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• 38 Consecutive Regular Season Wins (2006-10) • 62-21 Overall Record Since 2007 • 8 Capital One Academic All-Americans ® • 6 NCAA Division III All-Americans • 4 Seasons in the AFCA Top 25 (2007-10) • 3 Draddy Trophy “Academic Heisman” Semifinalists • 3 Gagliardi Trophy Finalists (DIII Player of the Year) • 4 UAA Championships (2007-09, 11) • 6 UAA Defensive Players of the Year • 4 UAA Offensive Players of the Year • 4 UAA Special Teams Players of the Year • 3 UAA Rookies of the Year


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GENERAL INFORMATION UNIVERSITY FACTS

Name............... Case Western Reserve University Location..............................Cleveland, Ohio 44106 Founded........................................................... 1826 Federated......................................................... 1967 Enrollment (fall 2014)...................... 10,771 (total) 4,911 (undergraduates) 5,860 (graduate and professional) Faculty............................................. 3,155 full-time Staff..................................................................3,097 President.................................. Barbara R. Snyder Alma Mater...................The Ohio State University Schools & Colleges.... Case School of Engineering College of Arts & Sciences Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing Mandel School for Applied Social Sciences School of Dental Medicine School of Graduate Studies School of Law School of Medicine Weatherhead School of Management

ATHLETIC FACTS

Nickname.................................................. Spartans Colors....................................... Navy, Gray & White Affiliation..................................... NCAA Division III Conference...........University Athletic Association Football Affiliate Conference.... Presidents’ Athletic Director of Athletics........................... Amy Backus Associate Athletic Directors............Karen Farrell, Pat Kennedy, Rebecca Copeland Assistant Athletic Directors................. Gary Pillar, Jon Schwartz Team Physician....................Dr. Shana Miskovsky Emeritus Team Physician.... Dr. Tom McLaughlin Head Athletic Trainer....................... Jessica White Home Field.........................................DiSanto Field Surface/Capacity.......................... FieldTurf/2,400

PROGRAM FACTS

First year of football (CWRU)......................... 1970 All-time record...................................... 201-227-4 NCAA Playoff appearances...................................3 Last............................................. 2009, First Round

TABLE OF CONTENTS CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY

About Case Western Reserve...............................4 President................................................................5 Vice President for Student Affairs.......................6 Director of Athletics...............................................6 Media Relations.....................................................7 Broadcast Team.....................................................7 Live Coverage.........................................................7 DiSanto Field......................................................8-9

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Coaching Staff................................................10-15 Season Preview..............................................16-19 Roster..............................................................20-21 2015 Players...................................................22-54

2014 IN REVIEW

2014 Results.........................................................55 2014 Statistics................................................55-59

OPPONENT INFORMATION

Series Records......................................................60 Future Schedules.................................................61 2015 Opponents.............................................61-66 Academic Bowl.....................................................66

HISTORY & RECORDS

Individual Records.........................................67-69 Team Records.......................................................70 Coaching Records.................................................71 Year-by-Year Results....................................72-77 All-Americans.......................................................78 Academic All-Americans.....................................79 All-Conference................................................80-81 Team Awards........................................................82

CONFERENCE INFORMATION

About the UAA................................................83-84 About the PAC......................................................85

CREDITS

The 2015 Case Western Reserve University football media guide was produced by the CWRU Sports Information Office; Cover Design: Lauren Butler, Assistant Sports Information Director; Editing: Jon Schwartz and Lauren Butler; Photography: Ryan Baker, Martin Santek, Lynne Browske and Tony Morrison, Rick Kruszynski, and Daniel Robison

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CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY Case Western Reserve University is among the nation’s leading research institutions. Founded in 1826 and shaped by the unique merger of the Case Institute of Technology and Western Reserve University, Case Western Reserve is distinguished by its strengths in education, research, service and experiential learning. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, Case Western Reserve offers nationally recognized programs in the arts and sciences, dental medicine, engineering, law, management, medicine, nursing and social sciences. Since 1913, Case Western Reserve has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and many individual programs are accredited by nationally recognized professional associations. With an endowment of more than $1.4 billion, Case Western Reserve, in partnership with individuals, corporations, and foundations, supports about 100 designated academic

Circle, Case Western Reserve offers students and faculty extraordinary access to learn from and partner with nationally and internationally renowned practitioners in the arts, medicine and business. Case Western Reserve attracts renowned faculty whose expertise crosses numerous disciplines, reaches every corner of the world, and makes significant contributions to the way people live and work.

and research centers and receives more than $400 million in external awards for research each year. About 10,000 students, 40 percent undergraduate, are enrolled at the university. Students hail from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. A strategic leader in Cleveland’s cultural district of University 4

Virtually all faculty hold a doctorate or other appropriate terminal degree. The university counts 16 Nobel laureates among its alumni and current and former faculty, including the first American scientist to ever receive the prize. Designated as one of the best places to work in Cleveland, Case Western Reserve generates a $1 billion impact on the region’s economy each year.

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PRESIDENT BARBARA R. SNYDER Barbara R. Snyder became president of Case Western Reserve University on July 1, 2007. A professor who began her academic career as a faculty member at our School of Law, she returned to campus committed to increasing academic excellence, enhancing faculty collaboration, and improving alumni engagement. Eight years later, the university is experiencing unprecedented success in each of these areas. Graduates and other supporters have dramatically increased donations and pledges each year; in 2010-2011, their $126.2 million commitments set an all-time record for the university. In addition, the overall number of donors has climbed steadily, while the size of the average gift grew by 80 percent since 2007. This progress enabled the university to launch Forward Thinking, the university’s $1 billion capital campaign, with more than 60 percent of the goal raised during the quiet phase. As President Snyder worked to establish strong relationships with alumni and other external stakeholders, she and her leadership team also worked closely with faculty on the university’s academic direction. By the end of President Snyder’s initial year, the university had adopted its first strategic plan in nearly two decades. The document emphasized the importance of interdisciplinary initiatives, among them energy, advanced materials, and human health. It also urged increased attention to internationalization and diversity; within seven months of the plan’s adoption, the university had created and filled new leadership positions in each area. Undergraduate applications to Case Western Reserve have doubled since she arrived, to a total of 14,700 in 2012. Meanwhile, selectivity has grown by more than a third, and academic credentials have climbed dramatically. In 2011, The Huffington Post named Case Western Reserve among the nation’s nine “trendiest colleges,” a list that also included Columbia and Yale universities.

That same year The Washington Monthly placed Case Western Reserve seventh on its list of universities that contribute to the common good. Finally, in 2011 U.S. News & World Report ranked the university 38 th – up four places from where it stood when President Snyder arrived. Looking ahead, Case Western Reserve continues to seek ways to build upon its strengths. The president and university leaders also are committed to a community culture that nurtures the inherent possibility of all of its members – one that is welcoming, inclusive, and committed to transparency. Snyder assumed the Case Western Reserve presidency after serving as Executive Vice President and Provost of The Ohio State University. Prior to becoming Provost, Snyder served as Vice Provost for Academic Policy and Human Resources and filled in as the university’s Interim Vice President for University Relations. As a professor at OSU’s Moritz College of Law, she also served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and as Director of the Center for Socio-Legal Studies. In 1997, the school’s third-year students voted to give Snyder the College of Law Outstanding Professor Award. She held the Joanne W. Murphy / Classes of 1965 and 1973 Professorship. Snyder joined OSU’s Moritz College of Law in 1988, after spending five years as a professor at Case Western Reserve’s School of Law. She joined Case Western Reserve after serving as an associate at the Sidley & Austin law firm in Chicago. She graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, where she served as executive editor of its law review, and earned her bachelor’s degree from Ohio State.

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V.P. FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS LOU STARK Lou Stark has served as the Vice President for Student Affairs at Case Western Reserve since July of 2013.

He received an M.S. in Education in Counseling from Hofstra University, a B.S. in Psychology from Davis and Elkins College (W. Va.) and did additional graduate work in higher education administration. He received a certificate in management from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane.

Prior to arriving at CWRU, he served as the Vice President for Student Affairs at Coe College (Iowa) for 16 years. Stark also served as the Vice President for Student Life at Central College (Iowa), and prior to that, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at Tulane University (La.) and Associate Dean at Washington University in St. Louis. He has also held a variety of other student affairs positions.

Stark is a past President and a former Board member of the Iowa Student Personnel Association and has served on numerous other boards. Most recently, he served on the NCAA Division III Management Council. Previously, he has served on the President’s Council/Management Council Joint Legislative Steering Committee, the Strategic Planning and Finance Committee, and the ConventionPlanning Subcommittee.

DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS AMY BACKUS Named to her post on April 18, 2014, Amy Backus enters her second year as Director of Athletics and Chair of Physical Education at Case Western Reserve. Formerly the senior associate athletic director at Yale University, Backus brings the Spartans a quarter century of experience as a basketball coach along with a decade of work in athletics administration. A former basketball standout at nearby Vermilion High School, Backus began her professional career at her college alma mater, Central Michigan University. After graduation, Backus spent a year as a CMU assistant coach before claiming her first head coach position at then Otterbein College (now Otterbein University). She went on to secure similar positions at Middlebury College and Northwestern University before arriving at 6

Yale in 1999. Prior to arriving in Connecticut, she earned a master’s degree in administration and supervision with an emphasis on higher education from Loyola University of Chicago. While at Yale, she also served as national chair of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Rules Committee and as a member of both the NCAA Division I Academic Performance Advisory Group and its Legislative Council. Within Yale University, meanwhile, she was a member of the Intercultural Affairs Council, Committee on Sexual Misconduct, Alcohol Policy Committee, and Safety Net Committee—the last one a group of staff and student leaders dedicated to supporting health and safety on campus. Backus is also a member of the NCAA’s Gender Equity Task Force, a group of 11 commissioners, college presidents and athletics directors, the goal of which is to move the needle on gender equity in college sports.

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JON SCHWARTZ

Asst. A.D./Sports Information Director Office Phone: (216) 368-6517 E-mail: jon.schwartz@ case.edu

LAUREN BUTLER

Assistant Sports Information Director Office Phone: (216) 368-4360

MEDIA REQUESTS Contact the CWRU Sports Information Office for working credentials and press box space at DiSanto Field as well as press releases, statistics, feature stories, photos and other information regarding the Spartans. Pre-game notes and complete NCAA statistics are provided at each home contest. All interview, photo and credential requests must be coordinated through the CWRU Sports Information Office. Access to practice must be set up in advance, and postgame interviews with players and coaches will be granted after a 10-minute cool-down period.

E-mail: lauren.butler@ case.edu

LIVE COVERAGE Live broadcasts of each of the five Case Western Reserve University home football games in 2015 will be provided by MediaVision. MediaVision, a division of Information Technology Services at Case Western Reserve University, helps faculty and staff create interactive and experiential curriculums, websites and campus events, and promote programs and research discoveries through the use of multimedia. Fans can access the live broadcasts online for free via the official website of the Spartans, athletics.case.edu. The site is also home to all things related to CWRU football, including live statistics, game previews and recaps, box scores, statistics, and more.

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DISANTO FIELD HOME OF THE SPARTANS

The 2015 season will mark the 11th year that the Case Western Reserve University football team has called DiSanto Field home. The 2,400-seat, state-of-the-art stadium and surrounding residence hall complex opened in August of 2005 as Case Field and was renamed in October of 2013 as DiSanto Field. The facility boasts many distinguishing features, such as its spacious locker rooms, updated press box, field surface and surrounding track. The entire complex was built at a total cost of $126 million. ”As a coach and recruiter, you want to be able to show prospects a facility that they would be proud to call home during their collegiate career,” said Head Coach Greg Debeljak. ”The players and parents who visit our complex walk away with that feeling and more.” After playing over 35 years of football at Finnigan Field, the Spartans played their last game at the multi-sport complex on November 8, 2003. Finnigan Field had played host to many successful teams, including the 1984 Spartan football squad, which was the first in university history to finish the season undefeated. The field also was used as a practice facility for the Cleveland Browns from 1965 to 1972.

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During the 2004 season, the Spartans played their home games at Brush High School’s Korb Field while construction on their new home was completed. Play opened at the new facility for the Case Western Reserve football squad in front of 2,300 fans on September 10, 2005 versus Denison University. The Spartans did not disappoint on that day, defeating the Big Red, 20-6. The setting in which DiSanto Field was built is arguably one of the best in all of college athletics. The gridiron is surrounded by seven residence halls known as the Village at 115. These student dormitories, built in a horseshoe shape around the field, house around 800 undergraduate students, giving the facility a unique and intimate feel. ”Our attendance has more than doubled since the facility was opened,” explained Debeljak. ”A very spirited atmosphere has created a home field advantage that is second to none in Division III.” The stadium also boasts a modern and spacious press box. The area contains booths designated for both home and away broadcasts as well as a large work room for members of the media and school representatives. The coaches’ areas within the box are especially spacious and seat six coaches comfortably. Also included is

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2015 CASE WESTERN RESERVE SPARTANS FOOTBALL the Coach Bill Edwards President’s Suite, which plays host to distinguished guests and sponsors. The press box includes wireless high-speed internet access and digital television throughout.

DISANTO FIELD FACTS

Currently, locker rooms are located adjacent to the field in the lower level of house seven of the dormitory complex along with a training room facility, named after Dr. Tom McLaughlin in 2007, which includes both full-size warm and cold whirlpools. In the fall of 2014 the university opened the Wyant Athletic & Wellness Center. The facility was made possible by the $4 million commitment of 1965 Case Institute of Technology alumnus, James C. Wyant, PhD. A former captain of the CIT Roughriders’ cross country team, Wyant’s gift was influenced by the role of athletics during his college years.

Built 2005

As part of the North Campus Residential Village and Athletic Complex, the threelevel facility includes the 4,500-square foot Belichick Weight Room – gifted by New England Patriot Head Coach Bill Belichick in honor of his father, Steve, a 1941 graduate of Western Reserve University; a 4,200-square foot cardio workout facility; and a 2,500-square foot Varsity Club with a balcony overlooking the football field and track. Future plans call for the addition of a large multipurpose space with synthetic flooring, as well as an additional wing with locker rooms, coaches’ offices, meeting rooms and a training/medical facility.

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The field itself is a multifunctional field with a FieldTurf surface surrounded by the eight-lane Coach Bill Sudeck Track, named after the legendary cross country, track and basketball coach in 2008. The field was built in a European box style, which provides the appropriate dimensions for soccer contests. Along with hosting varsity football, soccer and track events, the field is used for intramural activities, special events and for the general recreation of the campus community.

Cost (Entire Complex)

$126 million

Seating 2,400 Average attendance 2005 1,991 2006 1,309 2007 1,684 2009 1,807 2010 1,665 2011 1,618 2012 2,030 2013 1,605 2014 1,358 First Game

September 10, 2005

Result

CWRU 20, Denison 6

Records at DiSanto Field 2005 1-4 2006 4-2 2007 6-1 2008 5-1 2009 5-1 2010 4-1 2011 3-1 2012 2-3 2013 3-1 2014 3-2 Total 36-16

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HEAD COACH GREG DEBELJAK

12th Season • John Carroll ’88 • Record: 75-38 (.664) Greg Debeljak enters his 12th year as the head football coach at CWRU. In his 11 seasons, he has compiled an overall record of 75-38 (.664) and led the Spartans to an unbelievable 38-game regular season winning streak from 2006-10. Debeljak was named head coach at CWRU on March 24, 2004 after serving for 15 years as an assistant coach in the local college ranks. Debeljak led the Spartans to threeconsecutive undefeated (10-0) regular seasons, NCAA Playoff appearances and University Athletic Association titles from 2007-09. And since 2007, Case Western Reserve has posted an overall record of 52-21, earning Debeljak and his assistants the UAA Coaching Staff of the Year award for three straight seasons from 2007-09 and once again in 2011. The Spartan staff has received that honor five times in the past 11 years.

One Academic All-America® honors while three have been named a semifinalist for the Draddy Trophy (commonly referred to as the Academic Heisman). A graduate of nearby Mentor High School, Debeljak served as the Spartans’ associate head coach/offensive coordinator for three seasons before being named head coach. Highlighting his three years as the offensive coordinator, Case Western Reserve ranked first in all of NCAA Division III in passing offense and second in total offense in 2002. Prior to coming to Case Western Reserve, Debeljak spent 12 years as an assistant (1988-00) at his alma mater, John Carroll University. At JCU, he was a graduate assistant during his first two seasons, before working eight years as the quarterbacks and receivers coach. Before his final season at John Carroll, he was promoted to offensive coordinator. Debeljak was a member of the staff that

Additionally, Case Western Reserve has been ranked in the top 25 in the nation in four of the last seven seasons, including their highest mark of No. 7 during the final regular season American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) poll in 2009. Debeljak also was selected as one of five finalists in Division III for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award for three straight years (2007-09) and was named the 2008 Lee Tressel Ohio College Coach of the Year by the Northeast Ohio Chapter of the National Football Foundation. Debeljak’s Spartans also excel in the classroom, annually ranking amongst the nation’s leaders in team GPA. During his time, eight Spartans have earned Capital 10

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2015 CASE WESTERN RESERVE SPARTANS FOOTBALL produced NFL Pro Bowl linebacker London THE DEBELJAK FILE Fletcher, and he was the position coach for former Denver Broncos Head Coach and Highlights current New England Patriots’ Offensive • 75-38 (.664) head coaching record Coordinator Josh McDaniels, San Diego • 38-game regular season win streak (2006-10) Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco, • 2008 Lee Tressel Ohio College Coach of the Year and former pros Tom Arth (Colts, Packers, • Three-time Liberty Mutual National Coach of the Year finalist (2007, ‘08, ‘09) Toronto [CFL]) and Larry Wanke (Giants).

• Five-time UAA Coaching Staff of the Year recipient

Debeljak earned both his bachelor’s (2004, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘11) (1988) and master’s (1995) degrees from • Three finalists for Gagliardi Trophy John Carroll, and he played basketball (DIII Player of the Year) • Eight Capital One Academic All-Americans® and football for the Blue Streaks. On the • Three semifinalists for Draddy Trophy gridiron, he lettered four times, once as a (Academic Heisman) defensive back (earning second-team allleague honors), twice as a quarterback Education and once as a receiver. As a basketball • B.A. (Business) John Carroll University, 1988 player, he helped the Blue Streaks to a pair • M.A. (Counseling) John Carroll University, 1995 of Presidents’ Athletic Conference titles and held the school record for assists in a Coaching Experience Year School Position single game with 13. Debeljak and his wife, Kelly, reside in Beachwood. Their two daughters, Ashley ‘13 and Allison ‘15, were both women’s soccer student-athletes at CWRU.

2004-present 2001-2003 2000 1990-1999 1988-1989

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THE COACH “DEBS” PHILOSOPHY Greg Debeljak has a three-part philosophy on how to win both on and off the field, and when it all comes together the Spartan leader feels it positions his team for ultimate success. ”You are going to have various levels of success with wins and losses, but I think it’s important to experience other things,” he explained. ”When we have recruiting weekends and we meet as a group, this is one of the first things I bring up.” • The first goal is to become a family through team-building activities. ” We want our kids to come together as a team and a family, but it’s difficult,” Debeljak explained. ” Each year brings different players with different personalities – that’s why it is our number one goal. We can’t accomplish anything else until we merge together as a family. The relationships an incoming freshman had with his high school teammates most likely began in elementary school – they grew up with each other. The biggest hurdle is to get (freshmen) to believe in their new family in a shortened period of time.” • The second is the commitment to excellence in both athletics and academics without sacrificing one for the other. ” In regards to academics and athletics, we feel that even though we are one of the better academic institutions in the country, we still want to be competitive on a national level athletically. Simply said, they should both fit together.” The Spartans annually rank amongst the nation’s leaders in team GPA and have boasted one of the top combined winning percentages of any Division III program in the country since 2007. • Third, student-athletes give something back through community involvement and service. One of his first initiatives in this area was making the players a household name with incoming freshmen by helping them move into their dorm rooms, a recurring event every August. And last year, the Spartan gridironers taught football skills to hundreds of inner city elementary students during a university-wide volunteer effort. ” I think it is important to get out there and make your name known to the CWRU Community and to classmates,” Debeljak said. ” The Case For Community Day Sports Clinic event is a lot of fun, and our kids learn as much from the campers as they did from them.”

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MARCUS MACALLA

Special Teams Coordinator/Running Backs Marcus Macalla enters his 15th season at Case Western Reserve. Amongst his many accomplishments over the past several seasons, Macalla’s defensive unit produced back-toback University Athletic Association Defensive Players of the Year with a combined three D3Football.com All-North Region selections in 2011 and 2012.

Prior to joining the staff at CWRU, he served as Kenyon College’s defensive line coach and recruiting coordinator in 2000. Before Kenyon, Macalla was at Hamline University (1999-2000) in Minnesota where he coached wide receivers in addition to serving on the staff for track & field. He served as an assistant coach at John Carroll University from 1996-98, also obtaining a master’s degree in education. While at JCU, he worked with defensive ends, linebackers and

In 2011, Macalla guided the Spartan defense to one of the best performances in program history. The unit ranked seventh in the nation in rush defense (75.8 ypg), 12th in scoring defense (12.9 ppg) and fourth in red zone efficiency (52%). Two seasons earlier in 2009, Macalla was recognized by the Northeast Ohio Chapter of the National Football Foundation as its Assistant Coach of the Year as the Spartans earned a third straight undefeated regular season, UAA Championship and NCAA Playoff berth. Macalla joined the staff in 2001 as a defensive line and special teams coach. He was named assistant head coach in 2004 and defensive coordinator in 2005.

Education

THE MACALLA FILE

• B.A. (Business/HPE) Baldwin Wallace University, 1994 • M.A. (Education) John Carroll University, 1998

Coaching Experience

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Position Special Teams Def. Coordinator Asst. Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach

special teams. Before coaching at the collegiate level, Macalla was an assistant football and track coach at North Olmsted High School. As a student-athlete, Macalla played outside linebacker at Baldwin Wallace University and earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration and health & physical education in 1994. Macalla resides in Old Brooklyn with his wife, Carrie, and their children, Maddy (13) and Shane (11).

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DERECK SLESH

Offensive Coordinator

The 2015 season will mark Dereck Slesh’s 12 th as the offensive coordinator and 16th overall at CWRU. Slesh joined the staff in 2001 and spent his first three seasons as the defensive coordinator. In January of 2009, he was given the additional responsibility as the program’s recruiting coordinator. During his time at CWRU, Slesh has guided some of the nation’s top offensive units, including a 2009 squad that ranked fifth in the nation in scoring (42.4 ppg) and seventh in yardage (470.8 ypg). Slesh also produced a three-time (2007-09) UAA Offensive Player of the Year and 2009 AFCA All-American in quarterback Dan Whalen. Prior to his arrival at Case Western Reserve, Slesh spent three seasons (1996-97, 2000) on the staff at John Carroll University. He also served in the local high school ranks as head coach at Benedictine High School from 1998-99 and as a member of the staff at Beachwood High School from 1990-95. In 1988, Slesh began his coaching career at his high school alma mater, Hawken School. Slesh was a football and baseball studentathlete at Marietta College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business management in 1988. He also earned a Master of Business Administration from Cleveland State University in 1996.

WARREN MILLER

Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Warren Miller enter s his third season at CWRU and first as defensive c o o r dina t o r/ linebackers coach in 2015. Miller’s first two seasons with the program were spent as special teams coordinator/linebackers coach, and in 2013 his unit produced the UAA Special Teams Player of the Year. Before joining the staff in University Circle, Miller spent five seasons as linebackers coach at NCAA Division II Walsh University. He also served as an athletic academic advisor from 2010-12 as well as Director of Compliance and Eligibility from 2007-10. Prior to his time in North Canton, Miller served for three seasons (2005-07) in a defensive quality control position at the University of Minnesota. During his time on the staff, the Gophers appeared in a pair of bowl games. Miller also served as a graduate assistant and tight ends coach at Walsh from 2003-05 as well as a student assistant for offensive lineman and tight ends at his alma mater, Baldwin Wallace University, from 2001-03. Miller graduated from BW with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration.

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MICKEY ILIANO Offensive Line

RODRIK DAVID Mickey Iliano will return as the offensive line coach for the 2014 football season. Iliano has coached alongside Debeljak since 19 9 4, including the 200111 seasons at Case Western Reserve.

