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NEWMAC Announces 2017 Football Postseason Awards After Successful Inaugural Season

NEWMAC Announces 2017 Football Postseason Awards After Successful Inaugural Season

WESTWOOD, Mass. – The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) is pleased to announce the 2017 Football All-Conference Teams and postseason major honors after a successful Inaugural Season. The conference honors an Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Athlete of the Year along with Rookie of the Year and Coach of the Year. The All-Conference list is comprised of 29 selections on both first and second team. 

After boasting an impressive 10-0 perfect season garnering the first NEWMAC crown and a NCAA At-Large berth Springfield's Jordan Wilcox took home Offensive Athlete of the Year followed by his teammate Nick Giorgio with Defensive Athlete of the Year honors along with Rookie of the Year Mackenzie Allioth. Also taking home major honors was WPI kicker, Spencer Herrington who earned the Special Teams Athlete of the Year. Herrington and the Engineers also earned postseason play as they host a New England Bowl game.

Leading the Pride to one of the most successful seasons in program history, head coach, Mike Cerasuolo was voted by his peers as the 2017 NEWMAC Football Coach of the Year. Springfield will be making their first NCAA appearance since 2006 this coming weekend. 

Wilcox, Giorgio and Herrington have earned an automatic place on First Team All-Conference with their major honors. The remaining 55 All-Conference honorees are listed below. 

Also being recognized are the eight football student-athletes that were named to the All-Sportsmanship Team. The award is intended to recognize one student-athlete from each team, in every sport that best demonstrates the ideals of the NEWMAC and its Code of Conduct, regardless of his/her overall performance or statistics for the season. The football honorees are also listed below.


Jordan Wilcox
Springfield College
Offensive Athlete of the Year

Nick Giorgio
Springfield College
Defensive Athlete of the Year

Spencer Herrington
WPI
Special Teams Athlete of the Year

Mackenzie Allioth
Springfield College
Rookie of the Year

Mike Cerasuolo
Springfield College
Coach of the Year

 


2017 NEWMAC Football All-Conference Teams

Team Name Position Institution
First Team All-Conference Udgam Goyal QB MIT
First Team All-Conference Jordan Wilcox* FB Springfield College
First Team All-Conference Chula Loomis TE Springfield College
First Team All-Conference Sean McAllen RB WPI
First Team All-Conference John Robertson RB MIT
First Team All-Conference Eddy Garcia-Montes WR MIT
First Team All-Conference Corey Coogan WR WPI
First Team All-Conference Joe Vitelli WR U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
First Team All-Conference Christopher Hayden OL Springfield College
First Team All-Conference Brendan Harty OL WPI
First Team All-Conference Cullen Clairmont OL MIT
First Team All-Conference Bob Heyward OL U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
First Team All-Conference Nick Bainter OL Springfield College
First Team All-Conference Spencer Herrington* K WPI
First Team All-Conference Andrew DiNardo P The Catholic University of America
First Team All-Conference Austin Pesce R WPI
First Team All-Conference Nick Giorgio* DL Springfield College
First Team All-Conference Patrick Vidal DL The Catholic University of America
First Team All-Conference Derek Pacheco DL WPI
First Team All-Conference Luca Cerasani DL WPI
First Team All-Conference Dominic Traversa LB Springfield College
First Team All-Conference Matt Nicolai LB MIT
First Team All-Conference Sam Malafronte LB WPI
First Team All-Conference Derek Breunig LB Maine Maritime Academy
First Team All-Conference Marlowe Scott DB Springfield College
First Team All-Conference Rob DiSanto DB MIT
First Team All-Conference Lou Garcia DB WPI
First Team All-Conference Luke Kern DB The Catholic University of America
First Team All-Conference Jake Eglintine Athlete Springfield College
       
Second Team All-Conference Blake Rice QB WPI
Second Team All-Conference Luke Tiefenthaler FB U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Second Team All-Conference Connor Ruland TE Norwich University
Second Team All-Conference Hunter Belzo RB Springfield College
Second Team All-Conference Tyler Hyde RB Springfield College
Second Team All-Conference Erik Fryer WR WPI
Second Team All-Conference Blake Gomez WR The Catholic University of America
Second Team All-Conference Tristian Weathers WR Norwich University
Second Team All-Conference Nick Day OL WPI
Second Team All-Conference Jacob Doyon OL Maine Maritime Academy
Second Team All-Conference William Marino OL U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Second Team All-Conference Brennan Fleming OL Springfield College
Second Team All-Conference Frank Ozello OL MIT
Second Team All-Conference Clyde Tamburo K Norwich University
Second Team All-Conference Erik Swayne P U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Second Team All-Conference Nolan Aurelia R Norwich University
Second Team All-Conference Joel Sodeinde DL Springfield College
Second Team All-Conference Joe Chaves DL Springfield College
Second Team All-Conference CJ Reilly DL MIT
Second Team All-Conference Charles Deegan DL U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Second Team All-Conference Christian Zotti LB Springfield College
Second Team All-Conference Nick Ostrowski LB WPI
Second Team All-Conference Justin Sydlowski LB U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Second Team All-Conference Josh Corporan LB Springfield College
Second Team All-Conference Sam Casey DB WPI
Second Team All-Conference Brasean Stewart DB Norwich University
Second Team All-Conference Jonny Bianchi DB Springfield College
Second Team All-Conference Patrick Crowley DB U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Second Team All-Conference Brice Moore Athlete U.S. Merchant Marine Academy


2017 NEWMAC Football All-Sportsmanship Team

Name Institution
Mitch Turley MIT
Aaron Hartford WPI
Nick Della Jacono The Catholic University of America
Antonio Rossi Springfield College
Cody O'Brien  Maine Maritime Academy
DeVar Jones U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Zach Adler Norwich University
Cody Bain U.S. Coast Guard Academy