"(RACINE, WIS.) - Former Racine St. Catherine's High School football standout Jason DuMont has signed with the Racine Raiders for the 2013 season. DuMont lettered in football three times at St. Cat's and participated in basketball, golf and track, helping the Angels win two state titles in basketball.
"The 6' 4", 310-pound offensive lineman graduated from Northern Michigan
University in 2011. DuMont started at left guard for three seasons for the
Wildcats, serving as the team captain and earning all-Great Lakes
Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honors in his senior season.
"DuMont was a late switch to the offensive line. He played quarterback all
through his years in Racine Youth Sports football and through his sophomore
season at St. Cat's. He switched to being a lineman, both on offense and
defense, in his junior season. In addition, DuMont was the Angels punter.
"He was a first-team All-Racine County and All-Lakeshore Conference selection
on the offensive line. He also earned All-Lakeshore Conference first-team honors
as a punter and was an honorable mention selection on the defensive line.
"'Jason has great mobility for a big man,' said Raiders head coach Gino
Perfetto. 'He's extremely versatile which will allow us to feature him in key
"DuMont made visits to several colleges and universities before choosing
Northern Michigan, including Minnesota State-Mankato, Winona State and St.
Norbert's. Northern Michigan was so impressed with DuMont that the NCAA Division
II school actually offered him a partial scholarship on his visit.
"DuMont and his parents, Danny and Gerianne, have deep roots in the Racine
community. The DuMont's recently opened Dewey's Restaurant and Sports Bar in
For more information on the Racine Raiders, please visit http://www.racineraiders.com. For more information on playing
for the defending national champions, please visit http://www.playfortheraiders.com.
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