FREESE'S CAREER HIGHS Points scored: 14, Kent State, Sept. 11, 2010 Kick PATs: 6, Massachusetts, Sept. 24, 2011 Points by kicking: 14, Kent State, Sept. 11, 2010 Field goals made: 4, three times (last vs. Wake Forest, Oct. 1, 2011) Field goal attempts: 4, three times (last vs. Wake Forest, Oct. 1, 2011) Longest field goal: 52, Wake Forest, Oct. 1, 2011
NOTES: Has connected on 32-of-41 career field goal attempts (78.0 conversion percentage) ... made 22-of-25 attempts (88.0 percent) as a freshman in 2010 ... ranks second on the school's single-season field goals list (22; 2010) ... has matched the school record for field goals in a game three times - 4; vs. Wake Forest (Oct. 1, 2011), vs. Kent State (Sept. 11, 2010) and at Florida State (Oct. 16, 2010).
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 12 games ... connected on 10-of-16 field goals attempts ... kicked 26-of-27 extra points ... was successful on 5-of-7 field goal attempts from 40 or more yards ... recorded a season-long 52-yard field goal in the team's 27-19 home loss to Wake Forest (Oct. 1); connected on all four field goal attempts (32, 36, 45, 52) against the Demon Deacons ... connected on 2-of-3 field goal attempts, including a 47-yard yarder against Duke (Sept. 17) ... successfully hit a 47-yard field goal at Central Florida (Sept. 10) ... connected from 30 yards in his only field goal attempt of the day in the team's 24-17 win at Miami (Nov. 25) ... knocked two kickoffs for 88 yards and one touchback at Notre Dame ... named to Lou Groza Place-Kicker Award Watch List ... named preseason All-ACC fourth team by Phil Steele.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 13 games ... went 20-for-23 on field goals during the year ... kicked 23-of-24 extra points ... earned collegefootballnews.com Freshman All-America honors ... became the first BC kicker to hit four field goals in two different games in the same season; did so at Florida State (Oct. 16) and against Kent State (Sept. 11) ... hit 19-of-20 attempts from inside 40 yards ... one of three kickers in the country to hit four field goals in two different games ... went 2-for-2 on field goals (22, 32) against Nevada in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl ... connected on three field goals (27, 29, 22) at Syracuse and vs. Clemson (21, 36, 36) ... converted on all four field goal attempts (33, 37, 28, 38) at Florida State ... converted on both field goal attempts, including a season-long 49-yarder against Notre Dame ... went 4-for-4 on field goals (27, 22, 31, 33) against Kent State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Associated Press All-Ohio Division I first-team honors as a senior kicker at Strongsville; also served as the team's punter...also gained AP All-District accolades...earned the Cleveland Touchdown Club Charities 2008 High School Special Teams Players Award...was a two-time All-Conference selection...converted 10-of-14 field-goal attempts in his senior season; also converted all 49 extra-point tries...his career long field goal was 53 yards...more than 80 percent of his kickoffs resulted in touchbacks...led the Mustangs to an 11-2 record and the Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division title in 2008...played for head coach Russ Jacques...was selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic (June 20, 2009 in Hersheypark (PA) Stadium).
PERSONAL: Nathan A. Freese, born August 18, 1990...enrolled as a communications major in the College of Arts & Sciences...selected as a National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete by the organization's Northeast Ohio chapter...Nate is the youngest of Carla and Jeff Freese's five children.