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#2 Ryan Gersonde

Height 6-4
Weight 198 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Milwaukee, Wis.
High School Marquette University HS

Hawk Item – – Used redshirt season in 2018 . . . one of 10 true freshmen to see action in 2017.

2019 – – Missed 2019 season due to injury.

2018 – – Redshirted . . . only game action came as holder for PAT in 63-0 win at Illinois.

2017 – – Averaged 42.5 yards on 13 punts, with a long of 61 yards . . . saw first action of career in 45-16 win over Illinois, handling all punting duties . . . averaged 37.7 yards on three punts vs Illinois, with a long of 43 yards and one punt inside the 20 . . . saw action in 17-10 OT loss at Northwestern . . . averaged 52.6 yards on six punts, with a long of 61 yards, four punts over 50 yards and one punt inside the 20 . . . shared punting duties in 17-10 win over Minnesota . . . averaged 353.2 yards on five punts vs. Minnesota, with a long of 50 yards . . . did not see action in 55-24 win over #3 Ohio State . . . did not see action in 38-14 loss at #6 Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 24-15 loss to Purdue . . . did not see action in 56-14 win at Nebraska . . . did not see action in 27-20 Pinstripe Bowl win over Boston College.

High school honors – – Earned All-America honors as a senior . . . first-team all-conference, all-region, and all-state as a senior . . . first team all-conference as a junior after earning second team honors as a sophomore . . . Career – – Three-year football letterman as punter and wide receiver . . . helped prep team post three-year record of 28-8, with three state playoff appearances . . . averaged 40 yards per punt as a senior, with eight punts inside the 20 . . . team captain as a senior . . . also lettered in basketball.

Personal – – Born 10/02/98 . . . business major . . . three-year member of prep Honor Roll . . . parents are Stacy and Tim Gersonde . . . high school coach was Jeff Mazurczak.