LAS VEGAS - The 7th Annual National Kicking & Snapping Event sponsored by Nike and run by Chris Sailer Kicking took place January 17-18, 2009 in Las Vegas. Over 400 athletes participated representing over 40 states and four countries. The talent and level of competition at the event was at an all-time high. Many players stepped up and performed well, but only a few came out as champions. See below the competition winners and coveted "TOP 12".
Initial Competition Round Champions: 2012: Field Goal: Bradley Pinion (N.C.) Kickoff: Bradley Pinion (N.C.) Punt: Bradley Pinion (N.C.) and Sam Falkenhagen (Calif.) 2011: Field Goal: Brendan Sofen (Calif.) Kickoff: Andre Heidari (Calif.) Punt: Jesse Roy (N.C.) 2010: Field Goal:Kyle French (Wis.) and Kip Smith (Colo.) Kickoff:Cody Parkey (Fla.) Punt:Ronnie Doherty (Texas) and Sam Myers (N.C.) 2009/Junior College/Transfer: Field Goal:Ricky Drake (Calif.) Kickoff:Ricky Drake (Calif.) Punt:Nick Marsh (Calif.)
Last Man Standing Champions: Each Group had roughly 60 participants Group 1 (FG) :Matt Goudis (2011 Calif.) Group 2 (FG) : Thomas Kinney (2010 Ill.) Group 3 (Punt) :Matt Darr (2010 Calif.) Group 4 (FG) :Igor Garcia (2009 Mass.) and Austin Smith (2010 Okla.) Group 5 (FG) :Harrison Waid (2009 Calif.)
The high score on the Target was earned by Evan Jacobsen with a 34.
The highest RSI was earned by Evan Jacobsen with a 51.55.
The fastest average time was earned by Greg Parcher with a .70.