98  Chris Merkle
Chris Merkle


Nutley, N.J.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 242


Arts & Sciences

Recorded 5 tackles vs. UMass (9/23)...

Made a total of 8 tackles and a forced fumble in first win of the season against Bucknell (9/10)... tallied five tackles versus Georgetown (9/24)...recorded 6 tackles, 2 for loss versus Monmouth (10/1)...game high 11 tackles, 1 for loss, forced a fumble and had 1 pass break up versus Sacred Heart (10/22)...made 4 tackles, 3 for a loss in win over Robert Morris (10/29)...tallied 4 tackles 1 for a loss with a sack and 1 pass break up in win over Wanger (11/5)...Recorded five tackles and a sack to help Stony Brook capture its first NEC championship with a win over CCSU (11/12) . . .made 13 total tackles in loss to Marist (11/19)...

High School:
Four-year letterwinner for the Nutley High Raiders...recorded a total of 370 career tackles...totaled 147 tackes, six sacks and one interception as a senior en route to garnering all-league, all-county and all-state honors...named all-league, all-county and all-state as a junior.

Paw Prints:
Christopher Charles Merkle...born April 27, 1987...son of Nancy and Kevin Merkle...brother of Karly, Kevin and Craig.