26 Vance Settlemire
26 - Vance Settlemire
Height: 5-10
Weight: 207
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Findlay, Ohio
High School: Findlay
Position: TB

Enters 2016 needing 11 touchdowns to tie former teammate Anthony Taylor for the most TDs in Ashland University history.

2015: Took over as the starting tailback as a junior, and rewrote the Ashland football record book in the process...Set new program standard for single-season points (114) and touchdowns (19)...Finished with 1,116 yards and 13 touchdowns rushing and 31 catches for 333 yards and six touchdowns receiving...After the season, earned D2CCA second-team All-Super Region 4, Don Hansen third-team All-Super Region 4 and first-team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honors...Was named GLIAC offensive Player of the Week on Nov. 2.

2014: Ranked as one of the top tailbacks in the GLIAC as the Eagles' No. 2 runner...Earned GLIAC honorable mention honors...Ran for 753 yards and six touchdowns in just 94 carries (8.0 avg.)...Ranked third in the conference in yards per carry...Ran for season-high 121 yards and two touchdowns in just eight carries in Week 4 at Findlay...Also was fourth on the team with 14 catches, and had 172 receiving yards and a receiving TD...Returned four kickoffs for 90 yards.

2013: Played a prominent role in the Eagles' offense as a true freshman backup tailback...Finished second on the team with 380 rushing yards on 55 carries (6.9 avg.)...Scored seven rushing touchdowns, including two on three different occasions...Ran for a career-high 141 yards and two touchdowns on just 14 carries in the season-finale against Tiffin (Nov. 9), his only start of the season...Also caught 10 passes for 128 yards and a score, and returned 12 kickoffs for 285 yards for a team-high 23.8-yard average.

High School: Named second-team All-Ohio in 2012...Was first-team all-district as a senior...Is Findlay's all-time leading rusher (3,260)...Has 10 Findlay High School records, including most career rushing touchdowns (50)...Lettered four times in track and field and three times in football.

Personal: Son of Chris and Joy Baxter.