Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football is a second-year kicker for the Eagles.
Online PR News – 30-July-2014 – Cheney, WA – Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football is eyeing the upcoming college football season with a lot of confidence and optimism. The Eastern Washington University Eagles, who have won back-to-back Big Sky Conference titles and have two straight appearances in the Football Championship Subdivision semi-finals, are the unanimous pick of three leading sports publication to do it again.
Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football is hoping this will be the year he comes into his own as a college-level kicker. As a prep football player, he came into his own at Cathedral Catholic High School in San Diego. The Cathedral Catholic team is a perennial powerhouse in Southern California, and Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football contributed to the team's success over his four years there. He was named to San Diego Section Player of the Week honors in 2011, and was strong enough to kick a fifty-one yard field goal during his senior year. He also converted thirty-seven of forty point-after-touchdown attempts.
Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football is entering his second year with the Eastern Washington University Eagles, and is vying for a first string kicker spot on the team. The Eagles have won two straight Big Sky Conference titles and been to two consecutive appearances in the FCS semifinals. Football analysts are already picking the Eagles to do it again, and Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football is confident he can make a significant contribution to the team's fortunes. "I like competition," he says, "and thrive when under pressure."
"Christian is a very solid kicker," said a coach who observed him over a long period of time. "He gets the ball up quickly and has excellent height on his kicks." He also has the ability to hit the ten yard line on his kickoffs.
"A good place kicker," said John Matich on The Kicking System web site, "possesses the following physical characteristics: flexibility, leg speed, balance, coordination and consistency." Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football, who trained for years with The Kicking System, possesses all of those attributes.
But Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football knows that there is lot going on off of the gridiron, and he has been an active contributor to his community for years. He was a member of Teen Volunteers in Action as a middle and high school student, and volunteered more than 120 hours of his time to numerous projects that benefited his community. Through TVIA, Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football served the homeless, distributed and sorted food at local food banks, worked with physically and emotionally handicapped people, took part in neighborhood cleanups, and worked with foster care youth, refugees, and seniors. When he was in the eighth grade, Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football got involved in the TVIA's Leadership Council, and stayed with it through the twelfth grade.
Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football has also been involved with the Corazon de Vida Foundation in Mexico. The Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports orphanages in Mexico, and strives to build a hopeful future for abandoned children through long-term education. As Christian Fanning of Eastern Washington Football has learned from first-hand experience, the Corazon de Vida Foundation is committed to ending the cycle of child homelessness in Mexico.
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