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"1999" WALSH UNIVERSITY WRAP-UP OF SEASON

HISTORY:
  1. WALSH UNIVERSITY HAS JUST FINISHED ITS 5th SEASON OF NAIA FOOTBALL.
  2. COACH JIM DENNISON IS THE HEAD COACH.
  3. HE HAS LED THE "CAVALIERS" TO A 7-3 RECORD IN THEIR INITIAL SEASON(95), TO A 6-5 RECORD IN '96, TO A 7-3 RECORD IN 1997, TO A 6-5 RECORD IN 1998 AND A 7-3 RECORD IN 1999.
  4. WALSH PLAYS IN THE MID STATES FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION, THE TOUGHEST LEAGUE IN THE NAIA.
  5. WALSH'S LAST GAME WAS PLAYED FOR BOTH THE CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP AND A PLAYOFF SPOT.
  6. WALSH FINISHED THE 1999 SEASON NATIONALLY RANKED AT #24 IN THE NAIA COACHES POLL
QUICK FACTS:
  1. COLORS ARE MAROON AND GOLD
  2. HOME FIELD IS FAWCETT STADIUM
  3. TEAM CAPTAINS WERE SENIORS: ROB ALLEN, JON COURT, CHRIS PULLEN.
  4. THE RADIO HOME OF THE "CAVS" IS WCER,900AM.

The Cavaliers held their 5th annual football banquet at Skyland Pines Country Club on November 21, 1999.
Here is what each player recieves:
1st year=CERTIFICATE
2nd year=WALSH JACKET
3rd year=WALSH STADIUM BLANKET
4th year=WALSH WRIST WATCH & THEIR OAK "LOCKER ROOM STOOL" THAT THEY SAT ON FOR THEIR FOUR YEARS OF PLAYING AT WALSH!

"1999" RECORD AT A GLANCE

SEPTEMBER
4
(W 40-17)
@ UNION 1:30pm
11
18
(W 21-6)
@ WEST LIBERTY 7:00pm
25
(W 24-21)
TRINITY INT. 1:00pm
OCTOBER
2
(W 15-0)
@ MALONE 1:30pm
9
(W 34-17)
TRI-STATE 1:00pm
16
(L 33-21)
TAYLOR 11:00am
23
(L 42-20)
@ GENEVA 7:00pm
30
(W 42-37)
TIFFIN 1:00pm**
NOVEMBER
6
(W 28-24)
@ URBANA 1:30pm
13
(L 40-23)
ST. FRANCIS 1:00pm
OVERALL WON 7 LOST 3
HOME WON 3 LOST 2
AWAY WON 4 LOST 1
MFSA WON 4 LOST 2

"1998" CAVALIER LETTER WINNERS

FIRST YEAR

Brad Albaugh Chad Bailey Aaron Baker Charles Cunningham Tim Davis Tucker Heffinger Mike Hemming Dan Hodakievic David Jenkins Andre Lessears Matt Letera Andrew Limperos Joe Lowther Joey Luckino Tim Palmer Kevin Roarty Mickey Ryan Doug Schwaberow George Selim Mike Sheredy Tim Sturgiss Richie Summers Dan Veltre Al Weiss Jeremy Werner Revawn Wilson Mike Winkler Winston Woods Marty Yaniglos

SECOND YEAR

Adam Anderson Ryan Costantini Darren Dutton Travis Ellyson Sean Flaherty Dan Herbert Adam Howard Jeff Johnston Jim Keagy Brian Mathews Mack Mitchell Doug Neff Jesse Schmitz Frank Tempesta Kevin Vaughn Chad Wise

THIRD YEAR

Jeff Dolan Lamont Evans Kevin Gross Jeff Klusti Nick Kovach Andy Kusmits Robert Rowland Mark Shelly Ronald Winphrie Josh Zimmerman

FOURTH YEAR

Rob Allen-CAPTAIN Jon Court-CAPTAIN Jesse Gannon Frank Gant John Geckle Anthony Goldyn Demetrius Harris Blake Hutchinson Adam Maurer Eddie Pryor Chris Pullen-CAPTAIN Bryan Register Mike Schaedler Ben Spillar Chris Walls

RED SHIRTS

Nick Barile Andy Berkowitz Mike Biddlestone Rob Bowers Kevin Brown Quinn Campbell Luke Daniel Brian Davis Brad Ely Todd Etheridge Daryl Evans Carmen Farina Jarrod Ferrell Tom Franklin Kenny Gettis Chris Grisak Jevar Hudgens Andy Jones Sean Miner Shawn Rappach Dru Rhodes Jermaine Scott Mark Sheredy David Smithberger George Theodoris Martin Vaught Bobby Watkins Irvin White Jarred Zaplonik

1999 WALSH UNIVERSITY FOOTBALL NUMERICAL ROSTER

No. Name pos. Ht. Wt. Cl. Hometown/High School
01 Mack MitchellDB6-0 178So.Fort Myers, Fl/Mariner
02Ronald WinphrieWR5-10165Jr.Youngstown/Chaney
03Andre LessearsWR6-11180Fr. Akron/Buchtel
04Winston WoodsQB6-2210 Fr.Key Largo,FL/Coral Shores
05Jim KeagyQB6-3205SoGirard/Girard
06Adam AndersonDB6-1210 So. Wadsworth/Wadsworth
07Nick KovachWR6-2163 Jr.Stow/Stow
08Blake HutchinsonPK5-9190Sr.Cuyahoga Falls/Cuyahoga Falls
09Jarrod FerrellWR5-9155 Fr.Cleveland/Nordonia
10Tucker HeffingerDB5-10170 So.Springfield/New Middletown
11Chris Pullen(captain)QB5-11200 Sr.Akron/Ellet
12Mike HemmingDB6-2170 Fr.Warsaw/River View
13Mickey RyanWR6-1180 Fr.Creston/Norwayne
14Doug SchwaberowOLB6-2 205Fr.Akron/Springfield
15Richie SummersDB6-4175Fr.Field/Field
16Shawn RappachPK5-5135Fr.Niles/Niles McKinley
17Aaron BakerWR6-0 170Fr. North Canton/Lake
18 Todd EtheridgeDB5-10170Fr. Naples, Fl./Naples
19
20Chad WiseTB6-0167So. Lake/Lake
21Dan Herbert TB5-9159So.Orville/Wadsworth
22Adam MaurerTE5-11220 Sr.Barberton/Copley
23Jesse SchmitzDB6-2193So.Ashland
24Nick BarileTB5-10195 Fr.Lakewood/St. Edward
25Demetrius HarrisTB5-11190Sr.Brunswick/Brunswick
26Irvin WhiteTB5-7160Fr.Bedford/Bedford
27David JenkinsDB6-0185Fr.Warren/JFK
28Jeff KlustiDB 5-10165Jr.Norton/Norton
29 Scott RanostayTB6-1190Fr. Norton/Norton
30Kevin BrownLB5-10 230Fr.Akron/Copley
31 Jeff JohnstonPK5-10170So. Canton/St.Thomas Aquinas
32Revawn WilsonINT5-11245Fr.Akron/East
33 Kevin VaughnDB6-0200Fr.Akron/Ellet
34Mike BiddlestoneFB 6-2218Fr.Niles/Niles McKinley
35Andy JonesDB6-4190 Fr.Warren/JFK
36Ben Spillar FB6-0212Sr.North Ridgeville/Elyria Catholic
37Joey LuckinoTB 5-10186Fr.Wintersville/Indian Creek
38 Anthony GoldynTB5-10175Sr. Lorain/Lorain Catholic
39 George TheodorisDB6-3175Fr. Fort Myers,Fl/Fort Myers
40Quinn Campbell TB6-0198Fr.Bellaire/Bellaire
41Jeremy WernerTB6-2173 Fr.Fredericktown/Fredericktown
42Sean Miner TB6-1185Fr.Creston/Norwayne
43Tim DavisFB5-9198 Fr.Norton/Norton
44Jeff DolanLB6-2 244Jr.Brookfield/Kennedy Christian
45 Andy KusmitsLB6-0227Jr. Akron/Manchester
46Dru RhodesLB 6-0219Jr.North Canton/St. Thomas Aquinas
47David SmithbergerFB 5-10210Fr.Woodsfield/Bellaire St. John's
48Adam HowardLB6-1223So.Uniontown/ Lake
49Mike SheredyLB5-11 215Fr.Wickliffe/Wickliffe
50 Dan HodakievicOL5-11195Fr. Twinsburg/Cleveland Benedictine
51Martin Vaught OL6-3260So.Canton/Central Catholic
52Mark ShellyOLB6-0 230Jr.Bonita Springs, FL/Estero
53 Ryan ConstantiniOLB6-1255So. Steubenville
54Travis EllysonOG 6-1255So.Kensington/United Local
55Tim PalmerOLB6-1192 Fr.Akron/East
56Brad Albaugh LB6-2210Fr.Byesville/Meadowbrook
57Jarred ZapolnikOLB6-2215 Fr.Steubenville/Steubenville
58Doug Neff OL6-3282So.Louisville/Louisville
59Al WeissLB6-0200 Fr.Pama Hts./Holy Name
60Mike Winkler OG6-2240Fr.Barberton/Barberton
61Jonathan Court(captain)OL6-1240 Sr.Galion/Galion
62Chris Grisak OLB6-4220Fr.Massillon/Jackson
63Brian MathewsOL5-10258 Sr.Gnadenhutten/Indian Valley
64Matt LeteraOL6-2240Fr.Stow/Stow
65Chad BaileyOL6-1 210Fr.Uniontown/Lake
66
67Charles CunninghamOT 6-2267Fr.Akron/Buchtel
68Carmen FarinaINT6-2250 Fr.Youngstown/Chaney
69Daryl Evans OL6-2228Fr.Diamond/Southeast
70
71 Jesse GannonINT5-8265Sr. Ironton/Ironton
72Tim SturgissOT6-2 250Fr.Lowellville/Lowellville
73 Frank GantOG6-1276Sr. Columbia Station/Elyria Catholic
74Rob BowersOT6-3285Fr.Beach City/Fairless
75Kevin GrossOL6-6250 Jr.Marietta/Marietta
76Dan VeltreOL6-2 251So.Parma Hts./HolyName
77 Robert RowlandOT6-5305Jr. Warren/Warren Champion
78Joe Lowther INT6-3300Fr.Wadsworth/Wadsworth
79Marty YaniglosOT 6-5266So.Hubbard/Hubbard
80 Brad ElyWR5-11190Fr.Cuyahoga Falls/Cuyahoga Falls
81Frank TempestaLB 6-2219So.Warren/JFK
82Andy LimperosTE6-4230 Fr.Warren/JFK
83
84Mark SheredyTE 6-3240Fr.Wickliffe/Wickliffe
85
86Kenny Gettis WR6-5190Fr.Elyria/ Elyria
87Sean FlahertyTE6-5 215So.Stow/Stow
88Lamont Evans WR5-11173Jr.Canton/Timken
89Tom FranklinINT6-3250 Fr.Aliquippa,Pa/Center
90George Selim INT6-3212Fr.Parma/Holy Name
91 Darren DuttonDL6-1280So. Uniontown/Lake
92
93Robert Allen(captain)INT6-1240 Sr.Mansfield/Mansfield Sr.
94Josh ZimmermanINT6-3247Jr. Lake/Lake
95Eddie PryorLB5-11 235Sr.Johnstown, PA/Bishop McCort
96Kevin RoartyINT6-2208Fr. Clinton/Green
97Mike SchaedlerTE 6-0219Sr.Berea
98 Brian RegisterOLB6-1211Sr. Akron/Buchtel
99John GeckleINT 5-9225Sr.Marion/River Valley
(cl) Indicates year of eligibility
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MEET THE COACHING STAFF

