2000: Appeared in nine games, starting five as outside linebacker . . . registered 23 tackles, nine unassisted . . . had one fumble recovery . . . totaled one pass break up . . . returned an interception 34 yards for a TD against St. Francis (9/23) . . . recorded a season high four tackles on three occasions - St. John?s (9/16), Cent. Conn. (11/11) and Robert Morris (11/18).
1999: Played in all 10 games as a freshman after being converted to safety from the quarterback position he played in high school . . . made 18 tackles, 12 solos on the year . . . picked off one pass and returned it 32 yards in win over Sacred Heart (10/9) - the 32-yard return was the longest of the season for SB . . . recorded a season-best six tackles versus Robert Morris (11/20) . . . made five stops at Albany (10/2) . . . had three takedowns in Seawolf debut versus Wagner (9/11)
High School: Earned four letters in football at Longwood High School in Middle Island, N.Y. . . played quarterback, tight end, free safety and cornerback as a senior . . . two-time Newsday Player of the Week selection in 1998 . . . threw for 678 yards and eight touchdowns while rushing for 744 yards on 108 and 16 TDs as a senior . . . totaled 57 tackles . . . was a 1998 All-Long Island and All-County selection . . . scored all 22 points in LI Championship Game and was selected as the Madison Square Garden Offensive Most Valuable Player . . . played in the Outback Steakhouse Empire Challenge All-Star Game and the Governor's Bowl at Rutgers University in 1998 . . . awarded team Most Valuable Player honors . . . two-time All-Division honoree . . . also lettered in track and lacrosse.
Paw Prints: Eric John Hatkewitz . . . born Sept. 25, 1981 . . . son of Peter and Maryann Hatkewitz . . . brother of Peter and Christina . . . favorite movie: The Negotiator . . . favorite hobbies: body boarding and fishing.
The File on Hatkewitz Year UT AT Tot TFL Sacks FR Int Br 1999 12 6 18 0 0 0 1 1 2000 9 14 23 1 0 1 1 1 Total 21 20 41 1 0 1 2 2