38  Luke Gaddis
Luke Gaddis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
East Patchogue, N.Y.

High School:
Patchogue-Medford

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175

Position:
K

Major:
History


2008: Stony Brook's starting place kicker and punter as a senior... it was the first time in his career he handled the punting duties ... preseason All-Big South selection ... second on the team in scoring with 52 points (third-highest in SBU history) ... booted 7-of-11 field goals and 31-of-37 extra points ... hit on all six PAT attempts in the season opener vs. Colgate (8/30) to tie the school record for PATs in a game ... hit on his first two field goal attempts of the season at Maine (9/13) ... hit both field goal and PAT attempts vs. Charleston Southern (10/18) for eight points ... earned Big South Special Teams Player of the Week honors for that game ... season-high nine points vs. Gardner Webb (11/1) on a pair of field goals and three PATs ... 38-yard attempt against the Bulldogs was his long of the year ... set a Stony Brook record with eight PATs at Iona (11/8) ... third in the Big South with his 37.2 punting average.

2007: Stony Brook's starting place kicker ... also handled all of the kick-offs during the season ... led the Seawolves in scoring with 62 points to set a new SBU single-season record for points by a kicker ... booted 10-of-12 field goals and 32-of-34 extra points ... 32 PATs set another record and 10 FGs was one shy of the school mark ... season-high of six PATs at Bucknell (9/8) that was one short of the school record ... matched his own school record with a season-long kick of 47 yards at Youngstown State (9/15) ... set another school mark with 16 consecutive PATs over an eight game span ... career-high 12 points on three PATs and three field goals vs. Maine (10/20) ... hit a 40-yard try that sent the game into overtime against the Black Bears with two seconds left ... hit another 41-yard attempt in the OT that sent it into a second OT ... hit on all three of his field goal attempts at Elon (11/17), finishing with 11 points.

2006: Primary kick-off specialist for SBU as a sophomore ... played in all 11 games ... three touch-backs ... connected on both field goal attempts vs. Albany (10/7), including a season-long 42 yarder.

2005: Shared the place-kicking chores as a freshman for Stony Brook ... hit on 4-of-7 FG attempts ... hit both attempts vs. St. Francis (Pa.) (10/15), including tying the school record with a 47-yard boot ... hit on 2-of-3 attempts at Robert Morris (10/29) ... recovered a fumble vs. Bucknell (9/15).

High School: A 2005 graduate of Patchogue-Medford High School in Medford, New York ... lettered all four years in football ... converted seven of 10 field goal attempts and 52 of 54 PATs over his last two seasons ... Honor Roll student ... also lettered in baseball and track.

Personal: Born Luke Anthony Gaddis on January 17, 1987 in West Islip, New York ... son of James and Teresa Gaddis ... one brother and two sisters ... majoring in history.