5 Alex LaPiana
5 - Alex LaPiana
Height: 5-9
Weight: 175
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Charlotte Catholic
Position: DB / P
Major: Economics
Activities/Clubs on Campus: Tufts Financial Group, Young Americans for Liberty
Favorite Place on Campus: Houston Hall
Favorite Professional Athlete: Cam Newton
Favorite Pregame Meal: Eggs and bagel with peanut butter
Pregame Superstition: Always tape wrist
gp 9
tk 24.0
sac -
int 2
ffum -

2017 (Junior): In his third season as a starter in the defensive backfield, was sixth on team with 34 tackles, adding three fumble recoveries, a forced fumble and an interception…had the forced fumble and a fumble recovery to go with two PBU’s at Wesleyan…posted a fumble recovery and interception at Colby in 2017…also handled the team’s punting duties in 2017 and averaged 36 yards per kick…NESCAC’s Special Teams Player of the Week on October 1 after averaging 43.2 yards on five punts…was team’s Dr. James J. Ford Special Teams Co-Player of the Year for 2017.

2016 (Sophomore): Took the field in all eight games for the Jumbos during his sophomore season, as the Jumbos played to a 7-1 record and finished in second place in the NESCAC standings...recorded 33 tackles, which was the fifth most on the team...turned in four tackles in the Jumbos season-opening 17-14 win over Wesleyan under the lights...added a tacked to the 12-7 win over Bates and the 41-21 win over Bowdoin...picked up eight tackles in the Jumbos setback to Trinity...added seven tackles to a 27-10 win against Amherst...had a season-high ten tackles in the Jumbos 44-12 win over Colby....finished the season with two tackles against Middlebury as the Jumbos won 48-35...Academic All-NESCAC recipient for 2016.

2015 (Freshman):  Played all eight games for the Jumbos...recorded 37 tackles this season and also had an interception and a forced fumble...a personal season-high nine tackles came in the win over Bates...also forced a fumble in the Bates game...intercepted a pass against Amherst on Oct. 31.

Before Tufts: Played for Charlotte Catholic High School…was a two-time All-Conference selection…also wrestled and ran track and field…was a two-time All-Conference wrestler and a two-time state championship participant......was on the team that was the runner-up in the 4A State Championship for football..was a finalist for the Bronco Nagurski Award...was on the honor roll all four years of high school.

Personal: Son of Suzanne and Joe… is a triplet with brothers Joey (23) and Peter (23).

 

