B Page -- May 14, 2010


Florida, California, Georgia, 

Michigan, New York, West Virginia, 

Pennsylvania among the sources of 

latest round of Mount Union recruits


Mount Union Football Recruits – May 14, 2010


This is the next in a series of releases with this year’s football recruits. 

Mount Union, an NCAA Division III institution an hour southeast of Cleveland, went 14-1 last season, won its 18th consecutive Ohio Athletic Conference championship and advanced to the Stagg Bowl, national championship game, for the fifth year in a row.  Mount Union has won a record 10 NCAA Division III National Championships and head coach  Larry Kehres begins his 25th season as head football coach with a 289-22-3 record.  The Purple Raiders open the 2010 season Saturday, Sept. 11 at 2 pm (Eastern time) at The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Norton High School Senior Timothy Scott to Play Football at Mount Union

(ALLIANCE, OH)—Norton High School senior Timothy Scott has committed to attend Mount Union and compete on the football team this Fall.

Scott, a 6-0, 150-pound kicker/punter, was an all-conference selection for coach Matt Parrill at Norton High School.  This past season he hit 19-of-20 PAT’s, 6-of-7 field goals including a long of 41 while having a 38-yard punting average.

Scott plans to study pre-medicine and is the son of Tim and Connie Scott of Norton.

Lennard High (FL) Senior Leroy Campbell to Play Football at Mount Union

For Immediate Release: 
Contact: Leonard Reich, Sports Information Director

(ALLIANCE, OH)—Lennard (FL) High School senior Leroy Campbell has committed to attend Mount Union and compete on the football team this Fall.

Campbell, a 6-1, 260-pound defensive lineman, was an all-county pick for coach George Edington at Lennard High School.

Campbell plans to study in Mount Union’s new engineering program and is the son of Nichole Williams in Ruskin, FL.

Damien (CA) Senior Zachery Pucci to Play Football at Mount Union

For Immediate Release: 
Contact: Leonard Reich, Sports Information Director

(ALLIANCE, OH)—Damien (CA) High School senior Zachery Pucci has committed to attend Mount Union and compete on the football team this Fall.

Pucci, a 6-3, 240-pound lineman, was an all-league pick and team offensive lineman of the year for coach Greg Gano at Damien High School.

Pucci plans to study business and is the son of Jeff and Vivian Pucci.

Arlington Christian (GA) Senior Vincent Van, Jr. to Play Football at Mount Union

For Immediate Release: 
Contact: Leonard Reich, Sports Information Director

(ALLIANCE, OH)—Arlington Christian (GA) senior Vincent Van, Jr. has committed to attend Mount Union and compete on the football team this Fall.

Van, a 6-0, 270-pound defensive lineman, was an all-region pick who led the team in sacks and 60 tackles this season for coach Michael Timpson at Arlington Christian School in Atlanta, GA.

Van plans to study sport business and is the son of Vincent Van, Sr. and Natilee Brown-Van.

Tippecanoe Senior Jordan Beighle to Play Football at Mount Union

For Immediate Release: 
Contact: Leonard Reich, Sports Information Director

(ALLIANCE, OH)—Tippecanoe senior Jordan Beighle has committed to attend Mount Union and compete on the football team this Fall.

Beighle, a 5-8, 170-pound kicker, who was an all-state, all-district and two-time all-conference selection for coach Charlie Burgbacher at Tippecanoe High School.  In high school, he hit 88-of-90 PAT’s and 14-of-17 field goals.  He also spent a spring as a walk-on at Ohio University.

Beighle plans to study sport business and is the son of Trent and Valerie Beighle of Dayton.

Chanel Senior Brady Payne to Play Football at Mount Union

For Immediate Release: 
Contact: Leonard Reich, Sports Information Director

(ALLIANCE, OH)—Bedford Chanel senior Brady Payne has committed to attend Mount Union and compete on the football team this Fall.

Payne, a 5-7, 160-pound receiver/kick returner, was a four-year letterwinner for coach Jarvis Gibson at St. Peter Chanel High School.

Payne plans to study criminal justice and is the son of Roger and Joanell Payne of Warrensville Heights.

Big Walnut Senior Johnny Cannell to Play Football at Mount Union

For Immediate Release: 
Contact: Leonard Reich, Sports Information Director

(ALLIANCE, OH)—Big Walnut senior Johnny Cannell has committed to attend Mount Union and compete on the football team this Fall.

Cannell, a 6-0, 217-pound quarterback, was a two-year starter and 2,000-yard passer for coach Joe Weaver at Big Walnut High School in Sunbury, Ohio.

Cannell plans to study business and is the son of Jim and Lesley Cannell.

Clawson (MI) Senior Robert Feeman to Play Football at Mount Union

For Immediate Release: 
Contact: Leonard Reich, Sports Information Director

(ALLIANCE, OH)—Clawson (MI) senior Robert Feeman has committed to attend Mount Union and compete on the football team this Fall.

Feeman, a 6-0, 180-pound quarterback, is a three-year letterwinner for coach Jim Sparks at Clawson High School.

Feeman plans to study business and is the son of Jim and Leslie Feeman.

Trinity Catholic (FL) Senior Mark Pantages to Play Football at Mount Union

For Immediate Release: 
Contact: Leonard Reich, Sports Information Director

(ALLIANCE, OH)—Trinity Catholic (FL) senior Mark Pantages has committed to attend Mount Union and compete on the football team this Fall.

Pantages, a 6-3, 210-pound linebacker, was a two-time all-state selection for coach John Brantley at Trinity Catholic High School.

Pantages plans to study sport business and is the son of John and Elizabeth Pantages.

Hudson Catholic (NY) Senior Kadeem Johnson to Play Football at Mount Union

For Immediate Release: 
Contact: Leonard Reich, Sports Information Director

(ALLIANCE, OH)—Hudson Catholic (NY) senior Kadeem Johnson has committed to attend Mount Union and compete on the football team this Fall.

Johnson, a 6-0, 195-pound wide receiver/defensive back, was an a two-time all-conference selection for coach Ryan O’Flaharty at Hudson Catholic High School.

Johnson plans to study sport business and is the son of Larry and Monica Johnson.

Parkersburg (WV) Senior Stephen Roush to Play Football at Mount Union

For Immediate Release: 
Contact: Leonard Reich, Sports Information Director

(ALLIANCE, OH)—Parkersburg (WV) senior Stephen Roush has committed to attend Mount Union and compete on the football team this Fall.

Roush, a 6-2, 190-pound defensive back, was an all-state and a two-time all-conference selection for coach Mark Kimes at Parkersburg High School.

Roush plans to study Pre-Dentistry and is the son of Rick and Angela Roush.

Hampton (Pa.) High School Senior Todd Brown to Play Basketball at Mount Union

For Immediate Release: 
Contact: Leonard Reich, Sports Information Director

(ALLIANCE, OH)—Hampton High School senior Todd Brown has committed to attend Mount Union and compete on the men’s basketball team.

Brown, a 6-8, 230-pound center, was a two-year letterwinner that averaged 12.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per game for coach Joseph Lafko at Hampton High School.

Hampton plans to study communications and is the son of Robert and Helen Androw of Gibsonia, Pa.


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