Prior to arriving in University Circle, Iliano was an assistant at John Carroll University (1994-2000), University School (1990-93) and Beachwood High School (1981-89). He is a 1975 graduate of Collinwood High School and a 1980 graduate of the University of Dubuque (Iowa). At Dubuque, Iliano captained both the football and baseball teams, and the football team reached the NCAA Division III Playoffs his senior year. During his time at Case Western Reserve, Iliano has coached a multitude of All-UAA selections and has been a member of the UAA Coaching Staff of the Year five times. He also guided the offensive line during the program’s 38-game regular season win streak from 2007-10 and three consecutive NCAA Playoff appearances (2007-09).

Outside Linebackers

Rodrik David enters

his second season on the Spartan coaching staff following one-year internships with The Ohio State University and the NFL’s Tennessee Titans. David was a four-year letterwinner (2006-09) and senior captain at Nebraska Wesleyan University. In 2011, he joined Ohio State’s Department of Recreational Sports as a graduate assistant. David added a defensive line coaching internship to his resume in January of 2013, and he served in that role until departing for a pro personnel internship with the Titans in July of 2013. David earned a Bachelor of Science degree in sport management from NWU in 2010 as well as a Master of Arts in sport management from OSU in 2013.

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STEVE BIGACH Defensive Line

JOHN PONT Steve Bigach, a former Capital One Academic AllDistrict honoree at the University of Iowa, enters his second season on the Spartan coaching staff.

A native of Cleveland and product of St. Ignatius High School, Bigach lettered twice on the defensive line for Iowa and started all 12 games of the 2012 campaign. He was a twotime Academic All-District selection and a three-time Academic All-Big Ten performer as an integrative physiology major. Bigach lettered in football, basketball, track & field and lacrosse at St. Ignatius. On the gridiron, he was tabbed as the Cuyahoga County Defensive Player of the Year in 2007.

BRYAN MASSINEN Defensive Line

Bryan Massinen has joined the Case Western Reserve coaching staff as the defensive line coach for the 2015 season.

Massinen comes to the Spartans after working as the defensive backs coach at St. Edward High School, where he helped the team win the 2014 Division 1 State Championship. He has also worked as the Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Midwest Pelicans baseball team, and an assistant coach at St. Ignatius High School and Baldwin-Wallace College. Massinen received his Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management from Baldwin-Wallace and his Master’s in Exercise Science from Cleveland State University.

Receiver Coach

John Pont joined the CWRU coaching staff in 2015, bringing with him a wealth of D-I experience.

Pont most recently worked as a receivers coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of Akron since 2012. He previous had worked as an assistant at Miami (Ohio), Colorado State, North Texas, North Alabama, and Florida State. Pont received his Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from Miami University (Ohio). He earned his Master’s in Sports Administration from Florida State University.

JESSICA WHITE Athletic Trainer

Jessica White was named the Head Athletic Trainer at Case Western Reserve University in the fall of 2014, after serving on the sports medicine staff since 2010.

White earned her Bachelor of Science degree in athletic training/clinic management from Bowling Green State University in 2007. She later earned a Master of Arts and Education with a sport science emphasis from Defiance College in 2010. White also teaches CPR/first aid as an instructor of physical education and serves as the faculty advisor and clinical education coordinator for the sports medicine minor.

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2015 SEASON PREVIEW With an experienced and talented squad slated to take the field during the 2015 season, the Case Western Reserve University football team is aiming for a bounce-back campaign in the fall.

a lot of success as sophomores, but not as much as juniors, so we’re looking for a rebound year. I think the group is hungry to come back, and the expectations are greater on defense.”

The Spartans finished 2014 with an overall record of 3-7, including a 3-5 mark in conference games during the team’s first season as an affiliate member of the President’s Athletic Conference. Greg Debeljak is hoping for a quick turnaround, as the 12th-year head coach will be returning 40 letterwinners, including eight starters on offense and 10 on defense.

The Spartans ranked fourth in the PAC in total defense in 2014, yielding 371.7 yards per game, and were third in the conference and 68th among all Division III teams in rushing defense (136.7 yards per game).

”Expectations, with last year being a down year, are to rebound,” said Debeljak. ”We have more kids coming back than most years, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s going to happen. We have a lot of experience, but we have to do the right things in practice and prepare, and we have to make plays in critical situations.” CWRU has posted a winning record in seven of its last eight seasons, going 62-21 during the stretch. The Spartans will be aiming for their first postseason appearance since the 2009 season, and their first conference championship since the 2011 campaign.

DEFENSE

With nearly the entire starting unit returning for CWRU, the squad will have no shortage of experience on the defensive side of the ball in its third year of running the 3-4 formation. Furthermore, with eight of the defensive starters slated to be seniors, the group is aiming for a breakout season in 2015. ”With an overwhelming majority of players with time as starters, we are very experienced on defense,” said Debeljak. ”The senior class had 16

Line

The core of the defensive line will consist of three senior starters in ends Justin Williams and Dayton Snyder, and nose guard Josh Rogers. Rogers was named to the all-UAA first team in 2014 after totaling 40 tackles (including six for a loss), while Snyder, an all-UAA second team selection, led all PAC players and was 10th in Division III with three fumbles recovered in addition to totaling 47 tackles and 2.5 sacks. Williams finished the season five tackles (2.5 for a loss), despite being limited to just two games due to injury. Junior Tyler Doty will see time at nose guard, with seniors Nate Nachazel and Tyler Hamilton and sophomore Jason Lockamy adding to an already deep group at the end positions. ”We have three senior starters, but we feel like we have seven defensive lineman that can play. There is a lot of experience and a lot of depth, and I think we will be able to go two-deep for the first time in a long time,” said Debeljak.

Linebacker

The heart of the defense for the Spartans will be its linebackers, in particular senior inside linebacker Gavin Sandidge, who was the team’s lone all-PAC first team selection in 2014 after finishing the

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2015 CASE WESTERN RESERVE SPARTANS FOOTBALL campaign with 80 tackles, including six for a loss. ”Gavin is really special. He has a great burst and a great love for the game, and he plays at a very high level physically,” said Debeljak. ”I don’t think you’re going to find a better one – he’s the best kid that we see at that position from anybody that we play against.” Joining Sandidge at the inside linebacker position will be another senior in Aaron Weisberg, an all-PAC honorable mention, who finished the year with 80 tackles as well. ”We have players that can fill a role,” said Debeljak on his group of interior linebackers. ”Weisberg is a really sharp kid and knows the game very well. We have returners that played last year – Tim Briercheck was very productive when he had a chance to play, in addition to both Justin McMahon and Andrew Banathy. ”We have good depth, and we can rotate players situationally to take advantage of what they do really well.” Meanwhile, the Spartans will aim to overcome the loss of outside linebacker Everett Dishong, who will miss the entire 2015 campaign due to injury, by using a number of replacements at the position to fill the gap. ”We’re hoping that we can use multiple players to make up for the production that Everett gave us,” said Debeljak. ”KJ Pederson is a three-year starter, and we’re moving him to the wide side of the field, which will suit him better. It will also be a number of players who will fill that other role, including [junior] Zach Lyon, who will be the first one up. We’re pretty confident that we can get, if not production like Everett, then approaching it.” Junior Jeep Madison and sophomores Chanan Demery, Alex Habeeb, Pete LeMaster and Dan Techman should all see action at outside linebacker this season as well.

Secondary

Veterans are expected to lead the secondary as well this season for the Spartans, particularly among the team’s talented safeties. ”We have a lot of experience and a pretty high talent level on the secondary, especially at safety. We have three safeties that we feel are good, and it will be difficult to divvy-up playing time, because they are all deserving,” said Debeljak Two seniors are among the group of safeties,

including all-UAA second team selection Scott Suren and Jordan Esteban, while sophomore Cody Calhoun will see heavy playing time at the strong safety position with sophomore Daniel Fabiniak backing him up. Both starting cornerbacks return for the Spartans as well, with junior and all-UAA second team honoree Nick Kwon and senior Mike O’Donnell slated to headline the position again in 2015. ”Kwon some great physical skills that can allow him to be a shutdown corner, and O’Donnell will be served well by his experience. I think it’s a really good and versatile unit.” Returners Mike Devereaux, Tyler Campbell and Adrian Cannon should factor into the Spartan’s defensive secondary as well during the season.

OFFENSE

The majority of players will be returning on the offensive side of the ball as well, for a unit that averaged 22.0 points per game and 327.3 yards per game in 2014. While still young, the adaptable group gained experience last season, which should bode well for the upcoming campaign. ”I think we can go in a lot of different directions, so if there are injuries, we can shift from being a running team to a throwing team or vice versa,” said Debeljak. ”There is experience and there is a good amount of balance, so I think all of the coaches are expecting an improvement and more excitement on offense this season.” The CWRU offense ranked in the top half of the PAC in passing yards per game, and excelled in the red zone last season, converting on 83.9% of their trips inside the opponents’ 20-yard line to lead all PAC teams during the year.

Quarterback

The Spartans will be looking to fill the void at quarterback left by the graduation of Billy Beecher, who started all 10 games at the position, throwing for 16 touchdowns and rushing for a pair. The leading candidate to replace Beecher is sophomore Rob Cuda, who saw action in three games during his freshman season, completing nine-of-14 attempts for 94 yards and a touchdown. ”I think Rob can be a great quarterback at this level,” said Debeljak. ”He can make plays with his feet, with his arm and with his head. I think he’s the whole package, and we can really let him go this year.” Other options at quarterback include junior Stephen

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Running Back

After averaging 109.4 yards per game on the ground last season, the Spartans will once again utilize a variety of backs to establish their running game in 2015. ”The list can go down the line of players that saw action last year and had success. We’ve always had the philosophy of rotating running backs to keep people fresh – you’re not going to see a 1,000-yard rusher, but you might see four 500-yard rushers,” said Debeljak. ”I think we have a number of kids that can step up and play well at that position this year.” Included in the group of returners at the position are a pair of all-UAA first team selections in senior fullback Adam Hochman and sophomore running back Anthony Canganelli. Hochman (who was also an all-PAC honorable mention) was the team leader with six touchdowns during the season, including three on the ground and three touchdown receptions, while totaling 290 all-purpose yards. Canganelli led the attack on the ground with 282 yards and a touchdown. Adding depth at running back will be sophomores Aaron Aguilar, Myles Anthony, and Jeffrie Brown Jr., while sophomores Jacob Burke and Alek LaVeck will backup Hochman at fullback.

Junior all-UAA honorable mention Brendan Lynch (278 yards, 2 TDs) and sophomore Luke DiFrancesco (259 yards, 1 TD) tied for the team lead with 31 receptions apiece, and senior Bryan Erb caught 22 passes over six games for 254 yards and three touchdowns. Seniors Cronin and Tap Tasker, junior Ben Fernback, and sophomore Zak Hurd should provide additional options for the offense in 2015.

Line

While the offensive line for the Spartans is slated to be without a senior starter in 2015, the majority of its returning members saw starting action last season, and should benefit from a year of familiarity with each other. ”We had three freshman starters last year, and right now, we don’t have a senior starter on the unit – it will be three sophomores and two juniors when camp opens up,” said Debeljak. ”We also have eight or nine freshmen linemen coming in, and two or three of them we view as options that can play right away if they pick up the system.” Leading the way will be sophomore center Gage Blair, who started all 10 games and earned allUAA and all-PAC recognition during his freshman campaign. Two other sophomores are slated to start on the left side of the line, including tackle Ryan Merlau (seven starts in 2014) and guard Ryan DeMarinis (three starts in 2014). On the right ride, juniors Dante Capicchioni and Nate Lewis, who each started one game, will be at guard and tackle, respectively, while senior Torin Colchagoff, junior Robbie Sabatelle and sophomore Alex Nesvisky will all add to the line’s depth.

Wide Receiver

”We saw a lot more communication in the line during the spring. There was a lot of talking, which was a good sign that they knew what they were doing and they were helping each other. The chemistry is good and the talent is good, so if we stay healthy, we’ll have a solid offensive line.”

”We have a lot of different kind of options at the position,” said Debeljak. ”We have some bigger guys that you could label as tight ends in Ethan Albers and Zech Medved. We have smaller options that are more of the traditional slot receivers, like Brendan Lynch and Dan Cronin. And then we have some bigger players on the outside, like Bryan Erb.”

SPECIAL TEAMS

Passing options should be plentiful for the CWRU quarterback this season, not only in terms of the number of receivers with playing time on their resumes, but also in the variety of pass catchers available.

The team will be returning five of its six leaders in receiving yards last year, for an offensive that averaged 217.9 yards per game through the air. Albers, a senior tight end, led the team with 359 yards and five receiving touchdowns last season, while another tight end, junior Zech Medved, was second on the team with 297 yards and three touchdowns. 18

Two kickers are slated to return for the Spartans in sophomores Ben Carniol and Weston Salerno. Carniol appeared in one game during his freshman season, converting on a pair of extra point attempts. Salerno will be competing for time as well, after playing for the junior varsity team last year. ”I think our kicking game is solid. They are reliable and consistent, and I think we know what we are going to get out of them,” said Debeljak. Sophomore Jacob Burke (38.5 yards per punt, six punts inside the 20-yard line) looks to begin his first full season as the team’s primary option at

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punter, following an all-UAA second team nod after a strong stint at the end of the year at the position in 2014. ”We have the potential to have a special punter this year, because he was so good last year and was still learning. I think the year of experience under his belt, coupled with the hard work he put in over the summer, could make Jacob a really good punter, and potentially a huge weapon.” The return game should feature a pair of all-UAA second team honorees, with Calhoun slated to return kicks, and Cronin entered on the depth chart as the team’s punt returner.

THE SCHEDULE

The 2015 schedule features all familiar opponents for the Spartans, with eight PAC and two UAA opponents. Case Western Reserve will play five home games, including a pair under the lights at DiSanto Field. The Spartans will open their campaign at UAA-rival Chicago (which received a vote in the D3Football. com preseason poll) on September 5th at 1:00 p.m. It will be the 26th-meeting all time between the longtime opponents. After a bye on September 12th, CWRU will turn its attention towards its second season of competition in the PAC, with 11 teams vying for the conference title and an automatic berth to the NCAA Division III playoffs. Debeljak is optimistic that after a year of experience in the conference, the Spartans are ready to take a step forward.

”We thought that week-in, week-out it was going to be a better level of competition than what we had been playing, and that’s exactly what we got,” said Debeljak. ”It is a very deep league, headlined by two teams ranked in the top-25, but the middle and lower-end of the PAC didn’t have much of a drop off. Each game was going to be a battle, so we needed to be prepared each week. ”I think our kids now know that, and after going 3-7, they got the message that this is a very good league.” The Spartans will play their home opener against Saint Vincent College on September 16th at 7:00 p.m. Case Western Reserve will then head on a two-game road trip, before returning to Cleveland on October 10th for the team’s homecoming game against Waynesburg University at 1:30 p.m. Four of the team’s final six games will be at home, including matchups against preseason top-25 teams in #15 Washington & Jefferson on October 24th and #23 Thomas More on November 7th. Sandwiched inbetween the two will be a Halloween day matchup against UAA foe Washington University (Mo.). The Spartans will conclude their regular season on November 14th at Carnegie Mellon University with the 30th-annual Academic Bowl.

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NUMERICAL ROSTER * indicates varsity letters earned

No. 1 2 2 3 4 4 5 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 14 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 25 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 37 38 39 40 41 42 43

Name Cl. Pos. Ht. Wt. Bryan Erb** Sr. WR 6-2 205 Nick Kwon* Jr. CB 5-9 170 Tyler Schovanec Gr. QB 5-11 190 Brendan Lynch* Jr. WR 5-8 185 Cody Calhoun* So. SS 5-11 190 Rob Cuda* So. QB 6-1 195 Ben Carniol* So. K 5-7 155 Dan Cronin** Sr. WR 5-11 190 Andrew Banathy* So. ILB 6-1 205 Adrian Cannon* So. CB/P 5-10 170 Gavin Sandidge** Sr. ILB 6-1 220 Mike O’Donnell*** Sr. CB 5-9 170 Zech Medved** Jr. TE 6-1 210 Giuseppe Orsini* So. WR 6-1 180 Zak Hurd* So. WR 5-10 170 Mitchell Peer Fr. QB 6-3 185 Alek LaVeck* So. FB 5-11 185 Jeep Madison* Jr. OLB 6-0 210 Stephen Guenther* Jr. QB 6-0 177 Jered Butler Fr. OLB 6-0 190 Andre Orantes Fr. CB 6-1 191 Scott Suren*** Sr. FS 6-4 225 Jordan Esteban*** Sr. SS 5-10 190 Zach Lyon** Jr. OLB 6-2 215 Adam Hochman*** Sr. FB 5-9 210 Jeffrie Brown Jr.* So. RB 5-10 170 Daniel Fabiniak* So. FS 5-10 185 Mike Devereaux* So. CB 5-9 180 Ethan Albers*** Sr. TE 6-3 225 KJ Pederson*** Sr. OLB 6-2 220 Myles Anthony* So. RB 5-4 170 Justin McMahon* So. ILB 6-0 220 Nate Nachazel** Sr. DE 6-1 205 Anthony Canganelli* So. RB 5-9 190 Jacob Burke* So. FB/P 6-1 210 Aaron Aguilar* So. RB 5-6 182 Mitchell Willis Fr. ILB 6-1 210 Aaron Weisberg** Sr. ILB 5-9 195 David Traganza Fr. OLB 5-10 200 Evan Price Fr. OLB 6-0 190 Matt Gallagher Fr. ILB 5-11 200 Kenny Warren Jr. Fr. RB 5-9 195 JP Wassmann Fr. FB 5-10 219 Alex Habeeb* So. OLB 5-9 210

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Hometown/High School

Charlotte, N.C. / Charlotte Country Day Kaneohe, Hawaii / Mid-Pacific Institute

Lubbock, Tex. / Lubbock Sarver, Pa. / Freeport Area

Columbus, Ohio / Bishop Watterson

Bartlett, Ill. / South Elgin

Vienna, Va. / Thomas Jefferson Science & Technology

Palos Hts., Ill. / St. Laurence

Tinley Park, Ill. / Providence Catholic

Lake View, N.Y. / Frontier Central Pittsburgh, Pa. / Central Catholic Pittsburgh, Pa. / West Allegheny Imperial, Pa. / West Allegheny Upper St. Clair, Pa. / Upper St. Clair Perry, Ohio / Perry Chesterfield, Mich. / L’Anse Creuse North

Lancaster, Ohio / Lancaster

Rocky Hill, Conn. / Northfield Mt. Hermon

Birmingham, Mich. / Seaholm Greenbelt, Md. / Eleanor Roosevelt Magna, Utah / Cyprus Brunswick, Ohio / Brunswick Miami, Fla. / Belen Jesuit Preparatory

Pittsburgh, Pa. / North Allegheny Austin, Texas / Anderson Fairfield, Calif. / Armijo Marietta, Ga. / Lassiter Litchfield, N.H. / Bishop Guertin Oviedo, Fla. / Hagerty Lancaster, Pa. / Hempfield Philadelphia, Pa. / Germantown Academy

Mentor, Ohio / Mentor Pittsburgh, Pa. / North Allegheny Mayfield Village, Ohio / Mayfield Johnstown, Ohio / Northridge Santa Ana, Calif. / Orange Pataskala, Ohio / Newark Catholic Plantation, Fla. / American Heritage

San Diego, Calif. / Francis Parker Atlanta, Ga. / Benjamin Mays Chadds Ford, Pa. / Archmere (Del.) Indianapolis, Ind. / Park Tudor Miami, Fla. / Christopher Columbus

Avon, Ohio / Avon

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Dan Techman* Tim Briercheck* Lukas Bobak Weston Salerno* Matthew Peterson Tyler Doty* Tyler Hamilton** Austin Himler John Fry Chaz Brown Dalton Hennes Gage Blair* Josh Rogers** Tom Maday Alex Nesvisky* Robbie Sabatelle* Jim Irwin Joseph Katula Justin Williams*** Dante Capicchioni* Torin Colchagoff* Nate Lewis* Ryan Merlau* Ryan DeMarinis* Ian Henderson David Khanin Jack Blanton Steven Bachie Luke DiFrancesco* Hunter Tulloch Louis Cotteta Justin Phan Joey Spitalli Tap Tasker** Jason Lockamy* Dayton Snyder** William Graziani Chris Zhang Chanan Demery* Tyler Bushman Benny Baier Brian McNamara Pete LeMaster*

So. ILB 6-0 205 Morgantown, Pa. / Twin Valley Jr. ILB 5-7 200 Pittsburgh, Pa. / Mount Lebanon Fr. ILB 5-11 205 Burr Ridge, Ill. / St. Ignatius So. K 5-11 180 Temecula, Calif. / Chaparral Fr. WR 6-2 195 Charlotte, N.C. / Cato Middle College H.S. Jr. NG 5-10 205 Hilliard, Ohio / Hilliard Davidson Sr. OT 6-5 220 Wyandotte, Mich. / Theodore Roosevelt Fr. C 5-10 235 Upper St. Clair, Pa. / Upper St. Clair Fr. C 5-11 270 Ephrata, Pa. / Cocalico Fr. G 6-4 270 Kennett, Mo. / Kennett Fr. NG 6-3 250 Wash. Court House, Ohio / Miami Trace So. C 6-1 260 Elyria, Ohio / St. Edward Sr. NG 6-2 250 Oak Brook, Ill. / Montini Catholic Fr. ILB 5-11 208 Benicia, Calif. / Benicia So. OT 6-2 260 Raleigh, N.C. / Ravenscroft Jr. C 6-1 225 Norwich, Vt. / Hanover Fr. C 6-1 250 Chicago, Ill. / St. Ignatius Fr. G 6-2 295 Yorkville, Ill. / Yorkville Sr. DE 6-2 230 Manor, Pa. / Penn-Trafford Jr. G 6-0 240 Birmingham, Mich. / Seaholm Sr. OT 6-3 250 Stevensville, Md. / Kent Island Jr. OT 6-4 270 Chagrin Falls, Ohio / Kenston So. OT 6-3 285 Arcade, N.Y. / Pioneer So. G 6-2 296 Clarendon Hills, Ill. / Westwood (Mass.) Fr. NG 6-6 315 Detroit, Mich. / Detroit Country Day So. OT 6-2 245 Mayfield, Ohio / Mayfield Fr. OT 6-4 250 Longmeadow, Mass. / Longmeadow Fr. OT 6-4 250 Berea, Ohio / Berea-Midpark So. WR 5-11 185 Johnstown, Pa. / Bishop McCort Fr. WR 6-2 190 Boca Raton, Fla. / North Broward Prep Fr. WR 5-8 165 Valley Forge, Pa. / Methacton Fr. WR 5-8 140 Atlanta, Ga. / Greater Atlanta Christian Fr. WR 6-2 180 Roselle, Ill. / Lake Park Sr. WR 5-11 180 East Aurora, N.Y. / St. Francis So. DE 6-1 205 Apex, N.C. / Apex Sr. DE 6-4 240 West Lafayette, Ind. / West Lafayette Fr. NG 5-11 235 Canonsburg, Pa. / Canon-McMillan Fr. NG 6-1 240 Naperville, Ill. / Naperville North So. OLB 5-11 210 Woodbridge, Va. / Potomac Fr. DE 6-5 230 Naperville, Ill. / Naperville North Fr. P 5-11 180 Wadsworth, Ohio / Wadsworth Fr. DE 6-2 230 Aurora, Ohio / Aurora So. OLB 6-2 207 Chardon, Ohio / Chardon

* indicates varsity letters earned

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SPARTAN SENIORS

Ethan Albers

SENIOR • WIDE RECEIVER 6-3 • 225 lbs. Hometown (High School): Oviedo, Fla. (Hagerty) Letters Earned: 3 Major: Mechanical Engineering

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2014: Named to the All-UAA Second Team…appeared in all ten games…led the team in receiving yards (359) and receiving touchdowns (5) in 2014...second among CWRU players with 28 receptions…caught two touchdown passes during the team’s season-opening win over Carnegie Mellon on September 6…had receiving touchdowns in three-straight games against Geneva, Washington & Jefferson and Wash U... Notched season-bests with five receptions and 63 yards against Thomas More on November 8. 2013: Played in five games with four starts at wide receiver…missed four games due to injury…named UAA Special Teams Player of the Week on September 16 after record-setting performance at Oberlin…set a school single-game record with three blocked kicks and returned a blocked extra point 98 yards…recorded four catches for 35 yards for the season...scored first career touchdown on an eight-yard reception versus Marietta on September 7. 2012: Played in eight games as a freshman with a majority of time on special teams. Personal: Earned four varsity letters in football as well as three in basketball at Hagerty High School…two-year team captain in football…named first-team All-Seminole Athletic Conference in football in 2011…school record-holder in interceptions…also served as basketball team captain in 2012…chosen as Academic All-Florida Honorable Mention… AP Scholar…member of the National Honor Society as well as the Science and English Honor Societies…son of Steve and Karen Albers. Season 2012 2013 2014 CAREER

ALBERS CAREER STATISTICS

Rush Yds. Lost Net Avg. TD Long Rec. Yds. Avg. TD Long 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 4 35 8.8 1 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 28 359 12.8 5 34 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 32 394 12.3 6 34

Torin Colchagoff 69 SENIOR • OFFENSIVE TACKLE 6-3 • 250 lbs. Hometown (High School): Stevensville, Md. (Kent Island) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Math & Physics

2014: Appeared in two games during the season on the offensive line…received UAA AllAcademic recognition. 2013: Switched to the offensive line and played in one game as a sophomore…earned UAA All-Academic honors. 2012: Played in one game as a freshman. Personal: Earned four varsity letters in football as well as two in lacrosse at Kent Island School… son of Buff and Robin Colchagoff.

