2003 EAGLES

#20 Mark Restelli

 

#20 Mark Restelli
Grade: 12
Position: SS/WR
Height: 6'1`"
Weight: 205

#20 Senior, SS/WR Mark Restelli (6-1, 205) has emerged as one of the leaders on a solid and athletic defense and is enjoying an outstanding start to the 2003 season.

2003: Leads the team with three interceptions and eight passes broken up and is third on the team with 61 tackles. Mark collected seven tackles and caught three passes at Mater Dei in Week 10. Restelli caught three passes and forced a fumble vs. Loyola in Week 9. Mark earned Offensive Player of the Game honors for catching three passes for 101 yards including a 67-yard touchdown vs. Servite in Week 8. He added four tackles on defense as well. Restelli picked up nine tackles at St. John Bosco in Week 7. Mark earned Defensive Skill Player of the Game for his two-interception performance at Bishop Amat. Restelli made nine tackles and broke up two passes including one in the endzone on fourth down with 0:47 left to help preserve the 21-17 win over Trabuco Hills. Mark recorded nine tackles and broke up two passes including one he returned 53 yards vs. Fountain Valley in Week 4. Restelli earned Defensive Player of the Game honors against Long Beach Jordan for breaking up two key passes. Mark had six tackles and one pass broken up at Redlands in Week 2. Restelli was named the Defensive Player of the Game for his efforts against St. Paul where he collected 11 tackles and forced a fumble with a jarring hit on All-State Fullback Matt Parent.

2002: Playing cornerback, Mark emerged in 2002 as a defensive force for the Eagles as he was part of a unit that allowed only 57 pass completions and no touchdown passes. Registered 51 total tackles including a career-high eight vs. Redlands. He also picked up six tackles against Servite and Fountain Valley, and five against Esperanza, St. John Bosco and Dorsey. Had three passes broken up in 2002.

Misc: A fierce hitter, Restelli gained 20 pounds during the 2003 off-season and was converted from cornerback to strong safety. Mark is a member of the Power, Speed and 800-Pound Clubs.