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Mark Troyan
Mark Troyan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ford City, Pa.

High School:
Ford City

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 195

Position:
Placekicker

Birthdate:
09/07/1986



2007 First Team All-MAAC
2006 Don Hansen Honorable Mention FCS Mid-Major All-American
2005 Second Team All-MAAC

Record-setting three-year starter holds school career marks for points by a kicker (186), most field goals in season (12 in 2007) and most field goals in a career (32) ... his 32 career field goals rank sixth among all FCS returnees ... has also tied the record for field goals in a game twice (three on two occasions) ... owns two of the six longest field goals in school history ... his 91 career PATs are on pace to break the school record of 102 set by Earl Bellisario from 2000-02 ... has connected on 72.7 percent of his field goal attempts (32-of-44), including 12-of-13 last year ... enters his senior year with a streak of seven consecutive field goals made ... did not miss from inside the 40 last season (12-of-12).

as a junior (2007):
Led the team in scoring with 65 points ... made good on 12-of-13 field goal attempts with the lone miss coming from 41 yards at Sacred Heart ... added 29-of-33 PATs ... had at least one field goal in nine of 10 games ... broke the school career field goal record (was 23) with his first of a school record-tying three field goals in DU's 30-23 overtime win at Sacred Heart in week three ... finished the SHU game with 12 points ... totaled nine points (six PATs and a field goal) in the 51-8 win over La Salle ... kicked a season-long 39-yard field goal in the opener against Bucknell ... had three other field goals of 35 yards or more ... named first team All-MAAC.

as a sophomore (2006):
Finished second on the team in scoring with 61 points ... converted 10-of-17 field goal attempts and 31-of-33 extra point attempts ... tied the school record for field goals in a season for the second-straight year ... was named honorable mention All-American by Don Hansen ... kicked at least one field goal in six of 10 games ... had two field goals in a game four times ... converted his first 22 extra point attempts of the season ... bounced back from a season-opening 0-of-3 performance at Bucknell to kick six field goals in a row over the next four games ... included in that stretch was a 42-yarder at Robert Morris and a 44-yarder against Saint Francis, Pa. ... kicked a career-best 46-yarder in the first half versus Marist ... the kick was one yard shy of the school record ... scored 11 points in the 41-10 win over Saint Francis and 10 in the 40-10 win over Marist ... five of his 10 field goals were 35 yards or longer.

as a freshman (2005):
Led the team in scoring with 60 points in earning second team all-league honors ... tied the school record with three field goals (36, 25, 36) the first time he took the field as a college player in the season opener versus Robert Morris ... made good on his first six career field goal attempts over the Dukes' first four games ... converted 10-of-14 field goal attempts and 30-of-32 PATs on the season ... had five field goals of 35 yards or more ... also tied the school record for field goals in a season with 10 ... hit from 20 and 40 yards out at Columbia ... tied the school record for PATs in a game in going 8-of-8 in a 56-14 win over La Salle.

personal:
Major: economics ... date of birth: 9/7/86.

Troyan's Career Statistics
Kicking
Year      G/GS   Fgm-Fga   Pct   Lng    PAT   Points
2005     10/10    10-14   .714    40   30-32    60
2006      10/9    10-17   .588    46   31-33    61
2007     10/10    12-13   .923    39   29-33    65
Totals   30/29    32-44   .727    46   90-98   186
Field Goal Attempts by Year
Freshman - Robert Morris (36), (25), (36); Fordham (21); Columbia (20), (40); at Georgetown 40; Saint Peter's (24); at Marist 32, (20); at Iona 32, (37); at Saint Francis 43, (39).
Sophomore - at Bucknell 29, 26, 38; at Robert Morris (27), (42); Saint Francis (36), (44); Sacred Heart (37); West Liberty State (24), 21, (25); at Saint Peter's 43; Marist (46), (22); Iona 46; La Salle (25), 25.
Junior - Bucknell (33), (39); at Brown (35); at Sacred Heart (26), (25), 41, (35); Frostburg State (35); at Marist (24); at Saint Francis (25); Robert Morris (23); at Iona (36); La Salle (23).
* - ( ) indicates field goal made
Field Goals by Distance
Year	20-29	30-39	40-49	50+
2005	5-5	4-6	1-3	0-0
2006	5-9	2-3	3-5	0-0
2007	6-6	6-6	0-1	0-0
Totals	16-20	12-15	4-9	0-0

Most Career Field Goals by FCS Returnees Player, School No Gavin Hallford, Jacksonville State, Sr. 43 Blake Bercegeay, McNeese State, Sr. 42 Robbie Dehaze, Northern Arizona, Sr. 40 Andrew Wilcox, Elon, Sr. 37 Brian Palmer, Youngstown State, Sr. 33 MARK TROYAN, DUQUESNE, Sr. 32 Taylor Rowan, Western Illinois, Sr. 31 Shawn Bibeau, North Dakota State, Jr. 30 Cory Long, Stephen F. Austin, Sr. 30 2008 class listed

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