SXU Football Award Winners

Year-by-Year National and Conference Football Awards

1993:

NAIA All-District 20:  Maurice Davis, Scott McLean and Bill Valentas

1994:

NAIA All-Americans:  Scott McLean (Honorable Mention) and Ladale Ricks (Honorable Mention)

MSFA Midwest All-Conference:  Scott McLean (1st Team), Ladale Ricks (1st Team Kick Retuner/2nd Team Running Back), Maurice Davis (2nd Team) and Bill Valentas (2nd Team)

MSFA Player of the Week:  Scott McLean

1995:

MSFA All-Academic:  Tim Allison, Mike O'Brien and Dave Triezenberg

Hansen's Football Gazette All-American:  Wantan Montgomery (2nd Team)

National Collegiate Football Classic All-Star:  Phil Thomas

MSFA Midwest All-Conference:  Wantan Montgomery (1st Team), Darryl Cambric (2nd Team), Maurice Davis (2nd Team), Bill Lynch (2nd Team), Jeff Sadowski (2nd Team), Terry Shoven (2nd Team) and Bill Valentas (2nd Team)

MSFA Player of the Week:  Wantan Montgomery

1996:

MSFA All-Academic:  Tim Allison, Johnny Billingsley and Mike O'Brien

NAIA All-American:  Bill Valentas (Honorable Mention)

Hansen's Football Gazette All-American:  Bill Valentas (2nd Team)

National Collegiate Football Classic All-Stars:  Mark Pelkowski and Terry Shoven

MSFA Midwest All-Conference:  Bill Valentas (1st Team), Ed Bryant (2nd Team), Nick Giaouris (2nd Team), Kevin Kenzinger (2nd Team), Mark Pelkowski (2nd Team) and Vince Winters (2nd Team)

1997:

NAIA Scholar-Athlete:  Johnny Billingsley

MSFA All-Academic:  Johnny Billingsley

Hansen's Football Gazette All-American:  Ed Bryant (3rd Team)

National Collegiate Football Classic All-Stars:  Johnny Billingsley and Raphael Manuel

MSFA Midwest All-Conference:  Ed Bryant (2nd Team), Kevin Kenzinger (2nd Team), Matt Lesser (2nd Team) and Joe Remiasz (Honorable Mention)

1998:

NAIA Scholar-Athlete:  Bill Fager

Hansen's Football Gazette All-Americans:  Ed Bryant (Honorable Mention) and Jason Markowicz (Honorable Mention)

MSFA Midwest All-Conference:  Ed Bryant (2nd Team), Jason Markowicz (2nd Team), Bob Barth (Honorable Mention) and Aaron McGuire (Honorable Mention)

1999:

MSFA All-Academic:  Bill Fager and Nick Urso

Hansen's Football Gazette All-Americans:  Ed Bryant, Othiniel Mahone and Jason Markowicz

MSFA Midwest All-Conference:  Ed Bryant (2nd Team), Othiniel Mahone (2nd Team), Jason Markowicz (2nd Team), Bill Fager (Honorable Mention), John Miller (Honorable Mention), Cam Richler (Honorable Mention), Brian Thomas (Honorable Mention) and Nick Urso (Honorable Mention)

2000:

MSFA All-Academic:  Alex Pucillo

NAIA All-American:  Jason Markowicz (Honorable Mention)

Hansen's Football Gazette All-Americans:  Jason Markowicz (1st Team), Othiniel Mahone (2nd Team) and John Miller (2nd Team)

MSFA Midwest All-Conference:  Jason Markowicz (1st Team), Othiniel Mahone (1st Team), Danny Duncan (2nd Team), John Miller (2nd Team), Jason Nowak (2nd Team), Cam Richler (2nd Team), Shawn Burkman (Honorable Mention), Arnold Kiman (Honorable Mention) and Brian Thomas (Honorable Mention)

MSFA Player of the Week:  Jason Nowak (10/2/00), Arnold Kiman (11/6/00) and Jason Markowicz (11/13/00)

2001:

NAIA Scholar-Athlete:  Joe Luby

MSFA All-Academic:  Ken Allen and Joe Luby

NAIA All-Americans:  Othiniel Mahone (Honorable Mention) and Cam Richler (Honorable Mention)

