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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


AT VIRGINIA
2017
- Has appeared in all six 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. 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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