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Zach Ugarte

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ocklawaha, Fla.

High School:
Trinity Catholic

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 205

Position:
P

Birthdate:
09/28/1987

Villanova: Loyal performer with a strong leg; Slated as the starting punter entering pre-season camp.

2008: Played in nine games and tallied 30 punts for 1,157 yards, an average of 38.6 yards per punt, including nine punts inside the 20-yard line; Had three punts for 117 yards (39.0 yards per punt) in season opener at West Virginia; Registered two punts for 62 yards for an average of 31.0 yards per punt versus Lehigh; Averaged 37.0 yards per punt with two punts inside the 20-yard line at Penn; Punted twice for 79 yards for an average of 39.5 yards per punt against Richmond; Credited with five punts for 221 yards (44.2 yards per punt) with a long of 53 yards and one punt that was blocked at William & Mary; Averaged 48.7 yards per punt, including a career-long 66-yard effort versus Towson; Punted six times for 221 yards for an average of 36.8 yards per punt, including two punts placed inside the 20-yard line at Delaware; Had two punts for 56 yards versus Colgate in first round of NCAA playoffs; Tallied two punts for 70 yards, including one inside the 20-yard line versus James Madison in the second round of the NCAA playoffs.

2007: Served as the punter for all 11 games; Punted six times for 175 yards (29.2 yards per punt) versus Maryland; Averaged 38.4 yards per punt on five punts including a career-high tying 59-yarder at Lehigh; Punted six times for 233 yards (38.8 yards per punt), including two inside the 20-yard line versus Maine; Registered a 58-yard punt to go with seven punts for 264 yards versus Penn; Had five punts for 225 yards for an average of 45.0 yards per punt, including a 55-yard effort and two inside the 20-yard line; Credited with four punts for 172 yards (43.0 yards per punt) against William & Mary; Averaged 38.3 yards per punt (6 punts for 230 yards) at Massachusetts; Tallied seven punts for 277 yards (39.6 yards per punt) against Hofstra; Had two punts for 72 yards with one of the two placed inside the 20-yard line at Richmond; Posted six punts for 191 yards (31.8 yards per punt) at Towson; Averaged 39.2 yards per punt (6 punts for 235 yards) versus Delaware.

2006: Played in all 11 games and punted 44 times for 1,695 yards (38.5 yards per punt), including placing 13 punts inside the 20-yard line; Had four punts for 127 yards (31.8 yards per punt), including one inside the 20-yard line at Central Florida; Averaged 43.0 yards per punt (four punts for 172 yards), including three punts inside the 20-yard line versus Lehigh; Posted three punts for 111 yards for an average of 37.0 yards per punt and had a punt blocked against Massachusetts; Registered four punts for 153 yards (38.2 yards per punt), including a 54-yard punt at Penn; Tallied 203 yards on five punts for an average of 40.6 yards per punt, including a 50-yard effort at Hofstra; Posted six punts for 172 yards for an average of 28.7 yards per punt at Maine; Credited with four punts for 186 yards (46.5 yards per punt), including a career-long 59-yard punt versus Towson; Averaged 38.0 yards per punt (two punts for 76 yards) at William & Mary; Credited with three punts for 118 yards for an average of 39.3 yards per punt, including two punts inside the 20-yard line; Recorded seven punts for 294 yards for an average of 42.0 yards per punt against James Madison. For his efforts versus JMU, he was named Atlantic 10 Special Teams Player of the Week; Registered two punts for 83 yards for an average of 41.5 yards per punt at Delaware.

Trinity Catholic High School: Earned all-county honors for punting; First team all-area and all-state selection; Team was a Class 2B state champion; As a senior averaged 46.8 yards per punt during the regular season and 43.8 yards over-all; Tallied 25 punts for a total of 1,096 yards; Net punt average of 43.2; Longest punt was 68 yards; Landed 11 punts inside the 20-yard line; Average hang time of 4.17 seconds; Maintained High Honors status during his senior season.

Personal: Comprehensive Science major; Born 9/28/87 in Orlando, Fla.; One of four children of Julio and Cindy Ugarte; Siblings are Chris (28), Serena (22) and Katrina (19).

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