DellaVecchia to play at Stonehill
St. Joseph High School is pleased to announce that senior Joe DellaVecchia has signed a National Letter of Intent to play football at Stonehill College in Easton, MA. DellaVecchia, son of Joe (St. Joseph head football coach) and Kathleen DellaVecchia, is from Stratford.
DellaVecchia, a quarterback, led St. Joseph to back-to-back state titles in 2009 and 2010. He was named All-State and All-FCIAC in 2009 and 2010. He was honored as the Patch.com Player of the Year and the CT Old Spice Player of the Year in 2010. He was named Most Valuable Player of the 2010 Class S state championship playoffs. In 2010, St. Joseph finished with a 10-3 record after defeating Ansonia, 49-28, in the Class S championship game. The Cadets finished as high as No. 3 in final state polls. In 2009, SJ finished 10-2 overall and won the Class SS state title defeating Montville, 14-3.
For his career, DellaVecchia threw 477 completions for 7,710 yards and 85 touchdowns, all state records. He also rushed for 1,251 yards and 11 touchdowns in his career. His career total of 8,961 yards from scrimmage is also a state record. In 2010, while serving as a team captain, DellaVecchia threw for 3,075 yards and 37 touchdowns, both school records.