RORY CAVAILLE'S CAREER STATS
Born Rory David Cavaille on May 22, 1987 in Shelton, Wash. Parents: Ron and Fran Cavaille. Family: Two sisters. High School (Coach): Shelton (Matt Hinkle) 2005. Major: Human Physiology. Redshirt: 2005.
2009 — Returned to action at UCLA after missing the first five games of the season with a pre-season shoulder ailment . . . Despite still looking for his first reception of the year, made an impact by blocking a punt that rolled into the end zone for an Oregon touchdown in Seattle . . . Credited with a second punt deflection against Arizona State.
The former walk-on letterman created a presence from the line of scrimmage while maintaining his place on special teams … Entered double-digits in snaps taken in 11 of 13 games, led by 32 plays against Utah State … Both of his catches came against the Aggies, with one of them good for his first career touchdown … Development was stymied in the spring due to injuries, which limited his repetitions … Earned honorable mention academic all-conference plaudits.
The sure-handed reserve played a big role in bolstering the Ducks’ receiving corps as well as becoming a special teams stalwart … Playing in all 13 games, caught two passes for 17 yards against Washington State … Took part in 22 plays against both Houston and UCLA, as well as 20 snaps at Stanford … Recovered an on-sides kick and earned team’s special teams player of the week for his play at Washington.
Worked his way onto the field for nine games, finishing the year with one catch for 9 yards at Arizona State and one for 4 yards vs. Arizona … Added three tackles on special teams, all coming against Portland State … Made appearances in seven of team’s last eight games, including 33 snaps against the Vikings and 20 the following week vs. Washington … Also earned offensive scout team player-of-the-week honors for aiding preparations in the opening win over Stanford.
Made the most of his redshirt year, earning scout team kudos prior to the Arizona State, Arizona and Oregon State games.
HIGH SCHOOL —
The first-team all-Narrows League kicker captained the High Climbers’ football, basketball and soccer teams his senior year, assisting former squad to regular-season league title with a 9-1 mark … The all-area choice also was awarded first-team all-league soccer honors his senior year while being named team MVP … Shelton HS’s 2004-05 athlete of the year and Narrows League fall scholar-athlete award nominee also was given the league’s sportsmanship award.