16 - Dalton Ponchillia
Dalton Ponchillia
Height: 5-11
Weight: 171
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
High School: Franklin Road Academy
Position: WR

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Franklin Road Academy in Nashville, Tenn., where he was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award from President Barack Obama … Was a four-year varsity letterman in basketball, a five-year varsity letterman in soccer and a four-year varsity letterman in football … Under head football coach Bill Whittemore, Ponchilla was named captain of his team twice ... Was a First Team All-State selection and All-Region Offensive Player of the Year, as well as a two-time First Team All-Region pick … He also holds records for the most receiving yards in a season, the most touchdowns in a season, the most receiving touchdowns in a season, the most receiving yards in a career, the most receiving touchdowns in a career and the best field goal percentage in a season.

 

PERSONAL: Born on Jan. 20, 1994 to parents Jeff and Tina Ponchillia … Has one sister named Ashlee, who played soccer at the University of Kentucky … Chose Mercer because of the combination of the coaching staff, facilities, campus and academics.