Will compete for playing time at defensive end ? Versatile player who is a good pass rusher ? Has played in five career games.
2000: Saw his first action of the season against New Haven ? Also played against Villanova ? Named to the Athletic Director?s Honor Roll in both the fall and spring semesters.
1999: Reserve defensive lineman ? Played in three games on the season ? Saw the first action of his career against Northeastern ? Recorded three sacks for 22 yards against the Huskies ? Also played against Rhode Island and Connecticut.
1998: Did not see any game action.
Before UMass: Four-year letterwinner for Marcus Borden at East Brunswick High School ? New Jersey Super 100 pick, as one of the state?s top 100 high school seniors ? All-State and All-Greater Midwest Conference pick during his senior season ? Recorded 71 total tackles (51 solo), including nine sacks, seven tackles for loss and seven forced fumbles during his senior campaign ? Set a school single-game record with seven sacks during his senior year ? Participated in the New Jersey North-South All-Star Game after his senior season ? Versatile athlete who saw action at defensive end, defensive tackle, linebacker and free safety during his high school career.
Personal: Full name is Joel Frederic Sarapin ? Son of Marvin and Janice Kohl Sarapin ? Born September 6, 1979, in West Lafayette, Ind. ? Majoring in Communications.
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