|High School:||Catholic Memorial|
NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll (spring semester)
2010: All-Northeast-10 Conference first team. Northeast-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll Spring Semester. Played seven games, starting two, with time at punter and fullback. Averaged 35.7 yards on 29 punts (1,034 yards) with two punts over 50 yards, including a long of 57 yards, two touchbacks, two fair catches, four punts inside the 20 yard line. Also had three rushes for 53 yards, with all three carries on fake punts for first downs, averaging 17.7 yards per carry. Tied for first in NE-10 for punting average. Had a season-long first down run of 28 yards on a fake punt in season-opening win at Curry (9/4). Averaged 39.8 yards (199 total yards) on five punts, including a season-long 57 yarder in shutout win at Pace (10/16), with a touchback, and one punt inside the 20. Averaged 34.5 yards on a season-high eight punts (276 yards) with a fair catch against Southern Connecticut State (10/23). Had a first down run of 15 yards on a fake punt at Saint Anselm (10/30, while catching a pass for 12 yards. Averaged 34.8 yards on six punts (209 yards), including a long of 45 yards, a fair catch and punt inside the 20 in shutout win over Assumption (11/6). Averaged a season-high 41.2 yards on four punts (165 yards), including a punt for 56 yards, a touchback and punt inside the 20 in season-finale at rival Bentley (11/13). Also had a first down rush for ten yards.
2009: All-Northeast-10 Conference first team. Played all ten games. Averaged a Northeast-10 Conference-best 38.9 yards on 34 punts (1,324 yards), with seven 50-plus yards punts, including a season-long 58 yarder, two touchbacks and 12 inside the 20 yard line. Also carried the ball three times for 38 yards (12.7 yds/att) on fake punt attempts. Averaged 38.8 yards on four punts (155 yards), including a career-long 58 yarder, pinning two inside the 20 with one touchback in season-opener at Glenville State (8/27). Averaged 37.5 yards on four punts (150 yards), including a long of 56 yards with one inside the 20 in win at NCAA I FCS member Wagner (9/5). Averaged 40.8 yards on five punts (204 yards), including a long of 57 yards, one touchback and a punt inside the 20 at Merrimack (9/18), adding a first down run of 14 yards on a fake. Posted a 42.4 punt average (212 yards) on five kicks, including a long of 48 yards and one inside the 20 yard line at New Haven (9/26). Averaged a season-high 44 yards on five punts (220 yards), with two over 50 yards including a high of 53 yards, and three inside the 20 at Southern Connecticut State (10/17). Averaged 36.8 yards on four punts (147 yds), including two inside the 20 in win over Saint Anselm (10/24). Also posted first down runs on fake punts of ten yards against Pace (10/10) and 14 yards against #24 Bentley (11/7).
2008: Appeared in eight games. Averaged 36.0 yards on 20 punts (721 yards), with two 50-plus yard punts, including a season-long 57 yarder, three touchbacks and five punts inside the opponents 20 yard line. Averaged a season-high 40.8 yards on four punts (163 yds), including a long of 49 yards, a touchback and punt inside the 20 in his collegiate debut against Southern Connecticut State (9/19). Averaged 40.3 yards on three punts (121 yds), including a season-long of 57 yards at American International (10/9). Averaged 36.3 yards on three punts (109 yds), pinning three kicks inside the 20 in win over Bentley (11/8).
High School: 2008
graduate of Catholic Memorial High School. Three-year letterwinner.
Earned Student-Athlete Scholar honors. Eastern Massachusetts
All-Star. Earned All-Catholic Conference honors football. 1,000
yard rusher in his senior year. Also lettered in ice hockey and
Personal: Born June 16, 1989, in Boston, Mass. Son of Edward and Mary Rooney of Quincy, Mass. Has three sisters, Caitlin (24), Emily (20) and Tesence (18), and a brother, Mike (24). Mother, Mary (Foy) is a 1977 graduate of Stonehill. Sister, Caitlin also attended the College. Majoring in criminology. Supports Manchester United. Lists Sergio Ramos as a favorite athlete.