Position: Offensive Line
Height /Weight: 6-2 / 285
Hometown: Hazlet, N.J.
High School: Raritan HS
Major: Electrical Engineering
At Delaware: Delaware's first commitment in 2011 recruiting class...outstanding young prospect who will have the chance to learn the ropes from an experienced offensive line unit while adding depth...part of an offensive line that features four seniors and ranks among the top units in the nation.
High School: Two-way lineman for head coach Anthony Petruzzi at Raritan High School...two-year varsity letterwinner who served as team captain as a senior...earned all-division and All-Shore honors as a senior...earned All-Shore Academic honors and received the 2010 Vince Lombardi Award for conduct in championship game...started every game at offensive line his final two seasons and every game on defense his senior year...recorded 35 tackles as a senior...led team to an 8-3 record and a berth in the Central Jersey Group 2 semifinals in 2009 and to a 6-4 mark in 2010...lettered in track and field as a junior in 2010 as a shot putter and discus thrower.
Personal: Christian O. Marchena ("mar-chenna)...son of Jose and Grace Marchena...born May 6, 1993...has a younger sister engineering major at Delaware...father is a graduate of the University of South Carolina.Back To Football Home Football Story Archive