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#6 - Kyle Himmelwright
2009-10 Football
POS.
DB
HT.
6'1"
WT.
185
YR.
5th/Sr.
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.

2009-10 Football
1 Ryan MyersWR
2 Nicholas HentonWR
2-S Dominick CampagnaK
3 David ConeysWR
3-D Kyle BoerDB
4 Antonio LovelaceWR
4-O Brian FianiQB
5 Anthony CurryDB
5-O Josh RubenWR
6 Kyle HimmelwrightDB
7 Matt UpshawQB
8 Bobby WysockiQB
9 Corey NashWR
10 Quinn SchaferQB
11 Nick MalantisQB
12 Travis AndersonWR
13 Eli CrawfordDB
14 Tim BennettWR
15 Laurence TreadawayDB
16 Mike MillerDB
16-O Josh KeatleyRB
17 Nate GoergenQB
17-D Carl SugarmanWR
18 Ross WiemerRB
18-D Matt HeinenDB
19-D Bryan BossWR
20 Patrick WenzelLB
20-O Allante SimmonsRB
21 Alex ByersDB
22 Roger SaturDB
23 Tyler EvankoDB
24 Taylor DeloyeK
25 Isaac WildermuthRB
26 John PopperRB
27 Alan Porter Jr.DB
28 Stephen BaxterDB
29 Isaiah SpearsRB
30 Eddie MorelliRB
31 Nick JonesRB
32 Adrian GoberDB
31-D Lawrence FreemanLB
32-O Darryl JacksonWR
33 Todd BontragerDL
33-O Chris GiehonRB
34 Jack MullenDB
35 Cody GokanLB
36 Chauncey BlackwellRB
37 Tom ZidronDB
38 Andrzej SkibaK
39 Ryan LehrRB
40 Josh LynnRB
41 Chris SmithK
41-D Chrision RasberryDB
42 Grant BushongLB
42-D Mike GertonTE
43 Luke KanclerzLB
43-D Chris HowardLB
44 Sean GravesDB
45 Zac GriffinLB
46 Alex SollerDB
47 Jared RoseLB
48 Gehron FredericksRB
49 Matt PetersLB
50 Marco PorcelliLB
51 James JoosLB
52 JaVon WelchLB
53 Josh LiskeLB
54 Andrew RauschLB
55 Cliff BrooksLB
56 Jerrell Coleman-MillerLB
57 Emilio AlcarazOL
58 Jordan DeJongeOL
59 Brian LaippleDL
60 Donovan CzarneckiDL
61 Dave WisniewskiOL
62 Bill BodzianowskiOL
63 Gavin GrilloOL
64 David BeiswengerOL
65 Steve LaraOL
66 Amedeus OdembaDL
67 Jason NyhofOL
68 John MoriartyOL
69 Bruce CollinsDL
70 Nate AtkinsDL
71 Omar SafirOL
72 Tim FlynnOL
73 Derek NelmsOL
74 Ferdinand VelezOL
75 James Hudson Jr.OL
76 Matt SchrollDL
77 Nate BlairOL
79 Sean CookOL
79-O Eric WigginsOL
80 Matthew NiehusTE
81 Desmond LewisWR
82 Eric SlenkWR
83 Myke WorthemTE
84 Reggie WashingtonWR
85 Alex PetrikTE
86 Andrew SmithDL
87 Nick StrzeleckiTE
88 Mitch SecrestP/K
88-S Greg WoodP
89 Sean McCartyWR
89-D Levi MockLB
90 Chris LydaDL
92 Chris GardnerDL
93 Brian GoodakerDL
95 Brian PlachinskiDL
96 Adam RundhDL
97 Nikko CarsonDL
98 Ian AltieriDL
99 David HamakerK
Ed Baker
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