Michael Penna

Aptos, Calif.

High School:
Aptos HS '98

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180



2002: Appeared in all 12 games at cornerback... Recorded 16 total tackles (11 solo, 5 assists)... Scored first collegiate TD vs. Sacramento State... Recovered ball after Dan Elbanna blocked Paul Kerr's punt, returned it 10 yards for score... Posted season-best 4-2-6 tackles chart at Western Oregon... Voted Special Teams Player of the Week after North Dakota State game.

2001: Played in 7 games as a reserve... Credited with 5 total tackles (2 solo, 3 assists).

2000: Redshirted.

APTOS HS '98: Five-sport athlete, lettering in football, track & field, basketball, volleyball and tennis... Served as team captain in football as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 3, 1980 in Albany, N.Y.... Double-majoring in English and communication... Parents are Michael & Jane Penna... Career highlight was his TD in last year's Causeway Classic... If not for football, would try out for yet another sport at UC Davis: lacrosse.