Bowl-bound Navy is looking for its first win over the Spartans in what will be the third meeting.
The Mids and Jaguars are meeting for the first time on the gridiron.
The series is deadlocked between the Mids and Scarlet Knights, 11-11-1.
At Navy: Enters the fall third on the depth chart at right guard behind Jake Zuzek and Ben Tamburello ... got a lot of reps this spring due to Zuzek being injured ... has good size.
2012: Did not see any varsity action.
2011: Did not see any varsity action.
2010: Did not see any varsity action.
High School / Personal: A 2009 graduate of Old Bridge High School, Mahler attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2009-10 academic year ... a three-sport who earned letters in football (2), swimming (4) and track & field (3) ... an all-area and all-county selection in football his junior and senior years ... served as team captain of the swimming team as a senior ... garnered all-area and all-county kudos in track his senior campaign ... son of Richard and Norma Mahler ... majoring in history.