Erik Schweiss
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    Erik Schweiss

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Monument, CO

    High School:
    Lewis Palmer

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 185

    Position:
    SPC

    2010 (Freshman) - Played in four games ... saw action against Northwestern State, Colorado State, San Diego State and New Mexico ... played as a kickoff specialist ... had seven kickoffs for 464 yards.

    High School - Lettered three years in football and lacrosse ... was an all-conference performer in football ... named all-state in lacrosse ... high school football coach was Tony Romano.

    Personal - Son of Chuck and Susan Schweiss ... has a younger sister ... his father is a 1982 graduate and his mother is a 1983 graduate of the Air Force Academy ... both parents are retired from the Air Force ... his father, a former F-16 pilot, is an assistant coach of the Air Force men's gymnastics team ... majoring in computer science ... minor is German ... member of cadet squadron 13 ... on the commandant's list for military excellence and the athletic's list as a freshman ... this past summer, completed Combat Survival Training, Global Engagement and Cyber and also took a chemistry class ... listens to the Zac Brown Band before games ... favorite book is Illusions by Richard Bach ... something not many people know about him is that he likes to go on long runs of 20 or more miles ... greatest moment in sports was kicking the game-winning field goal his sophomore year in high school on homecoming night ... hobbies are running, hiking and fishing ... favorite NFL team is the Green Bay Packers ... favorite player is Packers' kicker Mason Crosby ... long-term goal is to go to graduate school and then become a cyber officer or get into the special operations career field.

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