8 - Nick Olivero
Nick Olivero
Height: 5-10
Weight: 178
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fairfax, Va.
High School: W.T. Woodson
Position: DB

2007: Started all ten games for the Cardinals...Named first team All-ODAC...Third team All-South Region selection by d3football.com...Led the ODAC in interceptions with six including three in a game versus Emory & Henry...Third leading defensive player on the squad with 44 solo and 29 assisted tackles for a total of 73...Had 3.5 tackles for a loss of four yards...Broke up seven pass plays...Led Cards in punt returns with 24 on the season totaling 285 yards giving him an 11.9 per return average...Scored returned punts for TD's against McDaniel and Franklin & Marshall...Had a long return of 88 yards at McDaniel...Returned 16 kickoffs for 332 yards and a 20.8-yard average...Holds CUA record for most yards on punt returns in a season with 285. 2006: Only player to start both ways in all ten games of the season...Named first team All-ODAC...Led the Cards in rushing with 280 yards in 73 carries and four touchdowns with a long run of 25 yards...Had four catches for 23 yards...Scored a pair of TD's against Hampden Sydney on 10/21...Led CUA with three interceptions for 14 yards on the season...Notched 21 solo and 14 assisted tackles with four for a loss of 23 yards...Broke up five pass plays...Named team MVP.  2005: Started in nine of ten games played...Had 41 solo tackles and 31 assisted for a total of 56.5...1.5 tackles for a loss of six yards...Five interceptions on the season totaling 108 yards, long of 85 came against Emory and Henry on 10/29 for the touchdown.  Personal: Son of Jose and Donna...Sociology major...Team captain.

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