The Women of Troy will face tough competition in Northern California as the newly-ranked No. 1 team in the nation
2012-13 Darian DiCianno enters her first year with the Trojans and will row from the starboard side.
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) and placed second 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 named 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.