Returned missionaries playing for Dixie State

The Dixie State Red Storm holds a record of 2-3 this season. Dixie State will try to end a two-game losing streak when it hosts Central Washington University Saturday at Hansen Stadium.

There are 19 returned LDS missionaries playing for the Red Storm this season.

Justin Ence carries the ball in a game against SUU in 2011. Ence served an LDS mission in Brazil. (Deseret News Archive)

 

  1. Kamuela Alisa, Laie, Hawaii (Kahuku HS), Jr., RB. Served mission in Idaho Boise mission.
  2. Adam Bangerter, St. George, Utah ((Pine View HS), So., LB. Served in the Ukraine Kiev mission.
  3. Parker Cracroft, Salt Lake City, Utah (East HS/Utah), So., DB. Served in the Washington Tacoma mission.
  4. Brian Curtis, Perry, Utah (Box Elder HS), Fr., LB. Served in the New Zealand Auckland mission.
  5. Jordan Curtis, Perry, Utah (Box Elder HS), Jr., CB. Served in the Argentina Buenos Aires North mission.
  6. Justin Ence, St. George, Utah ((Pine View HS), So., DB. Served in the Brazil Florianopolis mission.
  7. Zack Fox, Spanish Fork, Utah (Spanish Fork HS), Sr., WR. Served in the Argentina Buenos Aires West mission.
  8. Chase Frei, Santa Clara, Utah (Snow Canyon HS), Fr., WR. Served mission in South Korea.
  9. Mitch Frei, Santa Clara, Utah (Snow Canyon HS), Sr., WR. Served in the Brazil Santa Maria mission.
  10. Jake Hardcastle, Midway, Utah (Wasatch HS), Fr., OL. Served in the California San Jose mission.
  11. Jordan Loo, St. George, Utah (Pine View HS), Jr., TE. Served in the Portugal Lisbon mission.
  12. Michael Myers, St. George, Utah (Dixie HS), Fr., K. Served in the Missouri Independence mission.
  13. Kaleo Nawahine, Fruitland, Idaho (Fruitland HS), So., QB. Served mission in the Marshall Islands.
  14. Remick Rappleye, Afton, Wyo. (Star Valley HS), So., OL. Served in the Italy Rome mission.
  15. Eldon Tuiasosopo, Pago Pago, American Samoa (Tafuna HS), So., LB. Served in the Utah Ogden mission.
  16. Randon Willard, Santa Clara, Utah (Snow Canyon HS), So., WR. Served in the Florida Jacksonville mission.
  17. Colin Wilson, Frisco, Texas, (Frisco Centennial HS), So., OL. Served in the Oregon Eugene mission.

Note: Quade Peterson, a freshman offensive lineman from Kaysville, Utah (Davis HS), is not on the roster but is part of the program, according to John Potter, Dixie media relations and radio broadcaster. Peterson served in the Peru Lima South mission.

Junior quarterback Griff Robles, a Spanish Fork native and transfer from the University of Utah, is also a returned missionary. I have so far been unable to find out where he served.

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