37 Kyle Cazzetta
37 Kyle Cazzetta
Height: 5-11
Weight: 210
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Slate Hill, NY
High School: Minisink Valley
Position: K/P
Major: Economics
Residential College: Pierson

Notes: Connected on 25 of 33 field goals and 70 of 75 PATs… 145 career points… Two-time All-Ivy League… Starting punter for three years… Starter at P/PK one year… Starter at PK (exclusively) one year... Tied school record for consecutive PATs with 53.

2014: First-team All-Ivy League… First-team All-New England… Two-time Ivy Special Teams Player of Week… 87 points were Yale record for a kicker… Connected on 14 of 18 FGs and all 45 PATs… Came within one FG of equaling the school record… Became first Bulldog since 1998 to boot four field goals in a game when he went 4-for-6 on a windy, wet day at Columbia… Hit all three FG attempts vs. Princeton and had 14 points… Connected on both (41, 37) FG attempts and all 6 PATs in win over Lehigh; Ivy League Special Teams Player of Week… Fred Mitchell Award Watch list for top punter in FCS... Made numerous other pre-season teams and watch lists.

2013: Honorable Mention All-ivy league... Started punter and placekicker in all 10 games... Recipient of Yale's Ledyard Mitchell Award for the second time of his career... On numerous pre-season all-conference teams... No. 16 (2nd in region) on Phil Steele's FCS national list of punters...  Two time Ivy Special Teams player of the week, with honorable mentions for four others...  Connected on 11 of 15 field goals, second most in Ivy... Recorded 46-yard field goals against Brown, Colgate and Columbia, a personal best... 25 out of 30 for PAT... Recorded 54 punts, for an average 38.7 yards per punt, with a long of 68... 14 punts inside 20 yard line.

2012: Had 40.0 average on 40 punts... Long punt was 72 yards... 13 punts stayed inside the 20... Six punts over 50 yards.

2011: Started every game as Yale's punter... Had 49 attempts with a 35.2 average... Long punt was 61 yards... Had 16 boots inside the 20... Earned Yale's Ledyard Mitchell Award for kicking.

At Minisink Valley: Punter and PK with three varsity letters… Booted Section IX record 51-yard FG… Successful on all 46 career PATs… 12 of 16 on FGs… Did not miss a FG under 50 yards… 45.7 punting average with long of 75… 2010 first-team Class AA all-state PK and P… 2010 second-team MSG Varsity National Football Foundation All-Metro Team… 2010 first-team Varsity845 PK and P… 2009 and 2010 Minisink Valley Special Teams Player of the Year…  Four-year soccer varsity letterman who captained the team for two seasons… National Honor Society… Rotary Youth Leadership Award.

Personal: Kyle Cazzetta (pronounced ka-ZET-a) is the son of Vinnie and Roseanne Cazzetta… Father played basketball and baseball at Fairfield and was an athletics administrator at Army… Mother was a varsity swimmer at Buffalo… Grandfather, Vince Cazzetta, coached the Seattle University men’s basketball team against Kentucky in the 1958 NCAA Championship Game before winning the 1968 ABA Championship as head coach of the Pittsburgh Pipers...Pierson College resident