Hansen's Football Gazette All-American:  Cam Richler (3rd Team)

MSFA Midwest All-Conference:  Nick Block (1st Team), Othiniel Mahone (1st Team), Cam Richler (1st Team), Dan Casasanto (2nd Team), Casey Drown (2nd Team), Jimmy Flynn (2nd Team), Jeremy Holzer (2nd Team), John Miller (2nd Team), Gary Young (2nd Team), Danny Duncan (Honorable Mention) and Brian Thomas (Honorable Mention)

MSFA Player of the Week:  Jeremy Holzer (9/8/01), John Miller (9/22/01) and Dan Casasanto (11/10/01)

2002:

NAIA Scholar-Athlete:  Joe Luby

MSFA All-Academic:  Ken Allen, Jimmy Flynn, Joe Luby, Jeremy Mancilla and Scott Munday

NAIA All-Americans:  John Miller (2nd Team), Cam Richler (2nd Team), Nick Block (Honorable Mention, Jarrod Nowman (Honorable Mention) and Brad Zientara (Honorable Mention)

Hansen's Football Gazette All-Americans:  John Miller (2nd Team), Cam Richler (2nd Team), Jarrod Nowman (3rd Team), Nick Block (Honorable Mention) and Casey Drown (Honorable Mention)

MSFA Midwest All-Conference:  Nick Block (1st Team), Dan Casasanto (1st Team), Casey Drown (1st Team), John Miller (1st Team), Andy Ricca (1st Team), Cam Richler (1st Team), Brad Zientara (1st Team), Matt Derry (2nd Team), Rodney Donley (2nd Team), Arnold Kiman (2nd Team), Brandon Kukla (2nd Team), Othiniel Mahone (2nd Team), Jarrod Nowman (2nd Team), Ken Allen (3rd Team), Tom Bijak (3rd Team), Brian Thomas (3rd Team) and John Webb (3rd Team)

MSFA Player of the Week:  Matt Derry (10/5/02), Casey Drown (10/28/02), John Miller (11/4/02)

2003:

Daktronics- NAIA Scholar-Athlete:  Matt Derry

MSFA All-Academic:  Matt Derry and Jeremy Mancilla

NAIA All-Americans:  Brandon Kukla (Honorable Mention) and Jarrod Nowman (Honorable Mention)

Hansen's Football Gazette All-Americans:  Matt Derry (Honorable Mention), Chris Kooistra (Honorable Mention), Brandon Kukla (Honorable Mention) and Jarrod Nowman (Honorable Mention)

MSFA Midwest All-Conference:  Sean Collins (1st Team), Matt Derry (1st Team), Jimmy Flynn (1st Team), Chris Kooistra (1st Team), Brandon Kukla (1st Team), Jarrod Nowman (1st Team), John Perryman (1st Team), Dan Casasanto (2nd Team), George Deaton (2nd Team), Luke Schillo (2nd Team), Guy Smith (2nd Team), Tom Bijak (Honorable Mention), Greg Gerritsen (Honorable Mention), Rick King (Honorable Mention), Nick Stimac (Honorable Mention), Andy Stinicky (Honorable Mention) and Mike Zirkelbach (Honorable Mention)

Hansen's Football Gazette NAIA Player of the Week:  John Perryman (9/22/03), Brad Sheehan (9/22/03) and Luke Schillo (10/20/03)

MSFA Midwest Player of the Week:  John Perryman (9/22/03), Jarrod Nowman (9/29/03), Luke Schillo (10/20/03) and Dan Casasanto (11/16/03)

2004:

Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete:  Matt Derry

MSFA All-Academic:  Matt Derry

NAIA All-American:  Matt Derry (Honorable Mention)

NAIAFOOTBALL.NET U.S. Sports Academy All-Americans:  Matt Derry (2nd Team) and Jarrod Nowman (Honorable Mention

Hansen's Football Gazette All-Region:  Matt Derry (2nd Team), Rick King (3rd Team), Jarrod Nowman (3rd Team) and John Perryman (Honorable Mention)

