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49 Matt White

 

Preseason All-Big South selection at place kicker

2015 (Sophomore):

  • Appeared in all 11 games, serving as the team's primary place kicker and punter
  • Was near perfect in PATs with 26 of 27
  • Finished second best punting average in the Big South at 40.0, .03 behind first
  • Earned Stats Inc National Special Teams Player of the Week and Big South POW after hitting the game-winning field goal against No. 22 Liberty
  • Registered the longest punt in the conference with a 68 yard punt at Fordham (9-26)
  • Converted 8 of 14 field goals on the season

2014 (Freshman):

  • Appeared in 2 games
  • Kicked both his first collegiate PAT and kickoff against Lehigh (9/27)
  • Finished the season 3-3 on PAT's

High School:

  • Punted and kicked for Coach Scott Heinaver at Mars Area High School
  • Helped lead the Fightin’ Planets to back to back section titles and 9-2 records as a junior and senior
  • Set seven school records as a senior, including punting average (39.1), longest punt (61), single-season PATs (53), scoring (kicker) with 62 points
  • Ranked as the fourth best punter by ProKicker.com and the second best combo kicker
  • Named ProKicker.com All-American Second Team Punter and Second Team Punter/Kicker combo
  • Had a school record 36 touchbacks on kickoffs
  • Had 53 total points as a junior
  • Also was an all-conference soccer player for Mars Area.


Personal:

  • Son of Christopher and Jerilyn White
  • Father and sister, Jordyn both played soccer in college
  • Plans to major in accounting
YEAR GP FG ATT FG MADE BLK LONG PAT ATT PAT MADE PTS KICKOFF YDS AVG
2014 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 1 47 47
2015 11 14 8 1 40 27 26 50 7 370 52.9
2016

11

11 8 1 46 29 26 50 46 2657 57.8
Totals 13 14 8 1 40 30 29 53 8 417 52.1

 

YEAR

Punts

YARDS

AVG

LONG

TB

FC

I20

50+

BLKD

2015

55

2189

39.8

68

2

4

12

9

0

TOTAL

   55

2189

39.8

68

2

4

12

9

0

Position: Kicker
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gibsonia, Pa.
High School: Mars Area
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