Veteran safety overcame a serious knee injury to earn Second Team All-MAAC honors last season ... is the Dukes' second-leading returning tackler (behind MLB Harry Carter) ... was named a team co-captain in the spring
As a junior (2002): Led the secondary and finished fourth on the team with 70 tackles (40 solo) in earning Second Team All-MAAC honors ... also posted two tackles for loss, forced two fumbles and recovered one fumble ... picked off passes versus Marist and at Canisius, giving him four career picks ... posted a career-high 12 tackles (nine solo) and forced a fumble in the ECAC Classic at Albany ... also totaled 11 tackles vs. Bucknell and 10 vs. Lafayette ... helped DU limit opposing passers to 40.6 percent completion rate and just five TDs as the Dukes finished the season ranked No. 2 nationally in pass and pass efficiency defense
As a junior (2001-medical redshirt): Tore his ACL in the season-opener vs. VMI and was granted a medical hardship season
As a sophomore (2000): Started eight of 11 games at strong safety ... his only non-starts came when the Dukes began the game in a four linebacker set ... finished eighth on the team with 43 tackles (28 solo) ... forced one fumble and recovered two others ... picked off a pair of passes ... returned his first collegiate interception 22 yards vs. Iona and added a 13-yard return the next week at St. Peter's ... recorded a career-high 10 tackles at Bucknell ... added six tackles each vs. Fairfield, Marist and Lafayette
As a freshman (1999): Saw limited action in the defensive backfield ... recorded one pass break up
Personal: Full name is Timothy K. Pichette ... major: biology ... date of birth: 6/23/81.