Talented placekicker who caught eye of coaching staff last spring with solid showing ... boasts strong, accurate kicking leg ... improved steadily throughout fall ... spent time with sprint football program as well ... earned varsity letter while handling kickoffs for 165-pounders ... highly coachable ... possesses outstanding work ethic and strong desire to succeed ... made mark with big club late last season ... expected to battle Austin Miller and Joe Riley for starting placekicking duties during preseason camp ... working hard to improve consistency ... product of USMA Prep School ... letterman.
2004: Handled kickoff chores for Army's sprint football team much of season ... appeared in first game with big club during service academy showdown with Air Force ... pulled double-duty that weekend ... performed kickoff duties for sprint squad one day before serving as Black Knights' placekicker versus Falcons ... drilled 47-yard field goal on first collegiate attempt ... added an extra point later in contest ... also shouldered kicking duties during home finale against UAB ... 50-yard field goal attempt against Blazers fell short ... hit on two extra point tries in that outing ... misfired on 29-yard field goal attempt against Navy ... nailed only conversion opportunity versus Mids ... finished season 1-for-3 on field goal attempts ... successfully booted all four extra point tries.
2003: Did not appear in a varsity contest.
High School: All-area selection at Blue Mountain High in Orwigsburg, Pa. ... played for head coach Chuck Kutz ... three-sport standout who starred in soccer and baseball as well ... lettered twice in football, four times in both soccer and baseball ... all-state performer in soccer ... helped football squad to one district championship ... soccer squad captured three league titles during his tenure ... split time between shortstop and second base on diamond ... served as team captain in soccer and baseball as a senior.
Personal: Born Oct. 19, 1983 ... given name is Justin Jon Koenig ... parents' names are Lynn and Linda Koenig ... majoring in Systems Engineering.
KOENIG'S KICKING STATISTICS
Year 11-29 30-39 40-49 50+ FGs PATs Pts. Long/Opp.
2004 0-1 0-0 1-1 0-1 1-3 4-4 7 47/Air Force
Totals 0-1 0-0 1-1 0-1 1-3 4-4 7 47/Air Force
Field Goal Att.: 1, Three times
Field Goals Made: 1 vs. Air Force, 11-6-04
Long Field Goal: 47 vs. Air Force, 11-6-04
Extra Point Att.: 2 vs. UAB, 11-18-04
Extra Points Made: 2 vs. UAB, 11-18-04