Sokol records second-best passing day in stadium history
LA Tech defeated Southern Miss, 31-20, in Hattiesburg
LA Tech defeated North Texas, 42-21
Bulldogs open season with three road games in 13 days
@LATechFB place-kicker is only Conference USA kicker on list
Kyle Fischer's field goal makes this week's C-USA High Five
Louisiana Tech Football at North Texas
Louisiana Tech at UTSA
Louisiana Tech at FIU
Louisiana Tech Football at UTEP
Louisiana Tech vs. Lamar, Sept. 7, 2013 at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston, La.
2013 Conference USA All-Freshman Team
2013 Honorable Mention All-Conference USA
2013: Saw action in all 12 games, connecting on 18 of 23 field goals with a long field goal of 49 and kicked off 41 times for 2,464 yards, averaging 60.1 yards wiht 11 touchbacks wiht three going out of bounds ... Walk-on that made his first career appearance in the season opener at NC State (8/31) as he converted both PAT attempts ... Kicked two field goals and was 3-for-3 on PAT attempts against Lamar (9/7), including a 49-yard field goal the longest kick of any Bulldog kicker since 2008 ... Converted three-of-five field goal attempts against Tulane (9/12) with his first one hitting both the left and right poles before falling in while also averaging 64.5 yards on his four kickoffs with three touchbacks ... Kicked a 39-yard field goal but missed two attempts in a 13-10 loss at Kansas while averaging 65.0 yards per kickoff, sending all three kicks into the end zone with two being downed for touchbacks ... Converted a 31-yard field goal and averaged 63.0 yards on three kickoffs against Army (9/28) ... Hit a 24-yard field goal and averaged 61.1 yards on seven kickoffs at UTEP (10/5) ... Hit a pair of field goals against North Texas (10/19) on three attempts including kicking a 40-yard field goal ... Successfully made a school record five field goals in a game while averaging 62.4 yards per kickoff at FIU (10/26) ... Hit both field goal attempts against Southern Miss (11/9) with a game-long field goal of 49 yards ... Averaged 58.7 yards per kickoff at Rice (11/16) ... Converted one field goal attempt for 24 yard at UTSA (11/30).
2012: Redshirted season, did not play.
High School: Prepped at Frisco High School in Frisco, Texas where he lettered four years as a two-sport athlete in football and soccer ... Earned 1st team all-district all four years on the soccer field ... Received 1st team all-county honors in football ... Successfully made 17 of 19 field goal attempts in his senior season at Frisco High School ... Played under head football coach Ron Caldwell and head soccer coach Daniel Dollingier while at Frisco.
Personal: Full name is Kyle Fischer ... Born Oct. 2, 1993 in Richmond, Va. ... Son of Rich and Caroline Fischer ... Has one sister, Sydney (18) ... His father Rich played collegiate soccer at the University of Rhode Island ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Texas Tech.