37 - Matt Partain
Matt Partain
Height: 5-10
Weight: 176
Year: Senior
Hometown: Libertyville, Ill.
High School: Libertyville
Position: PK
Holy Cross' all-time leader in career extra point percentage (100.0) ... Enters the season with a string of 50 straight extra points made, the second longest streak in school history. 2007: Named first team All-Patriot League ... Played in all 11 games as Holy Cross' top placekicker ... Scored 86 points on the season, hitting 12 of 16 field goals and all 50 of his extra point attempts ... Led the Patriot League in extra point percentage and field goals made, while standing second in scoring ... Ranked 32nd in the nation in field goals made and 36th in scoring ... Tied the Holy Cross single-season records for field goals made and extra point percentage ... Averaged 59.1 yards on 72 kickoffs ... Selected as the Patriot League Special Teams Player of the Week following the Georgetown and Dartmouth games ... Scored 12 points against Georgetown with two field goals and six extra points ... Hit five extra points and two field goals against Dartmouth, including a career-long and school-record 49 yarder ... Totaled two field goals and six extra points at Brown ... Made eight extra points and one field goal at Lehigh ... Placed second on the school single-game list with his eight extra points made against Lehigh ... Hit six straight field goals from Sept. 15-Oct. 6, tying the sixth-longest streak in school history. 2006: Saw action in all 11 games ... Averaged 55.2 yards on 52 kickoffs, while posting two touchbacks. 2005: Played in all 11 games ... Handled the kickoff duties for the Crusaders ... Averaged 52.6 yards on 56 kickoffs, with three touchbacks ... Made two tackles on kickoff coverage. High School: Named first team All-Conference, All-Region and All-Area as a senior, in addition to being an Academic All-State selection ... Made seven of 11 field goals and 36 of 44 extra points in senior year ... Helped team to a perfect 14-0 record and the state championship in 2004 ... Also a member of the soccer, volleyball and swimming teams at Libertyville ... Captain of the volleyball team as a senior, leading the squad to a 29-5 record and the conference and regional titles. Personal: Son of Nathan and Kristine Partain ... Father was an All-America pitcher on the baseball team at Sam Houston State University ... Majoring in Economics.

Partain's Placekicking Statistics
YEAR   GP-GS   1-29   30-39     40+    FG-A    PCT   LG     XP-A   PTS
2005    11-0    0-0     0-0     0-0     0-0    0.0    0      0-0     0
2006    11-0    0-0     0-0     0-0     0-0    0.0    0      0-0     0
2007    11-0    8-9     1-3     3-4   12-16   75.0   49    50-50    86
TOTAL   33-0    8-9     1-3     3-4   12-16   75.0   49    50-50    86