44 Matt Tash
44 - Matt Tash
Height: 5-8
Weight: 185
Year: So.
Hometown: Painesville, Ohio
High School: Riverside
Position: LB


2013: Letter winner … started in the team’s first two games before going down with an injury for the season … posted 15 tackles, including 1.0 for a loss, and defended a pass … tallied seven tackles against Thomas More (Ky.) on Sept. 7 … registered eight tackles, including one for a loss, and broke up a pass in Capital’s 42-13 win at Marietta on Sept. 21

2012: Letter winner … appeared in nine games, including starts in each of his last five … finished fifth on the team with 42 tackles … placed third on the team with three sacks for a loss of 15 yards … forced and recovered a fumble in the Crusaders’ 40-21 victory at Wilmington on Nov. 10 … tallied an interception with a return of 15 yards … registered 6.0 tackles for a loss … finished with a season-high 13 tackles, including two sacks, and an interception at Muskingum on Nov. 3 … recorded 11 tackles (nine solo) against Otterbein on Oct. 27

Personal: Majoring in psychology and criminology … parents are Shirley Sleme and Charlie Tash … played football for coach Dave Boars at Riverside High School, where he was second team all-county … also participated in track and field at Riverside … career ambition is to be a federal air marshall ... enjoys fishing in his spare time.