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Sprint Football Concludes Road Schedule at Post University

Navy is 6-0 all-time against Post, outscoring the Eagles, 228-47.


Sprint Football Drops Star Game to Army

Midshipmen unable to overcome slow start and fall to Black Knights in West Point.


Sprint Football Blanks Chestnut Hill, 43-0

Navy improves to 4-1 on the season.

2017 (Junior): Played in five games during the season … Recorded 12 total tackles (nine solo, three assisted) … Registered 4.0 tackles for loss, including a sack … Had a season-high four tackles – all solo – with 3.0 tackles for loss at Army West Point … Added three tackles against Cornell and Caldwell with two stops at Post … Notched a sack for four yards at Post.

2016 (Sophomore): Played in four games on the year … Recorded 12 tackles (six solo, six assisted) with 2.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, and a quarterback hurry … Had a season-best five tackles (three solo) with 2.0 tackles for loss, including a sack against Chestnut Hill, while adding a quarterback hurry … Combined for a sack against Post in a four-tackle (four assisted) effort … Had three solo stops against Mansfield.

2015 (Freshman): Participated in four games as a reserve defensive lineman … Made first career appearance versus Longwood on Sept. 18 and made a season-high four tackles, including one tackle for loss … Recorded his fifth and final tackle of the season at Mansfield on Sept. 26.

High School / Personal: Lettered three times each in football and track and field at Lakeland High School … Earned All-State (Class AA), All-Region and All-League honors in football from 2011 through 2013, while taking home All-Region and All-League nods for track and field from 2012 to 2014 … Served as a team captain for both football and track squads … Lakeland HS finished runner-up in the Pennsylvania PIAA D2 football championship in 2012 and 2013 … Prepped at New Mexico Military Institute during 2014-15 school year … Member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta … Son of Robert and Lisette.


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