Handled the kickoff duties for the Cougars in 2013... will enter the spring atop the depth chart in that role again... will also handle the placekicking chores... has kicked off 62 times in his career with a 57.5 yard average, including 10 touchbacks (16 percent)…opponents average 18.0 yards per return…also returns for his senior year as the Cougars' incumbent placekicker.
2013 (JUNIOR): Junior college transfer that replaced four-year starter Braden Wieking…ranked second on the team with 70 points…connected on 10-of-17 field goal attempts and 38-of-42 extra points…also rushed in for a two-point conversion…had one PAT in the opener at UMD…scored nine points, including 6-for-6 on extra points and 1-for-2 on field goals (22 yards) in the win versus Northern State…booted a career-long 44-yarder at U-Mary…went 4-for-5 on PATs along with his first two-point conversion and a 25-yard chip shot for a total of nine points in the blowout win against Minnesota Crookston…accounted for a career-high 13 points in USF’s 55-48 win at SMSU…hitting 7-of-7 PAT tries and adding a pair of field goals, including a 38-yarder…hit both field goals attempts at Concordia-St. Paul…connected on two of three attempts versus Augustana, hitting from 41 and 22 yards out…missed both attempts at Upper Iowa…nailed a 32-yarder against No. 1 Minnesota State…ended the year ranked second in the NSIC (48th in the nation) with an average of 0.9 field goals per game.
2011-2012 (FRESHMAN & SOPHOMORE): Handled kicking duties for San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, Calif. where he earned Nor-Cal All State and Valley All-Conference honors.
HIGH SCHOOL: Competed in football and track at Manteca HS (Calif.)…Valley Oak All-League Kicker and San Joaquin All-Region Kicker for the Buffaloes…during his senior campaign was 52/53 on PATs and 9/9 on FGs with a long of 45 yards...recorded 38 touchbacks and 32 punts inside the 20 yard line.
PERSONAL: Son of Brian and Deanna Hatfield…born on December 28, 1991…has two siblings, Breanne (20) and Mike (18)…exercise science major…favorite professional athlete is Garrett Hartley of the New Orleans Saints.