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20 Chad Freshnock

Career: Three-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week ... one career 100-yard rushing game.

Career Statistics entering 2017: 11 games played, 1 game started, 151 rushes for 604 yards and 10 touchdowns, 6 receptions for 36 yards, 640 all-purpose yards.

2016 (Freshman): Three-time Patriot League Rookie of the Week ... named Patriot League Rookie of the Week (Sept. 5) after rushing for 51 yards on 12 carries in season-opening game at Marist ... added a second Patriot League Rookie of the Week honor Oct. 24 after rushing 18 times for 76 yards and two touchdowns in win vs. Lafayette ... named PL Rookie of the Week Nov. 14 after rushing for 47 yards and a touchdown in win at Georgetown ... earned Stuart M. Smith Award as the top newcomer at team's postseason awards banquet ... appeared in all 11 games, earning first career start in season finale vs. Fordham ... second on team in rushing attempts (151) and rushing yards (604) ... tied Joey DeFloria for team lead with 10 rushing touchdowns ... second on team with 60 points scored ... had six receptions for 36 yards ... third on team with 640 all-purpose yards ... had a season-high 161 rushing yards on 33 carries vs. VMI ... one of seven 100-yard rushing performances for Bison running backs on the season ... finished season with at least one touchdown in five consecutive games ... four multi-TD games (at Holy Cross, vs. Lafayette, at Charleston Southern, vs. Fordham).

Middletown North High School: Four-year football and wrestling letterwinner … also lettered in track three times … two-time All-Shore selection for football … football team captain … named all-division for football … selected to New Jersey Super 100 Team … rushed for 2,822 yards in career … caught 35 passes for 447 yards … scored 37 touchdowns for 224 points to set school record in both categories … wrestling district and region runner-up as a sophomore … followed that with district and region championships as a junior … Second Team All-Shore wrestler as a junior … helped wrestling team to division title.

Personal:  Chad Michael Freshnock … born Sept. 19, 1997 in Red Bank, New Jersey … son of Darlene and Ken Freshnock ... has two siblings, Danielle and Devon … both have been members of the field hockey team at Rutgers University ... major is undeclared.

Position: Running Back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 220
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Middletown, N.J.
High School: Middletown North
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