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Chai Reece
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Chai Reece 758631
Position: CB
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Playa del Ray, Calif.
High School: Loomis Chaffee (Conn.)
Major: Sociology

Chai ReeceFIFTH-YEAR (2015)
Granted a fifth year due to missing his junior campaign with an injury ... All-Ivy League honorable mention at cornerback, where he started all 10 games ... had at least one tackle in every contest ... began the season by contributing four tackles in the 31-10 win at Georgetown ... broke up a pair of passes in the 49-7 victory over Sacred Heart ... batted away another toss as Dartmouth defeated Columbia, 13-9 ... made six stops in the battle at Harvard ... of his three tackles in the 21-3 triumph over Cornell, one came on a punt coverage, another on third down to force a punt in the fourth quarter ... helped push back a Brown runner three yards near the goal line, plus broke up a pass in the 34-18 win on the road ... in final game, recorded a career-high nine tackles (three on punt coverages) and broke up a key third-down Princeton pass early in the fourth quarter with the Big Green trailing by three before Dartmouth rallied for the 17-10 win and a share of the Ivy League crown. Preseason honors: College Sports Madness Preseason All-Ivy League Third Team.

SENIOR (2014)
Returned to the field and started the first nine games at cornerback ... led the Big Green with eight passes broken up and was eighth with 38 tackles ... began the year with a pair of tackles and a PBU in the 35-25 win over Central Connecticut ... matched those numbers at fourth-ranked New Hampshire ... ended Penn's final drive with a stop one-yard shy of a first down on a fourth-down play, his last of seven stops on the day in the 31-13 win ... made four solo tackles in the 38-31 victory at Yale ... swatted away a pair of passes and had a tackle for a nine-yard loss at Columbia in a 27-7 triumph ... collected five stops and a PBU versus Harvard, and nearly scored a defensive extra point off a blocked PAT ... posted a season-best eight tackles in his final appearance of the year, a 44-21 win over Brown, plus broke up one more pass.

JUNIOR (2013)
Sidelined for the entire season due to an injury.

SOPHOMORE (2012)
Started every game at cornerback for the Big Green ... tied for team lead with five passes broken up ... third on the squad with 35 solo tackles ... made five stops, one on third down to force a punt, and broke up two passes on consecutive plays in the season-opening, 35-7 win over Butler ... came up with four tackles against each of Holy Cross, Penn and Yale on three straight Saturdays ... twice broke up third-down passes at Columbia to cause the Lions to punt ... also returned a kickoff 16 yards to start the game-winning drive in the final three minutes against Columbia ... among his five stops versus Harvard was a six-yard loss to force another punt ... posted a season-high eight tackles and recovered a fumble on the third play of the game to set up Dartmouth’s first score in the 44-28 triumph at Cornell ... integral part of a goal-line stand against the Big Red as well, dropping a receiver for a four-yard loss ... had a two-yard tackle for a loss and scooped up fumbles on consecutive Brown possessions to set up the Big Green’s first two scores against the Bears.

FRESHMAN (2011)
Played in eight of the 10 contests on special teams and cornerback ... first career tackle came just before the half ended against Penn ... returned a punt five yards, made a tackle on third down to force a punt and blocked a punt at Yale ... also contributed a tackle against Columbia, Brown and Princeton, all Big Green victories.

HIGH SCHOOL
Chosen first-team All-New England prep on both sides of the ball for Loomis Chaffee ... selected team MVP ... posted eight interceptions as a PG while also catching 25 passes for 450 yards and 10 touchdowns ... had four touchdowns and two interceptions against Hotchkiss, the last a 95-yard return for a score ... after being away from the game for several years played point guard for the basketball team at Loomis, winning the team’s Coaches Award ... also ran track at the prep school ... a former standout at traditional Ivy League feeder program Loyola of Los Angeles where he was first-team All-Serra League on defense and won the Coaches Award.

PERSONAL
Sociology major ... son of Tony Reece and Lucky Richmond ... full name is Anthony Chai Reece ... born on May 7, 1992 ... has one brother and a pair of sisters ... cousin Marcel Reece played at Washington and is a running back for the Oakland Raiders ... teammate of Dartmouth linebacker Bronson Green while at Loyola.


Complete Statistics

TACKLESguaatotaltflpdfffrblk
2011 8 3 2 5 0.0-0 0 0 0-0 1
2012 10 35 3 38 3.0-12 5 0 3-0 0
2014 9 24 14 38 1.0-9 8 0 0-0 0
2015 10 18 14 32 0.5-1 5 0 0-0 0
TOTAL 37 80 33 113 4.5-22 18 0 3-0 1
 
PUNT RETURNSgno.yardstdlongavg/ravg/g
2011 8 1 5 0 0 5.0 0.6
2012 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2014 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2015 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
TOTAL 37 1 5 0 0 5.0 0.1
 
KICK RETURNSgno.yardstdlongavg/ravg/g
2011 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2012 10 1 16 0 16 16.0 1.6
2014 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2015 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
TOTAL 37 1 16 0 16 16.0 0.4
 
ALL PURPOSEgrushrcvprkrirtotalavg/g
2011 8 0 0 5 0 0 5 0.6
2012 10 0 0 0 16 0 16 1.6
2014 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2015 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
TOTAL 37 0 0 5 16 0 21 0.6
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