1978 Hermann Trophy Winner
College: University of Indiana
Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina
DiBernardo attended Indiana University where he played on the school's men’s soccer team for three seasons from 1976 to 1978. He had an immediate impact on the team, helping it to the 1976 NCAA Men's Soccer Championship which Indiana lost to San Francisco. In 1977, Indiana failed to make the NCAA post-season, but DiBernardo was selected as a first team All American. In 1978, Indiana reprised the 1976 season, making it to the championship game, but losing to San Francisco yet again. This year DiBernardo won the Hermann Trophy as the top collegiate soccer player in the country. At the end of the season, DiBernardo left Indiana and turned pro. He finished his collegiate career with 54 goals and 17 assists for 125 points.
DiBernardo would go on to make 20 appearances for the United States National Team and play in both the NASL and MISL over a 10 year professional career.
In 1991, Indiana University inducted DiBernardo into its Athletic Hall of Fame.