First-team all-state punter as named by North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association ... All-South Charlotte first-team choice ... averaged 39.9 yards with a long of 60 ... Country Day’s special teams player of the team both as a junior and as a senior ... drew recruiting interest from Vanderbilt among others ... also played defensive back ... teammate of incoming placekicker Alex Gakenheimer at CCD ... a good athlete who also played baseball for his high school.
Full name is Benjamin Harris Kepley ... born on Oct. 25, 1994 ... son of Keith and Tracy Kepley has one brother ... father captained the Duke University golf team ... grandfather Richard Moser played football at Northwestern under Ara Parseghian ... in addition to the Carolina Panthers and Cincinnati Reds, roots for the Chelsea Football Club ... enjoys golf ... weighing a major in economics or psychology.
TEEVENS ON KEPLEY
“He put up good numbers and is ranked with Rivals and a couple other recruiting services. We see him as an athlete who punts the football well. He can throw the ball. He can run. He also can kick the football and holds as well. We graduated our holder and he has worked together with Gakenheimer, so they are a natural in terms of the operation.”