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Rocco Palumbo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Highlands Ranch, Colo.

High School:
Mountain Vista

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
WR

Major:
Economics

Rocco  Palumbo

02/16/2018

38 Student-Athletes Earn Academic Honor Roll

Three Leopards finish with perfect 4.0 GPA’s

11/11/2017

Leopards Shut Out on Senior Day

Parham records his seventh interception of the year

10/21/2017

95-yard Pick-Six Stuns Leopards on Homecoming

Bryant makes 17 tackles as defense holds Bucknell offense scoreless

10/14/2017

Lafayette Falls to Harvard 38-10

Leopards return to Patriot League action by hosting Bucknell Oct. 21

10/10/2017

Lafayette Ends Non-League Slate at Harvard

Game notes vs. Harvard

11/18/2017

Lafayette vs. Lehigh -- No. 153

Photos by Rick Smith

11/11/2017

Lafayette vs. Colgate

Photos from Lafayette football vs. Colgate (11/11/17)

10/21/2017

Lafayettte vs. Bucknell

Photos by Rick Smith

10/07/2017

Lafayette vs. Fordham

Photos by Rick Smith

09/30/2017

Lafayette at Holy Cross

Photos by Lafayette Athletics Communications

2017: Played in 11 games with 10 starts in his final season...finished with a 48 catches for 462 yards and four touchdowns, all team highs...averaged 9.6 yards per catch...had at least one reception in every game and had four or more grabs in seven contests...reeled in nine balls for 129 yards and two touchdowns vs. Fordham (10/7)...both scores vs. Fordham came in the fourth quarter and Palumbo's 63-yard TD pass from Sean O'Malley proved to be the game winner in a 14-10 final...made five catches for 101 yards at Princeton (9/17)...had a season-high seven grabs for a career-high 103 yards and a 36-yard touchdown catch at Colgate...named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll with a 3.33 GPA.

2016: Played in 10 games with two starts...finished with 22 catches for 331 yards and a touchdown, averaging 15 yards per reception...had catches in six games...made five catches for 101 yards at Princeton (9/17)...had a season-high seven grabs for a career-high 103 yards and a 36-yard touchdown catch at Colgate...named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll with a 3.33 GPA.

2015: Started in seven of eight games played, totaling 34 catches for 297 yards...missed several games due to a quad injury...had at least two catches in all but one game...made a season-high eight catches in the opener vs. William & Mary (9/5)...charted a career-best 74 receiving yards against Fordham (10/3).

2014: Played in 10 games, seeing time at wide receiver and on special teams...made eight catches for 36 yards on the season...had top game against Georgetown (10/11) when he made three catches for 21 yards.

AT MOUNTAIN VISTA: All-Continental League First-Team selection and All-State Honorable Mention status his final two seasons...served as team captain as a senior...All-Continental League Second-Team honoree in 2011...finished career with 118 catches for 1,631 yards and 10 touchdowns...2013 Academic All-State Honorable Mention...in track and field, qualified for the state championships in the 4x100m relay and 4x200m relay.

PERSONAL: Son of Richard and Julie Palumbo...father was a collegiate swimmer at Columbia University...has an older sister, Michaela, and younger sisters, Kristin and Rachel...born 10/8/95.

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