42 Trey VanAken
42 Trey VanAken
Height: 6-1
Weight: 236
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Greenville, Pa.
High School: Greenville
Position: H-back

2016: Played in six games, splitting his time between the special teams units and the H-back position…Caught six passes for 90 yards on the season…Hauled in a career-long 45-yard pass in the team’s game at Wayne State Oct. 1…Made two solo tackles in the Chargers’ win over Walsh Sept. 10…Named the team’s Special Teams Player of the Week on Oct. 3…Named to the GLIAC Academic Excellence Team.

2015: Played in all 11 games as an h-back as well as on several special teams units…Had two solo tackles on the season…Named the team’s defensive scout team player of the week Oct. 5…Named to the GLIAC Academic Excellence Team.

2014: Redshirted as a true freshman…The Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week Nov. 16.

High School: Latest in his family to attend Hillsdale College, joining both of his parents and a cousin…Played running back and linebacker at Greenville High School, where he was named First-Team All-Region…Led team to undefeated regular season in 2013…Had 829 rushing yards with 7 touchdowns on offense, and 78 total tackles on defense…Named Academic All-State as a senior…Also earned varsity letters in basketball and track…Member of the Key Club, the National Honor Society, the Spanish Club, the student council and the Media Club…Father is the president of Thiel College in Pennsylvania…Born August 7, 1996…Parents are Troy and Annette.