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Steve Aponavicius
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Easton, PA

High School:
Easton

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 193

Position:
K/P

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07/10/2013

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Senior place-kicker leads ACC and ranks fifth nationally in career field goal percentage (.820)

Notes
Joined the team as a walk-on and is the all-time scoring leader in Boston College history with 290 points...ranks first all-time in field goal percentage (.734) and extra points made (149) and is second in field goals (47).

2009 Season
Was the last perfect kicker in the country headed into the final game of the regular season...connected on 13 of 14 field goal attempts (93 percent) and 38 of 39 PATs...hit a career-high four field goals at Maryland and nailed the game-winner, a season-best 42-yarder in the fourth quarter...made both field goal attempts (28, 20) against North Carolina...hit an 18-yard field goal and went 4-for-4 on PATs against Central Michigan...kicked a 37-yard field goal as the first half ended against NC State...hit two field goals vs. Wake Forest, including a 23-yarder in overtime which proved to be the game-winner...connected from 24 and 33 yards on field goal attempts vs. Kent State...recipient of The McCourt Family Football Scholarship.

2008 Season
Good on 14-of-21 field goal attempts (66.7%) with a long of 36 yards...went 5-for-6 from 20-29 yards and 7-13 from 30-39...hit all 41 PATs he attempted...went 2-for-2 on PATs in the Music City Bowl against Vanderbilt...hit a 24-yard field goal in the fourth quarter against Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship Game...went 4-for-4 on PATs in win vs. Maryland...made three field goals, hitting twice from 30 yards and from 32 yards at Wake Forest in a 24-21 win...was perfect at Florida State, hitting three PATs and a pair of field goals from 19 and 30 yards...nailed a 27-yard field goal in the second quarter against Notre Dame...went 3-for-3 on PATs against Clemson...hit a 35-yard field goal and went 3-for-3 on PATs against North Carolina...hit all four PATs against Virginia Tech...hit a 17-yard field goal and went 5-for-5 on PATs at NC State...good on all five PATs against Rhode Island...made field goals from 22 and 25 yards and went 4-for-4 on PATs against UCF...made field goals of 36, 34 and 26 yards against Georgia Tech...went 3-for-3 on PATs against Kent State.

2007 Season
Connected on 12-of-18 field goal attempts (66.7%)...was 6-6 from 20-29, 4-9 from 30-39, and 2-3 from 40-49...completed 46-of-50 PATs...had a perfect kicking performance at the Champs Sports Bowl against Michigan State, going three-for-three on PATs and knocking home a 28-yard field goal in the third quarter...also had five kickoffs totaling 311 yards (62.2 yards-per-kick)...in the ACC Championship game against Virginia Tech, made his 12th field goal of the season, a 37-yard attempt in the second quarter...went for 1-of-2 on PATs, with one being blocked for just the third time in his career...finished BC's regular season against Miami with a 4-for-4 PAT performance and continued solid kickoff duties with four kickoffs, helping the team to a 28-14 victory...had a clutch performance in the comeback victory at Clemson, going two-for-two on field goal attempts, notching a 40-yarder in the second and a 30-yarder in the fourth quarter, giving BC the edge 13-10...also manned kickoff duties, kicking off five times for 214 yards (an average of 42.8 yards-per-kick)...made both PATs as well...was a perfect five-for-five on point-after-attempts in game at Maryland...also had a kickoff for 50 yards...was able to connect on one of two field goal attempts, making a 35-yarder in the fourth quarter against Florida State...also went two-for-two on point after attempts...continued solid kickoff action in the fourth-quarter victory at Virginia Tech, kicking off three times for 84 yards, averaging 28 yards-per-kick...his on-side kick in the fourth quarter was fumbled by Virginia Tech, setting up BC's winning drive...also went two-for-two on PATs...returned as the team's starting kicker in game at Notre Dame, kicking off five times for 297 yards with a 59.4 yard average...also made three of four PATs and had a 34-yard field goal attempt blocked...kicked the longest field goal of his career, a 45-yarder in the second quarter in the 55-24 win over Bowling Green...also made a 25-yard field goal in the fourth quarter and went seven for seven on point-after attempts ...made three for three point-after attempts and tied his longest career field goal attempt, a 37-yarder that came in the first quarter against Massachusetts...went one for two on field goal attempts, connecting on a 25-yarder in win over Army...also went one of three on PATs...made a 21-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to help seal the win against Georgia Tech...also went three for three on point-after attempts...connected on a 27-yard field goal in the second quarter, giving the Eagles a 17-10 lead going into halftime vs. NC State...also went four for five in point-after attempts...got the starting nod for the season opener vs. Wake Forest; connected on a 27-yard field goal with 1:46 left in the game that gave the Eagles their final margin of victory...also successful on all five point-after tries.

2006 Season
Started the final eight games of the season as place kicker...coach Jeff Jagodzinski awarded the former walk-on a full scholarship...hit 24-of-25 PATs and made 8-of-11 field goals attempted on the season...gained legendary status as "Sid Vicious" after making start against Virginia Tech before a national television audience in his first-ever organized football game...made 2-of-2 field goals from 36 and 20 yards and connected on two PATs in that game; earned ACC Rookie of the Week Honors for his effort...hit a career-high 37-yard field goal as time expired to win the Meineke Car Care Bowl versus Navy; also made a 26-yard field goal to end the first half...was perfect at Florida State, hitting a 26-yard field goal and making three PATs...hit 2-of-2 field goals from 25 and 30 yards and hit 5-of-5 PATs against Buffalo...made two PATs, but missed a 40-yard field goal attempt at Wake Forest...hit four PATs, but missed a 42-yard field goal attempt against Duke...hit all five PATs, and connected on a 21-yard field goal against Maryland...hit two PATs at Miami.

High School
Played two sports - soccer and baseball - at Easton High School ... gained All-Area honorable mention soccer accolades in 2003 and 2004 ... served as baseball team captain in 2005 ... earned Scholar-Athlete recognition as a senior.

Personal
Steven Vitas Aponavicius, born August 10, 1986 ... enrolled as a marketing and finance major in the Carroll School of Management ... Steve is the son of Jan and Ben Aponavicius; has two older sisters.

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