Veteran kicker who will be in his third season as the Huskies' starter...Was named Preseason Third Team American Conference by Athlon Sports.
2012: Returned for his second year as UConn's placekicker...Converted on all 22 extra point attempts and on 14 of 21 field goal attempts...Made his final seven field goal attempts of the season before missing the Cincinnati game with an injury...Had three field goals in win at nationally-ranked Louisville (Nov. 24) of 39, 37 and 30 yards...The game-winner of 30 yards came in the third OT...had three field goals vs. UMass (Aug. 30)...Had a career-long 50-yard FG vs. USF and career long attempt was 51 vs. Western Michigan...Was seven for eight in attempts between 30 and 39 yards...Continued to handle the kickoff for UConn as he did in 2009 and '10.
2011: Averaged kickoff length was 65.7 yards with 14 of 62 kickoffs for touchbacks.
2010: Saw his first collegiate experience in 2010 as UConn's kickoff performer ... Had nine of 72 kickoffs for touchbacks.
High School: Named Class AAA First Team All-State and first team All-Mid Penn Conference selection ... Had a long field goal of 49 yards as a senior and 50 yards as a junior ... Had seven field goals in both his junior and senior seasons ... Averaged 42.8 yards per punt as a senior - improving from 38.5 as a junior ... In three years as a starter, registered 83 touchbacks on kickoffs ... Was also team's starting quarterback as a senior.
Personal Profile: Chad Evan Christen ... Born on September 9, 1990 ... A sociology major.
Most FG Made, Game: 3, 2x, last at Louisville, 11/24/12