Hometown: Fairport, NY
2008: #57 MLB 6-2, 235 lbs. Sr.
2007: #57 MLB 6-2, 235 lbs. Jr.
2006: #57 LB 6-2, 220 lbs. So.
Started at middle linebacker in 10 of 11 games. Ranked 2nd on team in tackles (to Keiandre Hepburn) with 78 (47 solo), 19th in A10 conference, and 145th nationally. 14 tackles for loss including 4 sacks on the season. Twice honored as Blue Hen Touchdown Club Defensive Player of the Week (Hofstra, W&M). Named to Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference team.
2005: #57 LB 6-2, 215 lbs. Fr.r
Participated in all 11 games. Recorded 60 tackles, 39 solo, 6 for loss. First interception vs. Hofstra. Named to Atlantic-10 Academic All-Conference team.
High School: Fairport 6-2, 215 lbs.
Football, basketball, and baseball standout at Fairport High School...selected as Section and Monroe County Player of the Year at quarterback in football for coach Mike lerland as a senior in 2003...two-year starter at linebacker and quarterback in football...two-time all-county selection...led team to section finals as both a junior and senior...two-year starter in basketball for head coach Scott Fitch...second team all-county as a senior...team lost in sectional finals both seasons...Section Player of the Year in baseball in 2003 as a pitcher and outfielder for head coach Pete Grainger...two-time all-county selection...was 5-0 with a 3.80 earned run average and batted .375 as a senior...captained football and baseball teams.
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