• GoPrincetonTigers.Tv Princeton Store Tickets
  • Donate Live Events Live Stats
Local Newspapers, Coach Bob Surace Provide Chuck Dibilio Updates
Send this article to a friend Print RSS
Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications
Release: 01/25/2012

Less than one week following a stroke, reports on the current condition of Princeton freshman Chuck Dibilio have been upbeat.

Tom Hinkel of The Express-Times had this report Monday, which included the following quote from the father of the 2011 Ivy League Football Rookie of the Year:

"He's making huge strides," said Chuck's father, also named Chuck Dibilio. "Physically, he's back to normal. His speech is back to normal. He has a clear recollection of what happened. The only problem he has is with speech recognition, and that will come with time."

Keith Groller of The Morning Call has devoted space in his own column to Dibilio's recovery, including this posting on Tuesday. He spoke with Bonnie Coyle Ronco, Chuck's mother and a doctor. Included are the following two quotes (the latter is on the well-wishes and support Chuck has received):

"He understands what has happened. I've been very honest with him," she said. "He's typical Chuckie. He's smiling and says everything is going to be fine and he's going to get through this. He's not going to let anything keep him down. It's what has gotten me through the last few days."

"To see this support and how the whole community has just wrapped their arms around him ... it has been beautiful. It has carried me through some of the harder days and it means so much to Chuck."

Princeton head coach Bob Surace offered his thoughts Wednesday morning as well.

"I continue to be encouraged by the progress Chuck Dibilio is making on a daily basis," Surace said. "It is no surprise to anyone that knows Chuck that he is facing every challenge presented to him by the medical staff with the same enthusiasm, competitiveness and effort that we saw on the football field. I appreciate the outpouring of support that the Princeton football family has given Chuck to help him towards a full recovery."

The Princeton football program has created a Facebook page entitled 'Get Well Wishes For Chuck Dibilio' where people can go for both "updated information on his recovery, and also allow for the continued support of his Tiger family."

Back
ETAPVCFriends Groups
Free VideosTiger BlogMore Headlines

TigerBlog , the official blog of Princeton Athletics.

July 11, 2014 - The 11th Of July
Tags: General

July 10, 2014 - The Real World Championships Begin
Tags: Lacrosse

July 9, 2014 - Blowout
Tags: World Cup

July 8, 2014 - Fun In The Pool
Tags: World Cup

July 7, 2014 - Hot Dogging
Tags: soccer, basketball

May 15, 2014 TigerCast
Rowers Will Gillis (heavyweights) and Ed Northrop (lightweights)...
May 8, 2014 TigerCast
Molly Higgins and Adam Bragg join TigerCast to discuss the...
May 1, 2014 TigerCast
Junior Erin McMunn joined the latest edition of TigerCast to...
Football Camp
FB_Information Central
Hyatt Slider

Sports Camps
PNC Bank
Tyco Community Spotlight
   
   
Athlete of the Week
Presented by Coach USA
Returns Sept. 8
National Champions
Julia Ratcliffe Wins Title
Championship Streak Now 43
Princeton Sports Properties
Official Corporate Partners
Join the Princeton Corporate Partner Team
Sports Tickets
Proud Partner of Princeton Athletics
Buy and sell college and pro sports tickets
Email Updates
Don't Miss a Minute of the Action
Sign up to receive exclusive Princeton Tiger email updates