MSFA Midwest All-Conference:  Matt Derry (1st Team), Rick King (1st Team), Jarrod Nowman (1st Team), Greg Gerritsen (2nd Team), Chris Kooistra (2nd Team), John Perryman (2nd Team), Mike Zirkelbach (2nd Team), Tom Brown (Honorable Mention), Steve Miljus (Honorable Mention), Robert Moore (Honorable Mention), Nick Stimac (Honorable Mention) and Justin Tuffs (Honorable Mention)

MSFA Player of the Week:  Luke Schillo (9/21/04), John Perryman (9/28/04 & 10/25/04), Jarrod Nowman (10/4/04), Tom Regnier (10/4/04), Brad Sheehan (10/18/04), Chris Kooistra (10/25/04)

2005:

Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes:  Sean Kenney and Luke Schillo

MSFA All-Academic:  Brendan Berry, Greg Gerritsen, Sean Kenney, Tom Regnier and Luke Schillo

NAIA All-Americans:  Rick King (2nd Team), Jarrod Nowman (2nd Team), Andy Ricca (2nd Team) and Nick Stimac (Honorable Mention)

Victory Sports Network All-Americans:  Andy Ricca (1st Team), Rick King (2nd Team), Jarrod Nowman (2nd Team), Nick Stimac (3rd Team) and John Perryman (4th Team)

Hansen's Football Gazette All-Americans:  Andy Ricca 1st Team), Rick King (2nd Team), Jarrod Nowman (2nd Team), Nick Stimac (3rd Team) and John Perryman (3rd Team)

MSFA Midwest League Player of the Year:  Jarrod Nowman

MSFA Midwest All-Conference:  Sean Collins (1st Team), Rick King (1st Team), Jarrod Nowman (1st Team), John Perryman (1st Team), Andy Ricca (1st Team), Nick Stimac (1st Team), Robert Moore (2nd Team), Charlie Russ (2nd Team), Jeremiah Scott (2nd Team), Mike Wilkinson (2nd Team), Jim Doherty (Honorable Mention), Greg Gerritsen (Honorable Mention), Sean Kenney (Honorable Mention), Joe Miller (Honorable Mention), Steve Runyon (Honorable Mention) and Justin Tuffs (Honorable Mention)

MSFA Player of the Week:  Sean Kenney (9/6/05), John Perryman (9/6/05 & 10/3/05), Rick King (9/19/05), Jarrod Nowman (9/19/05), Andy Ricca (9/26/05), Sean Collins (10/3/05), Shane Longest (10/24/05 & 11/14/05), Casey Weidenbacher (10/31/05)

2006:

Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes:  Sean Kenney, Tom Regnier and Chris Trino

MSFA All-Academic:  Greg Gerritsen, Jake Gray, Jim Jenks, Sean Kenney, Scott Kooistra, Steve Lanners, Tom Regnier, Luke Schillo, Chris Trino and Billy Yeo

AFCA-NAIA Coaches All-American:  Andy Ricca

Victory Sports Network All-Americans:  Andy Ricca (1st Team), Shane Longest (2nd Team) and Charlie Russ (Honorable Mention)

Hansen's Football Gazette All-Americans:  Andy Ricca (1st Team), Shane Longest (2nd Team), Charlie Russ (2nd Team) and Justin Tuffs (Honorable Mention)

MSFA Midwest League Player of the Year:  Andy Ricca

MSFA Midwest All-Conference:  Sean Collins (1st Team), Greg Gerritsen (1st Team), Sean Kenney (1st Team), Shane Longest (1st Team), Andy Ricca (1st Team), Charlie Russ (1st Team), Billy Yeo (1st Team), Jason Banning (2nd Team), Joe Miller (2nd Team), Justin Tuffs (2nd Team), Mike Wilkinson (2nd Team), Kevin Zientek (2nd Team), Jim Doherty (Honorable Mention), Brett Farmer (Honorable Mention), John Klupshas (Honorable Mention), Scott Kooistra (Honorable Mention) and Tom Regnier (Honorable Mention)

NAIA Player of the Week:  Shane Longest (9/11/06)

MSFA Player of the Week:  Shane Longest (9/4/06, 9/11/06 & 9/25/06), Billy Yeo (9/4/06, 9/25/06 & 10/16/06), Sean Kenney (9/11/06) and Tom Regnier (11/13/06)

