Courtice, Ontario, Canada
Holy Trinity HS
At Delaware: Third-year member of the squad who is expected to add valuable contributions as a member of the Blue Hens' No. 2 midfield unit...former indoor lacrosse player who adds quickness and good stick skills to the lineup.
2010 Season: Saw action in season opener vs. Saint Joseph's but did not record a statistic in a backup role...missed the remainder of the season with injuries.
2009 Season: Did not see game action as a freshman and retained redshirt status.
High School: Played football, hockey and lacrosse at Holy Trinity High School...two-year letterwinner in football at quarterback...two-year letterwinner as a center in hockey...four-year letterwinner in lacrosse at midfield...led team to four Lossa Finals appearances and two championships...lacrosse Most Valuable Player from 2005-08...football league Most Valuable Player in 2006...hockey Most Valuable Player from 2006-08...class Valedictorian...Mayor's Award winner for academic excellence...public speaking award winner.
Personal: Nicholas Marshall Diachenko ('duh-chenko")...born Jan. 4, 1990...son of Dennis and Antonella Diachenko...has one brother Stefen....international business major at Delaware with a minor in Italian...worked at a construction job over the summer...enjoys fishing, dirtbiking and snowboarding in free time...father is a contractor and mother is a business owner.