17 Grant Gonya
17 Grant Gonya
Height: 6-2
Weight: 185
Year: RFr.
Hometown: Hudson, Ohio
High School: Hudson
Position: PK
Major: Business

2018 (Freshman): Redshirted...played in two games as a placekicker...was 4-of-6 on PATs and made a pair of field goals during the year...made a pair of PATs against South Dakota and a 27-yard field goal...two misses came with a 30 mph cross wind in the first half...against Indiana State made two PATs and kicked a 33-yard field goal.

High School: First-team Division II All-Ohio selection as a placekicker…for the year, was 12-of-15 on field-goal attempts…converted a long field goal of 47 yards…made 38-of-40 PAT attempts…also handled punting and kickoff duties as a senior…was a first-team Division II All-Northeast Inland District pick…as a senior, Hudson went 7-4 reaching the first round of the Division II playoffs…set the Ohio record for career field goals made with 44 breaking the old mark of 40 held by Danny Milligan of Cincinnati St. Xavier…also owns a state mark by making 17 consecutive field goals…finished career ranking second in state history in points by a kicker with 286 (just 19 shy of record)…made 44-of-55 career FG attempts and 154-of-160 PAT kicks…also scored a pair of touchdowns in career…was a first-team all-state selection as a sophomore in 2015…Hudson was 11-3 in 2015 advancing to the Division II semifinals…as a junior was an honorable-mention Division II All-Northeast Inland District selection…set school record for career points scored...coach was Jeff Gough final two seasons and Ron Wright first two years.

Personal: Parents are Tracey and Curt Gonya...has a sister, Haley...major is business.. is the 2019-20 recipient of the Jim and Leighton Holmes Scholarship.