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Dan Cronin

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SENIOR • WIDE RECEIVER 5-11 • 185 lbs. Hometown (High School): Palos Hts., Ill. (St. Laurence) Letters Earned: 2 Major: Accounting

2014: Named to the All-UAA Second Team and received UAA All-Academic recognition…played in all 10 games during the campaign…finished the year with 225 all-purpose yards, including 124 on 15 punt returns…added three kick returns for 62 yards and six receptions for 39 yards… totaled five tackles (three solo). 2013: Played in six games at wide receiver, missing three due to injury…named UAA All-Academic…recorded three receptions for 36 yards…posted career-best 22-yard reception at Oberlin on September 15. 2012: Played in three games as a freshman. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football as well as two in baseball and one in hockey at St. Laurence High School…served as football team captain as a senior and was a member of the 2011 Chicago Catholic League Blue Championship baseball team…2012 SLHS senior class salutatorian…Illinois State Scholar…member of the National Honor Society…son of Kevin and Marianne Cronin. Season 2012 2013 2014 CAREER

CRONIN CAREER STATISTICS

Rush Yds. Lost Net Avg. TD Long Rec. Yds. Avg. TD Long 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 3 36 12.0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 6 39 6.5 0 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 9 75 8.3 0 22

ETHAN ALBERS

DAN CRONIN

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Everett Dishong

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SENIOR • OUTSIDE LINEBACKER 6-0 • 220 lbs. Hometown (High School): Chagrin Falls, Ohio (Chagrin Falls) Letters Earned: 2 Major: Mechanical Engineering

2014: Named to the All-UAA First Team… appeared in five games, including four as a starter at linebacker…finished the year as the team leader in tackles for a loss (10.5), sacks (6), pass breakups (5)…fifth on the squad with 49 tackles (21 solo)…twice named the UAA Defensive Player of the Week during the season, claiming the honor on September 8 following his 13-tackle, two-sack performance against Carnegie Mellon, and again on October 27 after a 13-tackle game against Washington & Jefferson…earned D3Football.com Team of the Week honors for his performance against Carnegie Mellon…also finished the October 25 game against Bethany with 13 tackles. 2013: Started all nine games at outside linebacker…named to All-UAA Second Team…ranked second on the team and third in the UAA with 75 tackles…led the squad with 4.5 sacks, 12 tackles for loss and 44 solo tackles…tied for second in the conference in sacks and TFL…also recorded a team-best seven pass break-ups and two forced fumbles…recorded first sack as part of a career-best two-sack performance at Oberlin on September 15…racked up 12 tackles in a game twice in wins versus Marietta on September 7 and Trinity (Texas) on October 26…totaled a career-high three pass break-ups and registered first career forced fumble in victory versus Chicago on November 2. 2012: Did not appear in a varsity game as a freshman. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football as well as two in lacrosse at nearby Chagrin Falls High School…named Chagrin Valley Conference Defensive MVP in 2011…All-Ohio selection in both 2010 and 2011…chosen as second-team all-region in lacrosse in 2010…Chagrin Falls Cum Laude Society…Academic All-Ohio in football as a senior…AP Scholar with Distinction…son of John and Margaret Dishong. Season 2012 2013 2014 CAREER

DISHONG CAREER STATISTICS

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 44 31 75 12-90 4.5-38 0-0 7 0-0 2 0 28 21 49 10.5-41 6-36 0-0 5 0-0 0 0 72 52 124 22.5-131 10.5-74 0-0 12 0-0 2 0

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Bryan Erb

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SENIOR • WIDE RECEIVER 6-2 • 205 lbs. Hometown (High School): Charlotte, N.C. (Charlotte Country Day) Letters Earned: 2 Major: Chemical Engineering 2014: Appeared in the team’s final six games of the season, including the final four in a starting role…received UAA All-Academic recognition…finished the year with 254 receiving yards and three touchdowns on 22 total catches…named the UAA Offensive Athlete of the Week on November 11 after posting career-bests of 10 receptions and 122 yards against Wash U, including a career-long 41 yard reception and an 11-yard touchdown catch...also scored touchdowns against Waynesburg on October 11 and Thomas More on November 8. 2013: Missed entire season due to injury…named UAA All-Academic. 2012: Played in nine games with two starts as a freshman wide receiver…missed the final game of the year due to injury… recorded 22 catches for 234 yards and a team-best four receiving touchdowns…caught first career TD versus Wittenberg on September 29 to start a streak of four straight games with a receiving score…posted a season-high five receptions on two separate occasions…totaled a season-best 59 receiving yards at Ohio Wesleyan on September 22…caught game-winning TD in overtime at Oberlin on October 20…also rushed twice for 19 yards on the season. Personal: Earned two varsity letters in both football and basketball at Charlotte Country Day School… named All-Charlotte, All-Charlotte Independent School Athletic Association and All SouthCharlotte at wide receiver…invited to play in 2012 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas…named to Head of Schools list…son of John and Monica Erb. Season 2012 2014 CAREER

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ERB CAREER STATISTICS

Yds. Lost Net 19 0 19 4 0 4 23 0 23

Avg. 9.5 4.0 7.7

TD Long Rec. Yds. Avg. TD Long 0 10 22 234 10.6 4 25 0 4 22 254 11.5 3 41 0 10 44 488 11.1 7 41

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Jordan Esteban

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SENIOR • SAFETY 5-10 • 190 lbs. Hometown (High School): Miami, Fla. (Belen Jesuit Preparatory) Letters Earned: 3 Major: Finance

2014: Started all 10 games in the defensive secondary during the season for the Spartans… received UAA All-Academic recognition…finished the season with 42 tackles (20 solo)…had one interception during the year, notching a 72 yard return against Thiel on September 27…finished 2014 with five pass breakups…recorded a season-high seven tackles (two solo) against Carnegie Mellon on September 6, and three-straight six tackle games against Washington & Jefferson on October 25, Wash U on November 1 and Thomas More on November 8. 2013: Played in all nine games with one start at cornerback…earned UAA All-Academic honors…credited with 24 tackles, including a career-high 10 at Oberlin on September 15…also recorded two interceptions to go along with three pass break-ups…grabbed first career INT at Oberlin. 2012: Played in six games as a freshman with majority of time on special teams. Personal: Earned two varsity letters at Belen Jesuit Preparatory School…member of the National Honor Society…AP Scholar… son of Manuel and Maria Esteban.

ESTEBAN CAREER STATISTICS

Season 2012 2013 2014 CAREER

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 0 1 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 14 10 24 0.5-1 0-0 2-18 3 0-0 0 0 20 22 42 0.5-1 0-0 1-72 6 0-0 0 0 34 33 67 1.0-2 0-0 3-90 9 0-0 0 0

Tyler Hamilton

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SENIOR • OFFENSIVE TACKLE 6-5 • 220 lbs. Hometown (High School): Wyandotte, Mich. (Theodore Roosevelt) Letters Earned: 2 Major: Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering 2014: Played in all 10 games during the season, making five starts…finished the year with 16 tackles (seven solo) include two for a loss…had a season-high three solo tackles, including a sack, against Wash U on November 1…notched an interception, two hurries and three tackles against Thiel on September 27…recorded a season-best five tackles (one solo) against Bethany on October 4. 2013: Played in five games with time on the defensive line and special teams… posted 11 tackles, 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble…recorded first career tackle, sack and forced fumble versus Marietta on September 7. 2012: Played in one game as a freshman. Personal: Earned two varsity letters in football as well as three in track and two in basketball at Theodore Roosevelt High School…captain for Downriver League and District Championship team…named 2011 All-Detroit Metro West Honorable Mention…also selected to Downriver League and AllArea Dream Team…2010 All-Area and All-League as a member of the 4x800-meter relay team… ranked in top 10 of senior class…2011 Honorable Mention All-Michigan Academic for football… member of the National Honor Society…son of Barry and Diane Hamilton.

HAMILTON CAREER STATISTICS

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UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 4 7 11 2-12 1.5-11 0-0 0 0-0 1 0 7 9 16 2-10 1-9 1-0 1 0-0 0 0 11 16 27 4-22 2.5-20 1-0 1 0-0 1 0 UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)


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Adam Hochman

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SENIOR • FULLBACK 5-9 • 210 lbs. Hometown (High School): Austin, Texas (Anderson) Letters Earned: 3 Major: Medical Anthropology (Pre-Med)

2014: Named to the All-UAA First Team and an honorable mention to the All-PAC Team… appeared in all 10 games, starting eight…led all CWRU players with three rushing touchdowns… finished the year with 290 all-purpose yards, including 30 rushing attempts for 198 yards… added 15 receptions for 86 yards and an three TDs…had a two-TD games against Saint Vincent on Sep. 20…rushed for a season-high 50 yards, including a season-long 39 yard TD against Washington & Jefferson on Oct. 25…notched season-bests with five receptions, 42 yards and a TD against Geneva on Oct. 18. 2013: Played in seven games with one start at fullback…recorded five receptions for 57 yards and two touchdowns...posted career-long 20-yard catch-and-run in win versus Trinity on October 26. 2012: Played in all 10 games with eight starts as a freshman fullback…ran for 11 yards on five carries and totaled seven receptions for 43 yards and three touchdowns…posted a season-high 29 all-purpose yards and first two career receiving touchdowns at Hiram on September 8. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football as well as four in lacrosse at Anderson High School…named first-team all-district at running back in 2011 and second-team all-district in 2010…Academic All-Texas…academic all-district in both football and lacrosse…member of the National Honor Society...son of Marcelo Hochman and Kelly Martinez.

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HOCHMAN CAREER STATISTICS

Rush Yds. Lost 5 11 0 3 10 0 30 201 3 38 222 3

Net Avg. TD Long Rec. Yds. Avg. TD Long 11 2.2 0 5 7 43 6.1 3 10 10 3.3 0 4 5 57 11.4 2 20 198 6.,6 3 39 15 86 5.7 3 12 219 8.1 3 39 27 186 6.9 8 20

UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)

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Nate Nachazel

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SENIOR • DEFENSIVE END 6-1 • 205 lbs. Hometown (High School): Pittsburgh, Pa. (North Allegheny) Letters Earned: 2 Major: Mechanical Engineering

2014: Saw action in one game during the season, playing in the team’s season-opener against Carnegie Mellon and recording four tackles in the contest. 2013: Played in eight games with time on the defensive line and special teams…credited with three tackles. 2012: Played in one game as a freshman. Personal: Earned two varsity letters in football and one in wrestling at North Allegheny High School…named a 2011 first-team All-Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League Northern Seven selection…selected twice to the WPIAL Big School All-Star Team…also an honorable-mention All-PA honoree…Scholar-Athlete…son of Bob and Kathleen Nachazel. Season 2012 2013 2014 CAREER

NACHAZEL CAREER STATISTICS

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 0 3 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 0 4 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 0 7 7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0

Mike O’Donnell

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SENIOR • CORNERBACK 5-9 • 170 lbs. Hometown (High School): Pittsburgh, Pa. (West Allegheny) Letters Earned: 3 Major: Finance

2014: Made nine starts and appeared in all 10 games during the season…received UAA AllAcademic recognition…led all CWRU players with two interceptions…had 40 tackles (28 solo), including one tackle for a loss, and a pair of pass breakups…notched interceptions against Thiel on Sep. 27 and Geneva on Oct. 18…recorded a season-high seven tackles against Washington & Jefferson on Oct. 25. 2013: Appeared in all nine games with eight starts at cornerback…named UAA All-Academic…credited with 26 tackles (18 solo) and two pass break-ups…matched a season high with five tackles and recorded first career interception in win versus Trinity (Texas) on Oct. 26. 2012: Played in nine games with one start as a freshman cornerback…recorded 10 tackles, including a season-high eight, with first career fumble recovery at Hiram on Sep. 8. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in both football and baseball at West Allegheny…named to All-WPIAL Honorable Mention Team for both offense and defense…team captain for WPIAL Championship team…selected to the Penn/Ohio All-Star Game...recipient of the Guy Ripple Award...member of the National Honor Society…son of Mark and Cheryl O’Donnell. Season 2012 2013 2014 CAREER 28

O’DONNELL CAREER STATISTICS

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 4 6 10 0.0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1-0 0 0 18 8 26 0.0-0 0-0 1-0 2 0-0 0 0 28 12 40 1.0-2 0-0 2-0 2 0-0 0 0 50 26 76 1.0-2 0-0 3-0 4 1-0 0 0 UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)


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KJ Pederson

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SENIOR • OUTSIDE LINEBACKER 6-2 • 220 lbs. Hometown (High School): Lancaster, Pa. (Hempfield) Letters Earned: 3 Major: Mechanical Engineering

2014: Selected as an honorable mention to the All-UAA Team and received UAA All-Academic recognition…Started each of the team’s 10 games during the season at linebacker…led all CWRU players with 83 tackles (43 solo) and totaled four double-digit tackle games during the year… had a season high 12 tackles (five solo), including a pair of sacks and a forced fumble against Carnegie Mellon on Sep. 6…hurried the quarterback three times against Thiel on Sep. 27… caught a two-point conversion pass against Geneva on Oct. 18. 2013: Played in all nine games with time at linebacker and on special teams…credited with 20 tackles and ranked second on the team with two blocked kicks…totaled a season-high six tackles, including 1.5 for loss, in win versus Trinity (Texas) on Oct. 26. 2012: Played in eight games as a freshman…recorded seven tackles and assisted on first career stop versus Frostburg State on Sep. 15. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football and wrestling at Hempfield High School…football team captain as a senior…2011 first-team All-Lancaster-Lebanon League at outside linebacker…also tabbed to Tri-County All-Star game as a senior…2010 second-team All-LLL at defensive back and honorable mention as a running back…member of the National Honor Society…son of Ken and Kellie Pederson. Season 2012 2013 2014 CAREER

PEDERSON CAREER STATISTICS

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 1 6 7 0.0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 9 11 20 1.5-2 0-0 0-0 0 1-0 0 2 43 40 83 2.5-14 2-13 0-0 3 0-0 1 0 53 57 110 4-16 2-13 0-0 3 1-0 1 2

MIKE O’DONNELL

KJ PEDERSON

UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)

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Josh Rogers

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SENIOR • NOSE GUARD 6-2 • 250 lbs. Hometown (High School): Oak Brook, Ill. (Montini Catholic) Letters Earned: 2 Major: Finance

2014: Named to the All-UAA First Team…started each of the team’s 10 games during the season on the defensive line…received UAA All-Academic recognition…recorded 40 tackles (18 solo) and was tied for second on the team with six tackles for a loss…had a season-high six tackles (three solo) against Carnegie Mellon on Sep. 6…blocked a kick against Washington & Jefferson on Oct. 25. 2013: Started seven games at nose guard and missed two due to illness… earned UAA All-Academic honors…credited with 36 tackles, including three for loss and one sack…recorded first career sack versus No. 3/2 Linfield on September 28…posted a career-best nine tackles at Frostburg State on September 21. 2012: Played in one game as a freshman. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football at Montini Catholic High School…also played one year of basketball and baseball…2011 team captain and a member of three 5A Illinois State Championship teams (2009, 2010, 2011)…selected as All-Area as a senior…three-time Suburban Christian Blue All-Academic (2009-11)…Academic All-Illinois candidate in 2011…Illinois State Scholar…member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and National Society of High School Scholars…son of David and Paula Rogers. Season 2012 2013 2014 CAREER

ROGERS CAREER STATISTICS

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 18 18 36 3-10 1-7 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 18 22 40 6-15 0.5-3 0-0 2 0-0 0 1 36 40 76 9-25 1.5-10 0-0 2 0-0 0 1

JOSH ROGERS

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UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)


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Gavin Sandidge

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SENIOR • INSIDE LINEBACKER 6-1 • 220 lbs. Hometown (High School): Pittsburgh, Pa. (Central Catholic) Letters Earned: 2 Major: Mechanical Engineering

2014: Named to the All-PAC and All-UAA First Teams…Played in all 10 games and started each of the last nine during the campaign…second on the team with 80 total tackles and six tackles for a loss during the year, and led all CWRU players with 45 solo tackles…selected as the UAA Defensive Athlete of the Week on October 20 following his 12-tackle (seven solo) performance against Geneva, including a forced fumble and two quarterback hurries…blocked kicks in the season-opening game against Carnegie Mellon on September 6 and against Washington & Jefferson on October 25…his two blocked kicks ranked second in the PAC and 21st in Division III in 2014…recorded a season-high 14 tackles (five solo) in the team’s season finale against Chicago on November 15. 2013: Started all nine games at inside linebacker…named to All-UAA First Team and OhioCollegeFootball.com Division III All-Ohio Third Team…led team and ranked second in the UAA with 76 tackles, 11 of which were for loss…also recorded a sack, a forced fumble and a blocked kick…registered four double-digit tackle performances…posted a careerhigh 13 tackles at Frostburg State on September 21 and versus Trinity (Texas) on October 26…registered first career forced fumble in win versus Marietta on September 7…picked up first career sack in victory at Carnegie Mellon on November 16. 2012: Played in one game as a freshman. Personal: Lettered in football and track at Central Catholic High School…named to 2011 All-Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League Team…earned the CCHS Sean McSteen Award in addition to winning the Kyle B. Wilson Lift-a-Thon…honor roll student… recipient of an Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Scholarship…son of Gerald and Adria Sandidge.

Season 2012 2013 2014 CAREER

SANDIDGE CAREER STATISTICS

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 37 39 76 11-34 1-9 0-0 0 0-0 1 1 45 35 80 6-23 1-6 0-0 1 0-0 1 2 82 74 156 17-57 2-15 0-0 1 0-0 2 3

GAVIN SANDIDGE UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)

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Dayton Snyder

92

SENIOR • DEFENSIVE END 6-4 • 240 lbs. Hometown (High School): West Lafayette, Ind. (West Lafayette) Letters Earned: 2 Major: Biomedical Engineering 2014: Named to the All-UAA Second Team…started each of the team’s 10 games during the year on the defensive line…ranked 10th in Division III and led all PAC players with three fumble recoveries in 2014…was tied for second on the squad with six tackles for a loss…added 47 tackles (20 solo), 2.5 sacks and five quarterback hurries during the campaign…recorded a season-high 12 tackles and two hurries against Bethany on October 4. 2013: Played in all nine games and earned six starts on the defensive line…named to All-UAA Second Team and UAA All-Academic Team…finished with 40 tackles, including five for loss and two sacks…posted a career-best seven tackles at Oberlin on September 15…logged first career sack versus No. 3/2 Linfield on September 28.2012: Played in one game as a freshman. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football as well as two in baseball at West Lafayette High School…named AllIndiana as a junior in 2010…also tabbed All-Hoosier Conference and all-area as both a junior and a senior…served as a 2011 team captain in addition to earning Team’s Best Lineman Award in 2010 and 2011…tabbed to Indianapolis Colts Academic All-Star Team in 2011…National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete of the Year nominee…Academic All-Indiana…member of the Natonal Honor Society…valedictorian of senior class…also a member of the Spanish Honor Society and was a Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Conference Ambassador…son of Mark and Marga Snyder. Season 2012 2013 2014 CAREER

SNYDER CAREER STATISTICS

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 17 23 40 5-15 2-12 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 20 27 47 6-34 2.5-26 0-0 1 3-4 1 0 37 50 87 11-49 4.5-38 0-0 1 3-4 1 0

DAYTON SNYDER

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SCOTT SUREN

TAP TASKER

UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)


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Scott Suren

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SENIOR • FREE SAFETY 6-4 • 225 lbs. Hometown (High School): Brunswick, Ohio (Brunswick) Letters Earned: 3 Major: Mechanical Engineering

2014: Named to the All-UAA Second Team…played in the team’s final nine games of the year, including the final eight in a starting role…received UAA All-Academic recognition…finished the year with 58 tackles (33 solo) and three pass breakups…had seven tackles and an interception against Thiel on September 27…recorded a season-best 11 tackles (six solo) against Washington & Jefferson on October 25. 2013: Played in all nine games with eight starts at safety…named to All-UAA Second Team and UAA All-Academic Team…registered 58 tackles, an interception, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and three pass break-ups…posted a career-best and team season-high 14 tackles at Frostburg State on September 21…grabbed first career interception in victory versus Marietta on September 7…picked up first career forced fumble and fumble recovery in win at Carnegie Mellon on November 16. 2012: Played in 10 games with one start at safety and significant time on special teams…recorded three tackles total and first career tackle for loss at Chicago on October 27. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football as well as two in basketball and track & field at nearby Brunswick High School…named first-team All-Ohio as a junior as well as first-team All-Inland District, first-team All-Northeast Ohio Conference and first-team All-Medina County…also selected Medina County Defensive Player of the Year after tying a school record with eight interceptions…repeated as first-team All-NOC and AllMedina County as a senior…NOC Scholar-Athlete Team Captain…served as a team captain in basketball with an All-NOC Honorable Mention nod and team Defensive MVP honors…fourtime NOC Scholar-Athlete…son of Dan and Connie Suren. Season 2012 2013 2014 CAREER

SUREN CAREER STATISTICS

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 1 2 3 1-5 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 29 29 58 1-2 0-0 1-3 3 1-0 1 0 33 25 58 0-0 0-0 1-1 3 0-0 0 0 63 59 119 2-7 0-0 2-4 6 1-0 1 0

Tap Tasker

89

SENIOR • WIDE RECEIVER 5-11 • 180 lbs. Hometown (High School): East Aurora, N.Y. (St. Francis) Letters Earned: 2 Major: Electrical Engineering

2014: Played in nine of the team’s 10 games during the season. 2013: Appeared in four games with time at free safety and holder. 2012: Played in all 10 games as a freshman…served as the team’s holder for place kicks. Personal: Full name - Gabriel Tasker...earned two varsity letters in both football and wrestling as well as four in track & field at St. Francis High School…named All-Monsignor Martin Athletic Conference at safety as a junior…member of the National Honor Society…selected to All-Western New York Football Academic Team as a senior…son of Steve and Sarah Tasker. UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)

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Aaron Weisberg

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SENIOR • INSIDE LINEBACKER 5-9 • 195 lbs. Hometown (High School): Plantation, Fla. (American Heritage) Letters Earned: 2 Major: Mathematics/Economics

2014: Named an honorable mention to both the All-UAA and All-PAC teams…received UAA All-Academic recognition…finished the year tied for second among CWRU players with 80 tackles (40 solo), including 3.5 tackles for a loss…notched a season-high 13 tackles (eight solo), including two for a loss and a quarterback hurry, against Washington & Jefferson on October 25…recovered a fumble against Geneva on October 18. 2013: Started all nine games at inside linebacker…named to All-UAA Second Team and UAA All-Academic Team…ranked third on the squad and fifth in the UAA with 71 tackles…also posted 4.5 tackles for loss, an interception and six pass break-ups…totaled a career-high 12 tackles versus Linfield on September 28… recorded a career-best four pass break-ups in win versus Marietta on September 7…grabbed first career interception in victory versus Chicago on November 2. 2012: Did not appear in a varsity game as a freshman. Personal: Earned two varsity letters in football as well as four in wrestling, lacrosse and weightlifting at College Preparatory School American Heritage...earned Football Patriot Award in both 2010 and 2011 as well as being tabbed team’s Defensive MVP as a senior…nominated for the Brian Piccolo Scholar-Athlete Award…named honorable-mention all-country for wrestling by the Miami Herald in 2011 and the Sun Sentinel in 2012…member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish Honor Society…AP Scholar…National Merit Scholar Commended Student…son of Alan and Jenna Weisberg. Season 2012 2013 2014 CAREER

WEISBERG CAREER STATISTICS

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 37 34 71 4.5-13 0-0 1-0 6 0-0 0 0 40 40 80 3.5-8 0-0 0-0 1 1-0 0 0 77 74 151 8-21 0-0 1-0 7 1-0 0 0

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UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)


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Justin Williams

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SENIOR • DEFENSIVE END 6-2 • 230 lbs. Hometown (High School): Manor, Pa. (Penn-Trafford) Letters Earned: 3 Major: Materials Science and Engineering

2014: Played in the first two games of the campaign, starting each…received UAA All-Academic recognition…finished the year with five tackles (two solo), 2.5 tackles for a loss, and two quarterback hurries. 2013: Started the final five games of the season on the defensive line after missing the first four due to injury…named to All-UAA First Team and UAA All-Academic Team…recorded three sacks and a team-best six quarterback hurries….matched a career best with seven tackles in win versus Trinity (Texas) on October 26…posted a career-high 1.5 sacks in victory at Carnegie Mellon on November 16. 2012: Played six games as a freshman defensive tackle…recorded 10 tackles and two quarterback hurries…assisted on first career sack in collegiate debut at Marietta on September 1…posted a season-high seven tackles in Baird Brothers’ Trophy victory versus Wooster on October 6. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in both football and hockey as well as one in track & field at Penn-Trafford High School…team captain in football…named first-team All-Foothills Conference at defensive lineman in 2011 and offensive tackle in 2010…named to Tribune Review Terrific 25…member of the National Honor Society…sister, Alexa, is a student-athlete for the CWRU women’s soccer team...son of Mark and Jennifer Williams. Season 2012 2013 2014 CAREER

WILLIAMS CAREER STATISTICS

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 2 8 10 0.5-3 0.5-3 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 9 12 21 3-16 3.0-16 0-0 1 0-0 0 0 2 3 5 2.5-7 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 13 23 36 6-26 3.5-19 0-0 1 0-0 0 0

JUSTIN WILLIAMS

UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)

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Tim Briercheck

45

JUNIOR • INSIDE LINEBACKER 5-7 • 200 lbs. Hometown (High School): Pittsburgh, Pa. (Mount Lebanon) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Finance

2014: Saw action in all 10 games at linebacker during the season…received UAA All-Academic recognition…finished the year with 27 tackles (17 solo)…recorded a season-high nine tackles (four solo) against Thiel on September 27…had eight tackles, all solo, against Saint Vincent on September 20. 2013: Did not appear in a varsity game as a freshman…missed significant time due to injury. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football and competed in both basketball and baseball at Mount Lebanon High School…team captain in 2012 and a first-team AllSoutheast Conference selection at linebacker…member of the National Honor Society…son of Tom and Beth Briercheck. Season 2013 2014 CAREER

BRIERCHECK CAREER STATISTICS

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 17 10 27 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 17 10 27 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0

Dante Capicchioni

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JUNIOR• GUARD 6-0 • 240 lbs. Hometown (High School): Bloomfield Hills, Mich. (Seaholm) Letters Earned: 2 Major: Biomedical Engineering

2014: Played in three games on the offensive line during the season, including one start against Thomas More on November 8. 2013: Did not appear in a varsity game as a freshman. Personal: Earned two varsity letters in football and one in track & field at Seaholm High School…named to 2012 All-Oakland Activities Association Blue Division Team as well as All-Oakland County Honorable Mention and Detroit News All-Metro North Honorable Mention…two-time football scholar-athlete…also a 2013 AAPF National Powerlifting Champion and a two-time AAPF Michigan State Champion (242-pound weight class)…set four world records certified by the Amateur World Powerlifting Congress…AP Scholar…member of the National Honor Society… son of Marco and Lisa Capicchioni.

