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10/30/2015

Star and Share of CSFL Title on the Line for Sprint Football

Mids defeated Black Knights in 2014, 27-7

09/17/2015

Sprint Football Set to Begin Title Defense on Friday

Mids kick off 2015 schedule with non-conference game versus Longwood

09/14/2015

Sprint Football Named Winner of the Director of Athletics Cup

Mids won the CSFL championship with perfect 7-0 record in 2014

12/05/2014

Wellmon Named CSFL Most Valuable Player; 21 Mids Earn All-League Honors

Nine Mids selected to All-CSFL First Team

11/04/2014

Hampton and Mershon Earn CSFL Weekly Honors

Senior duo led Mids to 27-7 victory for 2014 Star and CSFL title

11/06/2013

Sprint Football versus Penn

Navy hosts Penn in its final home game of 2013

11/05/2013

Sprint Football versus Mansfield

Navy Sprint Football hosts Mansfield

10/29/2013

Sprint Football versus Franklin Pierce

Navy hosts Franklin Pierce in Sprint Football action

2014:
• Named to All-CSFL First Team
• Led the league with 10.0 sacks, a 1.67 sack per game average and 12.0 tackles for loss
• Had sacks in five of six games and 2.0 or more in four: 2.5 at Franklin Pierce, 2.0 at Mansfield, 2.0 versus Post and 2.0 versus Army
• Ranked 16th in the league with a 5.7-tackle per game average (34 in 6 games)
• Had five or more stops in four different games, including a season-high nine at Franklin Pierce (Oct. 25); 4.5 of those tackles versus Ravens were for a loss
• Named CSFL Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 4 in recognition of his eight-tackle, two-sack and one-fumble forced game versus Army for the Star (Oct. 31)

2013:
• Named to All-CSFL First Team
• Twice selected at the CSFL Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 18 & Oct. 23)
• Recorded the second-most tackles for loss in the league with 15.5 (3.5 versus both Franklin Pierce on Sept. 12 and versus Cornell on Oct. 19)
• Ranked third in the CSFL with 8.5 sacks, all of which came in the final five weeks of the season.
• Season-high for sacks was 3.5 against Cornell
• His 5.8 tackles per game average (35 in 6 games) was 17th-best in the league
• Twice had seven or more tackles in a game, including 12 versus Franklin Pierce • Forced one fumble, while recovering two

2012:
• Earned second-team All-CSFL after producing 28 tackles (21 solo, 7 assists), ranking third on the team
• Led the team in sacks with eight (38 yards) and his 10.5 tackles for loss tied for most on the team
• Returned a fumble 70 yards for a touchdown and had a season-high nine tackles (8 solo, 1 assist) against Coppin State (Sept. 14)
• Three of his four solo tackles were sacks in a win at Cornell (Oct. 12)
• Recovered a fumble in the end zone vs. Post (Sept. 28) for his second touchdown of the year

2011:
• Appeared in five games, starting the final two games on the defensive line
• Produced nine tackles (4 solo, 5 assists), including 3.5 tackles for loss (23 yards) with 2.5 sacks (16 yards)
• Had two solo sacks (11 yards) in win over Cornell (Oct. 28)
• Made a season-high five stops (1 solo, 4 assists) vs. Army (Nov. 4)

High School:
• Earned second-team all-state honors as a senior at Lee's Summit North
• Named team captain and MVP his senior season

Personal:
• Son of T. Bruce and Tracey
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