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20 Matthew Cahal
CAREER HIGHS
TACKLES 10, vs. Fordham 9/19/15

2015: Received honorable mention All-Ivy League honors … Started all 10 games, six at safety and four at corner …Recorded the third most tackles on the team for the season with 50 total tackles, and his 42 solo ranked sixth in the Ivy League … Recorded 10 tackles during the season opener against Fordham, along with an interception, earning a spot on the week one honor roll … Recorded eight solo tackles, nine total, and recovered a fumble against Harvard, earning a spot on the week eight honor roll.

2014: Played in seven games ... Missed some games due to injury ... Recorded 14 tackles, two pass breakups, one interception and one fumble recovery.

2013: Saw action in all 10 games… Registered 17 tackles and two pass breakups… Finished season with six stops against Brown.

2012: Played in nine games... contributed on special teams and played corner... totaled four tackles with two solo tackles ... recorded a solo stop and assisted on two tackles at Harvard.

At Brophy College Preparatory: Earned two letters in football ... first team all-region as junior ... first team all-section as senior ... holds three school records (interceptions in a game (tied), interceptions in a season (tied), first in tackles for a career) ... finished with 76 tackles as a junior and 66 tackles as a senior.

CAREER STATISTICS
    TACKLES           SACKS    
YEAR G UA A TOTAL TFL PD FF FR BLK UA A TOTAL YDS
2012 9 2 2 4 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 10 9 8 17 1-0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 7 9 5 14 0-0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 26 20 15 35 1-0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 189
Year: Senior
Hometown: Paradise Valley, Ariz.
High School: Brophy College Prep
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