1. Nate Van Zelst

    Nate Van Zelst

    Height: 6" 0' | Weight: 190lbs

    Class of 2021 | IL

    Kicker Rating:

    Punter Rating:

    • #18

      Ranked Kicker

    Offers: Army, Yale

Kohl's Comments

Van Zelst had strong showings at both the Midwest Winter Showcase as well as the 2020 UC-Challenge. He is one of the best field goal kickers in his class and he displayed excellent command of his body and control on his field goal reps. He charted well and competed well in the field goal portion of camp. His big ball on kickoffs at camp was 71 yards with 3.74 seconds of hang time. Van Zelst attended the 2019 Spring Showcase Camp. His field goals are some of the more pure hits in the 2021 class. He made 10 out of 12 points and also showed that he has the leg strength with a big kick off that went 70 yards with 3.63 seconds of hang time. He has grown into one of the top kicking prospects in his class and we expect big things from him over the next couple off years.

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Awards & Honors

  • 2018 MaxPreps National 1st Team All American (Sophomore)
  • 2018 Illinois 8A State Champions ( IHSA)
  • 2018 IHSA (Illinois) Class 8A Title Game Record-Most Field Goals Made ( 24 yds and 37 yds )
  • 2018 KOHL'S HIGH SCHOOL SEASON ALL-AMERICAN TEAM (Kicker Class of 2021)
  • 2019 MaxPreps 1st Team National Preseason Junior All-American Football Team
  • 2019 School Record Loyola Academy for Longest Field Goals Made 48 and 49 yards
  • 2019 First Team All-Area 22nd Century Media : Team 22
  • 2019 First Team All-CCL (Chicago Catholic League)
  • Loyola Academy All Decade Team Kicker

Academics

  • GPA: 94.36
  • ACT: 31

Camp Results

2020 UNDERCLASSMAN CHALLENGE

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December 14, 2019 Midwest Winter Showcase

2019 National Scholarship Camp Results

May 12, 2019 Midwest Spring Showcase

2019 FUTURE STARS

December 8, 2018 Midwest Winter Showcase

DateCamp
01/12/2020Indianapolis, IN - Mini 1 Day Camp
06/29/2019Chicago, IL - 2 Day Training Camp
04/28/2019Chicago, IL - 1 Day Training Camp
06/30/2018Chicago, IL - 2-Day Training Camp
07/08/20172-Day Training Camp - Milwaukee, WI

Kickoffs


Punts


Kickoffs

Distance: 66.00 yards – Hang time: 3.52
Distance: 64.00 yards – Hang time: 3.41
Distance: 54.00 yards – Hang time: 2.51
Average Distance: 61.33 yards  |  Average Hang Time: 3.15 seconds

Punts

Distance: 35.00 yards – Hang time: 4.11
Distance: 33.00 yards – Hang time: 3.49
Distance: 28.00 yards – Hang time: 3.26
Average Distance: 32.00 yards  |  Average Hang Time: 3.62 seconds

Kickoffs

Distance: 65.00 yards – Hang time: 3.41
Distance: 65.00 yards – Hang time: 3.26
Distance: 60.00 yards – Hang time: 3.62
Average Distance: 63.33 yards  |  Average Hang Time: 3.43 seconds

Punts

Distance: 45.00 yards – Hang time: 3.83
Distance: 44.00 yards – Hang time: 3.83
Distance: 41.00 yards – Hang time: 3.67
Average Distance: 43.33 yards  |  Average Hang Time: 3.78 seconds

Kickoffs


Punts


Kickoffs

Distance: 60.00 yards – Hang time: 3.36
Distance: 60.00 yards – Hang time: 3.34
Distance: 51.00 yards – Hang time: 3.23
Average Distance: 57.00 yards  |  Average Hang Time: 3.31 seconds

Punts

Distance: 32.00 yards – Hang time: 3.43
Distance: 27.00 yards – Hang time: 2.57
Distance: 27.00 yards – Hang time: 3.21
Average Distance: 28.67 yards  |  Average Hang Time: 3.07 seconds

Weekly Game Stats

2018 Season

Field GoalsExtra PointsPuntsKickoffsSnaps
Game Date FGM/FGAFGD XPM/XPA#Avg.Inside 20#TBsSS/SA
Aug 242/2 37
25
3/32411000/0
Aug 310/04/42410000/0
Sep 80/00/04310000/0
Sep 141/2 38
0/01380000/0
Sep 170/03/3000000/0
Sep 210/10/03382000/0
Sep 242/2 36
23
0/0000000/0
Sep 290/03/34391000/0
Oct 60/07/71391000/0
Oct 131/1 27
4/45331000/0
Oct 210/04/42351000/0
Oct 271/1 31
5/52431000/0
Nov 33/4 30
36
26
1/13451000/0
Nov 101/1 27
2/24351000/0
Nov 171/1 34
3/35413000/0
Nov 242/2 24
37
1/13382000/0

2019 Season

Field GoalsExtra PointsPuntsKickoffsSnaps
Game Date FGM/FGAFGD XPM/XPA#Avg.Inside 20#TBsSS/SA
Aug 311/1 30
1/15350330/0
Sep 70/04/43311640/0
Sep 141/2 49
3/33350530/0
Sep 200/02/24413320/0
Sep 280/04/4000840/0
Oct 50/03/32392540/0
Oct 121/1 48
5/52361840/0
Oct 181/1 37
4/5000750/0
Oct 262/2 24
33
0/02331330/0
Nov 20/02/22441310/0
Nov 90/04/42370530/0
Nov 160/13/31361530/0

Season Stats

Field GoalsExtra PointsPuntsKickoffsSnaps
Season FGM/FGA XPM/XPA#Avg.Inside 20#TBsSS/SA
20196/735/3626341061390/0
201814/1740/40413915000/0

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