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UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)


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Tyler Doty

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JUNIOR • NOSE GUARD 5-10 • 205 lbs. Hometown (High School): Hilliard, Ohio (Hilliard Davidson) Letters Earned: 2 Major: Biology (Pre-Med)

2014: Played in seven games on the defensive line, including a start against Chicago in the season finale…received UAA All-Academic recognition…finished the year with 24 tackles (10 solo), including three for a loss…recorded a sack as a part of a season-high seven tackle (two solo) game against Geneva on October 18. 2013: Appeared in three games as a freshman linebacker and recorded one tackle. Personal: Earned three varsity letters at Hilliard Davidson High School…first-team All-Ohio Capital Conference as a senior…also all-district honorable mention and a Chris Spielman Student Athlete of the Week…recipient of the OCC Top Scholar Award…member of the National Honor Society and executive student council…graduated with honors diploma…son of Jeff and Lynn Doty. Season 2013 2014 CAREER

DOTY CAREER STATISTICS

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 0 1 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 10 14 24 3-17 1-6 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 10 15 25 3-17 1-6 0-0 0 0-0 0 0

Stephen Guenther

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JUNIOR • QUARTERBACK 6-0 • 177 lbs. Hometown (High School): Birmingham, Mich. (Seaholm) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Finance

2014: Played on the junior varsity team as a sophomore. 2013: Appeared in one game as a freshman quarterback. Personal: Earned two varsity letters in both football and basketball as well as one in baseball at Seaholm High School…team captain on the gridiron and hardwood…2012 All-Oakland Activities Association and team offensive MVP…member of the National Honor Society…son of Bruce and Angela Guenther.

UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)

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Nick Kwon

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JUNIOR • CORNERBACK 5-9 • 170 lbs. Hometown (High School): Kaneohe, Hawaii (Mid-Pacific Institute) Letters Earned: 2 Major: Biochemistry 2014: Named to the All-UAA Second Team and received UAA All-Academic recognition…played in nine games during the season, starting each in the defensive secondary…finished the year with 37 tackles (26 solo) and four pass breakups…had five solo tackles, a forced fumble, an interception and a pass breakup against Washington & Jefferson on October 25…notched three consecutive six tackle games against Saint Vincent, Thiel and Bethany. 2013: Played in eight games as a freshman with time at cornerback and on special teams…recorded 19 tackles, two interceptions and three pass break-ups…grabbed first career INT versus No. 3/2 Linfield on September 28…returned second INT 48 yards in win at Puget Sound on October 19. Personal: Earned three letters in football and two in track & field at Mid-Pacific Institute…2012 AllHawaii Second Team and an Interscholastic League of Honolulu First Team defensive back… placed third in the state in the 200-meter dash and set school records in the 200m, 100m and with 4x400m relay team…member of the National Honor Society…National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete…National Merit Qualifier…son of Dan and Martha Kwon. Season 2013 2014 CAREER

KWON CAREER STATISTICS

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 13 6 19 0-0 0-0 2-48 4 0-0 0 0 26 11 37 0-0 0-0 1-(-1) 4 0-0 1 0 39 17 56 0-0 0-0 3-47 8 0-0 1 0

Nate Lewis

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JUNIOR• OFFENSIVE TACKLE 6-4 • 270 lbs. Hometown (High School): Chagrin Falls, Ohio (Kenston) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Mechanical Engineering

2014: Played in five games during the season, including one in a starting role on the offensive line. 2013: Did not appear in a varsity game as a freshman. Personal: Earned two varsity letters in football and three in wrestling at nearby Kenston High School…named second-team alldistrict on the gridiron as a senior…2013 OHSAA state alternate on the mat…graduated cum laude with an honors diploma…son of Ken and Lisa Lewis.

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Brendan Lynch

JUNIOR • WIDE RECEIVER 5-8 • 185 lbs. Hometown (High School): Sarver, Pa. (Freeport Area) Letters Earned: 2 Major: Chemical Engineering

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2014: Named an honorable mention to both the All-UAA and All-PAC teams…received UAA AllAcademic recognition…appeared in the first six games of the season for the Spartans, starting each…finished the year with 604 all-purpose yards…selected as the UAA Offensive Player of the Week after scoring the first two touchdowns of his career and notching a career-high seven catches for 80 yards against Bethany on October 4…also returned three kicks for 101 yards in the game, including a season-long 43 yard return…caught a season-high nine passes for 63 yards and threw a 23 yard touchdown pass against Geneva on October 18. 2013: Appeared in four games as a freshman wide receiver…recorded eight catches for 66 yards, including a season-long 20 yard reception in win versus Chicago on November 2…logged first career reception in victory versus Trinity (Texas) on October 26. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in both football and basketball as well as four in track & field at Freeport Area High School… three-time All-Allegheny Conference selection with first-team status at both quarterback and defensive back in 2011 and 2012…2012 All-Pennsylvania Second Team at defensive back… three-time first-team all-county pick on the hardwood…Valley News Dispatch Athlete of the Year for 2013…member of the National Honor Society…PA Football News All-Academic Gold Team member…son of Thomas and Janine Lynch. Season 2013 2014 CAREER

Rush 0 1 1

LYNCH CAREER STATISTICS

Yds. Lost 0 0 0 4 0 3

Net 0 -4 -4

Avg. TD Long Rec. Yds. Avg. TD Long 0.0 0 0 8 66 8.2 0 20 -4.0 0 0 31 278 9.0 2 33 -4.0 0 0 39 344 8.8 2 33

Zach Lyon

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JUNIOR • OUTSIDE LINEBACKER 6-2 • 215 lbs. Hometown (High School): Wexford, Pa. (North Allegheny) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Civil Engineering

2014: Saw action in all 10 games during the season, including four in a starting role at linebacker…received UAA All-Academic recognition…recorded 27 tackles (14 solo) in 2014 and was second on the team with three sacks…led all CWRU players with two forced fumbles… notched a season-best five tackles, including a sack, against Saint Vincent on September 20… had three tackles, a sack and a forced fumble against Chicago on November 15. 2013: Played in six games as a freshman with time at linebacker and on special teams…posted six tackles (five solo). Personal: Earned three varsity letters at North Allegheny High School…named AllPennsylvania at tight end in 2012 as well as second-team all-conference…four-year scholarathlete…son of Terry and Heidi Lyon. Season 2013 2014 CAREER

LYON CAREER STATISTICS

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 5 1 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 14 13 27 5-33 3-27 0-0 1 0-0 2 0 19 14 33 5-33 3-27 0-0 1 0-0 2 0 UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)

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Jeep Madison

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JUNIOR • OUTSIDE LINEBACKER 6-0 • 210 lbs. Hometown (High School): Rocky Hill, Conn. (Northfield Mt. Hermon) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Political Science & Communications 2014: Played on the junior varsity as a sophomore. 2013: Appeared in one game as a freshman linebacker…recorded first career tackle versus Marietta on September 7. Personal: Full name is Julian Madison…earned three varsity letters in football as well as two in baseball at Northfield Mount Hermon…high honors student…son of Julian and Riezl Madison.

Zech Medved

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JUNIOR • TIGHT END 6-1 • 210 lbs. Hometown (High School): Imperial, Pa. (West Allegheny) Letters Earned: 2 Major: Finance

2014: Played in all 10 games at tight end during the year, including starts against Waynesburg and Geneva…caught 18 passes and was second on the team with 297 receiving yards…added three touchdown receptions during the campaign…notched season highs with six receptions and 73 yards, including a touchdown, against Thomas More on November 8…had three receptions for 58 yards in the season-opening game against Carnegie Mellon on September 6…caught a season-long 34 yard touchdown pass against Waynesburg on October 11. 2013: Played in eight games and earned one start as a freshman tight end. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in both football and track & field at West Allegheny High School…All-Pennsylvania Honorable Mention performer for 2012 WPIAL AAA Championship team…two-time first-team All-Parkway Conference at outside linebacker and tight end…member of WAHS school-record 4x100-meter relay…member of the National Honor Society… graduated summa cum laude…son of Walter and Neela Medved. Season 2013 2014 CAREER

MEDVED CAREER STATISTICS

Rush Yds. Lost Net Avg. TD Long Rec. Yds. Avg. TD Long 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 18 297 16.5 3 34 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 18 297 16.5 3 34

Robbie Sabatelle JUNIOR • CENTER 6-1 • 225 lbs. Hometown (High School): Norwich, Vt. (Hanover) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Biomedical Engineering

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2014: Saw action in one game during the year, appearing against Carnegie Mellon…received UAA AllAcademic recognition. 2013: Appeared in one game as a freshman and recorded one tackle. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football as well as two in both basketball and baseball at Hanover… two-time second-team All-New Hampshire at defensive lineman…team captain as a senior…twotime HHS Best Lineman…National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete…earned HHS “Unsung Hero” award in both football and baseball…graduated magna cum laude…son of Rob and Laurie Sabatelle. 40

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Aaron Aguilar

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SOPHOMORE • RUNNING BACK 5-6 • 182 lbs. Hometown (High School): Santa Ana, Calif. (Orange) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Undecided

2014: Saw action in three games during his freshman season…totaled 15 yards on five rushing attempts, and caught one pass for five yards. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football as well as two in baseball at Orange High School…three-time first-team All-CIF Southern Section as well as league MVP in 2013…two-year team MVP…also an all-league selection in baseball…National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete…son of Mike and Sylvia Aguilar. Season 2014 CAREER

AGUILAR CAREER STATISTICS

Rush Yds. Lost Net Avg. TD Long Rec. Yds. Avg. TD Long 5 15 0 15 3.0 0 7 1 5 5.0 0 5 5 15 0 15 3.0 0 7 1 5 5.0 0 5

Myles Anthony 29

SOPHOMORE • RUNNING BACK 5-4 • 170 lbs. Hometown (High School): Philadelphia, Pa. (Germantown Acad.) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Civil Engineering (Pre-Architecture) 2014: Played on the junior varsity team as a freshman. Personal: Earned two varsity letters each in football and wrestling at Germantown Academy…team leader in rushing for two years and a top 25 rusher for Philadelphia area schools…placed fifth at 2013 Pennsylvania Independent Schools Wrestling Championship…son of Bryan and Lisha Anthony.

Andrew Banathy 6

SOPHOMORE • INSIDE LINEBACKER 6-1 • 205 lbs. Hometown (High School): Tinley Park, Ill. (Providence Catholic) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Economics 2014: Saw action in nine games during the season at linebacker…posted 16 tackles (six solo). Personal: Earned two varsity letters at Providence Catholic High School…named to 2013 AllChicago Catholic League Blue Second Team…also an all-area selection…first honor roll student… son of Andy and Maureen Banathy. Season 2014 CAREER

BANATHY CAREER STATISTICS

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 6 10 16 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 10 16 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)

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Gage Blair

SOPHOMORE • CENTER 6-1 • 260 lbs. Hometown (High School): Elyria, Ohio (St. Edward) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Nursing

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2014: Named to the All-UAA Second Team and an honorable mention to the All-PAC team… started all 10 games at center during his freshman season. Personal: Earned three varsity letters at nearby St. Edward High School…nominated to the 2014 East/West All-Star Game… member of the National Honor Society…high honors student all four years…son of Brad and Rhonda Blair.

Jeffrie Brown Jr.

SOPHOMORE • RUNNING BACK 5-10 • 170 lbs. Hometown (High School): Fairfield, Calif. (Armijo) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Mechanical Engineering

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2014: Played on the junior varsity team as a freshman. Personal: Played four years of football and competed for three years in track at Armijo High School…named to 2013 All-Monticello Empire League First Team…also team MVP and a first-team all-region pick as a senior…set city record for most 80+ yard rush rushes…member of school-record 4x400-meter relay team…high honors student…son of Jeff Brown and Angelina Morgan.

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Jacob Burke

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SOPHOMORE • FULLBACK/PUNTER 6-1 • 210 lbs. Hometown (High School): Johnstown, Ohio (Northridge) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Nursing

2014: Named to the All-UAA Second Team…appeared in seven games during the campaign… punted 13 times during the year for 500 yards, averaging 38.5 yard per punt…had two punts of over 50 yards, including a season-long 57 yarder against Thomas More on November 8… recorded six punts inside the 20 yard line and forced three fair catches…added 34 rushing yards on seven attempts during the year, including a season-long 11-yard run against Carnegie Mellon on September 6…notched a 21-yard reception against Thomas More. Personal: Earned four varsity letters in football as well as three in wrestling at Northridge High School…fouryear starter and two-year captain on the gridiron…All-Central Ohio Honorable Mention… also second-team All-Licking County League and second-team All-Metro…district qualifier in wrestling for state final four team…Northridge dean’s list student…class historian…son of Eric and Gen Potts as well as William and Jessica Burke.

BURKE CAREER STATISTICS

Season 2014 CAREER Season 2014 CAREER

RUSHING Yds. Lost Net Avg. TD 34 0 34 4.9 0 34 0 34 4.9 0 PUNTING Punts Yds. Lg Avg. TB 13 500 57 38.5 1 13 500 57 38.5 1 Rush 7 7

Long Rec. Yds. Avg. TD Long 11 2 25 12.5 0 21 11 2 25 12.5 0 21 FC I20 3 6 3 6

Cody Calhoun

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SOPHOMORE • STRONG SAFETY 5-11 • 190 lbs. Hometown (High School): Hilliard, Ohio (Bishop Watterson) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Biology

2014: Named to the All-UAA Second Team…appeared in eight games, making two of starts… finished the year with eight tackles…recorded his first career interception during the team’s season finale against Chicago…Returned 11 kicks during the year for 264 yards, including a season-long 41 yard return against Thomas More Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football as well as three in basketball and four in track & field at Bishop Watterson…ScholarAthlete in all three sports…Academic All-Ohio for track & field…son of Tom and Molly Calhoun.

CALHOUN CAREER STATISTICS

Season 2014 CAREER Season 2014 CAREER

DEFENSIVE UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 4 4 8 0-0 0-0 1-0 0 0-0 0 0 4 4 8 0-0 0-0 1-0 0 0-0 0 0 RETURNS KR Yds. Avg. TD Long PR Yds. Avg. TD Long 11 264 24.0 0 41 0 0 0 0 0 11 264 24.0 0 41 0 0 0 0 0 UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)

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Anthony Canganelli

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SOPHOMORE • RUNNING BACK 5-9 • 190 lbs. Hometown (High School): Mayfield Village, Ohio (Mayfield) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Biomedical Engineering

2014: Named to the All-UAA First Team…appeared in seven games at running back, including his first career start against Washington & Jefferson…led all players with 282 net rushing yards on 61 attempts, good for 4.6 yards per carry…rushed 16 times for a season-high 90 yards and scored the first touchdown of his career on a season-long 41-yard run against Geneva on October 18…added totals of 82 rushing yards against Waynesburg on October 11 and 73 yards against Wash U on November 1…Returned six kicks during the year for 124 yards, including a season-long 33-yard return against Thomas More on November 8. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football as well as two in track & field at nearby Mayfield High School…NewsHerald Player of the Week on the gridiron…honor roll student all eight semesters…son of Vince and Toni Canganelli. Season 2014 CAREER

CANGANELLI CAREER STATISTICS

Rush Yds. Lost Net Avg. TD Long Rec. Yds. Avg. TD Long 61 290 8 282 4.6 1 41 0 0 0.0 0 0 61 290 8 282 4.6 1 41 0 0 0.0 0 0

CODY CALHOUN

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ANTHONY CANGANELLI

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Adrian Cannon

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SOPHOMORE • CORNERBACK/PUNTER 5-10 • 170 lbs. Hometown (High School): Lake View, N.Y. (Frontier Central) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Civil Engineering

2014: Saw action in nine games during the season…punted 40 times for 1,434 yards, averaging 35.8 yards per punt…had two punts of over 50 yards, including a season-long 65 yard punt against Geneva on October 18…added four punts inside the opponents 20 yard line…blocked a kick against Thomas More on November 8. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football as well as four in track & field at Frontier Central High School…named to All-Western New York Second Team at defensive back in 2013…selected to Kensington Lion’s Club WNY All-Star Game in 2014…qualified in second place in Section 6 in the 200-meter dash and ran anchor for champion 4x400m relay team…also a goalkeeper for 2011 WNY State Champion soccer club team…member of the National Honor Society…recipient of Louis Stokes Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarship…son of William and Iva Cannon.

CANNON CAREER STATISTICS Season 2014 CAREER Season 2014 CAREER

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 0 1 1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 1 PUNTING Punts Yds. Lg Avg. TB FC I20 40 1,434 65 35.8 3 1 4 40 1,434 65 35.8 3 1 4

Ben Carniol

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SOPHOMORE• KICKER 5-7 • 155 lbs. Hometown (High School): Vienna, Va. (Thomas Jefferson Science & Technology) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Aerospace Engineering 2014: Appeared in one game, making his collegiate debut against Bethany on October 4, converting a pair of extra-point kicks during the game. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in both football and soccer at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology…secondteam All-Capitol Conference on the gridiron…member of the National Honor Society…AP Scholar with Distinction…National Merit Commended…son of Ted Carniol and Karen Espaldon.

CARNIOL CAREER STATISTICS

Season Punts Yds. Lg Avg. FGM FGA Lg PAT PTS 2014 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 2 2 CAREER 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 2 2

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Rob Cuda

SOPHOMORE• QUARTERBACK 6-1 • 195 lbs. Hometown (High School): Bartlett, Ill. (South Elgin) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Finance

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2014: Appeared in three games at quarterback during the season…completed nine of 14 passes for 94 yards and one touchdown…made his collegiate debut against Carnegie Mellon on September 6... recorded season highs with five completions (on seven attempts), 47 yards and a touchdown against Thomas More on November 8. Personal: Earned two varsity letters at South Elgin High School…threeyear captain…two-time All-Illinois Honorable Mention as well as all-area and All-Upstate Eight…2013 MVP for Upstate Eight runner-up team…recipient of United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award…Academic All-Illinois…member of the National Honor Society…son of Paul and Peggy Cuda.

CUDA CAREER STATISTICS

Season Comp. Att. Pct. Yds. TD Int Long Rush Yds. Lost Net TD Long 2014 9 14 64.3 94 1 0 18 7 14 15 -1 0 7 CAREER 9 14 64.3 94 1 0 18 7 14 15 -1 0 7

Ryan DeMarinis 72

SOPHOMORE • GUARD 6-2 • 296 lbs. Hometown (High School): Clarendon Hills, Ill. (Westwood (Mass.)) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering 2014: Appeared in eight games on the offensive line during his freshman campaign, including starts in three of the team’s last four games. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football as well as six total in indoor and outdoor track & field at Westwood High School…two-time Tri-Valley League All-Star on the gridiron…four-time TVL shot put champion…placed third and fourth in 2013 and 2014, respectively, at the MIAA Division III State Indoor Championship…member of the National Honor Society…son of Robert DeMarinis and Vicki Boone.

Chanan Demery 95 SOPHOMORE • OUTSIDE LINEBACKER 5-11 • 210 lbs. Hometown (High School): Woodbridge, Va. (Potomac) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Accounting

2014: Saw action in five games during the year…finished the year with four tackles, including two and a quarterback hurry against Chicago. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football as well as three in track & field at Potomac Senior…second-team all-conference selection on the gridiron in 2013…also all-district in 2012…son of Charles and Sheila Demery. Season 2014 CAREER 46

DEMERY CAREER STATISTICS

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 0 4 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 0 4 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)


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Mike Devereaux

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SOPHOMORE • CORNERBACK 5-9 • 180 lbs. Hometown (High School): Litchfield, N.H. (Bishop Guertin) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Engineering

2014: Played on the junior varsity team as a freshman. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football as well as five combined between indoor and outdoor track & field at Bishop Guertin High School…named All-New Hampshire Second Team on the gridiron as a senior…also selected as team MVP and to East-West All-Star Game…graduated with a 4.02 GPA…member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society…son of John and Kathy Devereaux.

Luke DiFrancesco

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SOPHOMORE • WIDE RECEIVER 5-11 • 185 lbs. Hometown (High School): Johnstown, Pa. (Bishop McCort) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Biomedical Engineering

2014: Played in all 10 games during the campaign, making four starts…tied for the team lead with 31 receptions during the year, and fifth among CWRU players with 259 receiving yards… named the UAA Offensive Player of the Week after catching the game-winning 23-yard touchdown pass with 1:08 remaining, his first career score, in a win over Thiel on September 27…finished the game with four receptions and a season-high 75 yards. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football as well as two in basketball and one in tennis at Bishop McCort High School…named to All-Pennsylvania Second Team in 2012…All-Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference in 2013…high honor roll student…son of Matthew and Anne DiFrancesco. Season 2014 CAREER

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DiFRANCESCO CAREER STATISTICS

Yds. Lost Net Avg. TD Long Rec. Yds. Avg. TD Long 8 0 8 8.0 0 8 31 259 8.4 1 29 8 0 8 8.0 0 8 31 259 8.4 1 29

Daniel Fabiniak

SOPHOMORE • FREE SAFETY 5-10 • 185 lbs. Hometown (High School): Marietta, Ga. (Lassiter) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Biomedical Engineering

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2014: Played in one game during the season, making his collegiate debut against Carnegie Mellon on September 6. Personal: Earned three varsity letters for two-time regional champion team at Lassiter High School...named Special Teams Player of the Week twice in 2013…LHS Offseason Leadership Captain…four-year scholar-athlete…son of Ted and Judy Fabiniak. UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)

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Alex Habeeb

SOPHOMORE • OUTSIDE LINEBACKER 5-9 • 210 lbs. Hometown (High School): Avon, Ohio (Avon) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Finance

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2014: Played on the junior varsity team during his freshman season. Personal: Earned three varsity letters at nearby Avon High School…2013 All-West Shore Conference as well as honorable mention All-Lorain County and all-district…three-year honor roll student…son of Gary and Melissa Habeeb.

