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Jon

Rocholl

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Punter
Height 6'3"
Weight 185
Year Sophomore
Hometown Fort Wayne, Ind.
High School R. Nelson Snider

Bio

2007: Named second team All-Ivy League as a punter ... averaged 41.5 yards per punt, a tenth of a yard shy of the Columbia single-season mark ... had seven punts of 50 yards or longer and 11 inside the opponents' 20-yard line ... Ivy League Special Teams Player of the Week on Sept. 18 after a career-best 49-yard field goal at Fordham ... surpassed Columbia career mark for field goals with his 22nd early in the season ... made eight field goals during the season and had 29 for his career at the end of the season ... also set the Columbia record for scoring by kicking ... had 132 career points at end of the season.

 

 

2006: Earned honorable mention All-Ivy League as a punter ... finished the season with an average of 39.1 yards per punt, third in the Ivy League ... had 16 punts inside the opponents’ 20-yard line ... led the Lions and 10th in the League with 44 points overall ... tied the school record for career field goals (21) just midway through his college career ... his record-tying 21st gave Columbia a 22-21 win vs. Brown on a 27-yarder with just three seconds on the clock... also booted a 42-yarder vs. the Bears ... Ivy-League Special Teams Player of the Week after making three field goals at 42, 37 and 27 yards and nailing all four extra point attempts vs. Fordham ... also vs. the Rams, averaged 40.8 yards on four punts, including two inside the 20 ... earned the weekly award again the next week vs. Georgetown after making three more field goals (45, 41 and 23 yards) and booting a 63-yard punt.

 

 

2005: Honorable mention All-Ivy League as a first-year ... named both the Ivy League Rookie of the Week and Special Teams Player of the Week, and was further honored as The Sports Network's Division I-AA Special Teams Player of the Week Sept. 26 ... first individual to win two Ivy weekly honors in the same week since Brown's Gordie Myers in 1993 ... also Rookie of the Week Oct. 25 ... set school record for consecutive field goals made in a single season with seven ... tied overall Columbia consecutive field goal record ... two punts of 70-or-more yards, including a 74-yarder, which was three yards short of the school record ... made three field goals vs. both Fordham and Duquesne ... also booted two kickoffs.

 

 

At R. Nelson Snider High: Had best punting average (41.6 yds.) in the state as a senior ... hit a state-record 92 of 94 extra point attempts ... made two field goals of 50 yards or longer ... twice all-state and three-time all-conference ... team was four-time sectional and regional champion and twice conference champ ... earned three letters in football, three in soccer and one in golf ... captained all three teams.

 

 

Personal: American studies major ... father, Rocky, played football, baseball and basketball at Bethel College ... Jon Mark Rocholl, b. 5/19/87 in Omaha, Neb.

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