Jim DennisonHEAD COACH
Jim DennisonOFFENSIVE COORDINATOR
Fred ThomasDEFENSIVE COORDINATOR
Brian WrightWIDE RECEIVER COACH & PASSING GAME COORDINATOR
Brian WrightQUARTERBACK COACH
Rick BaileyWIDE RECEIVER COACH
Paul Dorando DEFENSIVE INTERIOR COACH
Dean WalendzakSECONDARY COACH & COORDINATOR OF THE CAVALIER ATHLETIC CLUB
Tom Flaherty OFFENSIVE LINE COACH
Dan SimonLINEBACKER COACH & SPECIAL TEAMS COORDINATOR
Gary GreenTIGHT ENDS COACH
Dan GravoDEFENSIVE ASSISTANT COACH & FULL-TIME ASSISTANT
Kevin HendersonRUNNING BACKS COACH
Dick NettlesEQUIPMENT MANAGER
Dan Simon OUTSIDE LINEBACKERS COACH
John FrankhauserGRADUATE ASSISTANT COACH & PLACE KICKER and PUNTERS
Chris WallsSTUDENT ASSISTANT


FOOTBALL MANAGERS

Shelly Burns
Andrea Arnold
Sam Stewart
DICK NETTLES,HEAD MANAGER
Kevin Schmidt
Kurtis Bockoven
Corey Sechrest


ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Dr. Kenneth N. HamiltonPresident of Walsh University
Dale HowardVice President/Student Affairs
Jim DennisonAthletic Director
Jim ClarkDirector, Sports Information
Sam PitteraHead Athletic Trainer
Sherry BossartAthletic Coordinator
Faculty Representative
Angela CarmolaFootball Secretary
Steve LoyMarketing
Cass DixonAssistant Athletic Director
Theresa BergAssistant Athletic Director


WALSH MEDICAL STAFF

Sam Pittera (head trainer)
Blake Little (trainer)
Craig Sisak (trainer)
Erica Martin (trainer)
Jason Vickers (trainer)
Dr. Mark Shephard(team doctor)


WALSH UNIVERSITY CHEERLEADERS

THE BEST IN THE NAIA !

Kelly Spalten
Cari Ihrig
Kelli Shaheen
Janene Hoy
Tara Dalton
Brooke Binko
Erica Miller
Nikki Conaway
Sara Securro
Maria Stroia
Stacy Kowalski, COACH



"1999" OFFENSIVE STATISTICS

RUSHING

G ATT YDS AVG TD
HARRIS 10 246 1333 5.4 12
HERBERT 10 94 493 5.2 1
SPILLAR 10 63 389 6.1 2
PULLEN 10 80 138 1.7 8
GOLDYN 6 6 20 3.3 0
KEAGY 3 3 20 6.7 0
WINPHRIE 9 2 4 2 0
TOTALS 10 496 2396 4.8 23

PASSING

TD A---C---I--- YDS PCT
PULLEN 9 164---67---11 1193 40.9
KEAGY 0 2---1---1 7 50.0
TOTALS 9 166---68---12 1200 41.0

FIELD GOALS

ATT GOOD XPT
JOHNSTON 9 17 29-33

PUNTING

NO. YDS AVG. LONG
ANDERSON 42 1691 40.3 62

KICK RETURNS

NO. YDS AVG. LONG
WINPHRIE 13 401 30.8 54
HARRIS 10 288 28.8 82*
GOLDYN 3 20 10.0 10
TOTALS 33 803 24.3 82

PUNT RETURNS

NO. YDS AVG. LONG
WINPHRIE 8 92 11.5 25
SCHMITZ 7 41 5.9 13
TOTALS 16 139 8.7 25

RECEIVING

NO. YDS AVG. TD
WINPHRIE 24 540 22.5 5
MAURER 17 297 17.5 4
EVANS 11 124 11.3 0
SPILLAR 10 115 11.5 0
WISE 3 64 21.3 0
KOVACH 2 54 27.0 0
HERBERT 1 6 6.0 0
TOTAL 68 1200 17.6 9

SCORING

TD XP FG PTS
HARRIS 13 0 0 78
JOHNSTON 0 9 29 56
PULLEN 8 0 0 48
WINPHRIE 5 0 0 30
MAURER 4 0 0 24
SPILLAR 2 0 0 12
HERBERT 1 0 0 6
MITCHELL 1 0 0 6
SCHMITZ 1 0 0 6

TOTAL OFFENSE

Pl. Ru. Pa. Tot. Avg/G
HARRIS 246 1333 0 1333 133.3
PULLEN 244 138 1193 1331 133.1
HERBERT 94 493 0 493 49.3
SPILLAR 64 389 0 389 38.9
KEAGY 5 20 7 27 9.0
WINPHRIE 2 4 0 4 O.4
TOTAL 662 2396 1200 3596 359.6

SCORE BY QUARTER 1 2 3 4 TOTAL
WALSH 74 55 95 44 268
Opp. 78 56 47 56 237

WALSH==268/26.8 game

Opp.=====237/23.7 game


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