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Sharks sign kicker Jon Striefsky

Wednesday May 18, 2016

 Former Soul kicker joins Sharks

JACKSONVILLE – Jacksonville announced that they have been assigned kicker Jon Striefsky. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.

The signing addresses Jacksonville’s kicking need after Marco Capozzoli’s retirement. Capozzoli finished his career as the Sharks’ all-time leader in field goals (24) and extra points (121.)

Striefsky (6’0, 175) is a 3-year veteran in the AFL who played for the Philadelphia Soul in 2011 and played in Jacksonville for one game in 2012. Striefsky hasn’t seen action in the AFL since 2014 when he played for Philadelphia.

Through his entire career in the AFL, Striefsky has completed 2 of 4 kicks and 39 of 48 PAT’s. Before that, the Towamencin, Pennsylvania native attended the University of Delaware.

About the Jacksonville Sharks

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and four-time South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Season Tickets for the 2016 season are now available, two tickets as low as $99. To reserve your season tickets or for more information, please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at facebook.com/jaxsharks and on Twitter @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at facebook.com/sharkattackdance and Chum at facebook.com/chumsharks.