Zak Hurd

SOPHOMORE • WIDE RECEIVER 5-10 • 170 lbs. Hometown (High School): Perry, Ohio (Perry) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Engineering

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2014: Saw action in a pair of games during the campaign, making his collegiate debut against Thiel on September 27…Caught one pass for seven yards against Thomas More on November 8. Personal: Earned two varsity letters in football as well as four in track & field at Perry High School…two-year All-Chagrin Valley Conference Second Team…also named twice to All-Lake County First Team and All-Northeast Ohio District Honorable Mention squad…placed third in Ohio in Division II in the long jump…track & field team MVP…broke school records in the long jump and 100-meter dash…Academic All-Ohio…graduated in top 15 of PHS senior class…son of Bruce and Carrie Hurd. Season 2014 CAREER

HURD CAREER STATISTICS

Rush Yds. Lost Net Avg. TD Long Rec. Yds. Avg. TD Long 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 7 7.0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 7 7.0 0 7

Alek LaVeck

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SOPHOMORE • FULLBACK 5-11 • 185 lbs. Hometown (High School): Lancaster, Ohio (Lancaster) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Finance

2014: Played on the junior varsity team during his freshman season. Personal: Earned three varsity letters at Lancaster High School…recipient of 2014 U.S. Army Athlete Award…two-time Ohio Capital Conference Scholar-Athlete…earned OCC Excellence in Journalism Award as well as R.F. Outcault Innovation Award…son of Rob and Ursula LaVeck. 48

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Pete LeMaster

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SOPHOMORE • OUTSIDE LINEBACKER 6-2 • 207 lbs. Hometown (High School): Chesterland, Ohio (Chardon) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Mechanical Engineering

2014: Played in four games during the year, including starts during the Spartans’ final two games of the season against Thomas More and Chicago…finished the year with 10 tackles (two solo)…recorded a season-high five tackles against Thomas More on November 8. Personal: Earned three varsity letters at nearby Chardon High School…named to 2013 All-Premier Athletic Conference First Team…also a second-team all-district selection and first-team All-Geauga County Touchdown Club honoree…three-year CHS Varsity Scholar-Athlete Award winner…son of Jerry and Betsy LeMaster. Season 2014 CAREER

LeMASTER CAREER STATISTICS

UT AT Total TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds Int-Yds BRUP FR-Yds. FF KB 2 8 10 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 2 8 10 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0

Jason Lockamy SOPHOMORE • DEFENSIVE END 6-0 • 205 lbs. Hometown (High School): Apex, N.C. (Apex) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Biomedical Engineering (Pre-Med)

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2014: Appeared in one game during his freshman season, making his collegiate debut against Carnegie Mellon on September 6. Personal: Earned two varsity letters in football as well as three in track at Apex High School…three-time All-SWAC 8 selection and the league’s Defensive Player of the Year in 2014…ESPN Triangle Scholar Athlete of the Week…National Football Foundation/ College Hall of Fame Scholarship recipient…finalist for Wendy’s High School Heisman and a Carolina Panthers Community Captain of the Year…conference and regional champion in the discus throw…four-year honor roll student…son of Courtney and Catherine Woyee-Jones as well as Thomas and Jackie Lockamy.

Justin McMahon

SOPHOMORE • INSIDE LINEBACKER 6-0 • 220 lbs. Hometown (High School): Mentor, Ohio (Mentor) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Biomedical Engineering

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2014: Saw action in one game during the season, appearing in the team’s season-opener against Carnegie Mellon. Personal: Earned three varsity letters at nearby Mentor High School…named to 2013 Division I All-Ohio First Team…also team Defensive MVP and first-team All-News Herald as a senior…graduated summa cum laude…AP Scholar…National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete…four-year academic letterwinner...son of Kevin and Wendi McMahon. UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)

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Ryan Merlau

SOPHOMORE • OFFENSIVE TACKLE 6-3 • 285 lbs. Hometown (High School): Arcade, N.Y. (Pioneer) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Civil Engineering

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2014: Saw action in nine games, making seven starts on the offensive line during his freshman campaign. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in both football and track & field at Pioneer High School…two-year N.Y. Section IV Class B All-Star and a Big 30 All-Star…named All-New York State Honorable Mention and Section IV Scholar-Athlete of the Year…Western N.Y. AllAcademic Team Honorable Mention…son of Douglas and MaryLou Merlau.

Alex Nesvisky

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SOPHOMORE • OFFENSIVE TACKLE 6-2 • 260 lbs. Hometown (High School): Raleigh, N.C. (Ravenscroft) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Biomedical Engineering

2014: Appeared in one game during the year, seeing action during the team’s game against Waynesburg on October 11. Personal: Earned two varsity letters in football as well as three in track & field at Ravenscroft School…two-year all-conference selection on the gridiron…2014 North Carolina State Champion in the shot put…also a three-time all-conference performer combined between the shot put and discus throw…AP Scholar with Honors…member of the cum laude society and the Latin Honor Society…son of Dave and Tamsin Nesvisky.

Giuseppe Orsini

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SOPHOMORE • WIDE RECEIVER 6-1 • 180 lbs. Hometown (High School): Upper St. Clair, Pa. (Upper St. Clair) Letters Earned: 1

2014: Played on the junior varsity team as a freshman. Personal: Earned two varsity letters at Upper St. Clair High School…recipient of 2014 TJ White Scholarship…high honors student all four years…nominee for USCHS Student of the Year…son of John and Janice Orsini.

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Weston Salerno

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SOPHOMORE • KICKER 5-11 • 180 lbs. Hometown (High School): Temecula, Calif. (Chaparral) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Biomedical Engineering

2014: Played on the junior varsity team during his freshman season. Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football as well as two in tennis at Chaparral High School…2014 California Classic All-Star…hit event-record 62-yard field goal at California High School snap, hold and kick competition…team captain and All-Southwest League First Team honoree in tennis…member of the National Honor Society…AP Scholar with Distinction…son of Grant and Susie Yates.

Dan Techman

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SOPHOMORE • INSIDE LINEBACKER 6-0 • 205 lbs. Hometown (High School): Morgantown, Pa. (Twin Valley) Letters Earned: 1 Major: Electrical Engineering

2014: Played on the junior varsity team during his freshman season. Personal: Earned three varsity letters at Twin Valley High School…two-time All-Berks County Section I at linebacker… also named twice to All-Berks Academic Team…son of Joe and Betsy Techman.

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SPARTAN NEWCOMERS Steven Bachie

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Benny Baier

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Jack Blanton

76

Lukas Bobak

46

Chaz Brown

53

Tyler Bushman

96

Jered Butler

18

Louis Cotteta

82

John Fry

52

Matt Gallagher

40

FRESHMAN • OFFENSIVE TACKLE 6-4 • 250 lbs. Hometown (High School): Berea, Ohio (Berea-Midpark) Major: Chemical Engineering

FRESHMAN • OFFENSIVE TACKLE 6-4 • 250 lbs.

Hometown (High School): Longmeadow, Mass. (Longmeadow)

Major: Business

FRESHMAN • GUARD 6-4 • 270 lbs. Hometown (High School): Kennett, Mo. (Kennett) Major: Biomedical Engineering

FRESHMAN • OUTSIDE LINEBACKER 6-0 • 190 lbs. Hometown (High School): Greenbelt, Md. (Eleanor Roosevelt) Major: Engineering & Physics

FRESHMAN • CENTER 5-11 • 250 lbs. Hometown (High School): Ephrata, Pa. (Cocalico) Major: Engineering

William Graziani

93

FRESHMAN • NOSE GUARD 5-11 • 235 lbs. Hometown (High School): Canonsburg, Pa. (Canon-McMillan) Major: Engineering

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FRESHMAN • PUNTER 5-11 • 180 lbs. Hometown (High School): Wadsworth, Ohio (Wadsworth) Major: Engineering

FRESHMAN • INSIDE LINEBACKER 5-11 • 205 lbs. Hometown (High School): Willowbrook, Ill. (St. Ignatius) Major: Engineering (Pre-Med)

FRESHMAN • DEFENSIVE END 6-5 • 230 lbs. Hometown (High School): Naperville, IL (Naperville N.) Major: Business

FRESHMAN • WIDE RECEIVER 5-8 • 165 lbs. Hometown (High School): Trooper, Pa. (Methacton) Major: Computer Science

FRESHMAN • INSIDE LINEBACKER 5-11 • 200 lbs.

Hometown (High School): Chadds Ford, Pa. (Archmere Acad. (Del.))

Major: Engineering

Ian Henderson FRESHMAN • NOSE GUARD 6-6 • 315 lbs.

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Hometown (High School): Beverly Hills, Mich. (Detroit Country Day)

Major: Undecided

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Dalton Hennes FRESHMAN • NOSE GUARD 6-3 • 250 lbs.

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Hometown (High School): Wash. Court House, Ohio (Miami Trace)

Major: Pre-Professional

Austin Himler

51 65

FRESHMAN • CENTER 5-10 • 235 lbs. Hometown (High School): Pittsburgh, Pa. (Upper St. Clair) Major: Engineering

Jim Irwin

63

Joseph Katula

David Khanin

75

Tom Maday

57

Brian McNamara

98

Andre Orantes

19

Mitchell Peer

13

Matthew Peterson

48

83

Evan Price

39

2

Joey Spitalli

86

FRESHMAN • CENTER 6-1 • 250 lbs. Hometown (High School): Chicago, Ill. (St. Ignatius) Major: Engineering

SOPHOMORE • OFFENSIVE TACKLE 6-2 • 245 lbs. Hometown (High School): Mayfield, OH (Mayfield) Major: Finance

FRESHMAN • DEFENSIVE END 6-2 • 230 lbs. Hometown (High School): Aurora, Ohio (Aurora) Major: Engineering

FRESHMAN • QUARTERBACK 6-3 • 185 lbs.

Hometown (High School): Clinton, Mich. (L’Anse Creuse N.)

Major: Engineering

Justin Phan

FRESHMAN • WIDE RECEIVER 5-8 • 140 lbs.

Hometown (High School): Atlanta, Ga. (Greater Atlanta Christian)

Major: Engineering

Tyler Schovanec

GRADUATE • QUARTERBACK 5-11 • 190 lbs. Hometown (High School): Lubbock, Tex. (Lubbock)

FRESHMAN • GUARD 6-2 • 295 lbs. Hometown (High School): Yorkville, Ill. (Yorkville) Major: Engineering

FRESHMAN • INSIDE LINEBACKER 5-11 • 210 lbs. Hometown (High School): Benicia, Calif. (Benicia) Major: Engineering

FRESHMAN • CORNERBACK 6-1 • 191 lbs. Hometown (High School): Magna, UT (Cyprus) Major: Mathematics & Engineering

FRESHMAN • WIDE RECEIVER 6-2 • 195 lbs. Hometown (High School): Charlotte, N.C. (Rocky River) Major: Actuarial Sciences

FRESHMAN • OUTSIDE LINEBACKER 6-0 • 190 lbs. Hometown (High School): Atlanta, Ga. (Benjamin Mays) Major: Engineering

FRESHMAN • WIDE RECEIVER 6-2 • 180 lbs. Hometown (High School): Roselle, Ill. (Lake Park) Major: Pre-Medicine

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David Traganza

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FRESHMAN • OUTSIDE LINEBACKER 5-10 • 200 lbs. Hometown (High School): San Diego, Calif. (Francis Parker) Major: Engineering

Kenny Warren Jr.

41

FRESHMAN • RUNNING BACK 5-9 • 195 lbs. Hometown (High School): Indianapolis, Ind. (Park Tudor) Major: Pre-Medicine

Mitchell Willis

FRESHMAN • INSIDE LINEBACKER 6-1 • 210 lbs.

35

Hometown (High School): Pataskala, Ohio (Newark Catholic)

Major: Engineering

Hunter Tulloch

FRESHMAN • WIDE RECEIVER 6-2 • 190 lbs.

Hometown (High School): Boca Raton, Fla. (N. Broward Prep)

Major: Finance

JP Wassmann

FRESHMAN • FULLBACK 5-10 • 219 lbs.

42

Hometown (High School): Key Biscayne, Fla. (Christopher Columbus)

Major: Engineering

Chris Zhang

FRESHMAN • NOSE GUARD 6-1 • 240 lbs.

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Hometown (High School): Naperville, Ill. (Naperville North)

Major: Engineering & Business

ADAM HOCHMAN

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2014 SCHEDULE AND RESULTS Date Sept. 06 Sept. 20 Sept. 27 Oct. 4 Oct. 11 Oct. 18 Oct. 25 Nov. 1 Nov. 8 Nov. 15

Opponent CARNEGIE MELLON* W at St. Vincent* L THIEL* W BETHANY (W.V.)* L at Waynesburg* L GENEVA* W at #16 Wash. & Jeff.* L at Washington U. L at Thomas More* L CHICAGO L

Score 30-0 23-20 23-16 25-14 35-15 21-17 34-24 17-28 66-34 20-10

Overall 1-0 1-1 2-1 2-2 2-3 3-3 3-4 3-5 3-6 3-7

PAC 1-0 1-1 2-1 2-2 2-3 3-3 3-4 3-4 3-5 3-5

Time Attend 2:37 2303 2:40 1477 2:50 803 2:44 750 2:47 2200 2:45 1814 2:46 3577 2:35 826 2:29 2836 2:34 1121

ALL CAPS indicates home game * indicates conference game

SCORE BY QUARTERS

CASE WESTERN RESERVE OPPONENTS

1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Total 49 61

45 69

50 63

76 73

0 0

220 266

2014 TEAM STATISTICS CATEGORY CWRU OPP SCORING 220 266 Points Per Game 22.0 26.6 FIRST DOWNS 186 185 Rushing 63 70 Passing 108 106 Penalty 15 9 RUSHING YARDAGE 1094 1367 Yards gained rushing 1412 1629 Yards lost rushing 318 262 Rushing Attempts 373 384 Average Per Rush 2.9 3.6 Average Per Game 109.4 136.7 TDs Rushing 9 17 PASSING YARDAGE 2179 2350 Att-Comp-Int 376-218-12 352-219-7 Average Per Pass 5.8 6.7 Average Per Catch 10.0 10.7 Average Per Game 217.9 235.0 TDs Passing 20 13 TOTAL OFFENSE 3273 3717 Total Plays 749 736 Average Per Play 4.4 5.1 Average Per Game 327.3 371.7 KICK RETURNS: #-Yards 47-943 36-684 PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards 22-141 25-160 INT RETURNS: #-Yards 7-72 12-211

CATEGORY CWRU OPP KICK RETURN AVERAGE 20.1 19.0 PUNT RETURN AVERAGE 6.4 6.4 INT RETURN AVERAGE 10.3 17.6 FUMBLES-LOST 24-13 11-5 PENALTIES-Yards 41-385 67-673 Average Per Game 38.5 67.3 PUNTS-Yards 55-1979 61-2262 Average Per Punt 36.0 37.1 Net punt average 31.6 32.8 TIME OF POSSESSION/Game 29:54 30:06 3RD-DOWN Conversions 56/164 58/162 3rd-Down Pct 34% 36% 4TH-DOWN Conversions 18/37 14/28 4th-Down Pct 49% 50% SACKS BY-Yards 17-126 25-148 MISC YARDS 68 -7 TOUCHDOWNS SCORED 29 36 FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS 6-6 8-10 ON-SIDE KICKS 0-0 0-0 RED-ZONE SCORES 27-32 84% 30-44 68% RED-ZONE TOUCHDOWNS 21-32 66% 24-44 55% PAT-ATTEMPTS 20-27 74% 24-34 71% ATTENDANCE 6791 10916 Games/Avg Per Game 5/1358 5/2183

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2014 INDIVIDUAL OFFENSIVE STATISTICS RUSHING GP Att Gain Loss Net Avg TD Long Avg/G Anthony Canganelli 7 61 290 8 282 4.6 1 41 40.3 Anthony Bianco 9 89 317 39 278 3.1 2 17 30.9 Adam Hochman 10 30 201 3 198 6.6 3 39 19.8 Billy Beecher 10 107 336 178 158 1.5 2 16 15.8 Manny Sicre 8 45 135 23 112 2.5 1 11 14.0 Jacob Burke 7 7 34 0 34 4.9 0 11 4.9 Sean Lapcevic 8 5 28 1 27 5.4 0 12 3.4 Adrian Cannon 9 3 21 0 21 7.0 0 9 2.3 Aaron Aguilar 3 5 15 0 15 3.0 0 7 5.0 Luke DiFrancesco 10 1 8 0 8 8.0 0 8 0.8 Bryan Erb 6 0 4 0 4 0.0 0 0 0.7 Connor Simpson 3 4 9 5 4 1.0 0 6 1.3 Rob Cuda 3 7 14 15 -1 -0.1 0 7 -0.3 Brendan Lynch 6 1 0 4 -4 -4.0 0 0 -0.7 Team 6 8 0 42 -42 -5.2 0 0 -7.0 Total 10 373 1412 318 1094 2.9 9 41 109.4 Opponents 10 384 1629 262 1367 3.6 17 82 136.7 PASSING Billy Beecher Connor Simpson Rob Cuda Adrian Cannon Brendan Lynch Total Opponents

G Effic 10 111.58 3 211.51 3 144.26 9 91.60 6 623.20 10 117.83 10 126.51

RECEIVING Brendan Lynch Luke DiFrancesco Ethan Albers George Darany Bryan Erb Sean Lapcevic Zech Medved Adam Hochman Manny Sicre Dan Cronin Colin MacLeod Anthony Bianco Jacob Burke Zak Hurd Dayton Snyder Aaron Aguilar Total Opponents

G 6 10 10 10 6 8 10 10 8 10 8 9 7 2 10 3 10 10

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No. 31 31 28 23 22 19 18 15 12 6 5 3 2 1 1 1 218 219

Att-Cmp-Int 196-346-12 11-14-0 9-14-0 1-1-0 1-1-0 218-376-12 219-352-7 Yds 278 259 359 282 254 107 297 86 90 39 65 19 25 7 7 5 2179 2350

Pct 56.6 78.6 64.3 100.0 100.0 58.0 62.2

Yds 1920 143 94 -1 23 2179 2350

Avg 9.0 8.4 12.8 12.3 11.5 5.6 16.5 5.7 7.5 6.5 13.0 6.3 12.5 7.0 7.0 5.0 10.0 10.7

TD 2 1 5 1 3 0 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 20 13

TD 16 2 1 0 1 20 13 Long 33 29 34 43 41 16 34 12 18 14 50 9 21 7 7 5 50 52

Lng Avg/G 43 192.0 50 47.7 18 31.3 0 -0.1 23 3.8 50 217.9 52 235.03 Avg/G 46.3 25.9 35.9 28.2 42.3 13.4 29.7 8.6 11.2 3.9 8.1 2.1 3.6 3.5 0.7 1.7 217.9 235.0

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2015 CASE WESTERN RESERVE SPARTANS FOOTBALL TOTAL OFFENSE G Plays Rush Pass Total Avg/G Billy Beecher 10 453 158 1920 2078 207.8 Anthony Canganelli 7 61 282 0 282 40.3 Anthony Bianco 9 89 278 0 278 30.9 Adam Hochman 10 30 198 0 198 19.8 Connor Simpson 3 18 4 143 147 49.0 Manny Sicre 8 45 112 0 112 14.0 Rob Cuda 3 21 -1 94 93 31.0 Jacob Burke 7 7 34 0 34 4.9 Sean Lapcevic 8 5 27 0 27 3.4 Adrian Cannon 9 4 21 -1 20 2.2 Brendan Lynch 6 2 -4 23 19 3.2 Aaron Aguilar 3 5 15 0 15 5.0 DiFrancesco 10 1 8 0 8 0.8 Bryan Erb 6 0 4 0 4 0.7 Team 6 8 -42 0 -42 -7.0 Total 10 749 1094 2179 3273 327.3 Opponents 10 736 1367 2350 3717 371.7 PUNT RETURNS No. Dan Cronin 15 Sean Lapcevic 6 Nick Kwon 1 Total 22 Opponents 25

Yds 124 30 -13 141 160

Avg TD Long 8.3 0 18 5.0 0 20 -13.0 0 0 6.4 0 20 6.4 0 16

KICK RETURNS No. Brendan Lynch 14 Cody Calhoun 11 Anthony Canganelli 6 Nick Kwon 6 Dan Cronin 3 Sean Lapcevic 2 Ryan Berg 2 Jordan Esteban 1 George Darany 1 Adam Hochman 1 Total 47 Opponents 36

Yds 330 264 124 122 62 21 12 0 2 6 943 684

Avg TD Long 23.6 0 43 24.0 0 41 20.7 0 33 20.3 0 30 20.7 0 28 10.5 0 15 6.0 0 7 0.0 0 0 2.0 0 2 6.0 0 6 20.1 0 43 19.0 1 86

INTERCEPTIONS No. Mike O’Donnell 2 Cody Calhoun 1 Scott Suren 1 Tyler Hamilton 1 Jordan Esteban 1 Nick Kwon 1 Total 7 Opponents 12

Yds 0 0 1 0 72 -1 72 211

Avg TD Long 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1.0 0 1 0.0 0 0 72.0 0 72 -1.0 0 0 10.3 0 72 17.6 3 68

ALL PURPOSE Brendan Lynch

G Rush Rec PR KR IR Tot Avg/G 6 -4 278 0 330 0 604 100.7 Anthony Canganelli 7 282 0 0 124 0 406 58.0 Ethan Albers 10 0 359 0 0 0 359 35.9 Zech Medved 10 0 297 0 0 0 297 29.7 Anthony Bianco 9 278 19 0 0 0 297 33.0 Adam Hochman 10 198 86 0 6 0 290 29.0 George Darany 10 0 282 0 2 0 284 28.4 Luke DiFrancesco 10 8 259 0 0 0 267 26.7 Cody Calhoun 8 0 0 0 264 0 264 33.0 Bryan Erb 6 4 254 0 0 0 258 43.0 Dan Cronin 10 0 39 124 62 0 225 22.5 Manny Sicre 8 112 90 0 0 0 202 25.2 Sean Lapcevic 8 27 107 30 21 0 185 23.1 Billy Beecher 10 158 0 0 0 0 158 15.8 Nick Kwon 9 0 0 -13 122 -1 108 12.0 Jordan Esteban 10 0 0 0 0 72 72 7.2 Colin MacLeod 8 0 65 0 0 0 65 8.1 Jacob Burke 7 34 25 0 0 0 59 8.4 Adrian Cannon 9 21 0 0 0 0 21 2.3 Aaron Aguilar 3 15 5 0 0 0 20 6.7 Ryan Berg 10 0 0 0 12 0 12 12 Dayton Snyder 10 0 7 0 0 0 7 0.7 Zak Hurd 2 0 7 0 0 0 7 3.5 Connor Simpson 3 4 0 0 0 0 4 1.3 Scott Suren 9 0 0 0 0 1 1 0.1 Rob Cuda 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 -0.3 Team 6 -42 0 0 0 0 -42 -7.0 Total 10 1094 2179 141 943 72 4429 442.9 Opponents 10 1367 2350 160 684 211 4772 477.2

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2014 INDIVIDUAL SPECIALTY STATISTICS PUNTING Adrian Cannon Jacob Burke Anthony Canganelli Team Total Opponents KICKOFFS Mitch Hopkins Nick Bavaro Ben Mroz Total Opponents FIELD GOALS Nick Bavaro Mitch Hopkins

No. Yds 40 1434 13 500 1 24 1 21 55 1979 61 2262 No. 22 21 2 45 55 FGM-FGA 4-4 2-2

Yds 1079 1114 111 2304 2898 Pct 100.0 100.0

Avg Long 35.8 65 38.5 57 24.0 24 21.0 21 36.0 65 37.1 56 Avg 49.0 53.0 55.5 51.2 52.7 01-19 0-0 0-0

