2018-19 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 Joe Mullen QB
5-O Ben Nimz QB
5-D Jalin LeAndre DB
6 Ollie Reese WR
7 Trey Stablein WR
8 Laddie Skarecky LB
9-O Jimmy Seewald QB
9-D Bryce Leach DB
10 Aaron Antoniou LB
11-O Trey Bilinski QB
11-D Christian Campbell DB
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-O Doug Haugh RB
15-D Isaac Lane DB
17 Deuce Larose WR
18 Mike Wheeler LB
19-O Beau Saunoris RB
20-O Cam Raupach RB
20-D Jamari Booker DB
21-O Elias Earley RB
21-D Jake Sommers DB
22 Tramone Duncan DB
23 Bailey Gessinger WR
24 Drew Snouffer LB
25 Riley Allison RB
26-O Anthony Maceo RB
26-D Corey Shannon DB
27 Eli Weeks DB
28-O Franck Tsoungui WR
28-D Josmar Diaz-Martinez DB
29 Kohlton Sherman DB
30 Jaxon Peifer LB
31-O Alex Kluck TE
31-D Michael Scarsella DB
32 Cody Boxrucker RB
33-O Conor Beer WR
33-D Gowan Baldwin LB
34 Cade Bishop LB
35 Gavin Twigg LB
36 Austin Petrie LB
37 Kellan McKeag LB
38 Joey Poloskey LB
39 Trey Psota LB
40 Brannen Martin FB
41 Henry Hebda DB
42 Payton Voitik DB
43 Jake Marinelli LB
44 Kyle Cartales RB
45-O Spencer Locke TE
45-D David Hebda DB
47 Matthew Messler LB
48 Sergio Gasperoni LB
49 Nick Turner LB
50 John Horan OL
51 David Drs OL
52 Adrian Guzman DL
53 Riley Edgerton OL
54 Jesse Studyvin DL
55 Peyton Breese OL
56 Fletcher Christian DL
57 Liam O'Connell DL
58 David Mason III DL
60 Andrew Lundberg OL
61 Adam Meyer OL
62 Jordan Adkins OL
63 Braden Russell OL
64 Bryce Biggs OL
65 Jack Jarnigan OL
66 Sam Vas OL
67 Eric Rentschler OL
68 Aaron Byrd OL
69 Alex Helander OL
70 Brady Sullivan OL
71 Brendan O'Doherty 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 Nasa Sete DL
79 Thomas Walsh OL
80 Brett Bittner TE
81 Kenny Brewer WR
84 Mason Sutter TE
85 Patrick McNerney WR
88 Alex Ng P
89 Justin Helm LB
90 Isaac Velasco DL
91 Jordan Goebel DL
92 Drew Gedrys DL
93 James Reed DL
94 Nathan Orlandini DL
95 Murphy Osmond DL
96 Cameron Germain DL
97 Jeremiah Olojo DL
98 Brian Bartholomew K
99-S Carter Puckett LS
99-D Jakob Trumpower DL
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Matthew Messler

#47 Matthew Messler

Pos. LB
Ht. 6-0
Wt. 225
Yr. R-Jr.
Hometown Charlotte, N.C.
High School (Prev. School) Ardrey Kell

2018: Played in 10 games and totaled 63 tackles, ranking fourth on the team… Had 3.0 TFL for eight yards, an interception and a blocked kick… His 6.2 tackles per game ranked 16th in the PFL… Had a key interception in the fourth quarter in a 35-17 win over rival Butler on Oct. 13, making the pick at the Butler 28 and returning it 26 yards all the way to the 2, setting up for Valpo’s final touchdown in a 35-17 win. That was his first career interception… Had the second-highest single-game tackle output in the PFL all season behind only his teammate Jamari Booker when he accumulated 18 tackles on Nov. 10 vs. Jacksonville, helping Valpo to a 48-30 win. That showing included 1.5 TFL… Led the team in tackles for the second straight week by making 12 in the season finale on Nov. 17 vs. Stetson… Also in the Nov. 17 game against the Hatters, blocked a punt that was picked up by freshman teammate Kellan McKeag, who returned it for touchdown to give Valpo the lead midway through the second quarter… Member of PFL Academic Honor Roll.

2017: Played in all 11 games for the Crusaders… Had 14 tackles, seven of which were unassisted while also recording 0.5 TFL…Made his first career tackle on Sept. 9 vs. Duquesne… Had a career-high five tackles on Oct. 7 at Campbell.

2016: Played in two games as a redshirt freshman... Made his collegiate debut on Sept. 3 at Illinois State and his home debut on Sept. 17 vs. Trinity International. 

2015: Did not see action for the Crusaders ... maintained four seasons of eligibility.

Prep: A three-year letter winner for the Knights...earned All-Conference accolades his senior year...also lettered in baseball twice.

Personal: Matthew is the son of Lee and Donna Messler ... majoring in business management.