|#27 Rashaad Slowley
Hometown: Mount Vernon, N.Y.
High School: Archbishop Stepinac
As a Sophomore in 2009:
All-Northeast-10 Conference selection…Led the Owls in rushing yards (849)…Had six touchdowns…Had one catch for 20 yards and rushed seven times for 31 yards in home opener against IUP…Rushed five times against Bryant for 22 yards and also had one catch for 16 yards…Led the Owls with 122 yards on 15 carries in the win over Pace. ..Finished with six rushes for 14 yards in the win over AIC…Rushed for 92 yards on 15 carries and scored his first collegiate touchdown in the win at Assumption…Finished with 128 yards on 16 carries and scored a touchdown in the win over New Haven…Had five rushes for 22 yards and two catches for nine yards in the game at Bentley…Finished with 97 yards on 13 carries and one touchdown in the win over Stonehill…Rushed for 100 yards on nine carries against Merrimack…Finished with a career high 221 yards on 17 carries and three touchdowns in the season finale against St. Anselm…Named Northeast-10 Conference and ECAC Player of the Week for his efforts.
As a Freshman in 2008:
Saw time both on special teams as a returner and at the running back position during the year...Concluded the season with eight kick returns for 156 yards and 26 rushes for 94 yards...Made his debut in the backfield in the game against Stonehill...Finished with six rushes for seven yards…Had two kickoff returns for 35 yards in the win over Merrimack, along with one rush for one yard…Tallied eight rushes for 38 yards in the win over Bentley…Registered nine rushes for 37 yards in the win over St. Anselm…Had two rushes for 11 yards, along with one return for 14 yards in the win over Pace…Finished with one kickoff return for 15 yards in the win over Assumption…Had one kickoff return for 28 yards in the win at AIC…Finished with two kickoff returns for 36 yards in NCAA game at West Chester.
Before Southern Connecticut State University:
All-State, All-County and All-League performer at Archbishop Stepinac (N.Y.) High School...Named the County Most Valuable Player...Selected as MVP of the CSHFL...Helped his team win the 2007 CHSFL AA title...Team captain as a senior...Also participated in basketball and track and field.
The son of Patricia Williams...Born in Bronxville, N.Y...A business major.