23 - Anthony DiMichele
Anthony DiMichele
Height: 5-11
Weight: 193
Year: Jr.
Hometown: McKees Rocks, Pa.
High School: Sto-Rox
Position: DB

2008: Saw action in all 11 games, starting seven times ... Was third on the team with 66 total tackles on the year, including 53 solo stops and three tackles for loss ... Posted two interceptions and broke up 10 passes ... Ranked fourth in the Patriot League and 33rd in the nation in passes defended ... Finished the season 18th in the Patriot League in total tackles ... Totaled seven tackles, two interceptions and three pass breakups in the victory at Dartmouth ... Recorded nine tackles and three pass breakups against Lehigh ... Made nine tackles at Lafayette ... Had eight tackles and two pass breakups at Colgate ... Posted nine total tackles against UMass ... Totaled seven tackles and a sack at Harvard ... Made five tackles and broke up two passes against Fordham.

2007: Played in 10 games as a reserve defensive back and on special teams ... Made six tackles on the year, including five solo stops ... Had a pair of tackles at Brown ... Also made solo tackles against Lehigh, Bucknell, Fordham and Colgate.

High School: Earned first team All-Midwestern Conference honors as both a defensive back and a wide receiver ... Named Class AA second team All-State by the Associated Press ... Selected to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous 22 ... Totaled 93 tackles and four interceptions during his senior season ... Also had 40 catches for 538 yards and seven touchdowns as a wide receiver, while averaging 22.7 yards on punt returns and 30.2 yards on kickoff returns ... Selected as his team’s defensive Most Valuable Player ... Also a letterwinner in both baseball and basketball, earning All-Section honors in both sports.

Personal: Son of Dominic and Natalie DiMichele ... Brother, Adam, played at Temple University, was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in baseball, and now plays for the Winnepeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League ... Brother, Alex, is a junior linebacker on the football team at Robert Morris ... Majoring in History.

DiMichele's Defensive Statistics
YEAR    GP-GS   UT   AT    TT     SACK      TFL     INT   PBU
2007     10-0    5    1     6      0-0      0-0     0-0     0
2008     11-7   53   13    66      1-8     3-14    2-23    10
TOTAL    21-7   58   14    72      1-8     3-14    2-23    10