|Title:||HOF Class of '11|
Donald Cocoazza was a four-year starter and signal caller as middle linebacker on the football team. Team Co-Captain in 1969, he was a member of the 1969 Lambert Bowl team that was the number one ranked defensive team in the country by the NCAA. The squad went 7-2 and surrendered only 9.8 points per game. Highly respected by his peers, Cocozza was personally selected as “All Opponent Deensive Linebacker” by Norwich University’s coaching staff. Selected to the weekly ECAC All-East Team four times, he also served double duties as the Mariners’ place kicker all four years.
Upon graduation Cocozza held several academy records: Most PATs (Career): 38, Most Field Goals Kicked (Career): 13, Longest Field Goal: 39, Most Field Goals (Game): 3, and Most PATs (Game): 5.