FIFTH YEAR (2013)
Returned for an extra season after being granted an Ivy League-approved fifth-year waiver ... National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society ... played in nine games, reclaiming his starting role for the final six contests ... second on team with eight passes broken up (sixth in Ivy League) and tied for third in solo tackles (35) ... forced a key fumble against Yale on the Bulldogs’ final possession, allowing Dartmouth to run out the clock in the 20-13 homecoming victory ... twice recorded a season-high eight tackles, first versus Bucknell, then at Brown ... swatted away two pass attempts against Columbia ... returned kickoffs in the final four contests, including a 36-yard return against Princeton and a 35-yarder versus Cornell ... came up big in the season finale by breaking up four passes in the 28-24 win over the Tigers.
Sidelined for most of the season with another injury, but battled back to play in the victory at Yale ... even tackled a Bulldog receiver in his limited action.
After missing the first three games with an injury, got back onto the field at Yale to break up a pass and make three consecutive solo stops ... pitched in four more tackles and broke up a pass on 3rd-and-goal to keep the Crusaders off the board right before halftime at Holy Cross ... another injury forced him to the sideline, however, for the rest of the season.
Made the most of an opportunity to fill in for a fallen teammate at cornerback, tying for the team lead with four interceptions, with one in each of the final three contests ... started in four of the eight games that he played ... first truly big play came at Penn when he picked off a pass to set up a touchdown that helped the Big Green come back from a a 14-point deficit in the second half ... later recovered a Quaker field goal attempt that was blocked, which gave Dartmouth one last chance to break the deadlock in regulation ... collected a season-high nine tackles — eight solo — the following week versus Yale, including a stop on 4th-and-2 near midfield that gave the Green a short field, culminating in a touchdown ... missed out on the win over Holy Cross, but returned to the gridiron at Columbia for a road victory ... snared an interception early in the fourth quarter at Cornell, helping preserve a four-point lead ... back in the starting lineup versus Brown and had a busy day, picking off one pass, breaking up another, returning a kickoff and making five tackles ... final interception came at Princeton in the red zone, helping preserve the team's first shutout in 14 years ... returned the pick 20 yards, and also was credited with a tackle for a 12-yard loss.
Saw extensive action with the jayvee squad ... recorded seven tackles in the final contest of the jayvee season, a 14-12 win over Bridgton.
All-district honorable mention as a senior at Westlake, alma mater of Dartmouth brothers Matt ’10 and Brad Dornak ’12 ... helped Westlake to Tri-District, Area and District 25 5A titles as a senior ... had 45 tackles and team-best seven interceptions ... first-team All-Centex and academic all-state ... helped Westlake to Bi-District championship in basketball as a guard ... lettered at Lighthouse Christian Academy as a freshman where his head coach was former LCA principal George Neos ’93, a two-time, All-Ivy linebacker at Dartmouth ... also lettered in basketball and track at the California school.
Economics major ... son of Clay and Eleanor ... born on June 13, 1991 ... a triplet and has a total of five brothers and three sisters ... father is a Pepperdine graduate while mother graduated from Harvard, where she earned her MD ... enjoys cycling, and playing ping-pong and basketball.
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