97 - Jon Mollerup Position: Place-Kicker
    Class: r-Senior
    Height: 5-11
    Weight: 205
    High School: Stuarts Draft H.S.
    Hometown: Lyndhurst, Va.
     
    photo         Handled all Tech's kickoff duties last season ... Is expected to resume those duties again in 2002 ... Possesses a strong leg and has good range ... Missed 2002 spring practice following arthroscopic surgery on his left knee ... Will be ready to go when practice opens in August ... Lost out for the starting place-kicking and kickoff duties in 2000 after a close preseason battle with Carter Warley ... Saw brief action in two varsity games that season ... Has the ability to step in as the kicker if needed ...

    2001: Had 68 kickoffs on the year with 29 touchbacks ... Also had a solo tackle ... Had six touchbacks on nine kickoffs at Rutgers ... Posted another strong game against UCF, recording five touchbacks ... Had four kickoffs against Syracuse, two of which were touchbacks ... Recorded three touchbacks on seven kickoffs against Temple ... Had a touchback on five kickoffs at Virginia ... Had five kickoffs against top-ranked Miami, putting two into the end zone ... Registered a 450-pound back squat during strength and conditioning testing ... Was sidelined by a knee injury during the spring ...

    2000: Was 8 of 13 on field goal attempts during two preseason scrimmages ... Got an opportunity for one kickoff in games against Akron and Central Florida ... Made all six of his extra point kicks in a 49-0 jayvee win over Fork Union ... Made field goals of 46, 37 and 25 yards in another jayvee win against Hargrave ... Topped the specialists with a 425-pound back squat during spring testing ... Booted field goals of 40, 42 and 52 yards during spring scrimmages ... Hit the crossbar on a 58-yard try ... Connected on a 52-yard field goal and made his only PAT attempt during the Maroon-White game ...

    1999: Saw action in both jayvee games as kicker ... Booted four extra points in a win over Fork Union ... Added three PATs in a victory against Hargrave ... Made field goals from 19 and 31 yards in one of Tech's spring scrimmages ... Connected on a 52-yard field goal in another spring outing ... Kicked an extra point in the spring game ... Missed his only field goal attempt in that game from 45 yards out ...

    1998: Joined the team as a walk-on ... Went through winter workouts and spring practice ...

    High School: Was a punter and place-kicker for Tom Goforth at Stuarts Draft High ... Connected on three of his six field goal tries as a senior and 12 of his 15 extra point kicks ... His longest field goal was from 44 yards out ... Averaged 42 yards per punt ... Won first-team all-district and all-region honors ... Also earned letters in soccer, golf, tennis and basketball ... Helped the soccer team to the state finals ... A member of the National Honor Society ... Taught English as a second language in Slovakia through a church missions trip ... A registered U.S. soccer referee for community soccer leagues and clubs ... U.S. Army National Scholar Athlete ...

    Personal: Jonathan Richard Mollerup ... Born 11/15/79 in Wilmington, DE ... Son of Richard and Donna Mollerup ... Studying civil engineering.

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