20-29 0-0 1-1

TB FC I20 50+ Blkd 3 1 4 2 1 1 3 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 10 4 1 6 14 15 5 0

TB 2 0 0 2 4 30-39 3-3 1-1

OB 3 0 1 4 2 40-49 1-1 0-0

50-99 0-0 0-0

Lg Blk 40 0 32 0

FG SEQUENCE CMU SVC TC BC WAY GC W&J WU TMC UC CWRU (33) - (37) - (40) (30) - (25) - (32) Opponents 19 (31),(19),(31) (25) - - - 30 (42),(49) - (34),(34) Numbers in (parentheses) indicate made field goal | -------------------- PAT -------------------- | SCORING TD FGs Kick Rush Rcv Pass DXP Saf Points Adam Hochman 6 - - - - - - - 36 Ethan Albers 5 - - - 1 - - - 32 Nick Bavaro - 4-4 8-14 - - - - - 20 Bryan Erb 3 - - - - - - - 18 Zech Medved 3 - - - - - - - 18 Mitch Hopkins - 2-2 10-11 - - - - - 16 Billy Beecher 2 - - - - 1-1 - - 12 Brendan Lynch 2 - - - - - - - 12 Manny Sicre 2 - - - - - - - 12 Anthony Bianco 2 - - - - - - - 12 Luke DiFrancesco 1 - - - - - - - 6 Colin MacLeod 1 - - - - - - - 6 Anthony Canganelli 1 - - - - - - - 6 George Darany 1 - - - - - - - 6 Aaron Weisberg - - - - - - 1 - 2 KJ Pederson - - - - 1 - - - 2 Ben Carniol - - 2-2 - - - - - 2 Team - - - - - - - 1 2 Tap Tasker - - - - - 1-1 - - 0 Total 29 6-6 20-27 - 2 2-2 1 1 220 Opponents 36 8-10 24-34 - 1 1-2 - - 266 58

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2014 INDIVIDUAL DEFENSIVE STATISTICS |-------Tackles-------| |-Sacks-| |---Pass Def---| |-Fumbles-| Blkd GP Solo Ast Total TFL/Yds No-Yds Int-Yds BrUp QBH Rcv-Yds FF Kick 28 KJ Pederson 10 43 40 83 2.5-14 2.0-13 . 3 4 . 1 . 8 Gavin Sandidge 10 45 35 80 6.0-23 1.0-6 . 1 5 . 1 2 37 Aaron Weisberg 10 40 40 80 3.5-8 . . 1 2 1-0 . . 20 Scott Suren 9 33 25 58 . . 1-1 3 . . . . 24 Everett Dishong 5 28 21 49 10.5-41 6.0-36 . 5 4 . . . 92 Dayton Snyder 10 20 27 47 6.0-34 2.5-26 . 1 5 3-4 1 . 21 Jordan Esteban 10 20 22 42 0.5-1 . 1-72 5 . . . . 56 Josh Rogers 10 18 22 40 6.0-15 0.5-3 . 2 1 . . 1 9 Mike O’Donnell 10 28 12 40 1.0-2 . 2-0 2 . . . . 41 Nick Kwon 9 26 11 37 . . 1-(-1) 4 . . 1 . 22 Zach Lyon 10 14 13 27 5.0-33 3.0-27 . 1 . . 2 . 45 Tim Briercheck 10 17 10 27 . . . . . . . . 49 Tyler Doty 7 10 14 24 3.0-17 1.0-6 . . . . . . 35 Owen Williams 10 11 9 20 . . . 4 . . . . 48 Andrew Banathy 9 6 10 16 . . . . . . . . 50 Tyler Hamilton 10 7 9 16 2.0-10 1.0-9 1-0 . 3 . . . 40 Ryan Berg 10 6 9 15 0.5-1 . . 1 3 1-0 . . 46 Pete LeMaster 4 2 8 10 . . . . . . . . 67 Rocky Triggiano 9 3 5 8 . . . . . . . . 4 Cody Calhoun 8 4 4 8 . . 1-0 . . . . . 90 Mike Valleriano 8 3 2 5 1.0-8 . . . . . . . 55 Justin Williams 2 2 3 5 2.5-7 . . . 2 . . . 11 Dan Cronin 10 3 2 5 . . . . . . . . 23 Adam Hochman 10 4 1 5 . . . . . . . . 31 Nate Nachazel 1 . 4 4 . . . . . . . . 27 Ethan Albers 10 4 . 4 1.0-19 . . . . . . . 54 Chanan Demery 5 . 4 4 . . . . 1 . . . 32 Anthony Canganelli 7 1 2 3 . . . . . . . . 10 Zech Medved 10 1 1 2 . . . . . . . . 84 Nick Bavaro 6 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . 86 George Darany 10 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . 80 Luke DiFrancesco 10 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . 38 Chris Bargione 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . 19 Billy Beecher 10 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . 7 Adrian Cannon 9 . 1 1 . . . . . . . 1 34 Aaron Aguilar 3 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . TM Team 6 1 . 1 . . . . . . 1 . Total 10 404 368 772 51-233 17-126 7-72 33 30 5-4 7 4 Opponents 10 410 380 790 77-295 25-148 12-211 49 30 13-59 17 4

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CASE WESTERN RESERVE ALL-TIME SERIES RECORDS SINCE 1970

Opponents Alfred Albion Allegheny Bethany (W. Va.) Buffalo State Carnegie Mellon Centre Chicago Coast Guard Defiance Denison DePauw Earlham Frostburg State Gallaudet Geneva Grove City Hiram John Carroll Kalamazoo Kenyon Kings Point Linfield Loyola Marietta Maryville Oberlin Ohio Wesleyan Otterbein Puget Sound Rochester Rose Hulman St. Vincent Thiel Thomas More Trine Trinity (Texas) Ursinus Wabash Washington & Jefferson Washington & Lee Washington (Mo.) Waynesburg Widener Wilmington Wittenberg Wooster All-time 60

Overall W L T 0 2 0 1 0 0 8 20 0 3 12 0 2 0 0 18 26 0 2 0 0 12 13 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 18 7 1 0 1 0 7 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 11 11 1 9 9 1 0 1 0 11 15 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 31 6 0 9 9 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 8 10 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 6 9 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 7 10 0 1 1 0 9 20 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 9 0 12 13 0 202 226 4

Home W L T 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 10 0 2 6 0 1 0 0 13 12 0 1 0 0 8 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 11 2 0 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 6 0 4 5 1 0 0 0 5 8 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 16 2 0 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 6 0 1 0 0 5 10 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 8 5 0 111 108 1

Away W L T First Last 0 1 0 2004 2005 1 0 0 1983 1983 5 10 0 1970 2011 1 6 0 1970 2014 1 0 0 2002 2003 5 14 0 1970 2014 1 0 0 1978 1979 4 8 0 1990 2014 0 1 0 1970 1971 1 0 0 2005 2005 7 5 1 1984 2011 0 0 0 1987 1987 3 1 0 1989 1999 0 1 0 2012 2013 1 0 0 2007 2007 0 1 0 1976 2014 0 1 0 2006 2006 6 5 1 1972 2012 5 4 0 1970 2011 0 1 0 2002 2002 6 7 1 1972 2009 1 0 0 2000 2001 0 0 0 2013 2013 0 0 0 1970 1970 1 0 0 2012 2013 1 0 0 2002 2004 15 4 0 1972 2013 3 6 0 1984 2012 0 0 0 2003 2003 1 0 0 2013 2013 6 4 0 1990 2011 0 1 0 2000 2001 0 1 0 2007 2014 2 5 0 1970 2014 0 1 0 2014 2014 0 0 0 2009 2009 0 0 0 2013 2013 0 0 0 2006 2006 0 0 0 2007 2008 5 4 0 1970 2014 0 1 0 2005 2005 4 10 0 1985 2014 0 1 0 2014 2014 0 0 0 2007 2007 0 1 0 1970 1971 1 4 0 1989 2012 4 8 0 1984 2012 91 117 3

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FUTURE SCHEDULES 2016

Sept. 3 Sept. 10 Sept. 17 Sept. 24 Oct. 1 Oct. 8 Oct. 15 Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 5 Nov. 12

2017

CHICAGO ^ Bye @ Grove City * @ Waynesburg * ST. VINCENT * @ Bethany * THIEL * GENEVA * @ Washington-St. Louis ^ @ Westminster (Pa.) * CARNEGIE MELLON * ^

Sept. 2 Sept. 9 Sept. 16 Sept. 23 Sept. 30 Oct. 7 Oct. 14 Oct. 21 Oct. 28 Nov. 4 Nov. 11

@ Chicago ^ Bye GROVE CITY * WAYNESBURG * @ St. Vincent * BETHANY * @ Thiel * @ Geneva * WASHINGTON-ST. LOUIS ^ WESTMINSTER (Pa.) * @ Carnegie Mellon * ^

* Denotes Presidents’ Athletic Conference game ^ Denotes University Athletic Association game CAPS and BOLD denotes home game

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO MAROONS September 5, 2015

1:00 p.m. • Stagg Field • Chicago Location: Chicago, Ill. Enrollment: 5,381 President: Robert J. Zimmer Athletic Director: Erin McDermott Conference: University Athletic Association Football Affiliate Conference: Southern Athletic Colors: Maroon and White Stadium: Stagg Field Surface/Capacity: FieldTurf/1,650 2014 Records: 8-1, 3-0 UAA Head Coach: Chris Wilkerson (Eastern Illinois ’74) Record at School: 14-5 (second season) Overall Record: 14-5 (second season) Offensive System: Multiple sets Defensive System: 4-3 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 58/14 Starters Returning/Lost: 15/9 SID: Nathan Lindquist Email: nlindquist@uchicago.edu Office Phone/Fax: (773) 702-4638/702-6517 Pressbox Phone: (773) 667-1956 Website: athletics.uchicago.edu

SERIES HISTORY

Overall: Chicago leads, 13-12 Current Win Streak: Chicago, 1 Year Loc. W/L Score 1990 H W 25-0 1991 A W 16-15 1992 H W 23-14 1993 A L 33-16 1994 H L 29-27 1995 A L 24-21 1996 H W 7-0 1997 A L 14-6 1998 H L 16-6 1999 A L 41-21 2000 H L 27-7 2001 A L 51-34

Year Loc. W/L Score 2002 H L 49-39 2003 A L 27-13 2004 H W 27-23 2005 A L 23-7 2006 H W 10-9 2007 A W 35-3 2008 H W 38-24 2009 A W 38-24 2010 A L 24-20 2011 H W 6-0 2012 A W 28-15 2013 H W 16-3 2014 H L 20-10

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SAINT VINCENT COLLEGE BEARCATS September 19, 2015

7:00 p.m. • DiSanto Field • Cleveland Location: Latrobe, Pa. Enrollment: 1,800 President: Brother Norman W. Hipps, OSB Athletic Director: Fr. Myron Kirsch, OSB Conference: Presidents’ Athletic Colors: Green & Gold Stadium: Chuck Noll Field Surface/Capacity: Natural grass/1,100 2014 Records: 4-6, 4-4 PAC Head Coach: Ron Dolciato (John Carroll ’90) Record at School: 4-6 (second season) Overall Record: 4-6 (second season) Offensive System: Multiple Defensive System: Multiple Starters Returning/Lost: 20/7

SERIES HISTORY

Overall: Series is tied, 1-1 Current Win Streak: Saint Vincent, 1 Year Loc. W/L Score 2007 H W 42-0 2014 A L 23-20

SID: Jeff Zidek Email: jeff.zidek@stvincent.edu Office Phone/Fax: (724) 805-2476/532-5050 Website: athletics.stvincent.edu

THIEL COLLEGE TOMCATS September 19, 2015

1:00 p.m. • Alumni Stadium • Greenville, Pa. Location: Greenville, Pa. Enrollment: 1,100 President: Troy VanAken, Ph.D. Athletic Director: Jack Leipheimer ’74 Conference: Presidents’ Athletic Colors: Navy Blue & Old Gold Stadium: Alumni Stadium Surface/Capacity: Synthetic Grass/1,400 2014 Records: 4-6, 3-5 PAC Head Coach: Kurt Reiser (Allegheny ’93) Record at School: 13-47 (six seasons) Overall Record: 13-47 (six seasons) Offensive System: Multiple Pro-I Defensive System: Multiple 4-3 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 14/21 Starters Returning/Lost: 13/13 SID: Ed Topoleski Email: etopoleski@thiel.edu Office Phone/Fax: (724) 589-2880/4085 Website: thielathletics.com 62

SERIES HISTORY

Overall: Thiel leads, 9-6 Current Win Streak: Case Western Reserve, 3 Year Loc. W/L Score 1970 H W 16-6 1971 A L 35-10 1972 H L 13-9 1973 A L 54-14 1974 A L 27-6 1975 H L 35-21 1976 A W 7-0 1977 H W 23-17 1978 H L 35-0

Year Loc. W/L Score 1979 A L 29-7 1980 A L 34-7 1981 H L 54-13 1982 A W 32-13 1983 H W 21-8 2014 H W 23-16

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BETHANY COLLEGE BISON October 3, 2015

2:00 p.m. • Bison Stadium • Bethany, W.Va. Location: Bethany, W. Va. Enrollment: 1,000 Interim President: Sven de Jong Athletic Director: Brian Rose Conference: Presidents’ Athletic Colors: Kelly Green & White Stadium: Bison Stadium Surface/Capacity: FieldTurf/1,000 2014 Records: 6-5, 5-3 PAC Head Coach: Bill Garvey (Iona ’97) Record at School: 10-11 (second season) Overall Record: 10-11 (second season) Offensive System: Spread Defensive System: Multiple Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 33/10 Starters Returning/Lost: 18/9 SID: Jerrod Plate Email: jplate@bethanywv.edu Office Phone/Fax: (304) 829-7717/7290 Pressbox Phone: (304) 829-7343 Website: bethanywv.edu/athletics

SERIES HISTORY

Overall: Bethany leads, 13-2 Current Win Streak: Bethany, 1 Year Loc. W/L Score 1970 A L 28-6 1971 H L 15-6 1972 A L 25-14 1973 H L 23-3 1974 H L 36-33 1975 A L 13-0 1976 H L 22-7 1977 A L 16-12 1978 A L 14-3

Year Loc. W/L Score 1979 H L 44-0 1980 A L 32-7 1981 H L 49-7 1982 A W 25-24 1983 H W 21-7 2014 H L 25-14

WAYNESBURG UNIVERSITY YELLOW JACKETS October 10, 2015

1:30 p.m. • DiSanto Field • Cleveland Homecoming Location: Waynesburg, Pa. Enrollment: 2,500 President: Douglas G. Lee Athletic Director: Larry Marshall Conference: Presidents’ Athletic Colors: Orange & Black Stadium: John F. Wiley Stadium Surface/Capacity: FieldTurf/4,000 2014 Records: 8-3, 6-2 PAC Head Coach: Rick Shepas (Youngstown State ’87) Record at School: 64-40 (10 seasons) Overall Record: 64-40 (10 seasons) Offensive System: Multiple Pro Set Defensive System: Multiple 8-Man Front

SERIES HISTORY

Overall: Waynesburg leads, 1-0 Current Win Streak: Waynesburg, 1 Year Loc. W/L Score 2014 A L 35-15

SID: Bobby Fox Email: rfox@waynesburg.edu Office Phone/Fax: (724) 852-3334/7602 Pressbox Phone: (724) 833-7075 Website: waynesburgsports.com UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)

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GENEVA COLLEGE GOLDEN TORNADOES October 17, 2015

7:00 p.m. • Reeves Field • Beaver Falls, Pa. Location: Beaver Falls, Pa. Enrollment: 1,367 President: Dr. Kenneth A. Smith Athletic Director: Van Zanic Conference: Presidents’ Athletic Colors: Old Gold, White and Black Stadium: Reeves Field Surface/Capacity: Synthetic Turf/6,500 2014 Records: 3-7, 2-6 PAC Head Coach: Geno DeMarco (West Virginia ’86) Record at School: 137-90 (22 seasons) Overall Record: 137-90 (22 seasons) Offensive System: Spread Defensive System: Multiple Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 33/19

SERIES HISTORY

Overall: Case Western Reserve leads, 2-1 Current Win Streak: Case Western Reserve, 1 Year Loc. W/L Score 1976 H W 14-0 1977 A L 7-0 2014 H W 33-19

SID: Christy Lear Email: cllear@geneva.edu Office Phone/Fax: (724) 847-6886/5001 Website: geneva.edu/athletics

WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON PRESIDENTS October 24, 2015

6 :00 p.m. • DiSanto Field • Cleveland Location: Washington, Pa. Enrollment: 1,400 President: Dr. Tori Haring-Smith Interim Athletic Directors: Scott McGuinness Conference: Presidents’ Athletic Colors: Red & Black Stadium: Cameron Stadium Surface/Capacity: Grass/3,500 2014 Records: 10-2, 7-1 PAC Head Coach: Mike Sirianni (Mount Union ’94) Record at School: 111-26 (12 seasons) Overall Record: 111-26 (12 seasons) Offensive System: Multiple Defensive System: 4-2-5 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 49/11 Starters Returning/Lost: 9/9 SID: Sean King Email: sking@washjeff.edu Office Phone/Fax: (724) 250-3308/250-3307 Pressbox Phone: (724) 223-6065 Website: gopresidents.com 64

SERIES HISTORY

Overall: Washington & Jefferson leads, 10-7 Current Win Streak: Washington & Jefferson, 2 Year Loc. W/L Score 1970 A L 20-13 1971 H W 14-6 1972 A W 21-12 1973 H L 16-14 1974 A W 28-22 1975 H L 27-0 1976 H L 15-14 1977 A W 26-7 1978 A L 34-0

Year Loc. W/L Score 1979 H L 21-10 1980 A L 16-0 1981 H L 21-0 1982 A W 14-9 1983 H W 21-17 1984 A W 34-16 1985 H L 20-13 2014 A L 34-24

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WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY BEARS October 31, 2015

12:00 p.m. • DiSanto Field • Cleveland Location: St. Louis, Mo. Enrollment: 6,300 Chancellor: Mark S. Wrighton Athletic Director: Josh Whitman Conference: University Athletic Association Football Affiliate Conference: Southern Athletic Colors: Red and Green Stadium: Francis Field Surface/Capacity: FieldTurf/3,300 2014 Records: 4-6, 0-0 UAA Head Coach: Larry Kindbom (Kalamazoo ’74) Record at School: 160-101 (26 seasons) Overall Record: 188-131-1 (32 seasons) Offensive System: Pistol Spread Defensive System: 4-2-5 SID: Chris Mitchell Email: mitchell@wustl.edu Office Phone/Fax: (314) 935-5077 / 4600 Pressbox Phone: (314) 935-7116 Website: bearsports.wustl.edu

SERIES HISTORY

Overall: Washington U. leads, 20-9 Current Win Streak: Washington U., 3 Year Loc. W/L Score 1985 H W 17-10 1986 H W 49-0 1988 A W 18-14 1989 H L 23-16 1990 A W 24-21 1991 H W 22-21 1992 A L 21-9 1993 H L 55-10 1994 A L 54-33 1995 H L 49-22 1996 A L 24-14 1997 H L 37-32 1998 A L 27-21 1999 H L 42-7

Year Loc. W/L Score 2000 A L 37-0 2001 H L 24-14 2002 A L 49-42 2003 H L 38-10 2004 A L 28-14 2005 H L 28-7 2006 A L 13-6 2007 H W 35-27 2008 A W 17-0 2009 H W 28-8 2010 H L 14-13 2011 A W 16-6 2012 H L 10-7 2013 A L 29-0 2014 H L 28-17

THOMAS MORE COLLEGE SAINTS November 7, 2015

1 :00 p.m. • DiSanto Field• Cleveland Location: Crestview Hills, Ky. Enrollment: 1,600 President: David A. Armstrong, J.D. Athletic Director: Terry Connor Conference: Presidents’ Athletic Colors: Royal Blue and White Stadium: The Bank of Kentucky Field Surface/Capacity: 3,000/FieldTurf 2014 Records: 8-2, 7-1 PAC Head Coach: Regis Scafe (Case Western Reserve ‘71) Record at School: 0-0 (first season) Overall Record: 104-90 (19 seasons) Offensive System: Spread Defensive System: 4-4 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 63/19 Starters Returning/Lost: 19/6

SERIES HISTORY

Overall: Thomas More leads, 1-0 Current Win Streak: Thomas More, 1 Year Loc. W/L Score 2014 H L 66-34

SID: Cory Blackson Email: cory.blackson@thomasmore.edu Office Phone/Fax: (859) 344-3672/3632 Pressbox Phone: (859) 344-4040 ext: 3133 Website: tmcsaints.com UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)

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CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY TARTANS November 14, 2015

2:00 p.m. • Gesling Stadium• Pittsburgh Location: Pittsburgh, Pa. Enrollment: 6,223 President: Dr. Subra Suresh Athletic Director: Josh Centor Conference: University Athletic Association Football Affiliate Conference: Presidents’ Athletic Colors: Cardinal and Gray Stadium: Gesling Stadium Surface/Capacity: FieldTurf/3,500 2014 Records: 4-6, 3-5 PAC Head Coach: Rich Lackner (Carnegie Mellon ’79) Record at School: 188-103-2 (29 seasons) Overall Record: 188-103-2 (29 seasons) Offensive System: Multiple One Back Defensive System: Multiple 50 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: 52/17 Starters Returning/Lost: 21/8 SID: Mark Fisher Email: mwfisher@andrew.cmu.edu Office Phone/Fax: (412) 268-3087/3099 Pressbox Phone: (412) 268-4703 Website: athletics.cmu.edu

SERIES HISTORY

Overall: Carnegie Mellon leads, 26-18 Current Win Streak: Case Western Reserve, 8

Year

Loc. W/L

Score

1970 H L 21-0 1971 H W 29-19 1972 A L 18-0 1973 H L 30-0 1974 A W 22-15 1975 H L 26-0 1976 A L 21-7 1977 H L 25-6 1978 A L 17-14 1979 H L 41-0 1980 A L 28-7 1981 H L 51-7 1982 H W 14-7 1983 A L 15-10 1984 H W 25-15 1986 H W 21-14 1987 A L 13-12 1988 H W 32-22 1989 A L 48-14 1990 H L 42-17 1991 A L 43-0 1992 H L 33-14

Year

ACADEMIC BOWL Each fall, student-athletes from Case Western Reserve University and Carnegie Mellon University meet on the gridiron with the victor claiming the Academic Bowl. Although the football series between the Spartans and Tartans began in 1970, it wasn’t until 1986 when the annual meeting between two of the nation’s top academic institutions was labeled the Academic Bowl. With each school ranked amongst the nation’s elite research and scholastic institutions, a natural rivalry exists in academics. So as competition in the classroom continues, the winner of the coveted Academic Bowl can claim bragging rights on the athletic field for at least one year. The Academic Bowl is more than a trophy, however, as it emphasizes a “Commitment to Academic and Athletic Excellence”. The Spartans won the first Academic Bowl in 1986, defeating Carnegie Mellon 21-14. In the all-time Academic Bowl series, the Tartans hold a 15-13 advantage. 66

Loc. W/L

Score

1993 A L 56-0 1994 H L 50-8 1995 H W 3-0 1996 H W 16-0 1997 A L 16-7 1998 H L 14-7 1999 A L 42-0 2000 H L 45-14 2001 A L 42-14 2002 H W 42-35 2003 A L 44-16 2004 H W 24-14 2005 A L 23-20 2006 H L 20-10 2007 A W 20-17(O) 2008 H W 38-13 2009 A W 34-17 2010 H W 28-0 2011 A W 38-24 2012 H W 36-24 2013 A W 35-32 2014 H W 30-0

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RECORD BOOK INDIVIDUAL RUSHING

Rushing Attempts Game 42 Brandon McDowell (2002 vs CMU) Season 300 Frank Peters (1999) Career 675 Brandon McDowell (2001-03) Net Rushing Yards Game 252 Frank Peters (1999 vs. Oberlin) Season 1256 Frank Peters (1999) Career 3411 Brandon McDowell (2001-03) Rushing Touchdowns Game 4 Brandon McDowell (2003 vs. Denison) Frank Peters (1999 vs. Oberlin) Ted Otero (1997 vs. Oberlin) Season 19 Brandon McDowell (2001) Career 39 Brandon McDowell (2001-03)

BRANDON MCDOWELL 2001-03

100-Yard Games Season 7 Frank Peters (1999) Career 16 Brandon McDowell (2001-03)

