Coastal ends the 2014 season with a 12-2 record and reaches the NCAA Quarters for the 2nd straight year
Coastal notched a playoff victory for the third consecutive season and advanced to the third round for the second straight year.
Quinn Backus is the first three-time Big South Defensive Player of the Year
Chants to find playoff fate Sunday at 11 am on ESPNU
Kickoff is set for 1 pm and the game will be broadcast on ESPN3
Coastal Carolina vs. Richmond 12/06/14
Coastal Carolina vs. Liberty 11/22/14
Coastal Carolina vs. Monmouth 11/15/2014
Coastal Carolina vs. Elon 9/27/14
Coastal Carolina vs. SC State 09/13/2014
2013 1st Team All-Big South (KOR)
For his career, Catron has made 106-of-111 extra points and 19-of-25 field goals, with his field goal percentage of .760 establishing a CCU career record.
2013 (Jr.): Named first team All-Big South ... Led the league kickers in scoring --ranking fourth among all players -- (6.0 points per game) and his 90 points scored ranked him third on CCU's single-season list. ... He connected on 60-of-63 extra points and 10-of-13 field goals, setting a CCU record with his 76.9 field goal percentage ... Named the team's Special Teams MVP for the Liberty, Charleston Southern and South Carolina games ... Key makes by include a school-record 50-yard field goal at Charleston Southern, a 48-yarder at Liberty, a 46-yarder at South Carolina and a 35-yarder in double overtime at Liberty, which proved to be the game winner ... Made eight tackles on kick coverage and helped CCU lead the Big South, ranking 16th nationally, in kick return defense by holding opponents to 17.73 yards per return.
2012 (So.): Won the placekicking job after an intense battle through preseason and also handled the kickoff duties ... Ranked fifth in the Big South -- second among kickers -- in scoring 5.62 ppg ... Scored 73 points to rank eighth on the CCU single-season list as CCU scored a program-best 446 points in 2012 ... Started the season by making 26 consecutive PATs before missing his first two at Gardner-Webb ... Made his last 16 to start a new streak (four at Presbyterian, four vs Charleston Southern, three at Bethune-Cookman and five at Old Dominion) ... Named the Big South co-Special Teams Player of the of the Week, CollegeFootballPerformanceAwards Honorable Mention Placekicker of the Week and the team's Special Teams Game MVP for his performance in the overtime win at Furman ... Scored 13 points, making all four PATs and 3-of-4 field goals ... On a sloppy field, connected from 38, 35 and 45 yards - the last coming as time expired in regulation to force overtime ... Made both PATs in the first two overtime periods ... In week one, made all five kicks --three PATs and two FGs ... Split the uprights from 45 yards and made both PATs versus Eastern Kentucky ... Converted a season-best 5-of-5 PATs at Old Dominion.
2011 (Fr.): Played in eight games, sharing the kickoff duties ... Best game was in the 2011 opener as he averaged 51.3 yards on six kickoffs ... Punted five times in the Georgia game, averaging 23.0 yards ... Averaged 50.0 yards on five kickoffs versus Gardner-Webb and 49.0 yards on four kickoffs, adding a tackle, versus Presbyterian.
Prior to Coastal: Named Apopka High School's Athlete of the Year as a senior ... Set a state record by kicking five extra points in helping his team advance in the playoffs as a junior ... As a sophomore, kicked a 33-yard, game-winning field goal as his team advanced in the playoffs which the Orlando Sentinel tabbed the 2008 Game of the Year ... Helped his team to a 43-9 record over four years, four 6A district titles and three region finals appearances ... For his career, made 120-of-128 extra points, making 36-of-38 as a senior and 44-of-46 as a junior ... Also for his career, made 6-of-11 field goals ... Averaged 38.6 yards on 31 punts as a senior ... Of his 190 career kickoffs, had 75 touchbacks.
Personal: Son of David and Pamela Catron.