99 Zak Kennedy
99 Zak Kennedy
Height: 6-0
Weight: 165
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio
High School: Cardinal Mooney
Position: PK
Major: General Studies
gp 11
tk 1.0
sac -
int -
ffum -

2017 (Junior) | Game-By-Game Stats

Played in all 11 games...was 8-of-13 on field-goal tries and 43-of-43 on PAT tries...finished with 67 points for the season...was the first kicker since Stephen Blose (2009) to not miss at PAT during the season...handled kickoff duties in 10 games...had 51 kickoffs with 15 touchbacks...was 7-of-7 on tries of 34-or-fewer yards...attempted a season-long try of 56 yards agianst Robert Morris...had the distance, but was wide...made three other field goals against RMU...made kicks from 23, 27 and 30 against the Colonials...made a 36-yard field goal vs. CCSU...added eight PATs in the game...made a 24-yard FG against South Dakota State...kicked a 34-yarder against North Dakota State...made a 19-yard try and all nine extra points at Indiana State...kicked a 30-yard field goal and made five PATs against Missouri State...had two tackles - solos against NDSU and Missouri State...had 24 points in the final three games...earned his third letter.

2016 (Sophomore) | Game-By-Game Stats

Played in 14 games...was 19-of-29 on field-goal attempts and 39-of-40 on PAT tries...finished with 96 points for the season...made first 27 PATs on the year before first miss...the 29 field-goal attempts were a school record breaking the previous mark of 27...was 16-of-19 on attempts from fewer than 39 yards...handled kickoff duties for the first eight games before an injury took him out of that role...best game was a 4-of-5 field-goal performance at Jacksonville State...in the contest made kicks from 26, 28, 38 and 46...the five attempts tied a school single-game record and were the most attempts since 1993...made thee field goals in win over South Dakota converting from 24, 26 and 28 yards...had a pair of makes on a fridge day at Eastern Washington...managed to make field goals from 42 and 20 yards in bitter conditions...connected on a pair of field goals at Illinois State making kicks from 42 and 35 yards...against Wofford, kicked a 32-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to tie the game and help send it to overtime...made two field goals against Indiana State converting from 23 and 31 yards...had single makes in six other contests...had a best of six PATs against Duquesne...attempted field goals in 12 games...on 35 kickoffs, had 21 touchbacks, 13 more than the previous season...had four touchbacks against Robert Morris and South Dakota...earned his second letter.

2015 (Freshman) | Game-By-Game Stats

First-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference selection...first freshman to be named first-team All-MVFC placekicker since 1992 (UNI's Scott Obermeier)...played in all 11 games...finalist for FCS Freshman of the Year award finishing 13th in the balloting...was 19-of-23 on field-goal attempts and 34-of-36 on PAT tries...finished with a team-high 91 points...ranked third in the FCS making 1.73 field goals per game...in the regular season, was one of three FCS kickers to make at least 19 field goals...in MVFC contests he made 14-of-16 attempts, converting at an 87.5 percent clip...had 29 kickoffs during the year...credited with solo tackles against Missouri State and North Dakota State on kickoff returns...was 3-of-4 on field goals at Western Illinois, converting from 46, 40 and 30 yards...in YSU debut was 3-of-3 on field goals at Pittsburgh...made kicks of 42, 23 and 22 at Heinz Field...was also 3-of-3 against Illinois State making kicks from 49, 36 and 24 yards...the 49-yard kick was the longest made field goal for the Penguins since Nick Terracina kicked a 56-yarder at Liberty in 2003...it was the longest made by a YSU kicker at home since Jeff Wilkins kicked a 51-yarder against James Madison on Nov. 9. 1991...made two field goals against Saint Francis and Missouri State...had a long kick of 43 yards against the Bears...made a 44-yard field goal against North Dakota State...kicked a 25-yard field goal on a snowy day at Indiana State...knocked through a 33-yard field goal at the DakotaDome against South Dakota...had a high of six extra points in win over SFU...ended the year making his final seven goals...also had a streak of eight straight made during the season...named YSU's Jeff Wilkins/Paul McFadden Specialist of the Year...earned his first letter.

