24 - Marc Bianchi
Marc Bianchi
Birth Date: 06/15/1981
Height: 6-3
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ithaca, N.Y.
High School: Northwood Prep (NEPSAC)
Position: D
2004-05: Saw action in all but one game last season...netted one goal and added five helpers for a total of six points...posted first goal of the season, second career-goal, against Sacred Heart (2/18/05)...registered a team-leading plus eight in league games. 2003-04: Participated in 20 games as sophomore...scored his first collegiate-goal to help the Crusaders secure the win over Mercyhurst and to clinch the Atlantic Hockey regular season title (2/27/04)...added an assist to tally two points for the season. 2002-03: Appeared in 12 games during his freshman season...tallied two points...recorded his first-career point, an assist, in his first game against Air Force (10/19/02)...tallied his second career assist in the 3-2 MAAC Quarterfinals victory over Army (3/15/03). Prior to Holy Cross: Played for Coach Tom Fleming at Northwood Prep...2001 and 2002 Charles Holt Hockey Award winner...tallied 8 goals and 58 assists in 76 games over two seasons...also was a member of the golf team...member of Ithaca High's 1999-00 New York State Division I State Championship....2000 First Team All-Star...registered four goals and 34 assists in 29 games at Ithaca...also played lacrosse at Ithaca. Personal: Marc David Bianchi was born July 19, 1983...parents are Douglas and Ann Bianchi...has one sister, Marisa, who was a member of Cornell's 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004 National Championship polo team...majoring in history...nicknamed "Biancs"...lists favorite hockey player as Jarome Iginla and favorite hockey team as the Buffalo Sabres...enjoys playing baseball, lacrosse, football and going waterskiing and fishing in his spare time.