K/P-Eric Rockwood Returns for 2023
The Erie Express are happy to announce the return of K/P-Eric Rockwood (Alfred University) for the 2023 season. Eric begins his third season with the Express and returns as one of our starting kickers. Eric has played a major role in our teams success over the past two seasons. Since joining the Express the team has compiled a 20-3 record, 2 division titles, a regional title, GDFL Xtreme Conference Championship, GDFL National Championship, USA Bowl Summer Division National Championship and 2 national playoff appearances. In January the team will travel to Daytona Beach , FL to face the Minneapolis Warriors for the 2023 USA Bowl Summer Division Championship. Eric has played a major role in all of those team accolades.
Eric graduated from Allegany Limestone High School where he played football, baseball, soccer and basketball. Rockwood finished his high school career with 12 varsity letters and was selected to the Big 30 All-Star Game. Eric was a two sport athlete in college playing football and soccer for Alfred University. While there Eric was named All Empire 8 3x and Special Teams Player of the Year 3x as well.
Rockwood set records in college for most field goals in a game, most consecutive extra points, most extra points in a season, most extra points in a career, most points kicking in a season and most points kicking in a career and earned his bachelors and MBA in accounting from Alfred University.
Eric has played professionally indoors for the Buffalo Lightning.
"We have been very fortunate over the years to always have premier kickers. Eric has proven himself to be one of the tops in the nation every season. He is a smart, team first oriented player who always puts the team ahead of himself. He has done an amazing job for us every year and we feel confident that this season will be no different. We are blessed to have him back and are expecting a great season from him in 2023"-Director of Operations Paul Pennington.
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Welcome back on board the PAINTRAIN Eric! GO EXPRESS!