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Frank Raggo
Player Profile:
Frank Raggo 1871868
Position: Kicker
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 190
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Randolph, N.J.
High School: Randolph
Major: MBA/Marketing
Experience: 3 Letters

AT DELAWARE
Fifth-year team member as a redshirt senior kicker • one of the top returning kick specialists in the Colonial Athletic Association • will serve as backup on kickoffs and punts to sophomore Jake Roth and redshirt freshman Mark Bonnie • has good leg strength and a good demeanor • has played in 33 career games and converted 74 of 75 extra points (.986).

2017 SEASON
Handled the placekicking duties for the Blue Hens for the third year in a row • went a perfect 28 for 28 on extra point attempts throughout the season for the season in a row • hit a season high six extra-points during the homecoming game vs. Richmond • hit a career high 11 field goal attempts over the course of the season • kicked his season and career long field goal vs. James Madison by putting it through the uprights from 55 yards out • hit three field goals from more than 45 yards out during the season • was perfect on field goal attempts from more the 40 yards out • set a career high in points during the season with 61 • named to the 2nd Team All-CAA • named CAA Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance vs Stony Brook. 

2016 SEASON
Among the top placekickers in the CAA as a second-year regular as a redshirt sophomore • handled all extra point and field goal attempts for Delaware and was backup on kickoffs and punts (did not see action) • team's leading scorer for second straight year with a career-high 54 points • was perfect on all 30 extra point attempts and made 8 of 11 field goal attempts, good for a .727 success rate • one only five CAA kickers to make all of his extra point attempts and ranked No. 5 in the league in field goal percentage and No. 6 in kick scoring (4.9 points per game) • converted all eight extra point attempts in season opener vs. Delaware State and went 4 for 4 vs. Albany • kicked a field goal in each of his final six games of the season, going an impressive 7 for 8 to finish out the year • had season-high two field goals vs. Towson • kicked season-long 43-yarder vs. Lafayette and had a 41-yard field goal vs. William & Mary • scored a season-high eight points each vs. Delaware State and Towson • Blue Hen Touchdown Club Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Stony Brook and Towson • named to CAA Academic All-Conference team.

2015 SEASON
Took over placekicking duties as a redshirt freshman and was a solid contributor to the offense • team's leading scorer with 46 points • converted 16 of 17 (.941) extra points and 10 of 16 (.625) field goals on the season • ranked No. 4 in the CAA in field goals per game (1.00/37th in NCAA), No. 7 in field goal pct. (.625), and No. 6 in kick scoring (4.6 points per game) • converted his first nine extra points of the season before only miss of year vs. New Hampshire • converted first six field goal attempts of season before a miss against Villanova • went 4 for 4 on field goals in 19-9 win over Lafayette and accounted for 13 points • four field goals tied a UD single game record done four other times and set a new UD freshman standard • 10 total field goals for the season was also a UD freshman mark • 13 points was the fifth highest single game total in UD annals • 45-yard kick vs. Lafayette was his season-long • also kicked two field goals each vs. Villanova and Albany • biggest kick of the season came in 24-23 win over William & Mary when his 29-yarder as time expired won the game • No. 3 on the depth chart for kickoffs but did not attempt at kick all season as Kevin McLaughlin and Erik Martinez handled duties • earned Blue Hen Touchdown Club Special Teams Player of the Week award vs. Lafayette • kicked an extra point and converted a 34-yard field goal in Blue-White spring game in May • capped an outstanding spring session that saw him earn the Blue Hen Touchdown Club Most Improved Special Teams Player award.

2014 SEASON
Did not see game action and retained freshman eligibility • after suffering injury in pre-season, returned to action during the season and was backup to starter Garrett Greenway • lone specialist in 2014 recruiting class.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year starting kicker at Randolph High School for head coach Joe Lusardi • also a three-year starter at punter • team captain • earned All-State Group 4 honors as a senior • first team all-conference each of his final three seasons and an all-county pick twice • team's Defensive Player of the Year his senior year in 2013 • led team to 10-1 record and the state title as a freshman in 2010 • led team to four-year mark of 26-15-1 • kicked 13 career field goals, including four of 40+ yards, and booted 52 touchbacks, including 23 as a senior • was 101 of 112 on extra points, including 30 for 30 accuracy as a senior • averaged 30.0 yards per punt as a sophomore but improved to 37.0 as a junior and 37.7 as a senior • had career-best 77-yard punt as a senior • honor roll student.

PERSONAL
Frank Raggo (“rag-oh”) IV • honor student • earned marketing degree at Delaware and is currently enrolled in MBA program • born Dec. 11, 1995 • son of Frank and Marjorie Raggo • father is a video editor for NBC Universal TV • mother is a freelance TV producer for NBC Universal • hobbies include soccer and being a disc jockey • father played two years of soccer at Marist • grandfather, Julio Mazzei, was head coach of the New York Cosmos and star Pele of the NASL • inducted as a scholar-athlete into the Morris County Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year G PAT-Att.
FG-FGA
 Long
Points
2017  11 28-28 11-15 55 61
2016 11 30-30 8-11 43 54
2015 11 16-17 10-16 45 46
TOTALS 33 74-75 19-42
55 161

CAREER-HIGHS
PAT: 8 vs. Delaware State, 2016
Field Goals: 4 vs. Lafayette, 2015
Points:
13 vs. Lafayette, 2015

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