2019-20 Football
1 Dimitrios Latsonas K
2-O Trent Salyers QB
2-D Stacey Jones DB
3 Corey Shannon RB
4 Joe Mullen QB
5 Ben Nimz QB
6 Ollie Reese WR
7-O Trey Stablein WR
7-D Akil Mitchell DB
8 Laddie Skarecky LB
9-O Jimmy Seewald QB
9-D Bryce Leach DB
10-O Ashton Ruszkowski QB
10-D Jaxon Peifer LB
11 Kellan McKeag DB
12 JD Koehler WR
14-O Chris Duncan QB
14-D Cam Kelly DB
15 Doug Haugh RB
16 Henry Hebda DB
17 Deuce Larose WR
18 David Hebda DB
19 Patrick Oliva P/K
20-D Jamari Booker DB
21 Elias Earley RB
22 Oscar Lopez WR
23 Jordan Bingham WR
24 Trey Psota LB
25 Riley Allison RB
26-O Stephen Albright WR
26-D Nate Salomon DB
27 Drew Engle RB
28/21 Gavin Twigg DL
29 Kohlton Sherman DB
31 Michael Scarsella DB
32 Cody Boxrucker RB
33 Benjamin Niesner K/P
34 Cade Bishop DL
35 Donovan Earles DB
36 Austin Petrie LB
37 Malek Williams DB
38 Joey Poloskey LB
39 Jalen Allen DB
40 Alex Kluck TE
41 Jordan Curtis RB
42 Evan Annis LB
43 Jake Marinelli DL
44 Kyle Cartales RB
45 Trejuan Purty DL
46 Austin Martins DL
47 Matthew Messler LB
48 Sergio Gasperoni LB
49 Nick Turner LB
51 David Drs OL
52 Colton Kraus LB
53 Austin Chilton LB
55 Chase Bibler DL
56 Fletcher Christian DL
57 Liam O'Connell DL
64 Bryce Biggs OL
65 Jack Jarnigan OL
66 Sam Vas OL
67 Joe Monahan OL
68 Aaron Byrd OL
69 Stone Dixon OL
70 Jackson Laird OL
72 Drew Parrish OL
73 Braden Russell OL
74 James Zajac OL
75 Brendan O'Doherty OL
78 Nasa Sete DL
79 Zane Sprague OL
81 Kenny Brewer WR
82 Alex Conlin TE
83 Anthony Holmes WR
84 Brett Bittner TE
85 Solomon Davis WR
86 Franck Tsoungui WR
87 Brian Bartholomew K
88 Jacob Berkemeier WR
89 Justin Helm LB
91 Jordan Goebel DL
92 Drew Gedrys DL
93 James Reed DL
94 Nathan Orlandini DL
96 Cameron Germain DL
97 Daniel Files DL
98 Evan Satoski DL
99 Carter Puckett LS
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Kyle Cartales

#44 Kyle Cartales

Pos. RB
Ht. 6-1
Wt. 205
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Loxahatchee, Fla.
High School (Prev. School) Cardinal Newman

2018: Led the team with 419 rushing yards, 97 carries, 4.3 yards per carry and 59.9 yards per game… Shared the team lead with four rushing touchdowns... Also had 13 receptions for 137 yards (10.5 yards per catch) and a touchdown… Had his season cut short after six games due to an injury… Rushed for two touchdowns in the season opener on Sept. 8 at Duquesne… Had five receptions including a 15-yard touchdown and a season-long 40-yard grab on Sept. 22 vs. Truman State… Enjoyed the first 100-yard rushing game of his career with 116 rushing yards on 15 carries (7.7 yards per carry) on Oct. 6 at Dayton. His rushing total was the highest by any Valpo player in a game since Jarrett Morgan ran for 127 on Sept. 16, 2017 against Trinity International. It was the most rushing yards by a Valpo player against a Division-I opponent since Brandon Hall had 120 on Oct. 25, 2014 against Morehead State… Followed that up with 84 yards on 24 carries plus three receptions for 27 yards in a victory over Butler on Oct. 13… Member of the PFL Academic Honor Roll.

2017: Appeared in all 11 games and ran for 385 yards on 94 carries, averaging 35.0 yards per game to finish as the team’s second leading rusher… Also had 20 receptions for 208 yards and two touchdowns… Had the first two rushing TDs of his career on Sept. 23 at Drake, compiling a career-high 68 yards on the ground… Rushed for a career-high 72 yards and a TD in a win over Marist on Oct. 14…  Had his first receiving touchdown of the season on Sept. 30 against Stetson… Also had the longest catch of his career, a 34 yarder, in the game against the Hatters… Had his second receiving TD in a rout of Marist on Oct. 28… Was a bright spot in Valpo’s defeat at Jacksonville on Nov. 4, setting career highs in receiving yards (67) and all-purpose yards (130).

2016: Appeared in all 11 games during his freshman season... Had 65 carries for 243 yards, the second-most rushing yards on the team... Average 21.5 yards per game and 3.6 yards per carry... Also made 14 catches for 73 yards and one TD... Had three carries for 10 yards in his collegiate debut at Illinios State on Sept. 3... Caught a five-yard TD pass on Oct. 22 at San Diego for his first career score... Had season highs in rushing yards (47) and all-purpose yards (64) on Nov. 5 at Dayton... Finished the season with 310 all-purpose yards... Ranked sixth among PFL freshman in league-only rushing with 24.5 yards per game... PFL Academic Honor Roll. 

Prep: A four-year letter winner for the Crusaders ... team MVP as a senior ... an All-Conference selection at running back as a junior ... earned team's Crusader Award as a junior as well ... one of top performers at Nike ESPN Combine in Miami in March of 2015, placing 23rd out of 1,594 combine participants ... advanced to The Opening Elite and placed 50th out of 292 participants ... also earned two letters in track and field ... named track and field team MVP as a senior ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Phil and Linda Cartales ... double major in biology and chemistry (pre-med).