Freshmen and first-year transfers eligible for recognition
2014 A first-year contributor, Lekacz has participated as a placekicker and kickoff specialist... Saw action in five games during first half of season... Missed lone FG attempt from 40 yards vs. Temple in opener.
High School As senior, named All-Area after helping Glenbard West to 11-2 record and second round of 7A state playoffs... As junior, earned All-Area recognition after kicking game-winning field goals in playoffs and state championship game... Nearly 80 percent of kickoffs resulted in touchbacks... High academic achiever.
Personal Hayden Bernard Lekacz... Majoring in Economics... Born Oct. 23, 1985... Son of Eric and Patricia Lekacz... Dad is corporate executive VP... Prep teammate of current Vanderbilt TE Nathan Marcus.