2007:

Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes:  Anthony Bendoraitis, Sean Kenney and Billy Yeo

National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society:  Sean Kenney

MSFA All-Academic:  Anthony Bendoraitis, Shawn Bradley, Eric Gomez, Sean Kenney, Scott Kooistra, Joe Leccesi, Joe Nee, Juaquin Rodriguez, John Scudella, Joe Welch and Billy Yeo

AFCA-NAIA Coaches All-American:  Shane Longest

Victory Sports Network All-Americans:  Shane Longest (1st Team) and Sean Kenney (2nd Team)

MSFA Mideast All-Conference:  Sean Kenney (1st Team), Shane Longest (1st Team), Matt Renfro (1st Team), Jim Doherty (2nd Team), Andy Lietz (2nd Team), Bill McKeon (2nd Team), Joe Miller (2nd Team), Chris Rodgers (2nd Team), Eric Schreiber (2nd Team), Billy Yeo (2nd Team), Kevin Zientek (2nd Team), Brett Farmer (Honorable Mention), Scott Kooistra (Honorable Mention), Mike Maher (Honorable Mention) and Justin Tuffs (Honorable Mention)

NAIA Player of the Week:  Shane Longest (10/1/07)

MSFA Player of the Week:  Shane Longest (9/3/07, 9/10/07, 9/17/07, 10/1/07, 10/15/07 & 10/22/07), Joe Miller (9/10/07), Bill McKeon (9/24/07) and Casey Weidenbacher (10/1/07)

2008:

Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes:  Drew Rogowski and Xavier Torres

National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society:  Scott Kooistra, Juaquin Rodriguez and Joe Welch

MSFA All-Academic:  Scott Kooistra, Anthony Kropp, Mike Lally, Joe Leccesi, Joe Nee, Juaquin Rodriguez, Drew Rogowski, John Scudella, Brendan Sheehy, Xavier Torres and Joe Welch

AFCA-NAIA Coaches All-American:  Chris Rodgers

College Fanz NAIA Football Coaches All-Americans:  Mike Lally (1st Team), Chris Rodgers (2nd Team), Bill McKeon (Honorable Mention) and Matt Renfro (Honorable Mention)

MSFA Mideast All-Conference:  Mike Lally (1st Team), Bill McKeon (1st Team), Joe Miller (1st Team), Matt Renfro (1st Team), Chris Rodgers (1st Team), Jason Banning (2nd Team), Dan Cranmer (2nd Team), Scott Kooistra (2nd Team), Mike Maher (2nd Team), Xavier Torres (2nd Team), Joe Welch (2nd Team), Kevin Zientek (2nd Team), Joe Leccesi (Honorable Mention), Matt McGinnis (Honorable Mention) and Jeremy Zientek (Honorable Mention)

NAIA Player of the Week:  Jeremy Zientek (9/22/08)

MSFA Player of the Week:  Bill McKeon (9/8/08), Jeremy Zientek (9/22/08), A.J. Nichols (9/28/08 & 10/13/08), Chris Rodgers (10/6/08) and Mike Lally (10/20/08)

2009:

Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes:  Drew Rogowski and Brendan Sheehy

MSFA All-Academic:  Brian Casson, Pat Garrity, Anthony Kropp, Mike Lally, Joe Leccesi, Drew Rogowski, Ryan Searls, Brendan Sheehy, Xavier Torres

AFCA-NAIA Coaches All-American:  Mike Lally

College Fanz NAIA Football Coaches All-Americans:  Mike Lally (1st Team), Bill McKeon (1st Team), Matt Renfro (1st Team), Pat Geary (2nd Team), Anthony Kropp (Honorable Mention), Joe Leccesi (Honorable Mention), Tom Lynch (Honorable Mention) and Mike Maher (Honorable Mention)

MSFA Mideast League Player of the Year:  Mike Lally

MSFA Mideast All-Conference:  Patrick Appino (1st Team), Shane Franken (1st Team), Pat Geary (1st Team), Anthony Kropp (1st Team), Mike Lally (1st Team), Joe Leccesi (1st Team), Tom Lynch (1st Team), Mike Maher (1st Team), Bill McKeon (1st Team), Matt Renfro (1st Team), Donnie Selby (1st Team), Corey Smith (1st Team), KJ Franklin (2nd Team), Joe Nee (2nd Team), Michael Prosser (2nd Team), Brendan Sheehy (2nd Team), Xavier Torres (2nd Team) and Michael Johnson (Honorable Mention)

