Price Named ECFC Coach Of The Year
The Husson Eagles dominated play in the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference and now the Eagles dominate postseason awards.
Running back John Smith is ECFC Offensive Player of the Year. Lineman Luke Washburn is Defensive Player of the Year. Lineman Nick Lewis is Offensive Lineman of the Year. Gabby Price is Coach of the Year. Nat Clark is Assistant Coach of the Year.
The Eagles placed seven players on the first team all-conference squad and five players on the second team.
Husson went unbeaten in ECFC play (7-0) and 9-1 overall. The Eagles travel to Western New England in Springfield, Massachusetts to play in the first round of the NCAA playoffs on Saturday.
Smith wins the top offensive player award for a second straight year. He rushed for 1,715 yards and 17 touchdowns. Smith did not have a turnover.
Washburn anchored the top defensive unit in the nation. He led the ECFC in sacks with 12 and sack yards with 77. The Eagles defense held opponents to 28.7 rushing yards per game.
Lewis anchored an offensive line that gained 40 points and 471 yards per game. Husson quarterbacks were sacked just nine times.
Check out the all conference honors...
|FIRST TEAM OFFENSE||SECOND TEAM OFFENSE|
|QB||Cory Brandon, Husson||So.||QB||Mitchell Caron, Castleton||So.|
|RB||John Smith, Husson
||Jr.||RB||Jacob Homes, Becker||Sr.|
|RB||Patrick Brown, Norwich||Fr.||RB||Travis O'Brien, Mount Ida||Jr.|
|WR||Matt Greenman, Mount Ida||Sr.||WR||DeJahn Dawkins, Becker||Sr.|
|WR||Soren Pelz-Walsh, Castleton||Sr.||WR||Kadeem Edge, Husson||Sr.|
|WR||Deon Wiggins, Husson||Sr.||WR||Pierre Noel, Norwich||Sr.|
|TE||DJ Allen, Husson||Jr.||TE||Andrew Short, Maritime (N.Y.)||Sr.|
|OL||Nick Lewis, Husson||Sr.||OL||Amir Young, Mount Ida||So.|
|OL||Thomas Korwan, Maritime (N.Y.)||Jr.||OL||Jordan Stone, Castleton||Sr.|
|OL||Kurtis Leonard, Norwich||Sr.||OL||Eric Decker, Castleton||Jr.|
|OL||Marc Fils-Aime, Norwich||Sr.||OL||Brad Peterson, Gallaudet||So.|
|OL||Jon Walker, Husson||Sr.||OL||James Wolff, Mount Ida||Sr.|
|K||Matthew Murphy, Maritime (N.Y.)||Jr.||K||Wesley Medeiros, Norwich||Sr.|
|RS||Matt Greenman, Mount Ida||Sr.||RS||Deon Wiggins, Husson||Sr.|
|FIRST TEAM DEFENSE||SECOND TEAM DEFENSE|
|DL||Luke Washburn, Husson||Jr.||DL||Adam Cox, Norwich||Sr.|
|DL||Alexander Stewart, Becker||Sr.||DL||Elvin Suazo, Jr., Husson||So.|
|DL||Corey Palladino, Maritime (N.Y.)||Sr.||DL||Solomon Worthey, Gallaudet||So.|
|DL||James Comer, Mount Ida||Sr.||DL||Matt Lawhorn, Castleton||Jr.|
|LB||Sean Chinova, Mount Ida||Sr.||LB||Darren Callan, Castleton||Sr.|
|LB||Ellis Throckmorton, Husson||Sr.||LB||Jakob Trautwein, Castleton||Jr.|
|LB||Jake Apthorpe, Norwich||Sr.||LB||LaDarrius Carter, Becker||Sr.|
|LB||Benjamin Hummer, Norwich||Sr.||LB||Sean Fenton, Gallaudet||Sr.|
|DB||Carneilus Smith, Gallaudet||Sr.||DB||Brasean Stewart, Norwich||Fr.|
|DB||Davin Collins, Becker||Sr.||DB||Jean Gabriel, Husson||Jr.|
|DB||Brian Price, Maritime (N.Y.)||Sr.||DB||Logan Steward, Husson||Sr.|
|DB||Austin Roberts, Norwich||Jr.||DB||Mark Alberque, Castleton||Sr.|
|P||Francis Cole, Anna Maria||So.||P||John Arny, Maritime (N.Y.)||Sr.|
|P||Wesley Medeiros, Norwich||Sr.|