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Rick Ziska

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sinking Spring, Pa.

High School:
Wilson West Lawn

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 175

Position:
K

Major:
Mathematics and Economics

Rick Ziska

2005: Made 11-of-21 field goals, and 6-of-12 kicks from beyond 40 yards...made six of his last eight kicks over the final three weeks of the season...made all three field goal attempts, including a 40-yard shot, in I-AA Playoff game at Appalachian State...hit a 51-yard field goal, the longest in the modern era at Lafayette, on the final play of the first half at Holy Cross...made kicks of 45 yards at Lehigh and Georgetown...also hit two 42-yard attempts at Marist...was 7-for-10 on the road...just missed a game-tying 49-yard field goal against Colgate...made 25-of-28 point-after attempts...assumed some of the Leopards' punting duties and placed eight of his 28 punts inside the 20-yard line.

2004: Hit on 37-of-38 extra points to lead the Patriot League by percentage points...made at least five extra points in four games...hit a 48-yard field goal just before halftime at Georgetown...the kick was the second-longest in the modern era at Lafayette and the longest in the league last season...connected on 7-of-12 field goals...was 3-for-4 from beyond 40 yards.

2003: Missed majority of season with a leg injury ...connected on all five point-after attempts against Marist.

AT WILSON WEST LAWN HIGH SCHOOL: Served as vice president of the National Honor Society...earned first-team All-Lebanon-Lancaster League Academic honors...scored school-record 93 career points...converted 53-of-54 PAT attempts and five-of-seven field goal attempts in 2002... set the school record with a 47-yard field goal...earned first-team All-Berks County in both football and soccer...garnered first-team All-Lebanon-Lancaster League honors as a placekicker...also a member of the baseball team.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Mathematics and Economics...son of Robert and Dona Ziska...born 8/27/85.

PLACE KICKING
Year	G	FGA	FGM	Lg.	Pct.	XPA	XPM	Pct.
2003	5	2	0	0	0	7	6	.857
2004	11	12	7	48	.583	38	37	.974
2005	11	21	11	51	.523	28	25	.893
Totals	27	35	18	51	.469	73	68	.931

PUNTING Year G/GS Punts Yds. Avg. Lg. Blocked TB FC I20 2005 11 28 942 33.6 48 0 1 5 8 Totals 11 28 942 33.6 48 0 1 5 8

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