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Chad VanderMolen
Chad VanderMolen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Garden Grove, Calif.

Last College:
Tulsa

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 166

Position:
K

Experience:
2L


10/25/2011

Fairchild considered pulling redshirt off tackle Frieler

Head coach's weekly press conference transcript

10/22/2011

Rams Struggle in 31-17 Loss at UTEP

Momo Thomas scored a touchdown after intercepting UTEP quarterback Nick Lamaison.

2011 (Senior): A reserve specialist to begin the year, took over placement duties halfway through the season, and played in seven games...Connected on 6-of-8 field-goal attempts and all 11 PATs...Also kicked off twice, with one touchback...Made his season debut in loss vs. No. 5 Boise State (Oct. 15), replacing an injured Ben DeLine on a kickoff...The following week in loss at UTEP (Oct. 22), replaced DeLine again (coach decision) on a kickoff, and recorded the first five points of his career, on two PAT kicks and a 22-yard field goal, his first NCAA FG attempt...Remained the Rams' primary placement kicker in loss at UNLV (Oct. 29), connecting on game-tying and go-ahead field goals in the second quarter, including a 40-yarder, but hitting an upright on a 47-yard attempt...In college finale, vs. Wyoming (Dec. 3), hit two first-half FGs, including a key, 44-yard attempt extended 15 yards by a Rams personal foul.

2010 (Junior): Saw action in two games...Delivered an onside kick at Miami-Ohio (Sept. 18), then took two conventional kickoffs at San Diego State (Nov. 6); also against Aztecs, held for one placement, filling in for normal holder Matt Yemm (injury).

2009 (Sophomore): Played in nine games...Totaled two touchbacks on 32 kickoffs...Shared kickoff duties with Ben DeLine in Games 2-3, then handled the majority of kickoffs over the season's final seven contests.

2008 (Freshman): Enrolled at CSU and took part in the Rams' spring practices; did not play as a varsity reserve.

2007: Redshirted at the University of Tulsa as a true freshman.

High School: Helped Pacifica High School in Garden Grove, Calif., to a league championship as a senior...Earned all-conference honors...Also was a captain for the Mariners' soccer team.

Personal: Given name Chad Kyler VanderMolen...Born Jan. 10, 1989, in Los Alamitos, Calif. ...Son of Jack and Hydee VanderMolen...Has one brother and one sister...In June before the '11 season, assisted at a youth football clinic in Windsor, Colo., for kids ages 8-12...In February before 2011 spring practice, spoke to students at Olander School about good sportsmanship, working together and being motivated...Also before 2011 spring practice, spent an afternoon at the Boys & Girls Club of Larimer County, helping kids with after-school programs...Brought smiles and a good time to elderly patients struggling to overcome surgeries and other health issues, at the Lemay Health and Rehab Facility in February before the '10 season...For a week during the summer of 2010, helped struggling students with reading at Tavelli Elementary in Fort Collins...Majoring in liberal arts...Hometown: Garden Grove, Calif.

Division I career statistics

FIELD GOALS

XPTS

KICKOFFS

Year

School

GP

Att

Made

Pct

Lg

Blkd

Att

Made

Pct

Points

No

TB

Pct

2009

Colorado State (so.)

9

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

0

32

2

6.3

2010

Colorado State (jr.)

2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

0

0.0

2011

Colorado State (sr.)

7

8

6

75.0

44

0

11

11

100.0

29

2

1

50.0

Career totals (four years)

18

8

6

75.0

44

0

11

11

100.0

29

37

3

8.1

Field goals

Total

By distance...

Year

School

M

A

Pct

1-19

20-29

30-39

40-49

50+

2011

Colorado State (sr.)

3

4

75.0

0

-

0

-

2

-

2

50.0

0

-

0

0.0

1

-

2

50.0

0

-

0

-

Career totals (four years)

6

8

75.0

0

-

0

-

4

-

4

100.0

0

-

1

0.0

2

-

3

66.7

0

-

0

-

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