Switched to the defensive side of the ball and honed his skills with the jayvee squad ... collected four tackles in the 20-7 win over Middlebury, and again versus Williams ... ended the JV schedule by bringing eight Bridgton Academy ball handlers to the ground and returning an interception 44 yards for the final touchdown in a 34-13 triumph.
Continued his development with the junior varsity ... had a fine outing against Middlebury, gaining 20 yards on two rushes and 11 more on two receptions ... picked up 22 yards on four carries in the win over Williams as well.
Battled through some injury issues as a rookie, but did manage to see time in the first two junior varsity contests ... ran for 23 yards on six carries in the 24-0 win over Middlebury ... also gained 17 yards on seven rushes in the 21-14 triumph over Williams.
Rushed for 1,194 yards and 17 touchdowns while leading Lebanon to an 11-0 record as a senior ... eight more TDs on returns and receptions ... first-team all-state ... 230 rushing yards and two TDs in state title game ... finalist for New Hampshire Mr. Football Award ... honored as a Joe Yukica/New Hampshire Chapter of the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete (Yukica is a former Dartmouth head coach) ... in addition to football competed in basketball, indoor and outdoor track and lacrosse at Lebanon ... helped indoor track to two state championships.
Majoring in history ... son of Matthew and Barbara ... full name is Cody Howard Patch ... born on Feb. 26, 1993 ... has a sister and two brothers, one of which, Joshua ’09, majored in engineering at Dartmouth while competing in lightweight crew and completed his graduate degree at Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering in 2012 ... Josh also served as volunteer coach with the heavyweight crew ... grew up on a farm eight miles from campus ... offered scholarship by Sacred Heart ... enjoys fishing.