HIGH SCHOOL: Special Mention All-Ohio Division IV selection as a senior...handled punting and place-kicking duties for the Cardinals...was 7-of-11 on field-goal attempts with a long of 46 yards...was 29-of-29 on PATs...led the team with 50 points...as the punter, had 46 kicks for an average of 34.1 yards...placed 11 kicks inside the opposition's 20-yard line...had a long boot of 60 yards...as a junior, made 13-of-14 field goals with a long of 42 yards...was 44-of-48 on PAT conversions...Cardinal Mooney lost in the Division IV State Championship Game in 2013...Cardinals dropped a 27-21 decision to Clinton-Massie...made three PATs and had four kickoffs in title game...coach was P.J. Fecko.

PERSONAL: Parents are Wendy and Todd Kennedy...has two brothers...major is computer science...is the 2017-18 recipient of the James and Barbara Geller Scholarship and is also the 2017-18 recipient of the Kosar Family Scholarship.

Recent Games
Oct 13 at South Dakota State L, 36-7
Oct 20 South Dakota W, 29-17
Oct 27 Indiana State L, 43-17
Nov 3 at North Dakota State L, 17-7
Nov 10 UNI W, 31-10
Nov 17 at Illinois State L, 35-28
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 1 1
Assists 0 0
Tackles 1.0 1.0
Tackles per game .1 .1
Sacks - -
Sack yards - -
Interceptions - -
Returned for touchdown - -
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 1 Butler L, 23-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at West Virginia L, 52-17 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Valparaiso W, 42-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Western Illinois L, 45-38 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Southern Illinois W, 17-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at South Dakota State L, 36-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 South Dakota W, 29-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Indiana State L, 43-17 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at North Dakota State L, 17-7 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 UNI W, 31-10 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Illinois State L, 35-28 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 1 Butler L, 23-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at West Virginia L, 52-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Valparaiso W, 42-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Western Illinois L, 45-38 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Southern Illinois W, 17-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at South Dakota State L, 36-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 South Dakota W, 29-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Indiana State L, 43-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at North Dakota State L, 17-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 UNI W, 31-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Illinois State L, 35-28 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 1 Butler L, 23-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at West Virginia L, 52-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Valparaiso W, 42-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Western Illinois L, 45-38 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Southern Illinois W, 17-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at South Dakota State L, 36-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 South Dakota W, 29-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Indiana State L, 43-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at North Dakota State L, 17-7 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 UNI W, 31-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Illinois State L, 35-28 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 1 Butler L, 23-21 0 2 0 3 3 3
Sep 8 at West Virginia L, 52-17 1 1 45 2 2 5
Sep 15 Valparaiso W, 42-7 0 1 0 6 6 6
Sep 29 at Western Illinois L, 45-38 1 2 24 5 5 8
Oct 6 Southern Illinois W, 17-14 3 4 34 - - 9
Oct 13 at South Dakota State L, 36-7 0 2 0 1 1 1
Oct 20 South Dakota W, 29-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 27 Indiana State L, 43-17 - - - - - 0
Nov 3 at North Dakota State L, 17-7 - - - 1 1 1
Nov 10 UNI W, 31-10 1 1 28 4 4 7
Nov 17 at Illinois State L, 35-28 2 2 41 2 2 8
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 1 Butler L, 23-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at West Virginia L, 52-17 - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Valparaiso W, 42-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Western Illinois L, 45-38 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Southern Illinois W, 17-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at South Dakota State L, 36-7 4 164 41.0 57 0 0 1 0
Oct 20 South Dakota W, 29-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Indiana State L, 43-17 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at North Dakota State L, 17-7 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 UNI W, 31-10 - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Illinois State L, 35-28 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 1 Butler L, 23-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at West Virginia L, 52-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Valparaiso W, 42-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Western Illinois L, 45-38 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Southern Illinois W, 17-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at South Dakota State L, 36-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 South Dakota W, 29-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Indiana State L, 43-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at North Dakota State L, 17-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 UNI W, 31-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Illinois State L, 35-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 1 Butler L, 23-21 1 - - - - 0
