30 Chris Dessonville
30 Chris Dessonville
Height: 6-1
Weight: 230
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Brownell-Talbot
Position: TE
Major: Computer Science and Engineering

2012: Played in a career-high six games … Academic All-NEFC … recorded one tackle against Salve Regina (10/19).

2011: Saw action in four games … Academic All-NEFC.

2010: Played in seven games for MIT as a sophomore … Academic All-NEFC … recorded one solo tackle against Salve Regina (10/23).

Off The Field at MIT: Majoring in computer science and engineering … internships at PayPal, Union Pacific Railroad and  SumoLogic … worked with GAMBIT on a UROP (Snowfield project) … house and technology manager for Delta Kappa Epsilon.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Brownell-Talbot High School … first team all-district as a defensive end as a senior … all-conference pick as a senior … two-time academic all-state … named team’s sportsman of the year as a junior … honorable mention all-Omaha area as a junior … leader of undefeated quiz bowl team at the UNL Math Day … Siemens Scholarship for Advanced Placement in Nebraska … Excellence in the study of Math award … member of state team for national ARML Math Contest … first place in math at state Academic Decathlon … named by the Omaha World Herald to the All-State Academic Team … National Merit Finalist.