Hometown: Albion, PA
2008: #34 FS 5-11, 180 lbs. So.
2007: #34 FS 5-11, 175 lbs. Fr.
High School: Northwestern 5-11, 175 lbs.
Played quarterback and free safety at Northwestern High School for head coach and father James Cipalla...will play defensive back at Delaware...led team to 17-10 record over the last three seasons...second team All-State defensive back as a senior in 2006...2006 Region 3 Player of the Year....three-time first team all-region defensive back and two-time all-region quarterback...holds school record with 13 career interceptions, including a 107-yard interception return for a touchdown...for his career, rushed for 1,641 yards and 21 touchdowns, threw for 1,502 yards and 13 touchdowns, and recorded 221 tackles and 13 interceptions...also competed in track and field and basketball in high school...finished second in the state in the high jump (6-8) and ninth in the 200 meters (22.3) as a junior and was named the district Athlete of the Year...was an all-region selection in basketball as a sophomore...son of James and Kate Cipalla...last name pronounced “suh-paula”
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