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At Navy: All-East candidate ... Navy's starting punter in each of the last two seasons ... tremendous athlete ... voted Midshipman of the Spring Semester (`08) by a board of his peers for the outstanding job he did in balancing athletics, academics and his military duties ... averaging 42.4 yards per punt (4073 yards on 96 punts) over his career which ranks second in the Navy record book ... candidate for the Ray Guy Award, which is given to the nation's most outstanding punter ... has earned two varsity letters.

2009: Averaged 43.09 yards per punt on 54 punts in 2009 with 13 of his punts fair caught, 19 downed inside the 20 and 12 punts of 50 yards or more ... ranked 22nd nationally in punting average and stands third on Navy's single-season leaderboard ... as a team, the Mids finished 14th in net punting, averaging 38.30 yards per punt ... owns 18-career punts of 50 or more yards including 12 during the `09 campaign ... forced to punt just twice in the Mids' win over Missouri in the Texas Bowl ... averaged 43.0 yards, including a long of 47 yards ... called upon to punt seven times against Army, the most since punting nine times against Notre Dame a year ago ... three of his seven punts against the Black Knights were 50+ yards, including a long of 52 ... averaged 43.0 yards on a season-high tying six punts at Hawai'i ... punted just twice against Delaware (43.0 avg) and a third in which the Blue Hens were called for roughing the kicker ... punted the ball a season-high six times in the Mids' loss to Temple ... averaged 39.8 yards against the Owls ... averaged a season-best 48.5 yards per punt in the win over Wake Forest ... booted a career-long 65-yard punt following the Mids' opening drive that would later be bested with under four minutes to play in the game when he kicked a 68-yarder against the Deacons ... battled the wind at SMU where he averaged just 38.4 yards on five punts ... pinned two of his five punts inside the 20-yard line against the Mustangs ... was not forced to punt against Rice until the Mids' eighth possession (4:00 minutes in 3rd Qtr) ... punted twice against the Owls for an average of 47.5 yards, including a long punt of 50 yards ... called upon to punt five times against Air Force ... owned a 41.8 average against Air Force that included a 52-yarder ... also pinned a pair of punts inside the 20 ... among his four punts at Pitt was a then career-long 63-yarder ... Navy did not punt in its win over Western Kentucky, the first time since the Ball State game in 2008 ... mishandled the snap in the second quarter of the Pitt game and illegally kicked the ball off the ground ... he was charged for a rush and a loss of eight yards ... booted a 49-yard punt among his three appearances in Navy's win over Louisiana Tech in its home-opener ... averaged 43.7 yards among the three punts he booted against No. 6 Ohio State in the season-opener.

2008: In his first season as Navy's punter, he averaged 41.6 yards among the 42 punts he took ... his 41.6 average is the fourth-best single-season punting average in Navy history and best since John Skaggs set the record (44.8 yds/punt) in 2001 ... placed 11 punts inside the 20 and had six punts of 50 yards or more, including a then career-long 55-yarder against Temple ... punted in 12 of the 13 games, as Navy did not punt in its season-opener against Towson ... recorded three punts for an average of 42.3 yards against Wake Forest in the EagleBank Bowl ... asked to punt three times in his first Army-Navy game ... averaged 35.7 yards which featured a 50-yarder ... after a poor snap sent the ball over his head, had the presence of mind to pick up the ball in the end zone and boot what likely was a 50-plus-yard punt despite being credited for just 13 yards ... punted twice for an average of 43.5 yards, including a long of 45 against Northern Illinois ... credited with eight punts against Notre Dame, as the ninth was blocked and returned for a touchdown ... averaged 45.8 yards on the day with a long of 52 yards against the Irish ... placed two punts inside of the 20 ... tied his single-game punting average of 48.0 with four punts for 192 yards against Temple ... booted a career-long 55-yard punt in the second quarter of the Temple contest after having punted a 50-plus yarder one other time in his career ... called upon to punt just twice against SMU, averaging 38.5 yards ... in his five punts against No. 23 Pitt, averaged 36.4 yards with a long of 48 ... asked to punt just three times iagainst Air Force, averaging 41.0 yards ... booted a long of 49 yards and placed two balls inside the 20-yard line ... punted six times at Wake Forest for an average of 39.7 ... his long in the game was a 48-yarder from deep in Navy territory ... booted a then career-long 52-yarder with five minutes to go in the second quarter in the win over Rutgers ... the drive prior to the 52-yarder, had a punt blocked by the Scarlet Knights that led to a TD ... punted the ball three times for 119 yards at Duke ... booted a career-long 46-yarder that was fumbled by the Blue Devils and recovered by Navy's Emmett Merchant ... made his punting debut in the Mids' opener against Towson ... booted a 32-yarder in his first appearance.

2007: Did not see any varsity action.

High School / Personal: A 2007 graduate of Maranatha High School, Delahooke earned two letters in football and track and four in soccer ... football team finished as the runner-up in the CIF Championship with an 11-3 record ... named Second-Team All-State (Calif.) in football as a senior ... was named team MVP and served as team captain of both the football and soccer teams ... a three-time All-CIF and four-time all-league honoree in soccer ... an avid surfer ... has competed competitively as a surfer in Mexico, Hawai'i and Costa Rica ... member of the National Honor Society ... full name is Kyle Douglas Delahooke ... born Feb. 17, 1989, in Arcadia, Calif. ... son of Todd and Melinda Delahooke ... majoring in international relations ... carries a 3.01 GPA.

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