Dana  Tricarico
Dana Tricarico


East Lyme, Conn.

High School:
East Lyme




Record Number of Saints Named to MAAC Academic Honor Roll

Siena Boasts School Record 147 Honorees


Swimming & Diving Adds Three to Class of 2018

Goal-oriented and Hard-working Class to Compete Immediately


Play Hard. Graduate.

Siena's Senior Student Athletes Make the Grade


Schmitz, Tricarico Named Student Athletes of the Month

Both Have Excelled Academically and Athletically


Saints Place Fifth at MAAC Swim Championships

Amanda York Highlights Third Day at MAACs


Holy Cross

Holy Cross Meet

2012-13: Named MAAC All-Academic team...Won the 200 Free Relay against Vermont (11/3)...Competed mostly in the Free events with some Back and Fly events...Earned her top times in the 50 Free and 100 Free at the 2013 MAAC Championships (2/14) with 25.16 in the 50 Free and 54.63 in the 100 Free...Recorded a time of 1:06.40 in the 100 Back at the ECAC Championships (11/30).

2011-12:MAAC All-Academic team selection...Helped her squad to five relay victories...First place finisher in the 200 medley relay against Bryant and Niagara (1:53.02), New Hampshire (1:41.76), Sacred Heart (1:54.85), and Long Island and C.W. Post (1:45.27)...Also conributed to the 400 free relay victories against St. Francis (3:42.29)...Relay team finished sixth in the MAAC Championships in the 400 free (4:34.98)

2010-11:Won five events in a head-turning freshman campaign...Made an immediate splash, breaking a pool record in her first home meet against Vermont as part of the 400 free relay team (3:37.82)...Finished third in 200 free relay (1:36.68) at MAAC Championships.

BEFORE SIENA:Earned four varsity letters at East Lyme...Made four All-Conference teams and two All-State teams...Led team to four conference titles...Set four school records...YMCA National Qualifier...Also earned one varsity letter on crew.

PERSONAL:Born February 22nd, 1992...Daughter of Rocco Tricarico and Diane Morganthaler...Has a younger brother, Nicholas...An undecided liberal arts major who aims to attend graduate school...Enjoys photography, marine studies, and traveling to visit her family in Italy...Chose Siena due to its great sense of community...Also recruited by Assumption, Bentley, Bryant, C.W. Post, Fairfield, Holy Cross, Iona, Providence, Sacred Heart, the University of Rhode Island, and Wagner.

KUETERMAN ON TRICARICO:"Dana will be looked upon for her leadership as a captain and I expect her to have a good senior year in the sprint freestyle and butterfly."


Major: Enviromental Studies

Minor: Globalization studies, Psychology

What I like most about Siena College: The sense of community- it feels like everyone who goes her is part of one big family.

What I like most about my sport: It has taught me about hard work, sacrifice and has allowed to meet the most amazing people and lifelong friends.

What I like most about coach: He is easy to have conversations with.

Another Siena sport I follow: Baseball

Player I most relate to on the team: Amanda York, because we always seem to understand each other.

Best moment of the previous season: Getting 2nd place at ECAC's

My goal for the upcoming season: To get best times in the events that I typically swim, and to just take in and enjoy my last year of swimming.

My biggest fear: Clowns and Thunderstorms

My hobbies are: Scuba diving, skiing, traveling, surfing, going out on our boat

What is one thing you can't live without: My family

If I could travel anywhere, I would go: Egypt

If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: My stuffed animal hippo named "sprint"

My biggest fan: My dad

My before game/meet routine: I always listen to my "pump up" playlist and carry around my stuffed hippo wherever I go (unless I am actually racing..). I also like to visual my race beforehand.

Best advice I have ever received: Whatever you are, be a good one.

Most embarrassing moment: Getting sun poisoning and YMCA Nationals in Florida

Person I look up to the most: My parents- they have taught me almost everything I know about determination and hard work and have been supportive of me every step of the way.

Three words that describe me: outgoing, passionate, adventurous

If I could meet anyone, it would be: Derek Jeter

Sport/Position I always wanted to try: Even though I'm a girl, I always used to want to play baseball when I was younger.

When I am not playing my sport, you can find me: Napping, in the library or with my friends

One thing you can't live without: My camera

My dream job: Have my own TV show or own a scuba diving shop somewhere in the tropics.

If I had a million dollars, I would: Travel to places In the world I have yet to see

If I could have any pet, I would have: a slow loris

My dream car: I already have my dream car!

Future Plans: Travel, then go to graduate school for marine conservation

My Favorite...

Reality TV show? Say Yes to The Dress

Class at Siena College? Environmental Interpretation

Vacation spot? Italy

Twitter account to follow? @yourawaymessage @Chanelpuke

Color? Pink or green

Sports Teams? Yankees, Giants, Rangers

Website? National Geographic, Pinterest or Buzzfeed

Type of ice cream? Coffee

Phone app? Instagram or snap chat

Animal? Dolphins

Food? Surf and Turf, pickles

Movie? Wedding Crashers and Eat, Pray, Love

Song? Milkshake by Kelis and Stereo Love by Edward Maya

Pro Athlete? Derek Jeter

Number? 2

Pro Team? Yankees, Giants, Rangers

Actor/Actress? Channing Tatum