PASSING

Passes Attempted Game 62 Eli Grant (2001 vs. Chicago) Season 361 Dan Whalen (2009) Career 1,229 Dan Whalen (2006-09) Passes Completed Game 37 Eli Grant (2001 vs. Chicago) Season 247 Dan Whalen (2009) Career 742 Dan Whalen (2006-09) Net Passing Yards Game 492 Eli Grant (2002 vs. Wash.) Season 3340 Dan Whalen (2009) Career 9720 Dan Whalen (2009) Passing Touchdowns Game 6 Dan Whalen (2009 vs. Oberlin) Season 34 Dan Whalen (2009) Career 87 Dan Whalen (2006-09)

DAN WHALEN 2006-09

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RECEIVING

Pass Receptions Game 15 Jason Cellura (2002 vs. Kalamzoo, 2003 vs. Wooster) Season 90 Zach Homyk (2010) Career 211 Zach Homyk (2007-10) Net Receiving Yards Game 222 Dave Wooley (1997 vs. Chicago) Season 1165 Zach Homyk (2010) Career 3015 David Kallevig (2001- 2004) Receiving Touchdowns Game 4 Jason Cellura (2002 vs. Kalamazoo) Season 12 Zach Homyk (2009, 2010) David Kallevig (2002) Mike Imburgia (1988) Career 31 Shaun Nicely (2007-10) David Kallevig (2001-04) Yards Per Reception Season 20.28 Dave Stuczynski (1982) Career 18.0 Dave Stuczynski (1982-85)

ZACH HOMYK 2007-10

SCORING

Points Scored Game 30 Season 122 Career 308

Brandon McDowell (2003 vs. Denison) Brandon McDowell (2001) Brandon McDowell (2001-03)

Touchdowns Game 5 Season 20 Career 51

Brandon McDowell (2003 vs. Denison) Brandon McDowell (2001) Brandon McDowell (2001-03)

Extra Points Game 9 Season 57 Career 192

Joey Pearce (1998 vs. Oberlin) Sam Coffey (2009) Sam Coffey (2007-10)

Field Goals Game 4 Season 13 Career 37

Joe Brenner (2004 vs. Hiram) Daniel Vasil (2011) Sam Coffey (2007-10)

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TACKLES

Game 30 Season 191 Career 521

SACKS Season Career

Tom Courtad (1998 vs. Chicago) Tom Courtad (1997) Tom Courtad (1996-98)

13 33

Derek Messmer (1995) Dale English (2008-11)

INTERCEPTIONS

Game 3 Tom Olsavsky (1984 vs. CMU) JD Patton (2001 vs. Hiram) Dan Calabrese (2011 vs. Oberlin) Season 8 Tom Olsavsky (1984) John Polivka (1986) Career 18 Tom Olsavsky (1982-85)

DALE ENGLISH 2008-11

PUNTING

Punts Game 12 Career 217 Longest 77 77

Joe Brenner (2004 vs. Wooster) Jeremy Nawyn (1999 vs. WU) Jeremy Nawyn (1996-99) Chuck Thall (1991 vs. CMU) Erik Olson (2013 vs. FSU)

Punting Yards Game 479 Tom Penoyar (2000 vs. King’s Point) Career 7964 Jeremy Nawyn (1996-99) Punting Average Game 56.5 Erik Olson (2013 vs. FSU) Season 40.7 Dan Whalen (2009) Career 37.4 Brian Calderone (2005-08)

LONGEST PLAYS Pass 97 Rush 95 Kickoff Return 93 Punt Return 87 Int. Return 100

Dan Whalen to Shaun Nicely (2007 vs. Widener) Chad Blunt (1991 vs. Ohio Wesleyan) Steve Rospert (1993 vs. Allegheny) Dwain Carver (1974 vs. Kenyon) Dan Banks (2003 vs. Denison)

PUNT RETURNS Returns Season 33 Career 84

Dan Calabrese (2011) Dan Calabrese (2009-12)

Yards Season 367 Career 775

Dan Calabrese (2011) Dan Calabrese (2009-12)

Average Season 18.4 Career 13.6

Mark Schlitter (2001) Dwain Carver (1972-74)

KICK RETURNS Returns Season 30 Career 56

Sean Lapcevic (2013) Steve Rospert (1993-95)

Yards Season 614 Career 1551

Sean Lapcevic (2013) Bobby Bott (2006-09)

Average Season 25.6 Career 24.2

Bobby Bott (2008) Derek Molitor (1998)

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TEAM OFFENSE

DEFENSE

Most Net Rushing Yardage Game 437 (1986 vs. Washington) Season 2195 (1984 - 9 games)

Lowest Net Rushing Yardage Allowed Season 701 (1985 - 9 games)

Most Net Passing Yardage Game 487 (2002 vs. Chicago) Season 3706 (2002 - 10 games) Most Passes Intercepted (by defense) Game 5 (1983 vs. Thiel) (1990 vs. Earlham) Season 21 (1986 - 9 games) Most Total Offense Yardage Game 766 (2002 vs. Denison) Season 5179 (2009 - 11 games)

Lowest Net Passing Yardage Allowed Season 862 (1977 - 9 games) Lowest Total Yardage Allowed Season 1577 (1985 - 9 games) Fewest First Downs Allowed Game 0 (1985 vs. Wooster) Season 86 (1985 - 9 games) Fewest Points Allowed Season 95 (1986 - 9 games)

Most Total First Downs Game 33 (2007 vs. St. Vincent) Season 255 (2007 - 12 games)

SCORING Most Points Scored Quarter 28 (1998 vs. Oberlin) Game 70 (1998 vs. Oberlin) Season 466 (2009 - 11 games) Most Touchdowns Scored Game 10 (1998 vs. Oberlin) Season 63 (2009 - 11 games)

JIM CHAPMAN 1982-86

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Flory Mauriocourt

Bob Del Rosa

Jim Chapman

Ron Stuckey

Regis Scafe

Peter Germano

Joe Perella

Greg Debeljak

Year Head Coach 1970 Flory Mauriocourt 1971 Flory Mauriocourt 1972 Flory Mauriocourt 1973 Flory Mauriocourt 1974 Flory Mauriocourt 1975 Flory Mauriocourt Mariocourt (6 seasons)

Overall PAC/NCAC UAA W-L-T W-L-T W-L-T 2-5-1 1-4-1 — 3-6 2-4 — 4-5 3-4 — 0-9 0-7 — 2-7 2-5 — 0-8 0-7 — 11-40-1 8-31-1 —

1976 Bob Del Rosa 1977 Bob Del Rosa 1978 Bob Del Rosa 1979 Bob Del Rosa 1980 Bob Del Rosa 1981 Bob Del Rosa Del Rosa (6 seasons)

3-6 5-4 2-7 3-6 0-9 0-9 13-41

1-6 4-2 0-7 1-6 0-7 0-7 6-35

— — — — — — —

1982 Jim Chapman 1983 Jim Chapman 1984 Jim Chapman 1985 Jim Chapman 1986 Jim Chapman Chapman (5 seasons)

5-3 8-1 9-0 7-2 7-1-1 36-7-1

5-2 7-1 6-0 5-1 5-1 28-5

— — — — — —

1987 Ron Stuckey 1988 Ron Stuckey 1989 Ron Stuckey 1990 Ron Stuckey 1991 Ron Stuckey 1992 Ron Stuckey 1993 Ron Stuckey Stuckey (7 seasons)

3-6 7-3 4-6 4-6 7-3 2-6-2 2-8 29-38-2

3-3 4-2 3-4 2-4 5-1 1-3-2 2-4 20-21-2

— 0-2 0-2 2-2 2-2 1-3 0-4 5-15

1994 Regis Scafe 1995 Regis Scafe 1996 Regis Scafe 1997 Regis Scafe 1998 Regis Scafe Scafe (5 seasons)

1-9 2-8 5-5 3-7 5-5 16-34

1-5 1-5 2-4 2-4 4-2 10-20

0-4 1-3 3-1 1-3 1-3 6-14

1999 Peter Germano 2000 Peter Germano Germano (2 seasons)

2-8 3-7 5-15

— — —

0-4 0-4 0-8

2001 Joe Perella 2002 Joe Perella 2003 Joe Perella Perella (3 seasons)

5-5 6-4 5-5 16-14

— — — —

1-3 2-2 0-4 3-9

2004 Greg Debeljak 2005 Greg Debeljak 2006 Greg Debeljak 2007 Greg Debeljak 2008 Greg Debeljak 2009 Greg Debeljak 2010 Greg Debeljak 2011 Greg Debeljak 2012 Greg Debeljak 2013 Greg Debeljak 2014 Greg Debeljak Debeljak (11 seasons)

5-5 3-7 5-5 11-1 10-1 10-1 8-2 9-1 6-4 5-4 3-7 75-38

— — — — — — — — — — 3-5 3-5

2-1 0-3 1-2 3-0 3-0 3-0 1-2 3-0 2-1 2-1 1-2 21-12

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Coach: Mauriocourt

1971 Record: 3-6 (2-4 PAC)

Coach: Mauriocourt

L T L L L W W L

3 at Allegheny 0 John Carroll 6 at Bethany 13 at Wash. & Jefferson 0 Wilmington 16 Thiel 22 Coast Guard 0 Carnegie Mellon 60

L 7 at John Carroll L 7 Allegheny L 10 at Thiel W 14 Loyola W 14 Wash. & Jefferson L 12 at Wilmington L 6 Bethany L 14 at Coast Guard W 29 Carnegie Mellon 113

33 21 35 6 6 27 15 27 19 189

Coach: Mauriocourt

1975 Record: 0-8 (0-7 PAC)

Coach: Mauriocourt

L L L W L L W L L

6 at Thiel 0 Allegheny 33 Bethany 28 at Wash. & Jefferson 13 at Kenyon 6 John Carroll 22 at Carnegie Mellon 18 Oberlin 9 at Hiram 135

L L L L L L L L

21 Thiel 0 at Allegheny 0 at Bethany 0 Wash. & Jefferson 0 Kenyon 7 at John Carroll 0 Carnegie Mellon 11 Hiram 39

L L L W L W W L L

12 at Allegheny 7 at Carnegie Mellon 14 Wash. & Jefferson 7 at Thiel 7 Bethany 14 Geneva 19 at John Carroll 7 at Kenyon 9 at Hiram 96

W W L W W L L W L

15 Hiram 3 at Allegheny 6 Carnegie Mellon 26 at Wash. & Jefferson 23 Thiel 12 at Bethany 0 at Geneva 7 John Carroll 2 Kenyon 94

27 39 36 22 34 13 15 25 34 245 35 26 13 27 26 55 26 22 230

1972 Record: 4-5 (3-4 PAC)

Coach: Mauriocourt

1976 Record: 3-6 (1-6 PAC)

Coach: Del Rosa

1973 Record: 0-9 (0-7 PAC)

Coach: Mauriocourt

1977 Record: 5-4 (4-2 PAC)

Coach: Del Rosa

L 14 at Bethany L 9 Thiel W 21 at Wash. & Jefferson W 14 at Allegheny L 0 at Kenyon W 13 Hiram L 0 at Carnegie Mellon W 27 Oberlin L 14 John Carroll 112 L L L L L L L L L

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20 0 28 20 13 6 7 21 115

1974 Record: 2-7 (2-5 PAC)

3 Bethany 14 at Thiel 14 Wash. & Jefferson 7 Allegheny 0 Kenyon 0 at Hiram 0 Carnegie Mellon 7 at Oberlin 7 at John Carroll 52

25 13 12 6 42 0 18 21 20 157 23 54 16 42 31 26 30 40 30 292

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30 at Oberlin 23 Centre 0 at Wash. & Jefferson 14 at Carnegie Mellon 6 John Carroll 6 at Allegheny 3 at Bethany 0 Thiel 15 Hiram 97

1979 Record: 3-6 (1-6 PAC) W W L L W L L L L

Coach: Del Rosa

14 0 34 17 13 24 14 35 23 174

Coach: Del Rosa

19 Oberlin 16 at Centre 10 Wash. & Jefferson 0 Carnegie Mellon 17 at John Carroll 0 Allegheny 0 Bethany 7 at Thiel 0 at Hiram 69

13 10 21 41 3 31 44 29 28 220

1980 Record: 0-9 (0-7 PAC)

Coach: Del Rosa

1981 Record: 0-9 (0-7 PAC)

Coach: Del Rosa

L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L

6 at Oberlin 7 Kenyon 0 at Wash. & Jefferson 7 at Thiel 7 Hiram 17 Allegheny 7 at Carnegie Mellon 7 at Bethany 20 John Carroll 78 0 Oberlin 13 at Kenyon 0 Wash. & Jefferson 13 Thiel 0 at Hiram 14 at Allegheny 7 Carnegie Mellon 7 Bethany 13 at John Carroll 67

26 37 16 34 23 28 28 32 35 259 21 28 21 54 26 38 51 49 42 330

1982 Record: 5-3 (5-2 PAC)

Coach: Chapman

1983 Record: 8-1 (7-1 PAC)

Coach: Chapman

1984 Record: 9-0 (6-0 NCAC)

Coach: Chapman

L W W W L L W W

6 at Oberlin 14 John Carroll 14 at Wash. & Jefferson 32 at Thiel 12 Hiram 20 at Allegheny 14 Carnegie Mellon 25 at Bethany 137

W 35 Oberlin W 12 at Albion W 37 at John Carroll W 21 Wash. & Jefferson W 21 Thiel W 24 at Hiram W 28 Allegheny L 10 at Carnegie Mellon W 21 Bethany 209

NCAC Champions W 29 at Oberlin W 27 Kenyon W 21 at Wooster W 44 John Carroll W 34 at Wash. & Jefferson W 45 Ohio Wesleyan W 45 Denison W 31 at Allegheny W 25 Carnegie Mellon 301

1985 Record: 7-2 (5-1 NCAC)

17 7 9 14 13 27 7 24 118 12 7 7 17 8 20 14 15 7 107

7 24 14 8 16 15 13 0 15 112

Coach: Chapman

W 28 Oberlin W 31 at Kenyon W 37 Wooster W 37 at John Carroll L 13 Wash. & Jefferson W 42 at Ohio Wesleyan L 16 at Denison W 35 Allegheny W 17 Washington (Mo.) 256

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Coach: Chapman

T 17 at Hiram W 21 Carnegie Mellon W 34 at Kenyon W 34 Ohio Wesleyan W 35 at Oberlin W 21 at Allegheny W 17 Wooster L 14 Denison W 49 Washington (Mo.) 242

1987 Record: 3-6 (3-3 NCAC)

Coach: Stuckey

L 7 Hiram L 12 at Carnegie Mellon W 42 Kenyon L 0 at Ohio Wesleyan W 23 Oberlin L 16 Allegheny W 20 at Wooster L 7 at Denison L 27 DePauw 154

1988 Record: 7-3 (4-2 NCAC, 0-2 UAA)

1991 Record: 7-3 (5-1 NCAC, 2-2 UAA)

Coach: Stuckey

1992 Record: 2-6-2 (1-3-2 NCAC, 1-3 UAA)

Coach: Stuckey

1993 Record: 2-8 (2-4 NCAC, 0-4 UAA)

Coach: Stuckey

Coach: Stuckey

Coach: Stuckey

L 10 at Rochester L 9 at Washington L 0 at Allegheny L 10 Wittenberg T 14 at Kenyon W 14 Oberlin T 14 at Denison L 7 Ohio Wesleyan W 23 Chicago L 14 Carnegie Mellon 115

W 34 Hiram L 22 at Wittenberg W 13 Earlham L 6 at Ohio Wesleyan L 14 Allegheny L 14 at Wooster W 17 at Denison L 16 Washington (Mo.) W 36 Oberlin L 14 at Carnegie Mellon 186

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30 13 26 22 22 30 13 28 47 231

Coach: Stuckey

L 19 Rochester W 24 at Washington (Mo.) W 32 at Earlham L 15 Wooster L 7 Wittenberg W 25 Chicago L 7 at Ohio Wesleyan L 7 Denison W 34 at Oberlin L 17 Carnegie Mellon 187 L 7 at Rochester W 22 Washington (Mo.) W 36 Earlham L 20 at Wooster W 14 at Wittenberg W 16 at Chicago W 41 Ohio Wesleyan W 15 at Denison W 41 Oberlin L 0 at Carnegie Mellon 212

W 24 at Hiram L 10 John Carroll L 14 at Kenyon W 14 Ohio Wesleyan L 21 at Allegheny W 38 Wooster W 17 Denison W 18 at Washington (Mo.) W 21 at Oberlin W 32 Carnegie Mellon 209

1989 Record: 4-6 (3-4 NCAC, 0-2 UAA)

17 14 21 0 13 3 0 27 0 95

1990 Record: 4-6 (2-4 NCAC, 2-2 UAA)

15 27 25 7 31 27 13 14 7 22 188 33 31 7 34 28 35 14 23 28 48 281

14 21 15 23 13 15 16 14 0 43 174 24 21 32 42 14 3 14 23 14 33 220

L 9 Rochester L 10 Washington L 7 Allegheny L 10 at Wittenberg L 16 Kenyon W 41 at Oberlin W 28 Denison L 13 at Ohio Wesleyan L 16 at Chicago L 0 at Carnegie Mellon 150

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34 21 6 22 34 0 21 33 28 42 241

28 55 51 23 23 7 7 15 33 56 298


2015 CASE WESTERN RESERVE SPARTANS FOOTBALL 1994 Record: 1-9 (1-5 NCAC, 0-4 UAA)

Coach: Scafe

1998 Record: 5-5 (4-2 NCAC, 1-3 UAA)

1995 Record: 2-8 (1-5 NCAC, 1-3 UAA)

Coach: Scafe

1999 Record: 2-8 (0-4 UAA)

Coach: Germano

1996 Record: 5-5 (2-4 NCAC, 3-1 UAA)

Coach: Scafe

2000 Record: 3-7 (0-4 UAA)

Coach: Germano

2001 Record: 5-5 (1-3 UAA)

Coach: Perella

L 6 at Rochester L 27 Chicago L 20 at Earlham L 6 Allegheny L 27 at Kenyon W 40 Wooster L 20 at Ohio Wesleyan L 33 at Washington L 20 at Denison L 8 Carnegie Mellon 207 L 5 Rochester L 21 at Chicago L 3 Earlham L 0 at Allegheny L 7 Kenyon L 13 at Wooster L 7 Ohio Wesleyan L 22 Washington W 21 Denison W 3 Carnegie Mellon 102 UAA Co-Champions W 16 Carnegie Mellon L 14 at Washington L 7 at Wooster W 10 Earlham L 12 at Allegheny L 12 Kenyon W 44 at Oberlin L 8 Wittenberg W 7 Chicago W 48 at Rochester 178

1997 Record: 3-7 (2-4 NCAC, 1-3 UAA)

L 7 at Carnegie Mellon L 32 Washington L 14 Wooster W 31 at Earlham L 20 Allegheny L 27 at Kenyon W 42 Oberlin L 21 at Wittenberg L 9 at Chicago W 21 Rochester 224

40 29 51 69 35 23 40 54 31 50 422 9 24 7 50 33 14 27 49 6 0 219

0 24 21 7 56 14 7 10 0 14 153

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16 37 21 6 55 34 6 49 14 6 244

Coach: Scafe

L 7 Carnegie Mellon W 47 Earlham W 26 Denison W 70 Oberlin W 43 at Rochester L 21 at Washington W 26 at Ohio Wesleyan L 7 at Wittenberg L 16 at Wooster L 6 Chicago 269

14 7 0 12 36 27 19 40 42 16 213

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0 at Carnegie Mellon 14 Rochester 7 Washington (Mo.) 7 Ohio Wesleyan 16 at Earlham 14 at Denison 21 Wittenberg 42 at Oberlin 27 Wooster 21 at Chicago 169

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14 Carnegie Mellon 0 at Washington (Mo.) 37 at Oberlin 7 Chicago 21 Kenyon 7 at Kings Point 14 Rose Hulman 26 at Denison 7 Hiram 10 at Rochester 143

L 14 at Carnegie Mellon L 14 Washington (Mo.) W 45 Oberlin L 34 at Chicago W 38 at Kenyon L 13 Kings Point L 27 at Rose-Hulman W 43 Denison W 35 at Hiram W 53 at Rochester 316

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42 21 42 27 0 21 49 6 31 41 280 45 37 14 27 27 6 27 12 17 41 253

42 24 19 51 10 30 (OT) 28 29 12 26 271

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W 42 at Denison W 37 Oberlin L 22 at Wooster L 44 at Kalamazoo W 42 Maryville W 42 Carnegie Mellon L 42 at Washington (MO) W 23 Buffalo State W 38 at Rochester L 39 Chicago 371

2003 Record: 5-5 (0-4 UAA)

Coach: Perella

2004 Record: 5-5 (2-1 UAA)

Coach: Debeljak

W 35 Otterbein W 51 Denison W 17 at Oberlin L 33 Wooster W 27 at Maryville L 16 at Carnegie Mellon L 10 Washington (Mo.) W 23 at Buffalo State L 28 Rochester L 13 at Chicago 371

W 18 Oberlin L 21 at Denison W 46 Kenyon L 7 at Wooster W 12 at Definance L 0 Maryville L 14 at Washington (Mo.) L 3 at Alfred W 24 Carnegie Mellon W 27 Chicago 172

2005 Record: 3-7 (1-2 UAA)

24 20 10 62 17 44 38 21 30 27 291 15 36 24 49 10 16 28 35 14 23 250

Coach: Debeljak

W 30 at Oberlin W 20 Denison W 19 at Kenyon L 21 Wooster L 13 Defiance L 7 Washington (Mo.) L 0 Alfred L 20 at Carnegie Mellon L 7 at Chicago L 10 at Washington & Lee 147

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27 6 8 38 14 28 14 23 23 34 206

2006 Record: 5-5 (1-2 UAA)

Coach: Debeljak

2007 Record: 11-1 (3-0 UAA)

Coach: Debeljak

W 29 Oberlin W 27 at Denison W 43 Kenyon L 7 at Wooster L 7 Ursinus L 10 Carnegie Mellon L 6 at Washington (Mo.) W 10 Chicago L 33 at Grove City W 27 Washington & Lee 199 UAA Champions, NCAA Playoffs W 37 at Oberlin W 45 Denison W 49 at Kenyon W 30 Wooster W 52 at Gallaudet W 20 at Carnegie Mellon W 42 St. Vincent W 35 at Chicago W 35 Washington (Mo.) W 20 Ohio Wesleyan NCAA Division III Playoffs W 21 Widener L 23 Wabash 409

2008 Record: 10-1 (3-0 UAA)

15 6 26 17 13 (OT) 17 0 3 27 17 20 38 199

Coach: Debeljak

UAA Champions, NCAA Playoffs W 62 at Kenyon W 38 Rochester W 48 at Oberlin W 45 Denison W 28 Wooster W 35 at Ohio Wesleyan W 50 at Hiram W 38 Chicago W 38 Carnegie Mellon W 17 at Washington (Mo.) NCAA Division III Playoffs L 17 Wabash 416

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UAA Champions, NCAA Playoffs W 33 Kenyon W 45 at Rochester W 41 Oberlin W 38 at Denison W 53 at Wooster W 55 Ohio Wesleyan W 63 Hiram W 38 at Chicago W 34 at Carnegie Mellon W 28 Washington (Mo.) NCAA Division III Playoffs L 51 Trine 416

2010 Record: 8-2 (1-2 UAA)

21 14 6 13 32 7 14 24 17 8 38 153

Coach: Debeljak

W 30 John Carroll 13 W 14 at Rochester 10 W 37 Denison 7 W 24 Allegheny (OT) 23 W 48 at Oberlin 36 W 41 at Hiram 0 W 28 Wooster 14 L 20 at Chicago 24 L 13 Washington (Mo.) 14 W 28 Carnegie Mellon 0 283 141

2011 Record: 9-1 (3-0 UAA) UAA Champions W L W W W W W W W W

Coach: Debeljak

24 at John Carroll 17 7 Rochester 17 24 at Denison 6 17 at Allegheny 10 47 Oberlin 21 34 Hiram 7 24 at Wooster (OT) 21 6 Chicago 0 16 at Washington (Mo.) 6 38 at Carnegie Mellon 24 237 129

2012 Record: 6-4 (2-1 UAA)

Coach: Debeljak

2013 Record: 5-4* (2-1 UAA)

Coach: Debeljak

2014 Record: 3-7 (3-5 PAC, 2-1 UAA)

Coach: Debeljak

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26 at Marietta 23 35 at Hiram 0 16 Frostburg State 17 14 at Ohio Wesleyan 17 10 Wittenberg 14 31 Wooster 28 24 at Oberlin (OT) 17 28 at Chicago 15 7 Washington (Mo.) 10 36 Carnegie Mellon 24 227 165

