|Previous School:||Archbishop Curley|
Why Lehigh? “The excellent academic and sports atmosphere made it feel like a great fit for me.”
On coach Coen: “He is very honest and up-front and he keeps us all very well informed.”
On the Lehigh student-athlete experience: “I am proud to be a part of a great athletic/academic institution.”
As a senior (2012): Handled all kickoffs and placements for the Mountain Hawks… went 42-of-43 on extra points… booted 7-of-11 field goal attempts… kicked career-long 43 yard field goal at end of first half against Colgate (11/10)… kicked 10 points with four extra-points and two field goals versus Fordham (9/29)… kicked 23 yard field goal as time expired to defeat Fordham… was named Patriot League Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts… kicked go-ahead 29 yard field goal in win at Georgetown (10/13)… averaged 58.6 yards on 60 kickoffs with 27 touchbacks… kicked six extra points in win over Bucknell (10/20)... named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
As a junior (2011): Handled kickoffs in all 13 games….averaged 55.6 yards per kickoff with two touchbacks… his surprise onside kick that Lehigh recovered vs. Liberty… converted 10-of-12 extra point attempts, including 5-of-5 in season-opener at Monmouth.
As a sophomore (2010) Began the season as starting kicker… converted all 11 extra point attempts and 3-of-7 field goals… booted career-long 42 yard field goal at New Hampshire… named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
As a freshman (2009) Emerged as Mountain Hawks’ starter on field goals and extra points as the season wore on … appeared in five games … converted 15-of-16 extra point attempts … was successful on four-of-seven field goal attempts, including a 38-yarder vs. Holy Cross … kicked two field goals in two different games … season best five extra points at Fordham … scored 27 points on the season.
In high school: Second Honors for Junior Year … All-Conference selection … Second team all-state kicker … All MIAA … Second team All-State punter … All-City … All-metro.
Personal: Son of Joyce and Kim Peery … siblings, Jonathan and Jacklyn.
Year G FGs Lg. PAT Pts.
2009 5 4-7 38 15-16 27
2010 6 3-7 42 11-11 20
2011 13 0-0 0 10-12 10
2012 11 7-11 43 42-43 63
Total 35 14-25 43 78-82 120