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2017 Game-by-Game Stats
2016 Game-by-Game Stats
2015 Game-by-Game Stats
2017 (Junior): Appeared in all 11 games, including earning first two starts of career at defensive end ... Finished season with 23 total tackles, including 2.5 tackles for loss ... Recorded first career interception in road win at Portland State (Oct. 28) ... Racked up 14 combined tackles in final two games, including a career-high eight vs. Eastern Washington (Nov. 11) ... Earned third letter.
2016 (Sophomore): Appeared in 10 games as a reserve defensive lineman ... Finished season with eight tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss and one sack ... Posted two tackles, including one for a 15-yard loss in season-opener at Stony Brook (Sept. 1) ... Had two tackles and a sack in road win at Northern Colorado (Nov. 5) ... Earned second letter.
2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in all 11 games as a reserve defensive lineman … Finished campaign with 16 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks … Registered a half-sack in road win at Wyoming (Sept. 5) in collegiate debut … Tallied first solo sack in home win vs. Drake (Sept. 11) … Added a solo sack in road win at No. 15 Portland State (Oct. 10) … Also had a season-high four tackles against the Vikings ... Earned first letter.
Before UND: Named the North Dakota Male Athlete of the Year by the North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association ... Earned Class A All-State honors en route to leading Hazen to the state title as a senior … Named to the All-Region 4 Team and named the Class A and Region 4 Senior Athlete of the Year after recording 48 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, five sacks and three interceptions ... Also earned all-region honors in basketball and track and field as a senior.
Personal: Son of Sheldon and Joni Cieslak ... Majoring in accountancy.
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