Recent Games
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 17 17
Assists 7 7
Tackles 24.0 24.0
Tackles per game 2.7 2.7
Sacks - -
Sack yards - -
Interceptions 2 2
Returned for touchdown 0 0
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 1 26 26.0 26 0 - -
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 - - - - - 0
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 - - - - - 0
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 - - - - - 0
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 - - - - - 0
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 - - - - - 0
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 7 275 39.3 51 3 2 0 0
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 7 263 37.6 44 3 5 0 0
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 3 109 36.3 45 2 0 0 0
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 5 164 32.8 40 3 0 0 0
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 4 145 36.3 40 0 1 0 0
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 5 175 35.0 49 2 0 0 0
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 7 254 36.3 45 1 1 0 0
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 2 49 24.5 34 1 0 0 0
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 2 41 20.5 33 1 0 0 0
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 1 - - - - 0
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 1 - - - - 0
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 1 - - - - 0
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 1 - - - - 0
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 1 - - - - 0
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 1 - - - - 0
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 1 - - - - 0
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 1 26 - - - 26
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0 -
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 15 at Hamilton W, 29-2 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 0 0 - - -
Sep 22 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 16-13 1 3 4.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Bates W, 47-14 1 0 1.0 - - 1 1 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Bowdoin W, 28-0 2 0 2.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Trinity (Conn.) L, 38-24 3 2 5.0 - - 0 - - - - 1 64 0 - - -
Oct 20 Williams W, 28-21 3 0 3.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Oct 27 at Amherst L, 19-13 3 1 4.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Nov 3 Colby W, 48-0 2 0 2.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Middlebury W, 35-13 1 1 2.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2015-16 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2018-19 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 34 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2015-16 8 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 8 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 9 1 15 1.7 15.0 0 15 - -
2018-19 9 1 26 2.9 26.0 0 26 - -
Total 34 2 41 1.2 20.5 0 26 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2015-16 8 - - - - - - -
2016-17 8 - - - - - - -
2017-18 9 - - - - - - -
2018-19 9 - - - - - - -
Total 34 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2015-16 8 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 8 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 9 - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 9 - - - - - - - 0
Total 34 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2015-16 8 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 8 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 9 48 1728 36.0 58 13 6 3 0
2018-19 9 42 1475 35.1 51 16 9 0 0
Total 34 90 3203 35.6 58 29 15 3 0
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2015-16 8 - - - - 0 .0
2016-17 8 - - - - 0 .0
2017-18 9 15 - - - 15 1.7
2018-19 9 26 - - - 26 2.9
Total 34 41 - - - 41 1.2
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2015-16 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
2016-17 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 0 0.0 0 - - - 0 - - - - 0
2018-19 0 0.0 0 - - - 0 - - - - 0
Total 0 0.0 0 - - - 0 - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2015-16 8 22 15 37.0 4.6 - - 1.5 8 1 - - 1 2 1 1
2016-17 8 23 10 33.0 4.1 - - 1 1 - - - - - 3 -
2017-18 9 24 10 34.0 3.8 - - 0 - 1 2 0 1 0 5 -
2018-19 9 17 7 24.0 2.7 - - 1 1 - - - 2 64 2 -
Total 34 86 42 128.0 3.8 - - 3.5 10 2 2 0 4 66 11 1
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 9 1 26 2.9 26.0 0 26 - -
Conference 9 1 26 2.9 26.0 0 26 - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 1 26 6.5 26.0 0 26 - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 1 26 3.7 26.0 0 26 - -
Losses 2 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 1 26 13.0 26.0 0 26 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 9 - - - - - - -
Conference 9 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - -
Losses 2 - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 9 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 9 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 7 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 2 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 9 42 1475 35.1 51 16 9 0 0
Conference 9 42 1475 35.1 51 16 9 0 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 17 596 35.1 49 8 5 0 0
Away 5 25 879 35.2 51 8 4 0 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 31 1076 34.7 51 15 7 0 0
Losses 2 11 399 36.3 45 1 2 0 0
-
September 3 17 647 38.1 51 8 7 0 0
October 4 21 738 35.1 49 6 2 0 0
November 2 4 90 22.5 34 2 0 0 0
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 9 26 - - - 26 2.9
Conference 9 26 - - - 26 2.9
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 4 26 - - - 26 6.5
Away 5 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 7 26 - - - 26 3.7
Losses 2 - - - - 0 .0
-
September 3 - - - - 0 .0
October 4 - - - - 0 .0
November 2 26 - - - 26 13.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 0 - - - 0 - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 0 - - - 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 0 - - - 0 - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 9 17 7 24.0 2.7 - - 1 1 - - - 2 64 2 -
Conference 9 17 7 24.0 2.7 - - 1 1 - - - 2 64 2 -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 7 3 10.0 2.5 - - 1 1 - - - - - 1 -
Away 5 10 4 14.0 2.8 - - 0 - - - - 2 64 1 -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 7 11 4 15.0 2.1 - - 1 1 - - - 1 0 1 -
Losses 2 6 3 9.0 4.5 - - 0 - - - - 1 64 1 -
-
September 3 3 3 6.0 2.0 - - 1 1 - - - 1 0 - -
October 4 11 3 14.0 3.5 - - 0 - - - - 1 64 2 -
November 2 3 1 4.0 2.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -