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#34 Alex Paino
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 220
Year: Senior
City/State: Tarpon Springs, Fla.
High School: Tarpon Springs

Career: Two-time Ivy League champion ... Missed most of his senior season due to injury ... Played in seven games as a junior, mostly as a member of Penn's special teams unit ... Also played in two games as a freshman ... Registered a tackle in the season-finale victory over Cornell (11/21/09) ... Was a linebacker for a defense that ranked No. 1 in the nation in his junior season and finished as the fourth-ranked defense in the FCS in his senior campaign.

2010: Did not see any varsity game action.

2009: Played in seven games ... Saw time on special teams for the Quakers ... Registered a tackle in the season-finale shutout win over Cornell (Nov. 21).

2008: Did not see any varsity game action.

2007: Played in two games, against Georgetown (10/6) and Princeton (11/3).

Tarpon Springs HS: Two-year letterwinner ... Captain of team during senior season ... Helped team to district championship in 2005 ... Named the team’s Defensive MVP in senior season ... Student of the Month (December 2006) ... Member of the Quill and Scroll yearbook committee.

Personal: Born April 28, 1988 in Clearwater, Fla. ... Son of Peggy and Greg Paino ... Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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