Senior nose guard and co-captain from Monessen, Pa.
Navy's last five-game winning streak was in 2009 en route to a 10-4 record and a Texas Bowl win over Missouri.
• At Navy: Should add depth to the offensive line ... returns to the team after not playing as a junior ... hard worker that has a great attitude.
• 2014: Was not a member of the team.
• 2013: Did not see any varsity action.
• 2012: Did not see any varsity action.
• High School / Personal: A 2011 graduate of Lemon Bay High School, Laniewski attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2011-12 academic year ... a two-sport athlete who earned four letters in weight lifting and three in football ... served as team captain of the football team his senior year ... a two-time state qualifier and sectional champion in weight lifting (2010, `11) ... also took recruiting visits to Bucknell, Brown, Georgia Southern, Massachusetts and Yale ... serves as Vice President and is the co-founder of Think Pink, raising money for breast cancer ... member of the National Honor Society ... son of Clement and Lisa Laniewski ... majoring in international relations.