|Date of birth:October 21, 1986|
|Undrafted in 2010|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Philadelphia Soul (2011)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* Associated Press first-team All-America honors (2007)|
|Field goals made – attempts||2–4|
|Extra points made – attempts||64–76|
|Stats at ArenaFan.com|
Jonathan Edmund "Jon" Striefsky (born October 21, 1986) is an American football kicker who is currently a free agent. After playing college football for the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens, he was signed by the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League as a free agent in 2011. He played for the Soul in 2011 and for the Jacksonville Sharks in 2012.
Striefsky was a walk-on for the University of Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens in 2005. As a sophomore in 2007, he broke or tied ten school kicking records. He broke the Football Championship Subdivision record for the most points scored in a season with 127 (tied with Julian Rauch of Appalachian State, who also set the record in 2007). He earned Associated Press and The Sports Network first-team All-America honors, and first-team All-Colonial Athletic Association honors in 2007. He won the Outstanding Senior Special Teams Player honor in 2009. In his career, he went 41-for-51 for field goals and 121-of-126 on extra point attempts.
Striefsky was signed by the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League in May 2011, due to an injury suffered by kicker Robbie Smith. Striefsky went two-of-four for field goals and 39-of-47 on extra point attempts in 2011 for the Soul. He also recorded three tackles.
Striefsky was assigned by the Jacksonville Sharks on June 15, 2012. In his only game appearance for the Sharks, he went 3-of-4 on extra point attempts. He was reassigned on June 18.
Return to PhiladelphiaEdit
On June 20, 2014, Striefsky was assigned as an emergency kicker for the Soul.
On May 6, 2016, Striefsky was assigned to the Cleveland Gladiators.
On May 18, 2016, Striefsky was assigned to the Jacksonville Sharks. On May 23, 2016, Striefsky was placed on reassignment.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kracz, Ed (June 4, 2011). "Striefsky getting his kicks with the Soul". phillyburbs.com. Archived from the original on May 22, 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20120522164237/http://www.phillyburbs.com/sports/high_school/intel/striefsky-getting-his-kicks-with-the-soul/article_7c29c4cc-b746-5aeb-a86e-742f52d2f15a.html. Retrieved June 23, 2012.
- ↑ "University of Delaware All-Time Football Records" (PDF). University of Delaware Athletics. Archived from the original on February 27, 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20120227134517/http://www.bluehens.com/sportsinfo/football/footballrecords.pdf. Retrieved June 23, 2012.
- ↑ "Football Championship Subdivision Records" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association. 2011. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2011/FCS.pdf. Retrieved June 23, 2012.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 "All-Time Honors". University of Delaware Athletics. Archived from the original on October 13, 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20121013122900/http://www.bluehens.com/teams/football/info/honors.html. Retrieved June 23, 2012.