2017-18 Football
1-O Jean Rene WR
1-S Dimitrios Latsonas K
2-O Griffin Norberg WR
2-D Stacey Jones DB
3 Parker Fox WR
4-O Joe Mullen QB
4-D J.J. Nunes DB
5 Jalin LeAndre DB
6 Logan Pfizenmayer LB
7 Brent Brimmage DB
9-O Jimmy Seewald QB
10 Jarrett Morgan RB
11 Trey Bilinski QB
12 JD Koehler WR
13-O Ryan Markoff QB
13-S Kyle Ulbrich P/K
14-O Chris Duncan QB
14-D Cam Kelly DB
15 Doug Haugh RB
16 Ryan Clarke TE
17 Brandon Riley DB
18 Mike Wheeler LB
19-O Trey Stablein WR
19-D Bryce Leach DB
20 Jamari Booker DB
21 Elias Earley RB
22 Tramone Duncan DB
23 Bailey Gessinger WR
24 Drew Snouffer LB
25 Dilan Scargle DB
26 Donny Navarro WR
28 Josmar Diaz-Martinez DB
30-O Frank Catrine WR
30-D Cole VanSetters LB
31 Alex Kluck TE
32 Cody Boxrucker RB
33-O Conor Beer WR
33-D Gowan Baldwin LB
34 Jay Slone DL
35 Gavin Twigg LB
36 Austin Petrie LB
37 Laddie Skarecky LB
38 Joey Poloskey LB
39 Jack Buckey LB
40 Brannen Martin FB
41 Henry Hebda DB
42 Jake Iery DL
43 John Regan LB
44-O Kyle Cartales RB
44-D Connor Sperling DL
45 David Hebda DB
46 Josh Baker LB
47 Matthew Messler LB
49 Nick Turner LB
50 John Horan OL
51 Nick Antonacci OL
54 Jesse Studyvin DL
56 Tristan De La Rosa DL
58 David Mason III DL
60 Andrew Lundberg OL
61 Sean Pearce OL
62 Nathan Orlandini DL
64 Sean Stephens OL
65 Jack Jarnigan OL
66 Sam Vas OL
67 Eric Rentschler OL
69 Alex Helander OL
70 Brady Sullivan OL
71 Bryce Biggs OL
72 Solomon Kamara OL
73 Tom Schofield OL
74 James Zajac OL
75 Shannon Taliaferro OL
76 Alex Cotton OL
77 Terrance Roberts OL
78 Ronald Williams OL
79 Thomas Walsh OL
80 Brett Bittner TE
82 Deuce Larose WR
84 Mason Sutter TE
85 T.J. Weinzimmer WR
86 Kevin Wright WR
87 Martin Petruf TE
88 Alex Ng P
89 Cade Bishop LB
90 Isaac Velasco DL
91 Jordan Goebel DL
92 Drew Gedrys DL
93 James Reed DL
94 Humza Razzak DL
95 Murphy Osmond DL
96 Cameron Germain DL
97 Jeremiah Olojo DL
98 Jake Simpson K
99-D Jakob Trumpower DL
99-S Carter Puckett LS
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Austin Petrie

#36 Austin Petrie

Pos. LB
Ht. 5-10
Wt. 220
Yr. So.
Hometown Livonia, Mich.
High School (Prev. School) Stevenson

2018 All-PFL Honorable Mention 

2018: Received All-PFL Honorable Mention... Finished third on the team with 80 tackles (35 solos) including a team-high 9.5 TFL for 45 yards… Ranked seventh in the PFL with 7.3 tackles per game and second in the league with 5.5 sacks, 0.5 per game…Tied for eighth in the PFL with 9.5 TFL, 0.86 per game…  Led the team in sacks with 5.5 for 38 yards and had a forced fumble… Was the only player in the PFL with at least 2.0 sacks in multiple games during the season… Started the year with his first career double-figure tackle performance as he racked up 10 in the Sept. 8 season opener at Duquesne… Had 2.0 sacks on Oct. 27 vs. Drake, the most by a Valpo player in a game since John Guilford in 2015… Had a season-high 11 tackles on Nov. 3 to establish a new personal best and share the team lead in the game at Marist. Also forced a fumble in that game… Finished the season with the most TFL by a Valpo player since John Guilford has 12 in 2015, the most sacks since Guilford also had 5.5 in 2014 and the most yards from sacks (38) by any Valpo player since Adam Rundh had 55 in 2007.

2017: Switched to linebacker for the 2017 season… Appeared in nine games and made seven starts… Made 42 tackles including 23 solos… Had 1.5 tackles for loss (4 yards)… Shared the team lead with three interceptions… Forced a fumble in the Sept. 2 season opener at Montana… Made his first career interception on Oct. 14 vs. Marist, one of five Valpo picks in a 49-15 win over the Red Foxes… Grabbed his second and third interceptions of the year in to account for half of Valpo’s four interceptions in a 63-32 win vs. Morehead State on Oct. 28… Had a career-high nine tackles on Nov. 11 at Butler, helping the Crusaders to a 36-28 win over the rival Bulldogs… Only Crusader with a multiple interception game in 2017.

2016: Played in eight games during his freshman season, mostly on special teams... Made two tackles in his collegiate debut on Sept. 24 vs. Davidson... Made his first appearance at running back on Nov. 5 at Dayton, rushing for 76 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries. 

Prep: A three-year letter winner for the Spartans ... earned Honorable Mention All-State honors as a senior ... a two-time First Team All-Metro West and All-Conference selection ... team captain as a senior ... holds program records for most all-purpose yards in a single game (349) and longest passing touchdown (99 yards) ... also earned two letters apiece in baseball and track and field.

Personal: Son of Tod Truxell and Kimberly Petrie-Truxell ... Majoring in physical education… Worked for his step dad’s company Truxell Electric handling pick-up and delivery while working part-time at Legacy Fitness during the summer prior his senior season… Has become quite talented with the kendama, a traditional Japanese skill toy… Came to Valpo as a running back before transitioning to linebacker… Is the only member of his family who has played a collegiate sport… Mother is actively involved in the Valpo football program as a team mom… Hopes to follow in Griffin Norberg’s footsteps and play professional football in Europe after graduation… Plans to become a physical education teacher.