2016-17 Football
1-O Jean Rene WR
1-S Dimitrios Latsonas K
2-O Griffin Norberg RB
2-S CJ Elion K
3 Derrick Estell LB
4 J.J. Nunes DB
5-O Ryan Dugan WR
5-D Bryce Crook DB
6 Idode Kerobo DB
7-O Dalton Stokes QB
7-D Kye Hall LB
8 Ryan Moore WR
9 Ryan Shea WR
10 Jarrett Morgan RB
11 Christian Campbell DB
12 JD Koehler WR
13 Grant Papenfuss QB
14 Joe Mullen QB
15-O Chris Duncan QB
15-D Isaac Lane DB
16 Ryan Clarke QB
17 Brandon Riley DB
18 Mike Wheeler LB
19-O Jimmy Seewald QB
19-D Tyler Newkirk LB
20 Jamari Booker DB
21 Elias Earley WR
22 Kyle Dye DB
23 Kellan Hughes DB
24 Drew Snouffer LB
25-O Parker Fox WR
25-X Denzell Conway WR
26 Tim Foley DB
27 Brett Fox TE
28 Josmar Diaz-Martinez DB
29 Jalin LeAndre DB
30 Frank Catrine WR
31 Dylan Johnson SN
32 Cody Boxrucker RB
33 Gowan Baldwin LB
34 Jay Slone LB
35 Kyle Bender DB
36 Parker Welch SN
37 Kyle Farwick SN
38 Kyle Petroff LB
39 Jack Buckey LB
40 Michael O'Brien LB
41 Charlie Hackett DL
42 Jake Iery DL
43 John Regan LB
44 Kyle Cartales RB
45-O Kenneth Floyd RB
45-D Taylor Allen DB
46 Nolan Fortman DB
47 Matthew Messler LB
48 Brent Dickson DL
49 Nick Turner LB
50 John Horan OL
52 Johnathan Coyne LS
54 Jesse Studyvin DE
55 Connor Sperling RB
56 Tristan De La Rosa DL
57 Torrin Sallis LB
59 Tyree Thomas LB
60 Andrew Lundberg OL
61 Sean Pearce OL
63 Sean Stephens OL
64 Connor Rettig OL
65 Jack Jarnigan 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 Brian Lang OL
75 Shannon Taliaferro OL
76 Alex Cotton OL
77 Terrance Roberts OL
78 Ronald Williams OL
80 Austin Petrie RB
81 Brannen Martin TE
82 Jayson Reckards WR
83 Chris Orlich WR
84 Mason Sutter TE
85 Ronnie Reitz WR
86 Bailey Gessinger WR
87-O Martin Petruf TE
87-D Jordan Goebel DL
88 Alex Ng K/P
89 Thomas Hassel TE
90 Brandon Doepke DL
93 James Reed DL
94 James Zajac DL
95 Murphy Osmond DL
97 Michael Penn DL
98 Jake Simpson K
99 Jakob Trumpower DL
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Kyle Cartales

#44 Kyle Cartales

Pos. RB
Ht. 6-2
Wt. 210
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Palm Beach Gardens, 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).