45 Michael Bucchino
45 Michael Bucchino
Height: 5-10
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bow, N.H.
High School: Avon Old Farms
Position: DEFENSE

As a senior:
Saw action in 13 of 14 games for the Bobcats, picking up 11 ground balls and causing 10 turnovers ... Scored his first career goal at Holy Cross on Apr. 17 ... Caused two turnovers each against nationally-ranked Loyola (Feb. 27) and at Sacred Heart (Apr. 27) ... Scooped up a season-high five ground balls at Sacred Heart (Apr. 27) and two more against Bryant (May 1).

As a junior:
Saw action in four games, scooping up one groundball. 


As a sophomore:

Saw action in six games, picking up five ground balls ... won nine face-offs in spot duty.


As a freshman:

Saw action in three games ... won his only face off opportunity.


Before Quinnipiac:

A Second-Team All-Founders' League selection ... was named Most Improved Player two consecutive years ... led Avon Old Farms to two Founders' League Championships. 



The son of Iris and Joseph Bucchino ... born in White Plains, N.Y. ... has an older brother, AJ, a younger brother, David, and a younger sister, Rachel ... AJ played hockey at Wisconsin-River Falls and currently plays professionally in the ECHL ... a media studies major.