Fred Maldonado
Fred Maldonado

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Chester, Pa.

High School:
West Chester East

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
11/14/1988

Villanova: Good athlete with outstanding football instincts; Expected to be a leader from the safety position for the Wildcat defense; Possesses good toughness.

2009: Started all 15 games and had 75 tackles (47 solo), 9.5 tackles for loss, four sacks, two interceptions and one fumble recovery; Made one solo tackle against Temple; Posted one solo tackle and one assisted stop versus Lehigh; Tallied two solo tackles, two assisted stops and one interception at Penn; Credited with five solo tackles versus Northeastern; Tallied four solo tackles, four assisted stops, 1.5 tackles for loss and one sack against William & Mary; Totaled seven tackles (five solo), 1.5 tackles for loss and one interception at New Hampshire; Made a career-high 11 tackles (six solo) to go with 1.5 tackles for loss and one fumble recovery at JMU; Registered one solo tackle, one tackle for loss and one sack against Rhode Island; Recorded seven total tackles, one tackle for loss and one sack at Richmond; Made six total tackles and a tackle for loss at Towson; Posted five solo tackles, two assisted stops and one tackle for loss versus Delaware; Tallied six tackles (five solo) in NCAA first round versus Holy Cross; Credited with six solo tackles, one assisted stop, one tackle for loss and one sack against William & Mary in NCAA semifinals; Registered two solo tackles and one assisted stop versus Montana in National Championship game.

2008: Started all 13 games and tallied 50 tackles, two tackles for loss, two interceptions, two pass break-ups and a forced fumble; Totaled six tackles and an interception in season opener at West Virginia; Registered two solo tackles and an interception versus Lehigh; Had four assisted stops against Penn; Tallied five solo tackles and a pass break-up against Richmond; Creidted with four solo tackles and a nine-yard fumble recovery versus William & Mary; Posted two solo tackles at Rhode Island; Made three solo tackles and one assisted stop at Northeastern; Registered five solo tackles and a tackle for loss against New Hampshire; Tallied five solo tackles and a pass break-up versus Towson; Registered three total tackles against Delaware; Made four solo tackles against Colgate in the first round of the NCAA playoffs; Totaled six tackles and a forced fumble versus James Madison in second round of NCAA playoffs.

2007: Made two solo tackles and a tackle for loss at JMU.

West Chester East High School: Team captain; Senior stats include 99 carries for 695 yards and 14 touchdowns, 37 receptions for 681 yards and 10 touchdowns, 110 tackles and five interceptions; MVP of Ches-Mont League; First team All-Ches-Mont as a punter, running back and defensive back; First team All-Area as a defensive back; First team All-Southeastern Pennsylvania as a defensive back; 2006 Chester County Male Athlete of the Year; Four-year varsity basketball player; 1,000 point scorer in basketball; Ranks third all-time in basketball scoring.

Personal: Liberal Arts major; Born 11/14/88 in West Chester, Pa.; Youngest of three children of Fred and Narrina Maldonado.

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