8 - Gerald Mistretta
Gerald Mistretta
Height: 6-1
Weight: 207
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School: Xaverian
Position: WR

2012 TEAM CAPTAIN

AS A JUNIOR IN 2011:
• Played in all 11 games at wide receiver, starting five times.
• Named first team All-Patriot League.
• Led the team with 60 receptions for 723 yards and six touchdowns.
• Ranked third in the Patriot League in both receptions and receiving yards, and stood seventh in all-purpose yards.
• Finished the season ranked 32nd in the nation in receptions and 51st in receiving yards.
• Registered a season-best 12 catches for 103 yards and a touchdown during the victory over Dartmouth, to tie for fifth on the all-time school single-game list for receptions.
• Caught six passes for a season-high 136 yards and a score at New Hampshire, while returning two kickoffs for 35 yards.
• Made eight receptions for 94 yards and a touchdown at Brown.
• Posted six catches for 84 yards and a score in the win over Lafayette.
• Caught six passes for 58 yards and a touchdown in the win at Bucknell.
• Had six receptions for 58 yards against Georgetown.
• Also made 13 special teams tackles on the season.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010:
• Saw action in all 11 games at wide receiver, starting three times.
• Caught 29 passes for 374 yards and three touchdowns on the season.
• Rushed eight times for 56 yards and a score, and returned two kickoffs for 15 yards.
• Ranked 16th in the Patriot League in receiving yards, 18th in receptions and 20th in scoring.
• Had five catches for a season-best 84 yards in the victory over Brown.
• Finished with five receptions for 82 yards in the win over Fordham.
• Caught four passes for 48 yards in the victory at Colgate.
• Had four receptions for 41 yards and a touchdown at Dartmouth, in addition to returning two kickoffs for 15 yards.
• Made four catches for 31 yards and a score at Georgetown.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009:
• Played in all 12 games at wide receiver, starting five times.
• Caught five passes for 131 yards and a touchdown on the season.
• Had a 45-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter of the victory over Harvard.
• Also caught passes against Bucknell, Lafayette, Northeastern and Villanova.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played for head coach Joe DeSiena at Xaverian High School.
• Served as team captain during his senior year, when he was also named team Most Valuable Player.
• Caught 63 passes for 1,105 yards and 14 touchdowns during his senior season.
• Finished his career with 96 receptions for 1,510 yards and 20 scores.
• Also made 108 career tackles and intercepted five passes on defense.
• Twice named All-Catholic High School Football League.
• Earned first team All-City and fourth team All-State honors as a senior.
• Member of National Honor Society.

PERSONAL:
• Son of Gerald and Susan Mistretta.
• Has one brother (Richard) and one sister (Francesca).
• Majoring in Economics.


MISTRETTA'S RECEIVING STATISTICS
YEAR GP-GS REC YARDS AVG TD LONG
2009 12-5 5 131 26.2 1 45
2010 11-3 29 374 12.9 3 32
2011 11-5 60 723 12.1 6 55
TOTAL 34-13 94 1228 13.1 10 55
             
MISTRETTA'S RUSHING STATISTICS
YEAR GP-GS ATT YARDS AVG TD LONG
2009 12-5 1 6 6.0 0 6
2010 11-3 8 56 7.0 1 17
2011 11-5 4 16 4.0 0 12
TOTAL 34-13 13 78 6.0 1 17