Cirovski on Marchiano: "Michael is a great leader, a fierce competitor and a great passer of the ball. He's an on-field extension of the coaches. Although he has had some difficult injuries throughout his career, he's worked unbelievably hard this summer to get into the best shape of his life. His commitment is second to none."
As a Junior in 2007: Good defensive midfielder ... started 11 games and appeared in 18 in that capacity ... as captain, led the Maryland defense that finished fourth in the ACC in goals allowed (23) and goals against average (1.01) ...chipped in on the offensive end with four assists which came in three-straight games ... assisted on the first goal of the game by Spencer Allen against Virginia (11/3) on Senior Night ... recorded a career-high two assists in a 5-0 victory against NC State (10/27) ... notched his first career assist in a 4-0 win against Villanova (10/16).
As a Sophomore in 2006: Saw increased time at defensive midfield with five starts and 15 games played ... earned back-to-back starts against UCLA (9/2) and Louisville (9/4) ... saw a season-high 73 minutes of action against the Cardinals ... also earned starts against NC State (9/16), Virginia (10/11), and Hartwick (10/19).
As a Freshman in 2005: Gained experience by seeing action in 12 games (including one start) ... earned first career start vs. St. Bonaventure (9/18) ... made collegiate debut and played 45 minutes vs. Cal State Fullerton (9/2).
Personal: The son of Sam and Melanie Marchiano ... born September 26, 1987 ... one of two children, with sister Meghan ... lists Roy Keane as favorite athlete ... enjoys all sports and video games ... chose Maryland to represent the state's school ... selected the Terps over Virginia and Wake Forest ... majoring in economics.
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