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    Lee Sicinski
    41 Lee Sicinski
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Joliet, Ill.

    High School:
    Joliet Catholic

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 210

    Position:
    Linebacker

    Experience:
    2-2

    2002:Saw action in one contest, Arkansas State, registering three tackles, two of which were solo stops.

    2001: Member of the UI sqaud.

    2000: Redshirted the 2000 season.

    High School: Named to the SuperPrep All-Midwest team ? Led Joliet Catholic in tackles ? Earned All-Catholic Metro Conference honors ? Second-team all-area ? Had an outstanding performance in the state championship game, setting a school record for tackles with 18 while also picking off one pass and recording a sack ? Registered 112 total tackles, including 88 solos ? Also had two interceptions and eight sacks ? Helped lead Joliet Catholic to the state championship ? A Coca-Cola player of the week ? Earned nine varsity letters in football, baseball and basketball.

    Personal: Full given name is Lee Alexander Sicinski ? Born Sept. 19, 1981 in Joliet, Ill. ? The son of Mario and Carole DeBenedetti ? Majoring in speech communication ? An honor roll student at Joliet Catholic ? Lists Dick Butkus as his favorite Fighting Illini athlete and Cal Ripken Jr. as his favorite athlete ? Biggest thrill in sports is playing in the state championship game ? Says his brothers have most influenced his athletic career.

    CAREER HIGHS
    Tackles: 3 vs. Arkansas State, 9/14/02
    Solos: 2 vs. Arkansas State, 9/14/02

    DEFENSIVE STATS
    YEAR    G   ST   AT   TOT  TFL-YDS  QBS-YDS  PBU
    2002    1    2    1     3    0-0      0-0      0
    

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