|High School:||Cardinal Newman|
2011: Served as a team captain in his junior season and started all 12 games he appeared in...Collected 19 groundballs and caused eight turnovers.
2010: Played in all 15 games and made 13 starts...Picked up 20 groundballs and caused seven turnovers.
2009: Appeared in five games.
Before SHU: Captained the football, basketball, and lacrosse teams at Cardinal Newman High School...Team MVP and 2nd Team All-State for football.
Personal: Rock A. Tate. Born: 12/3/89. Parents: Lyn and Rock Tate. Siblings: Linda Tate. Major: Biology. Hobbies: Golf, fishing, lifting. Favorite Team: Miami Dolphins. Favorite Athlete: Michael Jordan. Favorite Book: LT: Over the Edge. Favorite Movie: Hotel Rwanda. Favorite TV Show: Sportscenter. Favorite Music: Rap, Lil' Wayne. Role Model: Parents.