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41 Stephen Doar

2015: First Team All-Big South selection…played in every game as the starting punter…set the Big South record for punts (80) and punting yards (3,083)…averaged 38.5 yards per punt, third-best in the Big South, with 32 resulting in a fair catch and 20 landing inside the opponents’ 20-yard line…booted nine punts of at least 50 yards this season…had just three punts result in touchbacks…opponents returned 15 punts for a total of 36 punt return yards against PC this season, an average of 2.4 yards per punt return…punted 11 times for 430 yards at Charlotte, both single-game highs in the Big South in 2015…averaged a career-high 45.8 yards per punt against Gardner-Webb…averaged at least 40 yards per punt in four games, including three straight games against Gardner-Webb, Liberty and Monmouth…finished his career second in PC Division I history in punting average at 38.4 yards per punt…had just one punt blocked in his career

2014: Played in all 11 games… Big South Conference Special Teams Player of the Week on September 15 for eight punts against Furman, five inside the 20 and only one returned … Average distance per punt was 38.1 yards, fourth-highest average in the Big South… Punted nine times against Northern Illinois and Ole Miss … Had a career long 64-yard punt against Gardner-Webb … Punted inside the 20-yard line five times against both  Furman and Monmouth and a total of 20 times during the season … Had three punts that were 50+ yards long… Recorded a tackle against Ole Miss… Punted for a total of 2550 yards on 67 attempts.

2013: Played in all 11 games ... Hit 58 punts for 4th in the conference, and averaged 37.9 yards per punt for 4th as well … His seven PAT against VMI and Point were career highs ... Earned Big South Special Teams POTW after connecting on a then career-high 8 punts for a career-best 323 yards … Recorded a career-high 10 punts (just 2 shy of a PC record) for 375 yards at CCU … Of his 58 punts, 17 were inside the 20-yard line … Went 17-of-18 in PATs, for 7th in the league ... Kicked his first career field goal with a 34-yarder against Charleston Southern ...

2012: Doar came off the bench to make his collegiate debut against Coastal Carolina and punted five times for an average of 48.0 yards in a reserve role (240 yards) ... Three of his kicks went for 50 yards, including a long of 60, and he placed one inside the 20-yard line ... Coastal returned just two of his punts for six yards ... Earned Big South Freshman-of-the-Week honors that week ... Playing behind Senior Patrick Morgano, Doar saw action in just one game.

2011: Was redshirted for the season.

High School: Played for Russell Mahaffey at Landrum H.S. ... Averaged 39.3 yards a punt as a junior and 35.3 as a senior ... Connected on 41 of 44  PATs his senior year ... As a junior he earned spots on the SCHSL Cass A All-State team for football, and the High School Sports Report All-State team for soccer ... All-Area and All-Region selection as well as the MVP, all coming as a junior ... Two-time Spartanburg Herald All-Area Academic team member... Football team was conference runners-up twice while he was a member.

Personal:  Stephen Thomas Doar was born in Spartanburg, S.C. May 8, 1993 ... Parents are Sam and Mandy Doar ... Majoring in Business Administration.

Position: Punter
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Landrum, S.C.
High School: Landrum