|High School:||John Hay|
Shows great potential to enhance the program in a multitude of ways, per the staff … Can bring people together and have the team enthusiasm carry over to others, per the coaches.
2018 Football: Earned second-team all-conference honors as a punt return specialist … Key starter in the secondary for the second straight year … Led the NCAC with 20.7 yards per punt return … Logged a career-long 65-yard punt return against Kenyon (Oct. 27) and had two punt returns for 45 yards at Ohio Wesleyan (Sept. 15) … Finished the year with 39 tackles, 31 of which were solo stops … Added two interceptions and broke up six other passes … Key in the DePauw (Sept. 22) win with seven tackles and an interception … Logged six tackles and had three breakups a week prior at Ohio Wesleyan (Sept. 15).
2018 Outdoor: Earned a spot on the Scots’ 4x100 relay for the All-Ohio Championships (April 14) … Helped the 4x100 to a fifth-place showing with a time of 45.30 at the Kenyon Spring Invitational (April 21).
2018 Indoor: Competed in the preliminary heats of the 400 meters at the NCAC Championships (March 2-3) … Part of the Scots’ ninth-place 4x200 relay at the All-Ohio Championships (Feb. 10) that clocked in at 1:36.43 … Helped the 4x200 to back-to-back second-place showings at the Wooster Quad (Jan. 20) and Fighting Scots Invitational (Jan. 27).
2017 Football: Multi-position star who was a staple in the Scots’ secondary and as the primary return specialist … Opened the Hiram (Oct. 21) contest with a school-record 97-yard kick return … Scored first collegiate touchdown a week prior on a 43-yard interception return versus Oberlin (Oct. 14) … Defensively, logged 30 tackles and was third on the squad with a pair of interceptions … Averaged 22.2 yards over 24 kick returns and ran back eight punts for 87 yards … In addition to the interception, logged a season-high eight tackles versus Oberlin, seven of which were solo stops … Tallied 171 yards on four kickoff returns at Hiram … Had a 29-yard run back on a kickoff and a 36-yard one on a punt at Allegheny (Sept. 9).
Prior to Wooster: Two-time all-league selection while prepping under Rodney Decipeda at John Hay High School … Helped the Hornets to a pair of Senate League titles on the gridiron … Also lettered in cross country and track & field … Two-time cross country league record holder.
Personal: Born May 17, 1999 … Son of Elizabeth Pollard … Majoring in sociology.