Luke DiFrancesco
  • Height:
    5-11
  • Weight:
    185
  • Year:
    Sr.
  • Hometown:
    Johnstown, Pa.
  • High School:
    Bishop McCort
  • Position:
    WR
  • Major:
    Biomedical Engineering
  • gp
    12
  • yds
    259
  • yds/g
    21.6
  • td
    3

Senior (2017): Returned from an injury his junior year to play in all 12 games his senior campaign, including eight in a starting role… Finished the year with 17 catches for 259 yards and three touchdowns… Caught a season-high three passes for 45 yards against Carnegie Mellon on November 11… Collected a 24-yard touchdown catch during the team’s NCAA Playoff game against top-ranked Mount Union… Also caught touchdowns against Saint Vincent and Westminster… Has played in 32 games over his career, catching 64 passes for 843 yards and six touchdowns.

Junior (2016): Missed the entire 2016 season due to injury.

Sophomore (2015): Played in all 10 games for the Spartans during his sophomore year… finished the season with 16 receptions for 325 yards and a pair of touchdowns… tallied a pair of catches for 78 yards and a touchdown against St. Vincent on September 19th… Had a career-long 65-yard touchdown catch against Thiel on September 26th.

Freshman (2014): Played in all 10 games during the campaign, making four starts…tied for the team lead with 31 receptions during the year, and fifth among CWRU players with 259 receiving yards…named the UAA Offensive Player of the Week after catching the game-winning 23-yard touchdown pass with 1:08 remaining, his first career score, in a win over Thiel on September 27…finished the game with four receptions and a season-high 75 yards.

Personal: Earned three varsity letters in football as well as two in basketball and one in tennis at Bishop McCort High School…named to All-Pennsylvania Second Team in 2012…All-Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference in 2013…high honor roll student…son of Matthew and Anne DiFrancesco.