Sep 8 at West Virginia L, 52-17 1 - - - - 0
Sep 15 Valparaiso W, 42-7 1 - - - - 0
Sep 29 at Western Illinois L, 45-38 1 - - - - 0
Oct 6 Southern Illinois W, 17-14 1 - - - - 0
Oct 13 at South Dakota State L, 36-7 1 - - - - 0
Oct 20 South Dakota W, 29-17 1 - - - - 0
Oct 27 Indiana State L, 43-17 1 - - - - 0
Nov 3 at North Dakota State L, 17-7 1 - - - - 0
Nov 10 UNI W, 31-10 1 - - - - 0
Nov 17 at Illinois State L, 35-28 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 1 Butler L, 23-21 3 - - - - - - 3 0 - 0 -
Sep 8 at West Virginia L, 52-17 5 - - - - - - 2 1 - 0 0
Sep 15 Valparaiso W, 42-7 6 - - - - - - 6 0 - 0 -
Sep 29 at Western Illinois L, 45-38 8 - - - - - - 5 1 - 0 -
Oct 6 Southern Illinois W, 17-14 9 - - - - - - - 3 - 0 -
Oct 13 at South Dakota State L, 36-7 1 - - - - - - 1 0 - 0 -
Oct 20 South Dakota W, 29-17 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 27 Indiana State L, 43-17 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 3 at North Dakota State L, 17-7 1 - - - - - - 1 - - 0 -
Nov 10 UNI W, 31-10 7 - - - - - - 4 1 - 0 -
Nov 17 at Illinois State L, 35-28 8 - - - - - - 2 2 - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 1 Butler L, 23-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at West Virginia L, 52-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Valparaiso W, 42-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Western Illinois L, 45-38 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Southern Illinois W, 17-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at South Dakota State L, 36-7 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 South Dakota W, 29-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Indiana State L, 43-17 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at North Dakota State L, 17-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 UNI W, 31-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 at Illinois State L, 35-28 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2015-16 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 14 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2018-19 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 47 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2015-16 11 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 14 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 11 - - - - - - - -
Total 47 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2015-16 11 - - - - - - -
2016-17 14 - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 - - - - - - -
2018-19 11 - - - - - - -
Total 47 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2015-16 11 19 23 83% 49 34 36 94% 91
2016-17 14 19 29 66% 46 39 40 98% 96
2017-18 11 8 13 62% 36 43 43 100% 67
2018-19 11 8 15 53% 45 24 24 100% 48
Total 47 54 80 68% 49 140 143 98% 302
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2015-16 11 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 14 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 11 4 164 41.0 57 0 0 1 0
Total 47 4 164 41.0 57 0 0 1 0
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2015-16 11 - - - - 0 .0
2016-17 14 - - - - 0 .0
2017-18 11 - - - - 0 .0
2018-19 11 - - - - 0 .0
Total 47 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2015-16 91 8.3 - - - - - - 34 19 0 0
2016-17 96 6.9 - - - - - - 39 19 - 0
2017-18 67 6.1 - - - - - - 43 8 0 0
2018-19 48 4.4 - - - - - - 24 8 0 0
Total 302 6.4 - - - - - - 140 54 0 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2015-16 11 2 0 2.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 14 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 11 2 0 2.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 11 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 47 6 0 6.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 11 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 11 - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 3 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 11 8 15 53% 45 24 24 100% 48
Conference 8 7 11 64% 41 13 13 100% 34
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 6 4 8 50% 34 13 13 100% 25
Away 5 4 7 57% 45 11 11 100% 23
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 4 4 6 67% 34 10 10 100% 22
Losses 7 4 9 44% 45 14 14 100% 26
-
September 4 2 6 33% 45 16 16 100% 22
October 4 3 6 50% 34 1 1 100% 10
November 3 3 3 100% 41 7 7 100% 16
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 11 4 164 41.0 57 0 0 1 0
Conference 8 4 164 41.0 57 0 0 1 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 4 164 41.0 57 0 0 1 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 4 164 41.0 57 0 0 1 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 4 164 41.0 57 0 0 1 0
November 3 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 11 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 8 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 6 - - - - 0 .0
Away 5 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 4 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 7 - - - - 0 .0
-
September 4 - - - - 0 .0
October 4 - - - - 0 .0
November 3 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 48 4.4 - - - - - - 24 8 0 0
Conference 34 4.3 - - - - - - 13 7 - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 25 4.2 - - - - - - 13 4 - 0
Away 23 4.6 - - - - - - 11 4 0 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 22 5.5 - - - - - - 10 4 - 0
Losses 26 3.7 - - - - - - 14 4 0 0
-
September 22 5.5 - - - - - - 16 2 0 0
October 10 2.5 - - - - - - 1 3 - 0
November 16 5.3 - - - - - - 7 3 - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 11 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 1 0 1.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 1 0 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -