15 - Marc Trasolini
Marc Trasolini
Height: 6-9
Weight: 235
Year: Junior
Hometown: Vancouver, B.C., Canada
High School: Vancouver College HS
Position: Forward
Major: Finance

Trasolini Named As One of the Top 20 Mid-Major Power Forwards

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Bio/Stats

 

AS A JUNIOR IN 2010-11: Averaged 12.8 ppg, 0.9 bpg and 6.1 rpg in 26.4 mpg ... WCC Player of the Week (Feb. 28) ... 122 career blocks is No. 4 all-time ... scored 1,000th career point on Feb. 26 - 29th player in school history to score 1,000 career points (No. 24 currently with 1,100) ... six career-double-doubles ... 17 pts. and 10 reb. in win over CSUB ... 15 pts. and 9 reb. in 35 min. at USC ... 8 pts., 7 reb., 3 blks. vs. Rice ... 13 pts., 4 reb. vs. B-C ... vs. UNC, scored 7 pts. with 5 reb. and 2 stl. in 18 min. ... scored 19 pts. (9 of 13) with 4 reb. in 34 min. in Arizona loss ... was 7 of 12 from the field (3-6 from three) vs. Ohio, scoring 19 pts. with 7 reb. in 34 min. ... 7 pts. and 6 reb. in loss to UCSB ...  did not start, but scored 7 pts. with 6 reb. at SJSU ... played 25 mins. at UOP, scoring 8 pts. off the bench ... 16 pts. and 7 reb. in 18 min. vs. HBU ... 18 pts., including tying career-best with 3 threes, 6 reb. and 2 stl., in 35 min. vs WSU ... in win at CSUN scoring 12 pts., including tying career-high 3 threes, with 6 reb. in 19 min. ... in Fordham win scored season-high 22 pts. with 8 reb. and 3 blk. ... 15 pts., 7 reb., in 14 min. vs. Bethany ... 7 reb., 11 pts. vs. USF ... 10 pts., 5 reb. at SMC ... 11 pts. (6-8 in FT-FTA), 2 reb., 1 blk. in win over Gonzaga ... scored 14 pts., 7 reb., 2 stl. and 1 blk. in 31 min. vs. Portland ... game-high 18 pts., 7 reb., 2 blk. in win at Pepperdine ... 16 pts., 4 reb. in just 20 min. at LMU ... did not play vs. UCSC due to sprained ankle ... 8 pts., 7 reb., 1 blk. in 26 min. at USF ...  scored 6 pts. with 3 reb. in 17 min. vs. SMC ... scored 7 pts. in 21 min., and added 5 reb., 1 ast., 1 blk. in win vs. USD ... 10 pts., 2 reb., 1 ast., 2 blk. in 19 min. at Gonzaga ... posted 6 pts., 4 reb., 1 ast. at Portland ... started and hit career-highs in min. (43), pts. (31) and FT (17); tied a season-high with 2 ast., adding 9 reb., 2 blk. in win vs. LMU ...came off the bench and scored 21 pts. (tied a career-high 10 FG), 6 reb., 2 ast., 1 stl. in 30 min. to help in win over Pepperdine ... 22 pts., 8 reb., 2 ast. in win over LMU ... totaled 22 pts.,4 reb., 2 blk. in 28 min. vs. SMC ... reached a career-high 14 reb. in 32 min. vs. Northern Arizona - also posted 12 pts., 1 ast., 2 blk., 1 stl. ... scored 19 pts., 9 reb. in 24 min. vs. Air Force ... scored 6 pts. and grabbed 5 reb. at USF ... scored 4 pts., with 7 rebs. and 1 assist in win at SMU ... 12 pts. with 8 reb. and 3 ast. in CIT title win at Iona.

 

SUMMER 2010: Played for the Canadian Developmental Men's National Team, where he traveled to Europe to compete in an exhibition tour. Check out the photos from his trip here!

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009-10:
Marc Trasolini Emerges as a Leader
Averaged 13.7 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 1.6 bpg, playing 29.3 mpg ... led the team in points, rebounds and blocks ... played in every game, starting 27 ... 50 blocked shots on the year is No. 5 on the single season list ... 87 career blocks is No. 5 on the career blocks list; and is on pace to break John Bryant's school record (246, 2005-09) ... scored 23 points, going 7-for-11 from the field, hitting 8-for-10 from the free line line, and 1-for-1 from 3P range, also added career-high 12 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 blocks vs. Menlo ... was 6-for-7 from the floor and grabbed 7 rebounds against Northern Arizona ... 12 rebounds and 9 points in 30 minutes before fouling out against Fresno State ... 15 points including going 5-for-5 from the line, 6 rebounds and 2 blocks at UCSB ... shot 50% from the field, including 11-14 from the free throw line in a 22-point effort vs. No. 23 UNLV ... grabbed second double-double of the year (third career) with 22 points and 11 rebounds vs. Dominican ... scored game-high 17 points, 6 rebounds and 3 blocks in 34 minutes at Rice ... scored 17 points, including game winning free throws vs. Pacific; and also grabbed 5 rebounds and 3 blocks in 35 minutes ... was a perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line against Northeastern along with 14 points and 8 rebounds ... 11 points vs. Wofford, shooting 50% from the field and 5-for-6 from the line, with 7 rebounds, two blocks, and an assist and a steal ... solid effort vs. Harvard, shooting 8-for-9, including a three-pointer and drained 5-of-7 free throws, adding 6 rebounds and 3 blocks in 33 minutes ... was held scoreless for the first time this season vs. USD, going 0-6 from the field with no free throw attempts ... was 1 rebound shy of his third double-double of the season, scoring 18 points and 9 rebounds vs. Saint Mary's ... scored a career-high 26 points vs. San Francisco, going 10-for-15 from the field and 5-for-5 from the FT line, also adding 2 blocks ... shot 4-for-6 from beyond the arc, a career high, and also had a career 5 blocks vs. Gonzaga ... went 7-for-10 from the free throw line and added 7 rebounds at San Diego ... got his third double-double vs. LMU with 10 rebounds and 16 points, also adding 2 assists and a block ... led the team in scoring vs. Pepperdine with 16 points and 8 rebounds ... played a season-high 36 minutes vs. San Francisco, scoring 17 points ... shot 6-for-9 at Portland.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008-09:
WCC ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM
Started and played on U-19 Canadian Team that finished seventh at World U-19 Championships in New Zealand with an 82-74 win over France. Trasolini, who battled mono last spring and was unable to play for almost a month and a half prior to leaving for New Zealand, battled back to average 7 ppg, 4.8 rpg, shooting 51.3 % from the field during the tournament ... started 20 of the last 21 games and played 24.6 mpg, adding 6.7 ppg and 4.8 rpg ... collected 1.2 bpg ... finished tied with John Bryant's freshman record for shots blocked (37) ... shot 68.1% from the field, breaking both the single season record (64.7%, Mike Stewart, 1972) and freshman record (62.6%, Jens Gordon, 1986) at SCU ... scored 7 points vs. Arizona ... 7 rebounds at Montana, scoring 4 points ... scored 5 points with 5 rebounds and 4 blocks in the win at SJSU ... scored 21 points off the bench, scoring 2 points with 3 rebounds and a steal in the win over Sac State ... after missing three straight games with a sore back, grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds with 4 points, 4 assists and 4 blocks vs. Stanford ... grabbed 9 rebounds and scored a career-high 10 points, with 1 steal, 1 block and 1 assist in 29 minutes of play ... scored a career-high 24 points with 10 rebounds in a loss at UNH ... 10 points and 6 rebounds vs. San Diego ... scored 9 points with 8 rebounds in win over USF ... scored 11 points with 3 blocks in 21 minutes in win vs. LMU ... scored 4 points and grabbed 4 rebounds with 1 block in win at LMU ... had WCC career-best 16 points (making 8 of 9) with 4 rebounds and 2 blocks in a career-high 34 mpg at USF ... scored 14 points, had 6 rebounds and 2 assists vs. Gonzaga ... in a career-high 38 minutes, scored 12 points, with 7 rebounds and 4 steals vs. Portland ... 7 of 9 from the field with 8 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal WCC Tourney win over USD... vs. Gonzaga in the WCC Tourney semi-finals he scored 5 points with 6 rebounds.  

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Vancouver College High School, he was named the 2008 Mr. Basketball for British Columbia and was on the All-Canadian First Team ... played on the Canadian U-18 team that won a bronze medal at the 2008 FIBA Americas Tournament in Argentina and was the third-leading scorer ... averaged 28 ppg, 12 rpg and 4.5 bpg his senior year, leading his team to a 28-3 record and a third place finish at the Telus British Columbia Boys AAA Championship ... averaged 23 ppg, 10 rpg, 5 bpg, 3 apg and 2 spg his junior year under head coach John Tagalao ... also played football (coached by Jen Hon Choo) and soccer (coached by Brian Devenport) ... B.C.s earned a bronze medal at the Canadian U-17 tournament in 2007, with Trasolini putting up 30 points and pulling down 10 rebounds in the bronze medal game against Ontario ... scored 30 points vs. USA in Nike Global Games. A 2008 graduate of Vancouver College High School, he was named the 2008 Mr. Basketball for British Columbia and was on the All-Canadian First Team ... played on the Canadian U-18 team that won a bronze medal at the 2008 FIBA Americas Tournament in Argentina and was the third-leading scorer ... averaged 28 ppg, 12 rpg and 4.5 bpg his senior year, leading his team to a 28-3 record and a third place finish at the Telus British Columbia Boys AAA Championship ... averaged 23 ppg, 10 rpg, 5 bpg, 3 apg and 2 spg his junior year under head coach John Tagalao ... also played football (coached by Jen Hon Choo) and soccer (coached by Brian Devenport) ... B.C.s earned a bronze medal at the Canadian U-17 tournament in 2007, with Trasolini putting up 30 points and pulling down 10 rebounds in the bronze medal game against Ontario ... scored 30 points vs. USA in Nike Global Games.  

PERSONAL: Parents are Franco and Donna Trasolini with both parents graduating from UBC ... on the Honor Roll all four years of high school ... has three younger siblings: Cristina, Andrew and Sarina ... business major.

Below - watch each 'Traz Tid-Bit' from the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games.

 

'TRAZ TID-BITS' FINAL EPISODE!' Featuring MarcTrasolni and his MVPs and favorite moments of the Winter Games

'TRAZ TID-BITS' HOCKEY GOLD FOR CANADA!' Featuring MarcTrasolni and his Bronco teammate Phillip Bach!

'TRAZ TID-BITS Day 14!' Featuring MarcTrasolni and his Bronco teammates!

'TRAZ TID-BITS Day 14!' Featuring MarcTrasolni and his Bronco teammates Phillip Bach, Ben Dowdell, Troy Alexander and assistant coach James Ware!

'TRAZ TID-BITS Day 10!' Featuring MarcTrasolni and his three siblings!

'TRAZ TID-BITS Day Five!' Featuring MarcTrasolni!

'TRAZ TID-BITS Day Three!' Featuring MarcTrasolni!

'TRAZ TID-BITS Day Two!' Featuring MarcTrasolni!

'TRAZ TID-BITS Day One!' Featuring MarcTrasolni!