Drake Pence
Drake Pence
Year: So.
Hometown: Lexington, Ohio
High School: East Knox
Events: Jumps

Described by the staff as someone you can put in a meet situation and who will go out and complete as hard as he can on a given day … Brings a lot of energy to the team in individual events and as a key relay contributor, per the staff.

2018 Football: Key special teams contributor and reserve linebacker who entered all 10 games … Finished the year with five tackles, two of which came in season-opening win over Bluffton (Sept. 1) … Added tackles in wins over DePauw (Sept. 22), Oberlin (Oct. 13), and Kenyon (Oct. 27).

2018 Outdoor: One of the team’s top sprinters … Ran a leg of the Scots’ fifth-place 4x100 relay that clocked in at 44.33 at the NCAC Championships (May 4-5) … Won the triple jump with a mark of 39 feet, 3.25 inches at the Kenyon Spring Invitational (April 21).

2018 Indoor: Ran on Wooster’s sixth-place 4x200 relay that had a time of 1:35.04 at the NCAC Championships (March 2-3) … Earned a spot on Wooster’s 4x200 for the All-Ohio Championships (Feb. 10) that finished just outside of a scoring spot.

2017 Football: Special teams standout with a team-leading 10 tackles as part of that unit … Tallied eight tackles on the kickoff coverage unit and two on punts … Logged two tackles for the first time versus Ohio Wesleyan (Sept. 16) and subsequently had two-tackle games versus Oberlin (Oct. 14) and Kenyon (Oct. 28).

Prior to Wooster: Earned a quartet of all-league honors on the gridiron while prepping under Joe Ulrey at East Knox High School … Lettered four times in football and track & field and once in wrestling.

Personal: Born July 16, 1998 … Son of Patrick Pence and Lisa Brown … Has yet to declare a major.