25 Mark Kachmer
25 Mark Kachmer
Height: 5-11
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Wheaton, IL
High School: St. Francis College Prep
Position: RB

Named to the College Football Performance Award Pre-Season Watch List as one of the top kick-off returners in the country… Sophomore: Earned honorable mention All-Ivy honors at tailback… Led the team in rushing with 557 yards on the ground, sixth best in the Ivy League… Also led the team in kickoff returns for 460 yards, eighth best in Brown’s history…Returned two kickoffs for touchdowns, a 91-yard return against Stony Brook and an 85-yard return against Penn… Ran for eight touchdowns in the season… Was fifth on the team with 19 receptions for  a total of 131 yards… Rushed for 81 yards and a touchdown vs. Cornell…Ranked second on the team in scoring with a total of 60 points… Scored both of Brown’s touchdowns vs. Harvard while running for a season-high 89 yards… Scored at least one touchdown in nine of 10 games… Ranked fifth in the Ivy League in All-Purpose running with 114.8 yards per game… Freshman: Had an immediate and versatile impact on the field for his rookie season… Was second on the team in kickoff returns with 10 returns for a total of 144 yards… Had a season long 38 yard kickoff return in the win against Dartmouth… Had three returns for 63 total yards in his first career game against Stony Brook, with a long of 31 yards… Rushed twice against Dartmouth for a total of 11 yards and a long of 14 yards… Also had a total of 4 tackles on the season, 3 of them solo… Secondary School Background: A graduate of St. Francis College Prep where he lettered in football and track… Unanimous All-State selection in 2008… All-Area for two years… Earned MVP honors in leading his team to a State Championship… Named team MVP for three seasons… Inducted into the Shrine All-Star Game… NFF Scholar-Athlete Award Recipient… Holds the school record for most yards in a single game (412) and touchdowns (6)… Also holds season records with most yards (1,988) and touchdowns (34)… Also a state-qualifier in five events over two seasons… Hold the school record in the 200 meter dash (22.15 seconds) and 4x200 and 4x400 meter relays… Also named All-Area and All-State in track… Named to the First Honor Roll for seven semesters… Member of the Chess Club… Personal:  Mark Daniel Kachmer, born December 19, 1990… Son of Michael and Lori Kachmer… Father, Michael, and Uncle, Mark, graduated from Brown in ’80 and ’84, respectively… Has two older brothers, Michael, and Kyle… Enjoys technology and sports… Engineering concentrator.