2000 (Junior) - Served throughout the season as the Wildcats’ holder on place kicks... Had one punt for 38 yards against Ball State (9/16)... Kick pinned the Cardinals inside their own 20-yard line.
1999 (Sophomore) - Split time with Travis Brown as K-State’s punter… Averaged 37.1 yards on 35 punts… Had eight of his punts downed inside 20-yard line… Long punt was 51-yarder against Colorado… Had two 50-yard punts against Colorado… Best average day was 42.0 on six punts against Texas… Threw one pass out of punt formation for completion against Nebraska (minus-4 yards)... Averaged 39.1 yards on nine punts in the spring game.
1998 (Freshman) - Punted once on the season for 36 yards against Indiana State in the season opener.
1997 - Redshirt season.
Olathe East HS - Lettered three times in football and track, and once in basketball... Played defensive end, kicker and punter in high school... All-Olathe first-team punter in 1995 as a junior... All-Sunflower League honorable mention defensive end and kicker in 1995... All-Sunflower League second-team kicker in 1996... All-Johnson County second-team kicker and All-Metro Kansas City second-team kicker in 1996... Helped East to Regional and Sunflower League championship in 1994 with 10-1 record... Made his only extra-point attempt in 1994... Was 19-for-19 in extra points and 2-for-4 on field goals, while scoring one touchdown as a junior in 1995... Was 21-for-22 in extra points and 10-for-12 in field goals as a senior in 1996... Set high-school records at East for longest field goal (47 yards), highest punting average for a season (36.5 avg.), highest punting average for a game (49.3 avg.) and most field goals in a season (10)... Best high school game came against Shawnee Mission Northwest when he averaged 47.3 yards per punt and made a 47-yard field goal in 1996... High school football coach was Jeff Meyers... Was a javelin thrower in track... Was on the academic Honor Roll all four years.
Personal - Born June 27, 1978... Parents are Chad and Nancy Ronsick... Was offered scholarships to attend Fort Hays State and Air Force Academy... Uncle, Gary Harnisch, wrestled for Nebraska... Enjoys drawing and painting... Majoring in art.
Career Stats - Punting
Career highs - Long punt: 51 vs. Colorado (11/6/99); Most punts: 6, twice (last vs. Colorado, 11/6/99); Best punting avg: 42.2 (6-252) vs. Texas (10/2/99).