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Alumni: Justin Hager, Hobart Football (2008)

All-American Candidate ... Lindy’s preseason All-American ... Returns for his second season as a starter following a monster junior year ... Outstanding tackler with good instinct for the ball ... Very mobile ... Plays close defense for Hobart’s Division I lacrosse program. 2007: All-East, second team ... ECAC Northwest All-Star ... All-Liberty League, first team ... Started all 11 games ... Led the Liberty League in tackles ... Ranked 26th in the nation in solo tackles ... Recorded 11 tackles or more in six games ... Twice named Liberty League Defensive Player of the Week ... Tied the Hobart record for tackles in a game with 19 stops against Carnegie Mellon ... Matched that total again at Rochester ... Made 15 tackles, including two for a loss, against Rensselaer ... Also made 15 stops at St. John Fisher in the NCAA Playoffs. 2006: Played in nine games ... Made three stops in the season opening win against Dickinson ... Matched that total and forced a fumble the following week in the win over William Paterson ... Produced three solo tackles in the win at Merchant Marine. 2005: Played in eight games, starting the last two contests of the year in place of the injured Jeff Sanders ... Notched a season-high five tackles in each of the final three games of the season ... Tallied three tackles, broke up two passes, and ran his first collegiate interception back 18 yards, in a win over Merchant Marine ... Made three stops against Coast Guard. Salamanca High School: Coached by Rich Morton ... Three-year letterman in football ... Named first-team All-State, Big 30 Defensive Player of the Year, and team MVP as a senior ... Also a four-year letterman in wrestling and three-year letterman in lacrosse.


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