45 - Mike Kielt
Mike Kielt
Height: 5-10
Weight: 192
Year: Senior
Hometown: Southbury, Conn.
High School: Pomperaug
Position: RB
2007: Saw action in all 11 games at tailback ... Ranked second on the team with 367 rushing yards and six touchdowns on 73 carries ... Also caught 16 passes for 150 yards ... Ran 13 times for 70 yards and two touchdowns against Georgetown ... Had seven carries for 58 yards and a score against Dartmouth, while catching three passes for 34 yards ... Rushed 14 times for 55 yards and a touchdown at Lehigh ... Carried 12 times for 53 yards and a score at Bucknell. 2006: Played in nine games on the year, with six starts ... Led the team and ranked fifth in the Patriot League in rushing with 524 yards and six touchdowns on 108 carries ... Also caught 15 passes for 90 yards ... Named Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week following the Bucknell game ... Ran for 149 yards and two scores on 26 carries against Bucknell, in addition to catching three passes for 32 yards ... Had 83 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries at Colgate ... Rushed 11 times for 71 yards at Marist ... Ran 14 times for 69 yards and a touchdown against Northeastern. 2005: Played in nine games on the season, as a backup tailback and on special teams ... Rushed 15 times for 32 yards and a pair of touchdowns ... Made five tackles on special teams ... Ran 14 times for 30 yards and two touchdowns at Fordham, in addition to catching two passes for three yards. High School: Earned All-State honors from the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference in 2003 and 2004 ... Also named All-State by the New Haven Register and Hartford Courant in 2004 ... Named the Connecticut Post 2004 Defensive Player of the Year ... A three-time All-Conference selection ... Earned All-Area honors from the Danbury News Times during each of his final three years ... Named Most Valuable Player of the 2004 South-West Conference title game ... Received the South-West Conference Leadership Award ... Rushed for 1,635 yards and 26 touchdowns during the 2004 season ... Team posted a perfect 13-0 record in 2004, winning the Class MM state championship. Personal: Son of Christopher and Patricia Kielt ... Father played golf at Fairfield University ... Mother played basketball at James Madison University ... Majoring in Sociology.


Kielt's Rushing Statistics
YEAR   GP-GS   ATT   YARDS   AVG   TD   LONG
2005     9-0    15      32   2.1    2      6
2006     9-6   108     524   4.9    6     56
2007    11-0    73     367   5.0    6     24
TOTAL   29-6   196     923   4.7   14     56


Kielt's Receiving Statistics
YEAR   GP-GS   REC   YARDS   AVG   TD   LONG
2005     9-0     2       3   1.5    0      2
2006     9-6    15      90   6.0    0     24
2007    11-0    16     150   9.4    0     27
TOTAL   29-6    33     243   7.4    0     27