September 19, 2006

Kicker commit Hinkebein enjoys Virginia visit

Charlotte, N.C., Providence Senior kicker Chris Hinkebein (6-foot-2, 180 pounds, 4.9 seconds) received his Virginia scholarship offer on a Friday night and wasted no time in making his college decision by committing to the Cavaliers two days later. Kickers often get overlooked by recruiting services but at 6-foot-2, it is hard to look past the talented Tar Heel State product. We caught up with Hinkebein to talk about his decision.

"It was really a no-brainer for me. I knew that Virginia was where I wanted to be and the school that offered me everything that I was looking for. I didn't wait long after they offered but I did want to sleep on it just to let the feeling sink in," said Hinkebein.

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