|Height:||6-4||Previous Team:||Stratford H.S.|
AS A BULLDOG: Took on a considerably larger role with UMD’s first line of defense last fall -- secured a starting left end appointment in just under half (six, including the first five in a row) of the club’s 14 outings ... responded to that added responsibility with a 28-tackle season .... registered one of UMD’s seven blocked kicks in 2011 (a field goal try at Wayne State College on Sept. 17) ... was among 13 Bulldogs who were 2011 NSIC All-Academic Team picks ... backed up left end Joe Akey two years year ago and closed out the season with 13 total tackles and a pair of sacks ... got his hands on an errant Central Washington pass in the 2010 season opener for his first collegiate interception ... was redshirted as a first-year freshman in 2009 ... is the younger brother of UMD strength and conditioning coach Matt Bauman. COLLEGIATE HIGHS: Total Tackles - 7 vs MSU-Moorhead (10/1/11). Sacks - 1.0 vs. Wayne State College (9/18/10) and Bemidji State (9/25/10). Tackles For Loss - 1.0 (4 Times). BEFORE UMD: Reigned as the leading tackler for Stratford High School during his senior year … was chosen to the All-Marawood Conference team while captaining the Tigers in 2008 … earned second team All-Conference recognition as a sophomore defensive end … was part of three state championship teams … played under head coach Cal Tackes … spent four seasons with the Tigers’ wrestling team, corralling one all-conference selection.