30 - Gio Christodoulou
Gio Christodoulou
Height: 5-10
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Miami, FL
High School: Belen Jesuit Prep
Position: WR
Years at Yale: **

Notes: Yale's career punt return leader with 834 yards and 3 TDs... Used medical hardship season in 2009... 49 career catches for 653 yards and one TD catch... Eighth on Yale career kickoff return list with 679 yards.

2011: Had 23 punt returns for 229 yards and one score... 10.0 average was second in the league... Returned nine kickoffs for a 14.0 average... Caught four passes for 39 yards.

2010: Started every game at WR... Led squad with 563 receiving yards and 14.8 average per catch... Second on team with 38 catches... Scored TD on 69-yard reception from Patrick Witt at Cornell... Yale's top punt returner with 18 attempts and an 11.5 average... His 207 return yards are No. 5 on the school's single-season list.

2009: Started the first two games before having a season-ending injury... Had five catches (35 yards) and two rushing attempts... Had a 23.7 kick return average on three attempts (71 yards).

2008: Starting punt and kickoff return man... Led Yale with 29 punt returns for a 9.9 average, which was fourth among Ivy League players... His 286 punt return yards were the second most for a Yale player... Took one 71 yards for a TD at Cornell... Led team with 13 KOR (269 yards) and a 20.7 average... Caught two passes for 16 yards and had one rush attempt... Made two total tackles.

2007: Earned Charles Loftus Award as Yale's top freshman... Special teams standout who returned kickoff 47 yards and punt for 87 yards (TD) against Harvard... Led team in punt return average (18.7), kickoff return average (30.4) and return yardage (325)... Yale's special teams player of the week against Harvard and Penn... Ivy League Special Teams Player of the Week against Harvard... Downed punt on the one-yard line against Penn... Had two returns for TDs in three JV games.

At Belen Jesuit Prep School: Played four years on football team... QB, HB, WR and CB... All-Dade County honorable mention in 2006 despite being sidelined by injury for all but two games... Team won 2006 district title... Teammate of Javier Sosa '13. 

Personal: Giovanni Christodoulou is the son of Michael and Raysa Christodoulou... Davenport College resident.

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