37 - John Kavanagh
John Kavanagh
Height: 5-11
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cos Cob, Conn.
High School: Greenwich
Position: LB/DB

2011: Three-year letterwinner and a two-year team captain ... expected to see plenty of time as a linebacker and defensive back during his senior season.

2010: Started all 11 games at free safety during his junior campaign ... earned Honorable Mention All-ODAC laurels after finished fifth on the team with 43 tackles, including 30 solo stops ... also tied for second on the team with four interceptions ... added 3.5 tackles for a loss (-9), one sack (-7), two pass breakups and one fumble recovery ... saw some time at kick returner and had nine returns for 99 yards ... logged three tackles, intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble in a 38-27 win over Hampden-Sydney (11/6) that clinched the ODAC title ... had two tackles, one for a loss, and intercepted two passes in a 45-3 win over Juniata (11/13) ... posted a career-best nine tackles, including 1.5 for a loss, in a 42-14 loss to Thomas More in the NCAA Tournament (11/20).

2009: Played in all 10 games, starting six contests at linebacker ... earned Second Team All-State honors as a kick returner ... finished fourth on the team with 48 tackles, including 32 solo stops ... also had five tackles for a loss of 24 yards ... notched 2.0 sacks (-19), two pass breakups and recovered two fumbles ... returned 15 kickoffs for a 33.2 average, leading Division III in that category ... also had two punt returns for three yards ... posted a season-high eight tackles and had a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in a 28-21 win over Guilford (10/24) ... had seven tackles in a 28-14 win over Catholic (10/10) and in a 38-31 loss to Hampden-Sydney (10/17).

2008: Played in all 10 games with one start during his rookie campaign … posted 21 tackles and one pass breakup … posted a season-best six tackles and one pass breakup in a 39-29 loss to Hampden-Sydney (10/18) … also had five stops in a 31-23 win over Averett (9/27).

High School: Lettered in football, baseball and lacrosse at Greenwich High School … helped lead the football team to two conference championships and a pair of state titles … named first team all-conference in football as a senior … also garnered honorable mention all-conference laurels in lacrosse.

Personal: Mother, Alyce, was a seven-time All-America diver at Manhattanville College … accounting major.