NAIA Player of the Week:  Anthony Kropp (9/28/09)

MSFA Player of the Week:  Mike Lally (8/31/09, 10/5/09, 11/02/09 & 11/9/09), Bill McKeon (8/31/09 & 11/9/09), Shane Franken (9/21/09), Tom Lynch (9/21/09, 10/5/09 & 10/19/09), Anthony Kropp (9/28/09), Patrick Appino (10/26/09) and Corey Wennmacher (10/26/09)

2010:

Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes:  Patrick Appino, Michael Prosser, Drew Rogowski and Ryan Searls

MSFA All-Academic:  Patrick Appino, Brian Casson, Pat Garrity, Tom Gbur, Pat Geary, Justin Johnson, Anthony Kropp, Shane Liston, Michael Prosser, Drew Rogowski, Ryan Searls, Brendan Sheehy and Xavier Torres

AFCA-NAIA Coaches All-American:  Mike Maher

Victroy Sports Network NAIA All-Americans:  Pat Geary (1st Team), Anthony Kropp (1st Team), Tom Lynch (1st Team), Mike Maher (1st Team), Michael Johnson (2nd Team), Michael Prosser (Honorable Mention), Drew Rogowski (Honorable Mention), Donnie Selby (Honorable Mention), Brendan Sheehy (Honorable Mention) and Xavier Torres (Honorable Mention)

The Fred Mitchell Award:  Tom Lynch

MSFA Mideast League Player of the Year:  Mike Maher

MSFA Mideast All-Conference:  Pat Geary (1st Team Defensive Back/2nd Team Punt Returner), Michael Johnson (1st Team), Anthony Kropp (1st Team), Tom Lynch (1st Team), Mike Maher (1st Team), Michael Prosser (1st Team), Drew Rogowski (1st Team), Donnie Selby (1st Team), Brendan Sheehy (1st Team), Xavier Torres (1st Team), Patrick Appino (2nd Team), Michael Brauer (2nd Team), KJ Franklin (2nd Team), Colin Luczynski (2nd Team), Jacob Ghinazzi (Honorable Mention), Dave Marciano (Honorable Mention) and Jimmy Sandling (Honorable Mention)

NAIA Player of the Week:  Pat Geary (11/8/10)

MSFA Player of the Week:  Tom Lynch (9/6/10, 10/11/10 & 11/8/10), Ben Touzinsky (9/6/10), Mike Maher (9/13/10, 9/20/10 & 11/1/10) and Pat Geary (11/8/10)

2011:

Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes:  Patrick Appino, Michael Prosser and Shane Zackery

Capital One Academic All-Americans College Division:  Patrick Appino (1st Team), Michael Prosser (1st Team) and Shane Zackery (1st Team)

MSFA All-Academic:  Patrick Appino, Mike Bushnell, Chase Catton, Joe Gill, Spencer Nolen, Michael Prosser and Shane Zackery

AFCA-NAIA Coaches All-American:  Michael Prosser

NAIA-FCS "Champions of Character:"  Patrick Appino

The Fred Mitchell Award:  Tom Lynch

MSFA Mideast All-Conference:  Patrick Appino (1st Team), Mike Bushnell (1st Team), Jimmy Coy (1st Team), Michael Johnson (1st Team), Tom Lynch (1st Team), Michael Prosser (1st Team), Shane Zackery (1st Team), Zach Dolph (2nd Team), Wes Gastel (2nd Team), Jacob Ghinazzi (2nd Team), Dave Marciano (2nd Team), Matt Munizzi (2nd Team), Nick Pesek (2nd Team), Jeremy Rhodes (2nd Team), Kenny Smith (Honorable Mention), Jimmy Sandling (Honorable Mention) and Corey Wennmacher (Honorable Mention)

NAIA Player of the Week:  Jimmy Coy (10/3/11), Tom Lynch (10/3/11 & 10/24/11)

