UMaine Black Bears seniors Pat Ricard and Christophe Mulumba Tshimanga have been named to the New England Football Writers All-New England Team.

Top players are selected by the NEFW from all Division I teams in the region.

LB Mulumba Tshimanga was second in the CAA with 9.7 tackles per game. He finished the year with 97 tackles and finished his UM career with 347 tackles.

DL Ricard had 50 tackles in his senior season, including 15 tackles for losses and 5.5 sacks.

NEFW All New England Team players will be honored at a banquet on December 8th.

UMaine Athletics, Peter Buehner Photo / #5 Pat Ricard