ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
87 - Marco Iannuzzi
Marco Iannuzzi
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
High School: St. Francis
Position: WR
Major: Architecture and Environmental Science
House Affiliation: Mather

At Harvard
2010:
Iannuzzi averaged 34.5 yards per kickoff return in 2010, making him Harvard’s all-time leader in that category. For his career, Iannuzzi averaged 26.5 yards per return, which also places him atop Harvard’s all-time list. He is the first player to have two kickoff returns for a touchdown in a single season ... Had four catches for 52 yards and a touchdown in the season opener against Holy Cross ... Had 194 all-purpose yards at Brown with a 21-yard touchdown catch and a 95-yard kickoff return for a touchdown ... Returned two kickoffs for a total of 92 yards with a 50 and a 42-yarder at Lafayette but broke his clavicle in the game ... Playing for the first time in 49 days against Yale, Iannuzzi took his first kickoff return 84 yards for a touchdown to start the second half. The run sparked a Harvard team that had trailed throughout the game and paved the way for a 28-21 win ... Also caught a 46-yard pass against the Bulldogs ... Named national kickoff returner of the week by College Football Performance Awards and the Ivy League Special Teams Player of the Week.

2009: Appeared in all 10 games and had 22 receptions for 233 yards and a touchdown ... Returned 15 kickoffs for 344 yards with a long of 57 against Penn ... Totaled 695 all-purpose yards ... Had 72 all-purpose yards including a 30-yard reception in a win over Brown on Sept. 25 .. Had three catches for 22 yards and 29 return yards (one kick, one punt) in a win at Lehigh ... Had 175 all-purpose yards against Lafayette .. Had 163 all-purpose yards against Penn with 51 receiving yards (3 catches) and 83 kickoff return yards on two attempts.

2008: Started the first two games at wide receiver before suffering a collarbone injury and missing the next seven before returning to play against Yale ... Pulled down 11 receptions for 174 yards, including a 68-yard fourth quarter touchdown pass in a 25-24 win over Holy Cross in the season opener ... had three catches for 31 yards against Brown ... Caught a 39-yard pass against Yale.

2007: Earned rare playing time for a freshman wide receiver, appearing in five games while also returning kickoffs ... Caught passes against Penn and Yale ... Averaged 20 yards on five kickoff returns and had 34 yards on eight punt returns ... Major H recipient. 

Background
Concentrating in Architecture and Environmental Science ... Unanimous All-Calgary selection at St. Francis ... Helped football team to a 29-game winning streak spanning three seasons ... All-conference player in the Canadian Junior Football League, leading the league in yards per reception (22.7 yards per catch) ... Team rookie of the year and special teams MVP ... MVP of high school all-star game.