32 - Roman SanDoval
Roman SanDoval
Height: 5-10
Weight: 216
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Allison Park, Pa.
High School: Shady Side Academy
Position: LB

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR IN 2012:
• Served as one of Holy Cross’ captains.
• Saw action in nine games, starting seven.
• Ranked second on the team with 75 total tackles on the season, including 62 solo stops, three sacks and five tackles for loss.
• Broke up two passes on the year.
• Ranked eighth in the Patriot League in tackles and 16th in sacks.
• Placed 10th in the nation in solo tackles and 78th in total tackles.
• Led the team in tackles three times, while reaching double figures in tackles four times.
• Made a season-high 14 tackles against Dartmouth, including a quarterback sack and two tackles for loss.
• Totaled 13 tackles with one tackle for loss against New Hampshire.
• Recorded a team-best 13 total tackles at Colgate.
• Had 11 tackles and a pass breakup against Fordham.
• Posted nine tackles, a sack and a pass breakup at Lafayette.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2011:
• Played in the first three games of the year at linebacker, with one start.
• Missed the rest of the season due to injury, receiving a medical redshirt.
• Totaled 15 tackles, one sack and two tackles for loss on the year.
• Led the team with nine tackles in the victory over Harvard.
• Posted five tackles and a sack in the win over Colgate.
• Had a tackle for loss against Massachusetts.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010:
• Saw action in all 11 games, earning his first career start at Harvard.
• Recorded 34 total tackles on the season, including 21 solo stops and one tackle for loss.
• Totaled 11 tackles at Massachusetts, including eight solo stops.
• Made 11 total tackles in the contest at Harvard.
• Posted six solo tackles at Georgetown, including a tackle for loss.
• Had a pair of tackles in the victory over Howard.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009:
• Played in 10 games, as a backup linebacker and on special teams.
• Totaled six tackles on the season.
• Made two solo tackles at Brown.
• Had a pair of tackles against Sacred Heart.
• Also recorded tackles against Northeastern and Villanova.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played for head coach Dave Havern at Shady Side Academy.
• Served as team captain during his junior and senior seasons.
• Two-time first team All-Allegheny Conference selection.
• Led team to the Allegheny Conference title and an undefeated record as a senior.
• Also a member of the varsity wrestling and track teams at Shady Side.
• Won the Pennsylvania state wrestling title at 189 pounds as a junior.
• Led wrestling team to the state championship in junior season, and a state runner-up finish as a senior.

PERSONAL:
• Son of Ricardo and Carolyn SanDoval.
• Has three brothers (Ric, Nic and Nino).
• Brother, Ric, was an All-Ivy League linebacker at Penn.
• Brother, Nic, played football at St. Francis (Pa.).
• Brother, Nino, was on the wrestling team at Franklin & Marshall.
• Majoring in Mathematics.

 

SANDOVAL'S DEFENSIVE STATISTICS
YEAR GP-GS UT AT TT SACK TFL INT PBU
2009 10-0 4 2 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0
2010 11-1 21 13 34 0-0 1-1 0-0 0
2011 3-1 11 4 15 1-1 2-2 0-0 0
2012 9-7 62 13 75 3-24 5-27 0-0 2
TOTAL 33-9 98
32
130
4-25
8-30
0-0 2