Recent Games
Oct 21 at Geneva W, 45-7
Oct 28 Washington (Mo.) W, 45-28
Nov 4 Westminster (Pa.) W, 41-10
Nov 11 at Carnegie Mellon W, 41-34
Nov 18 at Ill. Wesleyan W, 28-0
Nov 25 at Mount Union L, 45-16
Statistics category Overall Conf
Receptions 17 14
Yards 259 220
Yards per game 21.6 27.5
Yards per catch 15.2 15.7
Touchdowns 3 2
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 2 at Chicago W, 34-14 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Grove City W, 42-10 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Waynesburg W, 56-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at St. Vincent W, 35-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Bethany (W.V.) W, 33-3 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Thiel W, 63-28 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Geneva W, 45-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Washington (Mo.) W, 45-28 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Westminster (Pa.) W, 41-10 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Carnegie Mellon W, 41-34 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at Ill. Wesleyan W, 28-0 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 at Mount Union L, 45-16 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 2 at Chicago W, 34-14 - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Grove City W, 42-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Waynesburg W, 56-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at St. Vincent W, 35-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Bethany (W.V.) W, 33-3 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Thiel W, 63-28 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Geneva W, 45-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Washington (Mo.) W, 45-28 - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Westminster (Pa.) W, 41-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Carnegie Mellon W, 41-34 - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at Ill. Wesleyan W, 28-0 - - - - - - -
Nov 25 at Mount Union L, 45-16 1 -4 -4.0 0 0 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 2 at Chicago W, 34-14 2 15 7.5 8 0 - -
Sep 16 Grove City W, 42-10 1 23 23.0 23 0 - -
Sep 23 Waynesburg W, 56-21 1 6 6.0 6 0 - -
Sep 30 at St. Vincent W, 35-14 1 32 32.0 32 1 - -
Oct 7 Bethany (W.V.) W, 33-3 - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Thiel W, 63-28 2 45 22.5 36 0 - -
Oct 21 at Geneva W, 45-7 4 32 8.0 18 0 - -
Oct 28 Washington (Mo.) W, 45-28 - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Westminster (Pa.) W, 41-10 2 37 18.5 34 1 - -
Nov 11 at Carnegie Mellon W, 41-34 3 45 15.0 17 0 - -
Nov 18 at Ill. Wesleyan W, 28-0 - - - - - - -
Nov 25 at Mount Union L, 45-16 1 24 24.0 24 1 - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 2 at Chicago W, 34-14 - - - - - 0
Sep 16 Grove City W, 42-10 - - - - - 0
Sep 23 Waynesburg W, 56-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 30 at St. Vincent W, 35-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 7 Bethany (W.V.) W, 33-3 - - - - - 0
Oct 14 at Thiel W, 63-28 - - - - - 0
Oct 21 at Geneva W, 45-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 28 Washington (Mo.) W, 45-28 - - - - - 0
Nov 4 Westminster (Pa.) W, 41-10 - - - - - 0
Nov 11 at Carnegie Mellon W, 41-34 - - - - - 0
Nov 18 at Ill. Wesleyan W, 28-0 - - - - - 0
Nov 25 at Mount Union L, 45-16 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 2 at Chicago W, 34-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Grove City W, 42-10 - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Waynesburg W, 56-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at St. Vincent W, 35-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Bethany (W.V.) W, 33-3 - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Thiel W, 63-28 - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Geneva W, 45-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Washington (Mo.) W, 45-28 - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Westminster (Pa.) W, 41-10 - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Carnegie Mellon W, 41-34 - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at Ill. Wesleyan W, 28-0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 at Mount Union L, 45-16 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 2 at Chicago W, 34-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Grove City W, 42-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Waynesburg W, 56-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at St. Vincent W, 35-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Bethany (W.V.) W, 33-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Thiel W, 63-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Geneva W, 45-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Washington (Mo.) W, 45-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Westminster (Pa.) W, 41-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Carnegie Mellon W, 41-34 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at Ill. Wesleyan W, 28-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 at Mount Union L, 45-16 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 2 at Chicago W, 34-14 1 - 15 - - 15
Sep 16 Grove City W, 42-10 1 - 23 - - 23
Sep 23 Waynesburg W, 56-21 1 - 6 - - 6
Sep 30 at St. Vincent W, 35-14 1 - 32 - - 32
Oct 7 Bethany (W.V.) W, 33-3 1 - - - - 0
Oct 14 at Thiel W, 63-28 1 - 45 - - 45
Oct 21 at Geneva W, 45-7 1 - 32 - - 32
Oct 28 Washington (Mo.) W, 45-28 1 - - - - 0
Nov 4 Westminster (Pa.) W, 41-10 1 - 37 - - 37
Nov 11 at Carnegie Mellon W, 41-34 1 - 45 - - 45
Nov 18 at Ill. Wesleyan W, 28-0 1 - - - - 0
Nov 25 at Mount Union L, 45-16 1 -4 24 - - 20
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 2 at Chicago W, 34-14 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 16 Grove City W, 42-10 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 23 Waynesburg W, 56-21 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 30 at St. Vincent W, 35-14 6 - 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 7 Bethany (W.V.) W, 33-3 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 14 at Thiel W, 63-28 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 21 at Geneva W, 45-7 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 28 Washington (Mo.) W, 45-28 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 4 Westminster (Pa.) W, 41-10 6 - 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 11 at Carnegie Mellon W, 41-34 0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 18 at Ill. Wesleyan W, 28-0 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 25 at Mount Union L, 45-16 6 0 1 - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 2 at Chicago W, 34-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 Grove City W, 42-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 Waynesburg W, 56-21 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 at St. Vincent W, 35-14 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 Bethany (W.V.) W, 33-3 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Thiel W, 63-28 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at Geneva W, 45-7 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 Washington (Mo.) W, 45-28 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Westminster (Pa.) W, 41-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at Carnegie Mellon W, 41-34 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at Ill. Wesleyan W, 28-0 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 25 at Mount Union L, 45-16 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -

Career Stats - Passing

  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 12 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2018-19 10 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
Total 42 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0

Career Stats - Rushing

  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2014-15 10 1 8 0.8 8.0 0 8 - -
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 12 1 -4 -0.3 -4.0 0 0 - -
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 42 2 4 0.1 2.0 0 8 - -

