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47 Lester Coleman
Lester  Coleman

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Martinsville, Va.

High School:
Woodberry Forest School

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 225

Position:
P


11/04/2017

Virginia vs. Georgia Tech (USATSI)

Images from the Cavaliers playing host to the Yellow Jackets in ACC action

HONORS
2017
- All-ACC second-team.

AT VIRGINIA
2017
- Has appeared in all 12 of UVA's games ... made collegiate debut against William & Mary where he punted four times with an average of 43.8 yards per punt ... dropped two inside the 20 against the Tribe and connected on a long of 63 yards ... punted nine times against Indiana, dropping two inside the 20 ... punted once for 51 yards against UConn ... punted five times at Boise State with two that landed inside the 20 ... booted a game long punt of 60 yards ... punted eight times for an average of 50.8 yards per punt against Duke ... three of his punts went inside the 20, while booted a long of 62 yards ... punted six times at UNC with a long of 62 yards and dropped two inside the 20 yard line against the Tar Heels ... his 52.3 yards per punt against Boston College set a UVA single-game record, breaking Ryan Weigand's (51.6) mark in 2007 at Wyoming ... over seven punts against the Eagles he booted five inside the 20 with a long of 60 ... booted four punts for an average of 45.5 yards per punt at Pitt ... connected on a long of 50 yards on one punt and put three inside the 20 against the Panthers ... booted eight balls for an averaged of 46 yards against Georgia Tech, including tying a career long with a 63 punt ... he also dropped four punts inside the 20 against the Yellow Jackets and three inside the 10, two of which were inside the five ... his 58-yard fourth quarter punt to the three-yard line set up a UVA defensive stand that resulted in a safety against Georgia Tech ... punted eight times with an average of 44.2 yards per punt at Louisville ... he booted a long of 52 and dropped one inside the 20 ... punted four times with three inside the 20 at No. 2 Miami ... punted seven times for an average of 43.9 per punt against Virginia Tech with a long of 55. 2016 - Did not appear in any games. 2015 - Did not appear in any games. 2014 - Redshirted season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
A punter and tight end at the Woodberry Forest School for head coach Clint Alexander … first-team all-state and all-prep as a punter … named first-team All-Scrimmage Play at punter … averaged 36.0 yards per punt and pinned 12 of his 20 punts inside the 20 yard line … four punts were downed inside the five yard line … also played basketball and tennis at Woodberry Forest … spent freshman and sophomore years at the Carlisle School where he played basketball and tennis … was a first-team all-state (Division III) in tennis as a sophomore … was on the Honor Council as a freshman at the Carlisle School … honored with the 2012 Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Ambassador award … involved in Martinsville’s Teen Opposing Poverty initiative where they help feed and clothe those in poverty … son of James and Beverley Coleman … has an older brother, James, who was a punter on the UVA football team from 2012-15 ... brother James punted at Western Michigan in 2016 … has a younger sister, Anne … majoring in economics.

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