As A Sophomore In 2013:Game-By-Game Statistics Started in two of the nine games he played in ... Recorded nine total tackles ... Also had an assisted-sack for a loss of three yards ... Appeared in the lineup at No. 23 Wisconsin (8/31) ... Had one assisted stop as a nose tackle against Maine (9/7) ... Made his first collegiate start at defensive tackle and produced a solo stop at Kansas State (9/14) ... Subbed in as a defensive tackle against Vanderbilt (9/21) ... Assisted on one stop at Bowling Green (10/5) ... Assisted on one tackle against Miami (Ohio) on Oct. 12 ... Made an appearance in the lineup at Buffalo (10/19) ... Helped out on two tackles against Western Michigan (10/26) ... Assisted on three stops, including his first collegiate sack as he combined with Brandon Potvin to drop No. 17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2) quarterback Jordan Lynch for a five-yard loss.
As A Freshman In 2012:Game-By-Game Statistics Played in seven games, seeing time on special teams and the defensive line ... Made one solo stop against Indiana (9/8) ... Added an assisted tackle against Ohio (9/29) ... Made appearances against No. 17 Michigan (9/15), Miami (Ohio) on Sept. 22, Western Michigan (10/6), Bowling Green (10/20) and Northern Illinois (11/3).
Before UMass: Served as team captain in 2011 ... Led Abraham Lincoln High School to the New York City Championship with a 13-0 record ... Named to the all-city and all-state teams ... Had 10 sacks as a senior in 2011 ... Played for head coach Shawn O'Connor.
Personal: Robert Anthony Kitching III ... Born November 22, 1994 in Manhattan, N.Y. ... Son of Robert Kitching and Renee Moss ... Majoring in psychology.
Career Highs Tackles: 3 (0-3), vs. #17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2/13) TFLs: 0.5, vs. #17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2/13) Sacks: 0.5, vs. #17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2/13)