MSFA Player of the Week:  Shane Zackery (9/5/11), Michael Prosser (9/12/11 & 10/31/11), Jimmy Coy (10/3/11 & 11/14/11), Jacob Ghinazzi (10/3/11), Tom Lynch (10/3/11, 10/24/11 & 10/31/11), Clayton Fejedelem (10/24/11)

2012:

Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes:  Mike Bushnell, Spencer Nolen, Brian Studnicka and Shane Zackery

National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Finalist:  Shane Zackery

Capital One Academic All-Americans College Division:  Mike Bushnell (1st Team), Shane Zackery (1st Team) and Greg Hayward (2nd Team)

MSFA All-Academic:  JD Barchard, Mike Bushnell, Chase Catton, Zach Dolph, Jacob Ghinazzi, Ryan Miles, Spencer Nolen, McHale Smith, Brian Studnicka and Shane Zackery

Rawlings NAIA National Football Player of the Year:  Jimmy Coy

NAIA Rimington Award:  Matt Munizzi

AFCA-NAIA Coaches All-American:  Jimmy Coy

MSFA Mideast League Player of the Year:  Jimmy Coy

MSFA Mideast All-Conference:  Mike Bushnell (1st Team), Jimmy Coy (1st Team), Zach Dolph (1st Team), Jacob Ghinazzi (1st Team), Ryan Miles (1st Team), Matt Munizzi (1st Team), Nick Pesek (1st Team), Jeremy Rhodes (1st Team), Jimmy Sandling (1st Team), Tyler Smith (1st Team), Shane Zackery (1st Team), Chase Catton (2nd Team), Clayton Fejedelem (2nd Team), Wes Gastel (2nd Team), Tim Ladd (2nd Team), Dave Marciano (2nd Team), Nick DeBenedetti (Honorable Mention), Greg Hayward (Honorable Mention) and Corey Wennmacher (Honorable Mention)

NAIA Player of the Week:  Zach Dolph (9/17/12)

MSFA Player of the Week:  Jimmy Coy (9/10/12 & 10/22/12), Jacob Ghinazzi (9/10/12), Zach Dolph (9/17/12 & 9/24/12), Spencer Nolen (9/17/12 & 11/12/12), Nick Pesek (9/17/12), JD Barchard (10/29/12), Shane Zackery (11/5/12) and Clayton Fejedelem (11/12/12)

2013:

Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes:  JD Barchard, Zach Dolph, Greg Hayward, Spencer Nolen, Brian Studnicka, Alex Walters and Jacek Wesolowski

Capital One Academic All-Americans College Division:  Zach Dolph (1st Team) and Greg Hayward (1st Team)

MSFA All-Academic:  JD Barchard, Kevin Berrigan, Zach Dolph, Jacob Ghinazzi, Greg Hayward, Spencer Nolen, Alex Walters and Jacek Wesolowski

AFCA-NAIA Coaches All-American:  Zach Dolph

Cliff Harris Award Finalist:  Zach Dolph

MSFA Midwest All-Conference:  Nick DeBenedetti (1st Team Wide Receiver/1st Team Return Specialist), Zach Dolph (1st Team), Jacob Ghinazzi (1st Team), Greg Hayward (1st Team), Tim Ladd (1st Team), Dave Marciano (1st Team), Spencer Nolen (1st Team Punter/2nd Team Place-Kicker), Nick Pesek (1st Team), Stephen Simms (2nd Team), JD Barchard (Honorable Mention), Kevin Lonergan (Honorable Mention) and Luke Rowell (Honorable Mention)

NAIA Player of the Week:  Zach Dolph (9/9/13 & 10/28/13) and Spencer Nolen (9/30/13)

Beyond Sports Network NAIA Player of the Week:  Spencer Nolen (9/9/13 & 9/30/13) and Dave Marciano (9/30/13)

MSFA Player of the Week:  Zach Dolph (9/9/13 & 10/28/13), Dave Marciano (9/30/13 & 11/18/13) and Spencer Nolen (9/30/13 & 10/28/13)

2014:

MSFA Player of the Week:  Abdul Mahdi (9/15/14 & 9/22/14), Greg Hayward (9/22/14), Joe Bailey (9/29/14) and Stephen Simms (9/29/14)