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  Pasoni Tasini
Pasoni Tasini

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Wailuku, Hawaii

High School:
Baldwin HS

Last College:
Snow College

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 260

Position:
DT

Birthdate:
05/31/1993

Experience:
JC

PRIOR TO UTAH: Has three years to play two ... originally signed with Utah out of Baldwin High School (Hawaii) in 2012, but instead went to Snow College, where he played in 2012 and 2013 ... Snow College team captain ... 44 tackles and 4.0 tackles for loss (3.5 sacks), a fumble recovery and a pass breakup in 2013 ... 14 tackles, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup in nine games in 2012 ... in high school, he was the 2010-11 Maui News Maui Interscholastic League Male Athlete of the Year and two-time MIL Defensive Player of the Year ... three-time first-team All-MIL ... led Baldwin to the 2011 state semifinal game ... Baldwin won the league football title all four years (2008-10) ... as a junior, he played for MIL Division I championship teams in football, basketball, volleyball and track and field, winning league titles in the shot put and discus ... placed fourth in the shot put at the 2011 state track and field meet ...three-sport MIL All-Star as a junior in 2010-11 (football, basketball and track and field) ... also lettered in volleyball ... first-team All-MIL in basketball as a sophomore and junior.

PERSONAL: Son of Pone Pate and Nola Pasini ... has one brother and four sisters ... first person in his family to earn a college scholarship ... full name is Pasoni Kaianoano Tasini (pronounced pa-sony tah-see-nee) ... born May 31, 1993.

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