Prior to Ohio: Played four years of football and one year of basketball at Tri-Valley High School in Zanesville, Ohio ... Captained the football team during the 2010 and 2011 seasons ... Named Second Team All-Ohio during his high school career ... named Kicker of the Year during his high school career ... Set school records for most field goals and most points scored ... Football teams were league champions in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Personal: Son of Michael and Harriet ... Has one brother, Michael and three sisters, Katelyne, Maria and Alainna ... Is the youngest of a five-child family ... Sister Katelyne played soccer at Ohio in 2009 ... Sister Maria played soccer at Mercyhurst from 2004-08 ... Plans to major in Exercise Physiology and wants to become a physical therapist ... Enjoys lifting, fishing and sports, especially soccer and basketball ... Favorite athlete is Mike Wallace ... Favorite teams are the Steelers, Penguins and Pirates.