Courtesy of our friend Steve Miller Jr., who is the sports information director at Worcester State University, here is today’s release pertaining toward the 2012 New England Football Writers Div. II/III All-New England Team.
The squad, which features 28 players from 18 different institutions, will be honored on Thursday, Dec. 6 at the New England Football Writers Captains and Awards Banquet.
CENTERVILLE, Mass. – Twenty-eight players representing 18 different teams have been named to the 2012 New England Football Writers Division II/III All-New England team.
New England Small College Athletic Conference champions Trinity College, Northeast-10 Conference champion University of New Haven, and NESCAC runner-up Middlebury College lead the team with three selections each. New England Football Conference members Framingham State University and Salve Regina University have two picks, as do Merrimack College and Springfield College. Also named to the squad were players from American International College, Amherst College, Bentley University, Castleton State College, Endicott College, Husson College, MIT, Mount Ida College, Stonehill College, and Worcester State University
The Division II Northeast-10 Conference had eight players selected, while from Division III the New England Football Conference and the New England Small College Athletic Conference had seven picks. The Eastern Collegiate Football Conference had three selections. Three players came from teams not affiliated with New England Conferences.
The team will be honored at the New England Football Writers Captains and Awards Banquet on Thursday, December 6, at the Montvale Plaza, in Stoneham, Mass. People interested in attending should contact Dick Lipe at Bentley University at 781-891-2334.
And here is a list of the players that were named to this team:
Tom Herd (University of New Haven)
James Muirhead (Framingham State University)
Max Nacewicz (Springfield College)
Ernest Wiggins (Husson College)
Brett Cde Baca (Trinity College)
Jake Laux (MIT)
Blaine Hopwood (Bentley University)
Jaquawane Simpkins (American International College)
Jareed Gaines (Stonehill College)
Rae Haynes (Trinity College)
Artis Holt (Merrimack College)
Phil Terio (Salve Regina University)
McCallum Foote (Middlebury College)
Evan Bunker (Trinity College)
Melikke Van Alstyne (Framingham State University)
Brandon Boyle (Castleton State University)
Zach Driscoll (Middlebury College)
Isaiah Voegeli (Merrimack College)
Billy Chapman (Middlebury College)
Matt Bonomolo (Mount Ida College)
John Ceccio (Amherst College)
Mike D’Attillo (Bridgewater State University)
Duke Ekblom (Springfield College)
Adam Iskra (Salve Regina University)
Dave Stedman (University of New Haven)
Chris Scifo (University of New Haven)
Dylan Rushe (Endicott College)
Graham Asum (Worcester State University