Garnet & Black Spring Game Set for April 13
Game will be televised on ESPN
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Senior who serves as the holder on placements... also has been the No. 2 punter on the squad... will compete with senior Tyler Hull for those duties again in the spring... has punted twice in his career.
2013: Junior who served as the holder on placements for the first time in his career... a key part of the unit that helped freshman kicker Elliott Fry convert 15-of-18 field goals and 54-of-55 extra point attempts... also served as the backup punter but was not called upon to kick during the season... recognized as the Jim Carlen Special Teams Player of the Spring at the 2013 Garnet & Black Spring Game.
2012: Redshirt sophomore punter... served as a backup to Tyler Hull... saw action against East Carolina and Florida... averaged 35.0 yards on three punts with a long of 47... one of his punts was inside the 20.
2011: Competed with Joey Scribner-Howard for the starting punting chores in fall camp... fell short in that position battle and did not see any game time action.
2010: Redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Handled the kicking duties at Burns High School in Lawndale, N.C., graduating in 2010... played for coach Matt Beam... was a three-year starter for the Bulldogs... had mono as a senior which kept him sidelined for five weeks... also played soccer... considered a two-star prospect by both Rivals.com and Scout.com... considered the nation's 23rd-best kicker by Rivals.com... selected Carolina over Duke, Illinois and Gardner-Webb.
PERSONAL: Patrick Fish was born August 21, 1991... is a sport and entertainment management major... father, Woody Fish, is a former head football coach at Gardner-Webb.