Career Stats - Receiving

  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2014-15 10 31 3.1 259 25.9 8.4 1 29
2015-16 10 16 1.6 325 32.5 20.3 2 65
2016-17 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 12 17 1.4 259 21.6 15.2 3 36
2018-19 10 45 4.5 663 66.3 14.7 7 73
Total 42 109 2.6 1506 35.9 13.8 13 73

Career Stats - Kicking

  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 - - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 12 - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - 0
Total 42 - - - - - - - 0

Career Stats - Punting

  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2014-15 10 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 12 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 42 - - - - - - - -

Career Stats - Returns

  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2014-15 - - - - - - - - - -
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -

Career Stats - All-Purpose

  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2014-15 10 8 259 - - 267 26.7
2015-16 10 - 325 - - 325 32.5
2016-17 - - - - - 0 -
2017-18 12 -4 259 - - 255 21.3
2018-19 10 - 663 - - 663 66.3
Total 42 4 1506 - - 1510 36.0

Career Stats - Scoring

  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2014-15 6 0.6 0 1 - - - - - - - 0
2015-16 12 1.2 - 2 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 18 1.5 0 3 - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 42 4.2 - 7 - - - - - - - 0
Total 78 1.9 0 13 - - - - - - - 0

Career Stats - Defense

  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2014-15 10 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 12 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 10 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 42 1 0 1.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Splits Stats - Passing

    gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Event Total 12 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Location Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 7 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Result Wins 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Month September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0

Splits Stats - Rushing

    gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Event Total 12 1 -4 -0.3 -4.0 0 0 - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
Location Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 7 1 -4 -0.6 -4.0 0 0 - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
Result Wins 11 - - - - - - - -
Losses 1 1 -4 -4.0 -4.0 0 0 - -
Month September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 4 1 -4 -1.0 -4.0 0 0 - -

Splits Stats - Receiving

    gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Event Total 12 17 1.4 259 21.6 15.2 3 36
Conference 8 14 1.8 220 27.5 15.7 2 36
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
Location Home 5 4 0.8 66 13.2 16.5 1 34
Away 7 13 1.9 193 27.6 14.8 2 36
Neutral - - - - - - - -
Result Wins 11 16 1.5 235 21.4 14.7 2 36
Losses 1 1 1.0 24 24.0 24.0 1 24
Month September 4 5 1.3 76 19.0 15.2 1 32
October 4 6 1.5 77 19.3 12.8 0 36
November 4 6 1.5 106 26.5 17.7 2 34

Splits Stats - Kicking

    gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Event Total 12 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
Location Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 7 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
Result Wins 11 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 1 - - - - - - - 0
Month September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 4 - - - - - - - 0

Splits Stats - Punting

    gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Event Total 12 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
Location Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 7 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
Result Wins 11 - - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - - - - - - -
Month September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - - - - - - -

Splits Stats - Returns

    kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Event Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
Location Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
Result Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
Month September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -

Splits Stats - All-Purpose

    gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Event Total 12 -4 259 - - 255 21.3
Conference 8 - 220 - - 220 27.5
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
Location Home 5 - 66 - - 66 13.2
Away 7 -4 193 - - 189 27.0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
Result Wins 11 - 235 - - 235 21.4
Losses 1 -4 24 - - 20 20.0
Month September 4 - 76 - - 76 19.0
October 4 - 77 - - 77 19.3
November 4 -4 106 - - 102 25.5

Splits Stats - Scoring

    pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Event Total 18 1.5 0 3 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 12 1.5 - 2 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
Location Home 6 1.2 - 1 - - - - - - - 0
Away 12 1.7 0 2 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
Result Wins 12 1.1 - 2 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 6 6.0 0 1 - - - - - - - 0
Month September 6 1.5 - 1 - - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - 0 - - - - - - - 0
November 12 3.0 0 2 - - - - - - - 0

Splits Stats - Defense

    gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Event Total 12 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Location Home 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 7 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Result Wins 11 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Month September 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
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