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Will Bettridge

175 lbs.
Miami, Fla.
Gulliver Prep
High School
Will Bettridge - Football - Virginia Cavaliers

2023 Named to the ACC All-Academic Team. 2022 – Named the team’s Special Teams Rookie of the Year at the program’s annual awards banquet … Academic All-ACC … ACC Academic Honor Roll

2023 – Went 2-3 in field goal attempts converting from 30 and 40 yards against Tennessee, improves 4-5 from 40 or more yards in his career… 2022 – Appeared in seven games as a true freshman … was 7-for-10 on field goals with a long of 47 against Louisville on Oct. 8 … was 12-14 on extra point attempts … was two field goals shy of tying UVA’s freshman record held by Wayne Morrison (1979) … made his collegiate debut at Syracuse (9/23) by making an extra point on UVA’s first touchdown … successful on his first collegiate field goal attempt, a 34-yard at Duke (Oct. 1) … . 47-yard field goal against Louisville was s the longest field goal by a UVA kicker in 2022 and the longest since Brian Delaney kicked a 48-yarder against Virginia Tech in 2019 … connected on all four of his field goal attempts (27, 24, 41, 41) against Miami (Oct. 29), the first UVA kicker with four field goals in a game since Ian Frye against Miami in 2015.

Played at Gulliver Prep, where he kicked for head coach and former UVA linebacker Earl Sims… ranked the No. 1 kicker in the country by Kornblue Kicking… ranked No. 3 kicker according to 247Sports … five-star kicker and ranked sixth in the nation by Kohl’s Kicking … made 31-of-43 career field goal attempts, including a career-best 54-yard attempt, and was 148-for-159 on PAT attempts according to Max Preps … also handled the punting duties at Gulliver Prep… attended Kohl’s National Scholarship Camp in 2021 … named to MaxPreps preseason All-State team … GP went 9-2 as a senior and reached the regional finals of state 4A tournament … Kicked a 51-yarder in his final season against Cardinal Newman… also played basketball and baseball at GP … enrolled in UVA’s College of Arts and Sciences.