|Hometown:||Boca Raton, Fla.|
|High School:||American Heritage Delray|
College Sports Madness Preseason All-Ivy League First Team.
All-Ivy League honorable mention at linebacker where he started all 10 games in the middle of the field ... second on the squad with 61 tackles and 2.5 sacks ... third with 4.5 tackles for a loss ... opened the season in style with a career-best 13 tackles in a 35-25 win over Central Connecticut ... also broke up a pass on the Blue Devils’ next-to-last play, helping seal the victory ... provided the Big Green’s lone sack, a 12-yard loss, among his six tackles at fourth-ranked New Hampshire ... averaged five stops in the four straight wins over Penn, Yale, Holy Cross and Columbia ... forced the Lions to punt three times by breaking up a pair of third-down passes and stonewalling a ball handler short of another first down ... made nine tackles and assisted on an eight-yard sack versus Harvard ... one of his three stops in the 42-7 win at Cornell was a six-yard sack ... Bear rushers gained a total of four yards on his four tackles, including one inside the 10 on fourth down to give the Green the ball during the 44-21 triumph ... twice dropped a receiver for a loss at Princeton, totaling seven yards, among his six tackles in the 41-10 victory.
Played in all 10 games and got the starting nod at strong-side linebacker against Columbia and Harvard ... also an integral member of the special teams ... tied for second on the squad with 2.5 sacks and fourth with 4.5 tackles for a loss ... posted a season-high seven tackles in the home opener against Holy Cross ... lone tackle at Penn went for a one-yard loss after a pass completion ... tied for the team lead in tackles with four in the 56-0 shutout of Columbia ... helped out on a sack during the Lions’ first possession of the game and assisted on another tackle for a loss ... matched his personal best with seven stops at Harvard, including a six-yard sack late in the first half ... added another sack to his ledger — a 10-yard loss — in the third quarter versus Cornell.
Starred on the junior varsity defense ... tied for second on the jayvee squad with 20 tackles in the three games ... made five stops against Middlebury and eight more versus Williams to help the Green win both contests ... also had seven tackles and picked off a pass in the game against Bridgton Academy.
First-team all-county, second team all-state 3A as a senior ... chosen along with Dartmouth teammates Brian Grove and Jack Sheehy for the Under Armour Broward-Beach Bowl ... played at Olympic Heights before moving to American Heritage Delray for final year ... team won 3A title with 13-1 record in senior season ... also played three years of basketball.
Majoring in economics ... full name is Zachary Taylor Slafsky ... born on Dec. 29, 1993 ... son of Neal and Deborah Slafsky has two brothers ... father was two years behind teammate Jack Sheehy's father at Babson ... preparing for a career in business.
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