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2009 Honorable Mention All-CSFL

• Started all seven games on the defensive line and tied for fourth on the team with 30 tackles
• Recorded at least one tackle in all seven games, including five multi-tackle games
• Produced a season-high nine stops in the Mid's 21-13 win over Salisbury JV
• Registerd four tackles, all solo, in 37-11 win over Penn
• Totalled 4.5 tackles for loss (6 yards) on the season

• Saw action in all-seven games, including a start in the Star Game against Army (10/31)
• Totaled 16 tackles, 4.0 of which came for a loss of six yards
• Led the team with two blocked kicks on the year
• Against Penn (10/24), he blocked a punt deep in Quakers territory that led to the go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter
• One game later, he blocked another punt in the fourth quarter against Army (10/31)
• Made season-high four tackles against Randolph-Macon JV (9/14)
• Produced 2.0 tackles for a loss against Princeton (10/17)

• Played in all-six games, including one start
• Finished fourth on the team with 26 tackles, with three of those stops coming in the backfield for a loss of four yards
• Picked off a pass and returned it two yards
• Also responsible for a forced fumble
• Started in the season opener at Frostburg State JV (9/9) and delivered five tackles, one for a loss
• Produced season-high nine stops, one for a loss, against Cornell in the Pride Bowl (10/7)
• Came up with six tackles in the Star Game at Army (11/2).

Before Navy:
• Spent one year at SUNY Maritime in Throggs Neck, N.Y.
• Served as the starting linebacker in his freshman season with the football program

High School:
• Attended Deer Lakes High School, where he earned three letters in football and track
• Two-time all-conference selection at linebacker
• Earned all-conference kudos in track
• Set school records in the 4x100-meter relay, 4x400-meter relay and 300-meter hurdles

• Son of Emery and Helena Persinger
• Born Jan. 22, 1988, in Pittsburgh, Pa.
• Majoring in electrical engineering

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