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#37 Chris Gaertner
Position: Free Safety
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 187
Year: Senior
Hometown: Atherton, Calif.
High School: Sacred Heart
Major: Economics

As a Senior (2013)
• Stanford's Scout Team Special Teams Player of the Week (Oct. 5)
• One tackle vs. Cal in career debut

As a Junior (2012)

• Did not see action

As a Sophomore (2011)
• Did not see action

As a Freshman (2010)
• Did not see action

The Gaertner File
• Graduated from Sacred Heart (Calif.) and played for head coach Pete Lavorato
• Three-year varsity letterwinner
• Played defensive back, tailback and return specialist during varsity career
• All-Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division first team as a senior
• Third team all-San Mateo County
• School records holder for career interceptions (14) and single-season all-purpose yardage (2,128)
• 1,264 rushing yards (105 per game, 7.1 per carry) and 13 touchdowns on 178 carries as a senior
• 17 receptions for 304 yards and one touchdown, 25 yards per kickoff return as a senior
• Four interceptions and 14 pass breakups as a senior
• Led team to semifinals of 2009 Central Coast Section Division IV playoffs
• Second team all-league and all-county as a junior
• 92 tackles (40 solo), five interceptions, three fumble recoveries and 17 pass breakups
as a junior
• 38.6 yards per kickoff return with two touchdowns as a junior
• 39 tackles and league-leading five interceptions as a sophomore
• Set single-game school record with three interceptions in one game
• Led team to 2008 league division title second place in CCS small school division playoffs
• Lettered in track (4x100 relay, long jump, 300 hurdles, 400 meters and 4x400 relay) and basketball
• West Bay Athletic League long jump champion with school-record 20-6
• League champion in 300m hurdles and 4x100 relay
• 2009 Newton Award
• PADI certified divemaster and rescue diver
• Shaolin Kempo Karate black belt
• Son of Chris and Jacqueline Gaertner
• Born in Greenwhich, Conn.
• Full name is Christopher James Gaertner
• Younger brother, Ryan, plays football at Stanford
• Majoring in economics