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Von Hendrix Earns Scholarship for Direct Admission to Naval Academy


February 4, 2015 - Orange High School senior football athlete Chris Von Hendrix signed a scholarship today for direct admission to US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. His teammates, friends, coaches and family were on hand for the signing. He will play Division I NCAA football for the Navy Midshipmen.

Chris has broken and set every OHS varsity football record for receiving in both a season and career. In his senior season, he averaged more than 100 yards receiving in each game and scored at least one touchdown in nine of 10 games. Seven of his 15 touchdowns were for 50 yards or more. This year he also set the single-season school records for receiving yards (1,237), receiving touchdowns (15) and receiving yards in a game (218). In his career, he owns the school record for receptions (150), receiving yards (2,224) and receiving touchdowns (25). He also started on defense at both linebacker and defensive end.

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