianno was born on Nov. 10, 1993, in Hollywood, Fla.… parents are Eric and Lara DiCianno… father Eric ran cross country and track for the University of Miami (Fla.)… has one brother, Luke… aspires to become a graphic designer with an expertise in human biology… lists Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps as her sports hero… majoring in human biology.