W 37 Marietta * L 2 at Oberlin L 33 at Frostburg State L 0 Linfield W 38 at Puget Sound W 21 Trinity (Texas) W 16 Chicago L 0 at Washington (Mo.) W 35 at Carnegie Mellon 182 * win vacated due to NCAA infraction

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W 30 Carnegie Mellon 0 L 20 at St. Vincent 23 W 23 Thiel 16 L 14 Bethany (W.V.) 25 L 15 at Waynesburg 35 W 33 Geneva 19 L 24 at Washington & Jefferson 34 L 17 at Washington (Mo.) 28 L 34 at Thomas More 66 L 10 Chicago 20 220 266

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ALL-AMERICANS Key: HM - Honorable Mention 1st - First Team 2nd - Second Team 3rd - Third Team

Tim Lynch, OT • HM, AP John Moore, DE • HM, AP John Polivka, DB • HM, AP; HM, PH Tony Rus, DL • HM, AP; HM, PH Jay Todd, DB • HM, AP; HM, PH

AP - Associated Press Little PH - Pizza Hut KD - Kodak All-America FN - Football News FG - Football Gazette HP - Hewlett Packard D3 - D3Football.com AFCA - American Football Coaches Association

1987 Erwin Grabisna, DL • HM, AP; 2nd FN; HM, PH

1979 Andy Katz, LB • HM, AP

1989 Jamie Meek, WR • HM, FG

1982 Mike Bukuts • HM, AP Jeff Heymann • 2nd, AP John Liebenthal, OG • 2nd, AP Scott Ockington, LB • HM, AP Ron Stepanovic, DB • HM, AP

1991 Ed Trebets, ILB • HM, FG Rich Zdrojewski, DL • HM, FG

1983 Fred DiSanto, QB • HM, AP; HM, PH Jim Donnelly, RB • 2nd, AP Fred Manley, LB • 2nd, AP; 2nd, PH Mark Raiff, OG • 2nd, AP; 1st, PH Ron Stepanovic, DB • HM, AP

1996 Derek Messmer, DL • HM, FG

1984 Fred DiSanto, QB • HM, AP Fred Manley, DE • 1st, AP; 1st, KD Mark Raiff, OG • 2nd, AP Ron Stepanovic, DB • HM, AP Dave Stuczynski, TE • HM, AP 1985 Mark Raiff, OG • 1st, AP; 2nd, PH Tony Rus, DL • HM, PH Ron Stepanovic, DB • HM, AP; 1st, PH Dave Stuczynski, TE • HM, AP; 2nd, PH Jay Todd, LB • HM, AP Mike Weber, PK • HM, AP 1986 Mike Ciani, OG • 1st, FN; 3rd, AP Erwin Grabisna, DL • 2nd, AP; HM, PH 78

1988 Steve Rosiek • HM, AP; 1st, FN Mike Imburgia, WR • HM, AP; 2nd, FN; HM, PH Chris Hutter, TE • HM, AP; HM, FN; HM, PH Paul Washlock, QB • HM, AP; HM, PH

1993 Rich Zdrojewski, DL • HM, FG

1998 Tom Courtad, LB • 3rd, AP; HP 2002 Eli Grant, QB • 3rd, FG; 3rd, D3; HM, HP Steve Schindler, OL • HM, HP 2006 Tom Brew, LB • 1st, FG; 3rd, D3 Joe Brenner • 3rd, FG 2007 Tom Brew, LB • 3rd, D3 2008 Bobby Bott, DB • AFCA 2009 Dan Whalen, QB • AFCA; 1st, D3 Tony Opperman, OL • HM, D3

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CoSIDA/Capital One ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICANS ® 1975 John Kosko • 1st 1982 Jim Donnelly, RB • 1st 1983 Jim Donnelly, RB • 1st 1984 Jim Donnelly, RB • 1st Mike Bukuts, C • 2nd

1996 Tom Mager, LB • 1st Kenyon Meadows, DL • 1st 1998 Tom Courtad, LB • 2nd 2000 Tim Gustafson, DE • 1st 2005 Santo Maimone, DB • 1st

1987 Chris Hutter, TE • 2nd

2007 Tom Brew, LB • 2nd

1988 Chris Hutter, TE • 1st Steve Rosiek, LB • 2nd

2008 Lee Sasala, LB • 1st

1990 Mike Bissler, DB • 1st 1992 Alex Nagle, SE/DB • 2nd 1995 Doug Finefrock, DB • 1st Justin Fisk, OL • 2nd

2009 Lee Sasala, LB • 1st Mike Pelyak, DB • 2nd 2010 Richard Doolin, DE • 1st Joey Baum, QB • 2nd 2011 Richard Doolin, DE • 1st

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ALL-CONFERENCE SELECTIONS UAA

Jake Abbott (2011, ’12, ’13) Jacob Adams (2010, ’11) Ethan Albers (2014) Michael Allen (2009, ’10, ’11) Marc Anderson (1990, ‘91) Chuck Arnold (2000) Thomas Bachey (2004) Jacob Baker (2001, ‘02, ‘03) Jordan Banky (2011, ’12) Joey Baum (2010) Nick Bavaro (2013) Billy Beecher (2012, ‘14) Vinny Bell (2012) Andrew Berkebile (2012) Eric Betz (1998) Mike Bissler (1990) Gage Blair (2014) Chad Blunt (1991, ‘92) Tom Boyle (1998) Bobby Bott (2006, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09) Kevin Bracy (1992) Joseph Brenner (2003, ‘04, ‘06) Ryan Breon (2007, ‘08) Tom Brew (2004, ‘06, ‘07) Jeff Brown (2007, ‘08, ‘09) Eric Broxterman (1996) Joe Brucker (2014) Brandon Bryant (2013) Will Bryant (1995, ‘96, ‘98) Jacob Burke (2014) Derek Bush (2010) Dan Calabrese (2010, ’11, ’12) Brian Calderone (2005, ‘06, ‘07, ‘08) Cody Calhoun (2014) Scott Campbell (2013) Anthony Canganelli (2014) Jason Cellura (2002, ‘03) Chris Center (2007, ‘08) Michael Cesen (2004) Corey Checkan (2006, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09) Ben Chlebina (2006, ‘07, ‘08) Matt Ciani (1988) Sam Coffey (2007, ‘08, ‘09, ’10) Bryce Coleman (2011) Mike Collins (2003, ‘04) Tom Courtad (1996, ‘97, ‘98) Tim Cowdrick (2007, ‘09) Dwight Coy (1996) Larry Coyne (1993) Dan Cronin (2014) Keith Daugherty (1996, ‘98) Matt Davis (2011) George Darany (2013, ‘14) Nick Decesare (2005) Billy Deitmen (2007, ‘08, ’10) Rusty Delffs (1994) Mike DePaulo (2003) Collin Desens (2012) Cary Dieter (2011, ’12) Everett Dishong (2013, ‘14) Cullen Dolan (2011, ’12) Vince Domenico (2000) Richard Doolin (2009, ’10, ’11) Scott Dover (1991, ‘92) Mark Elder (1998, ‘99) Dale English (2008, ‘09, ’10, ’11) Brian Erb (2014) Theo Facaros (1998, ‘99)

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Ryan Ferguson (2011, ’12) Michael Fioramonti (2010) Brandon Flick (2012) Jason Fronczak (2006) Joel Gabele (1993, ‘94) Lou Garcia (1989) Gian Genovesi (2007, ‘08) Dave Gerst (1990) Jarvis Gibson (1993) Luis Gonclaves (2007) Eli Grant (2001, ‘02) Scott Greer (2004) Vic Guida (1996) Tim Gustafson (2000) Josh Hackett (2000) Paul Hannen (2006) Ricky Hanzlik (2013) Devin Harris (2002, ‘03) Mike Harris (2010, ’11, ’12) Garrett Hartig (2012, ’13) Zach Hass (2009, ’10) Matt Havens (1991) Adam Heller (1994) Aaron Henderson (1994, ‘95) Adam Hochman (2014) Ken Holloway (1989, ‘90, ‘91) Justin Holmes (2002) Zach Homyk (2008, ‘09, ’10) Chris Hutter (1988) Jon Hykes (1992) Mike Imburgia (1988) Ian Jaquette (2002) Brandon Jeffries (2004, ‘07) Dave Kallevig (2001, ‘04) John Kane (1993) Eric Keister (2001) Matt Klingman (1991, ‘92, ‘93) Marcus Kluczynski (2007, ‘08, ‘09, ’10) John Kobs (2000, ‘01) Ryan Kolesar (2008, ‘09) Nick Kwon (2014) Trevor LaBarge (2010) Sean Lapcevic (2011, ’12, ’13) Mark Lembach (2000, ‘03) Jon Leonard (2003) Nick Leskiewicz (1994) Rod Lutz (1989) Brendan Lynch (2014) Tom Mager (1996) Santo Maimone (2004, ‘05) John Magelluzzi (2013) Mike Manley (1988) Steve Marincic (1990) Scott Mashuda (1999) Mark Massman (1989, ‘90, ‘92) Farzod Mazloomi (2002) Ken Mazzei (1990) Joe McCrackin (2004) Brandon McDowell (2001, ‘02, ‘03) Kenyon Meadows (1995, ‘96) Jamie Meek (1989, ‘90) Marc Meeker (1992) Derek Messmer (1995, ‘96) Bryan Metlesitz (2010, ‘11) Jake Mey (2007, ‘08, ‘09) Greg Meyer (2007, ‘08, ‘09) Mike Minette (1995) Derek Molitor (1998) Jeremy Nawyn (1998, ‘99)

Shaun Nicely (2007, ‘08, ‘09, ’10) Kevin Nossem (2011, ’12) Erik Olson (2011, ’13) Tony Opperman (2008, ‘09, ’10, ’11) Joe Orlandini (2000) Ted Otero (1996, ‘98) Bradley Paramore (2008, ‘09) Won Kun Park (2012) JD Patton (2001, ‘03) KJ Pederson (2014) Mike Pelyak (2007, ‘08, ‘09) Tom Penoyar (2000) Frank Peters (1998, ‘99) Carl Peterson (2001, ‘02, ‘03) Javon Ramsey (1994, ‘95) Sam Reusser (2014) Brian Rice (2012) Kenny Riordan (2011, ’13) Josh Rogers (2014) Brandon Rollé (2011) James Rosenbury (2004, ‘06) Steve Rosiek (1988) Steve Rospert (1993, ‘94, ‘95) Gavin Sandidge (2013, ‘14) Lee Sasala (2009) Lucas Sasala (2010) Steve Schindler (2002, ‘03) Mark Schlitter (2001) Wade Self (2011, ’12) Matt Skolnicki (2006) Nick Slobidsky (2004) Manny Sicre (2011, ’12) Dayton Snyder (2013, ‘14) Nolan Spencer (2000, ‘01, ‘02) Eric Street (2011) D.J. Suitca (2008, ‘09) Scott Suren (2013, ‘14) Ben Taylor (1998, ‘99, ‘00) Chuck Thall (1992) Gus Theodos (1996, ‘99) Justin Thomas (1998, ‘99) John Tiemeier (2005, ‘06, ‘07) Jason Toth (1996) Ed Trebets (1990, ‘91, ‘92) Josh Trook (1998, ‘99) Mike Tuertscher (2005, ‘06, ‘07) Daniel Vasil (2011) Drew Volbers (2012) Luke Vriezen (2000) Paul Washlock (1988) Adam Watson (2010, ’11, ’12) Austin Webb (2013) Aaron Weisberg (2013, ‘14) Dan Whalen (2007, ‘08, ‘09) Matt White (2013) Kurtis Whitling (1999, ‘01) Kyle Whitling (2001) Justin Williams (2013) James Wodicka (2010) Dave Wooley (1998) Matt Yanosko (2010) Ed Yurkiewicz (1989) Tom Zagorski (2004, ‘07) Andrew Zajac (2009) Rich Zdrojewski (1991, ‘92, ‘93)

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UAA Special Awards Offenisve Player of the Year Brandon McDowell, 2002 Dave Kallevig, 2004 Dan Whalen, 2007 (Co), ‘08, ‘09) Defensive Player of the Year Ed Trebets, 1991 Rich Zdrojewski, 1993 (Co) Tom Courtad, 1998 Tom Brew, 2006 (Co), ‘07 Bobby Bott, 2008 Jeff Brown, 2009 Dale English, 2011 Adam Watson, 2012 Rookie of the Year Dave Kallevig, 2001 Jason Cellura, 2002 Bobby Bott, 2006 Shaun Nicely, 2007 (Co) Manny Sicre, 2011 Special Teams Player of the Year Santo Maimone, 2005 Dan Calabrese, 2011, ‘12 Sean Lapcevic, 2013 (Co) Coaching Staff of the Year 2004, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ’11 * BOLD denotes active players

NCAC

Scott Baxendale (1985, ‘86) Eric Betz (1998) Brian Blair (1985, ‘86) Chad Blunt (1992) Tom Boyle (1998) Eric Broxterman (1996) Will Bryant (1996) Mike Bukuts (1984) Nick Cerrito (1987) Mike Ciani (1984, ‘85, ‘86) Matt Ciani (1988) Kurt Conway (1986, ‘87, ‘88) Tom Courtad (1997, ‘98) Dwight Coy (1996) Rusty Delffs (1994) Mike Denk (1986) Larry DePompei (1985) Fred DiSanto (1984) Jim Donnelly (1984) Scott Dover (1991, ‘92) Mark Elder (1998) Theo Facaros (1998) Stan Feret (1984, ‘85)

Bill Finesilver (1986, ‘85) Joel Gabele (1993, ‘94) Lou Garcia (1992) Ty Getz (1987) Jarvis Gibson (1993) Erwin Grabisna (1985, ‘86, ‘87) Aaron Henderson (1995) Ken Holloway (1989, ‘90, ‘91) Jon Hykes (1992) Chris Hutter (1987, ‘88) Mike Imburgia (1986, ‘87, ‘88) Tom Jonozzo (1985) Jeff Kavlick (1987) Matt Klingman (1991, ‘93) Rod Lutz (1989) Tim Lynch (1986) Tom Mager (1996) Fred Manley (1984) Mike Manley (1987, ‘88) Tony Martin (1985) Mark Massman (1992) Ken Mazzei (1991) Kevin McNamara (1986, ‘87) Kenyon Meadows (1995) Jamie Meek (1988, 1989, ‘90) Derek Messmer (1995, ‘96) John Moore (1985, ‘86) Scott Ockington (1984) Tom Olsavsky (1984) Frank Peters (1998) John Polivka (1986) Bruce Price (1984) Jim Ptacek (1987) Jim Rafoth (1985) Mark Raiff (1984, ‘85) Javon Ramsey (1995) Steve Rosiek (1986, ‘87, ‘88) Steve Rospert (1994, ‘95) Jeff Rotsky (1987) Tony Rus (1984, ‘85, ‘86) Al Smith (1985) Ron Stepanovic (1984, ‘85) Dave Stuczynski (1984, ‘85) Nick Takacs (1988) Justin Thomas (1998) Jay Todd (1984, ‘85, ‘86) Jason Toth (1996) Ed Trebets (1992) Brian Tubbs (1987, ‘88) Kurt Walcutt (1984) Pete Walton (1984, ‘85) Brad Warnement (1987) Paul Washlock (1988) Mike Weber (1984, ‘85) Dave Wooley (1998) Ed Yurkiewicz (1988) Tom Zagorski (2003) Rich Zdrojewski (1991, ‘92, ‘93)

NCAC Special Awards Mike Gregory Award (MVP - Offense) Fred DiSanto, 1984 Paul Washlock, 1988 Coach of the Year Jim Chapman, 1984 Hank Critchfield Award (MVP - Defense) Jay Todd, 1985 Rich Zdrojewski, 1993 (Co)

PAC

Gage Blair (2014) Mike Bukuts (1983) Tom Coniglio (1980, ‘81, ‘82, ‘83) Larry Costa (1971) Tom Costa (1970) Pete Deschanes (1970, ‘71) Fred DiSanto (1983) Jim Donnelly (1983) Bob Graumann (1978) Eric Hall (1979) Joe Herold (1976) Jeff Heyman (1980) Adam Hochman (2014) Andy Katz (1978, ‘79) John Kosko (1974) Rick Kray (1976, ‘77) John Liebenthal (1982) Brendan Lynch (2014) Alan Malik (1978) Fred Manley (1983) Scott Ockington (1982) Mark Raiff (1983) Mike Rogan (1978) Gavin Sandidge (2014) Regis Scafe (1970) Richard Schreiner (1977) Ron Stepanovic (1982, ‘83) Aaron Weisberg (2014) Kerry Williamson (1976, ‘77)

* BOLD denotes active players

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BILL GRICE AWARD The Bill Grice Award was initiated in 1984 and is given to the most valuable player on the Spartan squad. Prior to 1984, the coaching staff selected an MVP. 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993

Mike Whetzel Dave Kalina Dave Loucks Bruce Stambaugh Blake Chamberlain Rick Kray Joe Herold Rick Kray Alan Malik Andy Katz Dan Conway Jeff Heymann John Liebenthal Tom Coniglio Fred Manley Dave Stuczynski Mike Denk Tom Ratvasky Paul Washlock Jamie Meek Ken Holloway Ed Trebets Chad Blunt Rich Zdrojewski

1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

Steve Rospert Steve Rospert Derek Messmer Tom Mager Nick Leskiewicz Tom Courtad Tom Courtad Frank Peters Tim Gustafson Kurt & Kyle Whitling Brandon McDowell Eli Grant Brandon McDowell David Kallevig John Tiemeier Tom Brew John Tiemeier Dan Whalen Dan Whalen Zach Homyk Dale English Adam Watson Kenny Riordan Billy Beecher

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JOHN ANDERSON AWARD The John Anderson Award is given annually to the most valuable underclassman on the team. 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 82

Bill Gela Ron Skarupa Dwain Carver Robert Romick John Kosko Joe Herold Greg Nemuniatis Ken McIntire Bob Herald Mel Woodward Jeff Heymann C. J. Debeljak Mike Butkus Jim Rafoth John Moore Larry DePompei Mike Imburgia Steve Rosiek Gregg Turk Ken Holloway Ed Trebets Marc Meeker Joel Gabele

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

Tom Mager Nick Leskiewicz Will Bryant Ted Otero Tom Courtad Dave Wooley Ryan Crumbaugh Kurt Whitling John Kobs Brandon McDowell Jason Cellura Tom Zagorski Tom Brew Scott Moyer Bobby Bott Sam Coffey Dale English Dale English Dale English Dan Calabrese Jordan Banky Sean Lapcevic Gavin Sandidge

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THE UAA: WHERE THEORY MEETS PRACTICE For 29 years, the University Athletic Association has continued to serve as a bold statement of the vision of its founders — that the pursuit of academic and athletic excellence are complementary goals and can be achieved without the compromise of one by the other. The members of the UAA hold that the success of intercollegiate athletics is wholly dependent upon institutional integrity and the ability of institutions to complete the full integration of athletics into the academic fabric of higher education. The UAA is a significant expression of the principle that the provision of a highquality college athletic experience is worth the commitment required of an institution. It is worthwhile not only because it benefits the student-athletes, but also because it benefits the entire campus community and, in turn, the institution itself. Members of the UAA share the belief that academic excellence and athletic excellence are not mutually exclusive. Implicit in this belief are several sets of assumptions. The first is that the academic enterprise is the primary element Student-athletes are just that — students first and athletes second. The second set of assumptions has to do with athletic excellence. Athletic excellence is not to be confused with a win atall-costs attitude. It properly relates to the caliber of experience offered to students who participate in intercollegiate athletics.

Athletic teams should have the benefit of qualified coaching — capable individual chosen for professional competence and commitment to putting the welfare of the student first. They should play and practice in first-rate facilities at reasonable times. Their equipment should be safe, of high quality, and conducive to the best performance possible. A consistent and challenging level of athletic competition should be provided to both women and men. The final assumptions concern what might be termed a proper athletic emphasis. Athletic programs are extracurricular activities conducted for students and should be given consideration similar to that accorded other such institutionally sponsored activities. They should not only complement the academic experience, but should also reflect the quality of the academic environment within which they exist. Division III is an approach to athletics — not a synonym for third-rate. The University Athletic Association

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sponsors competition in 23 sports — twelve sports for men and 11 sports for women — including football, soccer, cross country, volleyball, basketball, fencing, wrestling, swimming and diving, indoor track and field, baseball, softball, outdoor track and field, tennis, and golf. Many student-athletes from UAA institutions have been recognized for their achievements as scholars and athletes. During the 201415 academic year, 26 studentathletes from UAA institutions were recognized as Capital One Academic All- Americans®, 204 received AllAmerica honors in team or individual sports, and 12 garnered national championship event titles or Player of the Year accolades, and eight more won national titles in relays. In addition, 10 student-athletes from UAA institutions were among the select group of seniors across the country named NCAA Postgraduate Scholars. Teams throughout the UAA are perennial contenders for postseason play. In 2014-15, UAA teams advanced to the national championship and captured the national title in women’s swimming and diving, while women’s tennis and volleyball posted runnerup finishes.. In all, 19 UAA teams posted topten finishes in their national championships, including 10 among the top-five, and 12 others finished in the top 20. 84

University Athletic Association The Theoretical... • Academic excellence and athletic excellence are not mutually exclusive. The academic enterprise is the primary element. • Athletic excellence properly relates to the caliber of experience offered to students. • Athletic programs should reflect the quality of the academic environment within which they exist. • A consistent and challenging level of athletic competition should be provided to both women and men. The Actual... • In 2014-15, 26 student-athletes from UAA institutions were recognized as Capital One Academic All-America® honorees and 10 were named NCAA Postgraduate or Fulbright Scholars. • 204 UAA student-athletes received All-America honors with 20 garnering individual/relay national championship or national Player of the Year accolades. • In 2014-15 NCAA championship competition, 19 UAA teams fnished in the top 10 in their national championships, while another 12 fnished in the top 20.

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THE PRESIDENTS’ ATHLETIC CONFERENCE The Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC), built on the basic belief that an athletic program is an integral part of college life, but not an entity in itself, looks back on sixty years of growth and ahead to years of continued academic and athletic excellence. The league’s name clearly reflects its founding principle that operational control of all aspects of intercollegiate athletics is ultimately the responsibility of the presidents of each member institution, and thus active presidential leadership and oversight is paramount in conference administration. Formally organized in 1955 by Western Reserve University, John Carroll University, Case Institute of Technology, and Wayne State University, the PAC was the result of a realization that college athletics, despite numerous virtues for the individual and the institution, were gradually becoming a financial and academic burden. If athletics were to be continued, action had to be taken to place the program on its proper level. This included the premise that benefits of participation should be provided to as many students as possible. The PAC and its membership continue its original, defining mission of promoting intercollegiate athletics and the pursuit of academic excellence. Institutions involved understand that the key components to its progress lie in the foundation of faith in each member by each other member. It is the conviction of its membership that the PAC is the solution to the dilemma of intercollegiate athletic competition, and they have staked their athletic future on this premise. Currently comprised of 10 select private institutions – Bethany College, Chatham University, Geneva College, Grove City College, Saint Vincent College, Thiel College, Thomas More College, Washington & Jefferson College, Waynesburg University and Westminster College – the PAC remains a unique organization in this day of high pressure intercollegiate athletics, with academics at the center of each member’s philosophy. The PAC expanded its membership to seven members in 2005 with the addition of Thomas More, formerly a NCAA Division III independent. Saint Vincent, a former NAIA member, joined the conference in 2006 as it began its reclassification to NCAA Division III status. Another former NAIA member, Geneva, became the conference’s ninth member and began league play in 2007 as it started its NCAA Division III reclassification. Chatham became the league’s 10th member, also in 2007. In 2012, the PAC Presidents’ Council voted to add Carnegie Mellon University and Case Western Reserve University as affiliate members in the sport of football beginning with the 2014 season. During the 2014-15 academic year, nine PAC student-athletes were honored with Capital One Academic All-America honors. Also, the Thomas More women’s basketball program and W&J junior wrestler Nick Carr claimed NCAA Division III national championships in their respective sports. UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)

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2015 CASE WESTERN RESERVE SPARTANS FOOTBALL

UAA CHAMPIONS (2006, ‘07, ’08, ’09, ’11) • NCAA PLAYOFFS (2007, ’08, ’09)

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2015 Case Western Reserve Football Media Guide  

The 2015 Case Western Reserve University Football Media Guide.

2015 Case Western Reserve Football Media Guide  

The 2015 Case Western Reserve University Football Media Guide.

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