Mids honored for performance against Air Force
Junior kicker from Bentonville, Ark.
The Mids scored a school-record 73 touchdowns, including a program-record 61 rushing TDs.
Meeting for just the second time in series history, the Mids make their first trip to Tampa to face the Bulls.
Will Worth's career-high 201 rushing yards and three touchdowns lead the way.
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The Midshipmen lose in shootout with Louisiana Tech in the Armed Forces Bowl, on December 23, 2016.
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• At Navy: Enters the fall as Navy’s starting kicker after starting every game there in 2016 ... coming off a solid sophomore campaign ... has good leg strength ... extremely accurate ... has earned one varsity letter.
• 2016: Thought to be Navy’s backup kicker at the beginning of fall camp, but a season-ending injury to senior DJ Grant-Johnson opened the door for a record-breaking season by Moehring ... made a school-record 65 (of 68) PATs in his first season as the Mids’ kicker ... finished the year with 89 points on 65 PATs and eight field goals which is the third-most points scored in a single season by a Navy kicker behind Matt Harmon’s 95 in 2008 and Austin Grebe’s 94 in 2015 ... averaged 57.5 yards on 87 kickoffs, sending three out of bounds ... tied his career long with a 40-yard field goal against LA Tech in the Armed Forces Bowl ... tied the Navy bowl record for most PATs with 6 against LA Tech ... tied previous marks set by Tom Vanderhorst vs. Cal in the 1996 Aloha Bowl and Joey Bullen vs. Colorado State in the 2005 Poinsettia Bowl ... with a pair of PATs against Army, he broke the school record for most made PATs in a season which was previously held by Austin Grebe who made 58 in 2015 ... connected on a 28-yard field goal against the Black Knights ... made a 23-yard field goal against Temple in the AAC Championship Game and also made his lone PAT attempt ... connected on nine of his 11 PATs in the win over SMU where he had one extra-point blocked and booted another wide ... it’s the second time this season he has made nine PATs in a single game and it’s tied as the third most in program history ... made a 29-yard field goal at East Carolina to go along with nine PATs ... the nine PATs stands tied as the third most in program history and the most made by a Navy player since Jon Teague made 10 against East Carolina on Nov. 6, 2010 ... connected on all six PATs against Tulsa ... was 4-for-4 on extra-points in the win over Notre Dame ... made all three of his extra-points at USF and kicked off seven times (31.6) ... connected on all six PATs in the Memphis game, however, hit the left upright on his lone field goal attempt (32 yds) ... averaged 61.0 yards on seven kickoffs against the Tigers ... named the AAC Special Teams Player of the Week following his performance against Houston ... having taken just two career field goals (making one) going into the Houston game, he was 3-for-3 against the Cougars with three consecutive career-long field goals of 24, 38 and 40 yards ... his first field goal tied the game at 10, his second field goal tied it at 10 and his final field goal sealed the win ... also made all five extra-points ... was 2-for-2 on PATs at Air Force, while kicking off twice for 103 yards ... missed the first extra-point of his career on Navy’s second TD against Tulane ... connected on all four of his PATs, but had his 32-yard field goal blocked in the second quarter by UConn’s Foley Fatukasi ... made his collegiate debut in the Mids’ opener against Fordham where he was flawless ... connected on all seven PATs and made a 23-yard field goal.
• 2015: Did not see any varsity action.
• High School / Personal: A 2015 graduate of Bentonville High School, Moehring was a two-sport athlete earning letters in football (3) and soccer (4) ... a two-time All-State (Ark.) and all-conference kicker who led the 2013 and ‘14 Bentonville football teams to the Arkansas Class 7A State Championship titles ... ranked as the #1 kicker in the country for the Class of 2015 by Chris Sailer Kicking, while Kohls Kicking ranked him #8 ... member of the Chris Sailer Top 12 ... made a 70-yard field goal in practice, while his long in a game his senior year was 49 ... a standout soccer player who was a four-time All-State and all-conference center back ... named the Arkansas Outstanding Defenseman of the Year his senior season ... led the 2014 and ‘15 Bentonville soccer teams to the Arkansas Class 7A State Championship titles ... member of the National Honor Society ... also received offers from Army West Point, Missouri, Tulane and Massachusetts ... son of Barry and Cindy Moehring ... majoring in economics.