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#6 - Kyle Himmelwright
2007-08 Football
POS.
DB
HT.
6'1"
WT.
185
YR.
Jr./So.
HOMETOWN
Coplay, Pa.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Whitehall
Kyle Himmelwright

2008: Started all 11 games for the Brown and Gold ... finished third on the team with 55 tackles, including a team-best 38 solos ... registered eight tackles in a game three times on the season ... picked off two passes at Campbell ... recorded two tackles for loss both against Concordia (Wis.) and Butler ... recovered a fumble against Marian (Ind.) ... named team’s Defensive Player of the Week for the Marian (Ind.) and Campbell games ... named to the Pioneer Football League Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2007: Started 10 games for the Crusaders ... earned Honorable Mention All-Pioneer Football League honors ... named the PFL’s Defensive Player of the Week on September 17 following the Kalamazoo game ... had 11 tackles, including 10 solos, and two interceptions at Kalamazoo ... tallied 10 stops at Marian (Ind.) ... had two tackles for loss at Jacksonville ... finished fourth on the team with 56 tackles ... returned three kickoffs, including one for 20 yards, in the opener against Saint Francis (Ill.) ... tied for the team lead with five pass breakups on the season ... named team’s co-Defensive Player of the Week for the Jacksonville game.

2006: Started the first six games of the year before suffering a season-ending injury ... made a season-high seven tackles, including five solos against Trinity International ... made five stops and had first collegiate interception at Morehead State ... registered tackles for loss against Wisconsin Lutheran and Drake ... forced a fumble against Trinity International ... returned 13 kickoffs for a 26.4 yard return average, including a long of 45 at Morehead State ... returned 17 punts for a 9.6 yard average ... named team’s Special Teams Player of the Week against Morehead State.
2005: Sat out the season as a redshirt ... named Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Aurora game.  

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Zephyrs ... served as a team captain and named team Most Valuable Player as a senior.  

Personal: Kyle is the son of Allen and Patricia Himmelwright ... major is business management ... born May 30, 1987.

2007-08 Football
1 Steve OgdenWR
2 Nicholas HentonWR
3 Trevor JaskiwWR
4 Darien JeffersDB
5 Jeff HortonRB
6 Kyle HimmelwrightDB
7 James GregaitDB
8 Matt UpshawQB
9 Corey NashQB
10 Warren ArnoldQB
11 Zack DennyQB
12 Bret JaskiwWR
13 Mike MillerDB
14 Jason TalbertDB
15 Anthony CurryDB
17 Johnny DollDB
18 Bobby WysockiQB
20 Mozale McHenryRB
21 Matt WatkinsDB
22 Roger SaturDB
23 Quinn HenochDB
24 Otis Hosley, Jr.DB
25 Josh Regent-SmithRB
26 John PopperRB
28 Alvaro BarraganP/K
29 Teddy HollernDB
30 Kris SerraRB
31 Jake RiedelRB
33 JaVon WelchDB
34 Dan CottinRB
35 Ryan KoepkeLB
36 Chris WalshDB
37 Sean DillonLB
38 Michael Schatz, Jr.DB
39 Ross WiemerRB
40 Josh LynnRB
41 Laurence TreadawayDB
42 Brian CihlarLB
43 Luke KanclerzDB
44 Eli CrawfordDB
45 Zac GriffinLB
46 Alex SollerDB
47 Matt ManclLB
48 Micah WilliamsonLB
49 Zack LaBarreRB
50 Marco PorcelliLB
51 Brett BarryOL
52 David SchusterLB
53 Myke WorthemOL
54 Tristan ManvillaOL
55 Dominick BellotteDL
56 Dan MarcinDL
57 Andrew MackDL
58 Rich GrisanLB
59 Brian LaippleDL
60 Matt NoffkeOL
61 Dave WisniewskiOL
62 Nathan RichterOL
63 Nick McGarelOL
64 Justin SchmidtDL
65 Brad SchaumOL
66 Pat O'MalleyOL
67 Dave Tebo, Jr.OL
68 John MoriartyOL
69 Abdullah PrattOL
71 Steve LaraOL
72 Tyler PolandDL
73 Doug KeppyOL
75 Tim KratzOL
76 Jake JenrichDL
77 Justin WilerOL
78 Chris GardnerDL
79 Ryan KozeyOL
80 Travis AndersonWR
81 Desmond LewisWR
82 Sean McCartyWR
83 Ben FaulknerWR
84 Ryan MyersWR
85 Alex PetrikTE
86 Ian AltieriDL
87 Bill BurgettWR
88 Mitch SecrestP/K
89 Matt DorowTE
91 Tom OswaldTE
94 Gabe CulkinDL
95 Darren Kincaid, Jr.DL
96 Adam RundhDL
97 Doug HowardDL
98 Dan Van AartsenK
99 David HamakerK
Charlie Boston
Matt VanDaele
Brandon Sturman
Matt Ache
Ed Baker
Noah Schroeder
Scott Dueball
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler