|High School:||Campolindo HS|
A walk-on who joined the team during spring drills to challenge for kicking duties at Cal Poly this fall ... kicked one field goal of 47 yards in 2012 Spring Game and also punted once for 60 yards.
2011 -- Redshirt.
High School – A 2011 graduate of Campolindo High School and four-year letter winner in football and soccer ... earned All-Diablo Foothill Athletic League honors as a punter in 2010 and All-DFAL honors in soccer in 2011 ... averaged 38.2 yards on 27 punts in senior season with a long of 53 yards ... Cougars were 5-6 overall and earned a CIF-North Coast Section Division III playoff berth ... in senior soccer season, scored eight goals and 12 assists for 28 points as Campolindo posted 20-1-6 record, finished tied for first place in the DFAL and captured CIF-North Coast Section Division II title with 3-2 victory over DFAL rival Acalanes ... Tavecchio’s corner kick led to the winning goal in the 77th minute ... scored two goals against Kennedy of Fremont ... school’s scholar-athlete award winner four times.
Personal -- Son of Renato Tavecchio and Gabby Zacco ... one brother, Giorgio ... lists soccer and disco as hobbies ... wants to work in accounting or finance ... has worked as a camp counselor and soccer coach ... born June 26, 1993, in Milan, Italy ... majors in economics.