April 3, 2014
Harrisburg, Pa. - Former NC State midfielder Danny DiPrima signed with the USL's Harrisburg City Islanders, and will join the Isles as a rookie in 2014.
"We are proud of Danny for achieving the goal of signing a professional contract," said NC State head coach Kelly Findley. "He has worked very hard for this opportunity and it is well deserved. We know he will be a great asset to the Islanders team and organization, and look forward to following his success."
DiPrima is a product of the City Islanders Youth Academy and a graduate of Northern York High School in the Harrisburg area.
The midfielder had a terrific collegiate career at NC State. During his three year run with the Wolfpack, DiPrima appeared in 51 matches, netting four goals and dishing out five assists. The York native transferred to NC State during his sophomore season after beginning his career at St. John’s University in Queens, New York. DiPrima is also a member of the Harrisburg Heat professional indoor team.
Prior to his NCAA career at NC State, DiPrima had an outstanding youth career with Northern York High School and the Harrisburg City Islanders Youth Academy. At Northern, DiPrima was a four-year varsity starter at and earned first-team all-conference honors as a junior and senior. He was also voted conference player of the year as a junior. DiPrima captained the Polar Bears during both his junior and senior seasons at Northern.
“Danny is another example of the quality of talent coming out Central Pennsylvania. We are excited to have Danny join our team and are proud to add another Central Pennsylvania player to our roster” said Islanders Head Coach Bill Becher.