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Ian Frye

200 lbs.
Bristol, Va.
Virginia HS
High School / Club
Ian Frye - Football - Virginia Cavaliers

Finished career No. 4 all-time in the UVA annals with 45 made field goals … finished his career No. 7 all-time in program history with 218 career points.

– – Lou Groza Award preseason watch list … Phil Steele preseason second-team All-ACC … Athlon Sports preseason fourth-team All-ACC. 2014 – Lou Groza Award semifinalist … Touchdown Club of Richmond’s Co-Specialist of the Year … All-ACC second-team … All-ACC Coaches second-team … Orange Bowl Courage Award nominee … Phil Steele Midseason All-ACC second-team.


2015 – Named by the UVA coaches the special teams player of the week for the UCLA, Syracuse, Georgia Tech and Miami games … was a perfect 3-of-3 at No. 13 UCLA with kicks of 42, 31 and 19 yards … made kicks of 33 and 26 yards at Pitt … booted a 25-yard field goal as time expired to send the contest with Syracuse into overtime … made two PATs in UVA’s three-overtime win and was named the team’s special teams player of the game for his efforts … connected on both his attempts at North Carolina … made kicks of 35 and 26 against the Tar Heels … went 2-of-2 on his field goal attempts against Georgia Tech, hitting from 19 and 24 yards … named ACC Specialist of the Week on Nov. 9 after going 4-of-4 on his field goal attempts at Miami … hit from 25, 48, 36 and 47 against the Hurricanes … was 1-of-2 on field goals at Louisville … his make of 46 yards came as the first half came to a close … was 6-of-6 on PATs against Duke in a game UVA did not attempt any field goals … was 2-of-3 with makes of 42 and 42 against Virginia Tech in the season finale. 2014 – Finished the regular season ranked No. 2 in the ACC and No. 6 in the nation with 22 field goals … twice named a Lou Groza Star of the Week … twice named ACC Specialist of the Week … booted UVa’s third-longest game-winning field goal in program history when his 42-yard kick lifted the Cavaliers over No. 21 Louisville … named the College Football Performance Awards National Specialist of the Week after the Louisville win … finished the season 22-of-27 on field goal attempts with misses from 46, 48, 50, 53 and 50 … No. 2 all-time at UVa for made field goals (22) in a season … tallied 100 points on 22 field goals and 34 extra points, which ranks No. 6 all-time at UVa for most points scored in a season … kicked a career-high four field goals at No. 21 BYU, including a 46-yarder in the second half after knowing his father suffered a heart attack in the stands in the first half. 2013 – Appeared in four games before suffering an injury … Appeared in three games this season handling UVa’s primary kick off duties … connected on a career-long 53-yard field goal against BYU which tied for the third-longest make in UVa history … made a 37-yard field goal against Oregon … kicked 32-yard field goal against Pitt … was 10-of-10 on PAT attempts … missed his long FG attempt of the season against VMI … also handled kickoff duties until injury occured at Pitt. 2012 – Appeared in all 12 games handling UVa’s primary kick off duties … was 3-of-5 on field goal attempts … made his first collegiate field goal against Maryland (20 yards) … also made a 22-yard field goal … connected on a career-long 30-yard field goal against Wake Forest … registered 22 touchbacks on 48 kick-offs … averaged 62.0 yards per kickoff. 2011 – Redshirted … dressed for the William & Mary, Southern Miss, Idaho, Georgia Tech, NC State, Duke and Virginia Tech games … also dressed for the Chick-fil-A Bowl.

A 2011 graduate of Virginia High School in Bristol … four-year letterwinner as a placekicker and punter … VHSL first-team All-State Group A honoree … VHSL All-Region D … first-team All-Clinch Mountain District … 95 percent of his kickoffs in 2010 went for touchbacks … nominated for the Pappy Thompson Award in 2011 … nominated for the VHSL Scholarship Award … selected to the Southwest Virginia/Northeast Tennessee All Star Game … selected to Bristol Herald Courier All-Area Team … also lettered three seasons in soccer as a center midfielder … senior class president … junior class vice-president … member of the National Honor Society … Beta Club, PTA Award and Honor Roll member … involved in various community activities including Citizens in Action Community Service Program … son of Mark and Dana Frye … father Mark played soccer at King College … mother Dana played tennis at King College … sister Kirsten plays soccer at Agnes Scott College … second cousin Ray Easterling played football at Richmond and with the Atlanta Falcons … graduated in May 2015 with a degree in studio art.