Alberici Says - Good inside defender ... has great understanding of the team defense ... good help defender ... able to get out on the perimeter.
2010: Played in 16 of the team's 17 contests as a junior ... drew first career start in Army's 11-8 win versus Rutgers (Mar. 20) ... scooped up seven ground balls ... had two ground balls against both Air Force (Mar. 13) and Lehigh (Mar. 23).
2009: Saw action off the bench in three games during the year ... logged minutes in the season opener against VMI (Feb. 14) ... also got into the game against Syracuse (Feb. 20) and service-academy rival Air Force (Mar. 7) ... did not figure statistically.
2008: Appeared in one game during the season ... made his collegiate debut off the bench in Patriot League victory over Holy Cross (Mar. 22).
Prior To West Point: All-section and all-league selection at Somers H.S. ... three-year letterman and team captain as a senior ... spent freshman year at Trinity Pawling, earning a letter ... also lettered three times in in football and hockey ... all-league safety on the gridiron, while garnering all-section and all-league honors as a defenseman on the ice ... served as a captain for both squads.
Personal: Matthew David Marasco was born April 13, 1989 in Mt. Kisco, N.Y. ... parents are Richard and Anna Marie Marasco ... has three siblings, JoJo, Katie and Chris ... JoJo is a sophomore attackman on the lacrosse team at Syracuse ... enjoys cooking, hanging out with friends and going to dinner in his spare time ... favorite foods are Italian and cheesburgers ... has three dogs ... majoring in Management.