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Football - Sat, Nov. 19, 2011
 

Wichita, Kan. - The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference has recently announced the 2011 all-conference awards for football.

Southwestern College, off of a 5-6 record had several players honored for their efforts this season.  Zak Tazkargy and Lorenzo Fouts were both selected as first team All-KCAC members.  The full list, including the other Moundbuilders who were selected, are listed below.

Ottawa University is the conference champion, going undefeated in conference. The Braves finish 9-2 overall with a #10 national ranking. Ottawa's head coach Kent Kessinger shares Coach of the Year honors with University of Saint Mary's Lance Hinson. Coach Josh Homolka of Ottawa was named Assistant Coach of the Year.

Ottawa's Clarence Anderson is the 2011 Player of the Year. The Offensive Player of the Year goes to Junior Allen of Bethany. Defensive Player of the Year honors go to Dexter Davis of Friends. Bethany's Alex Fambrough earns Special Teams Player of the Year. Spencer Brown was named the recipient of the "Dr. Ted Kessinger Champion of Character Award".

The full list of All-Conference first team, second team and honorable mention winners follows.

        

First Team Offense

 

Quarterback

Mike Keese

University of Saint Mary

Wide Receiver

Clarence Anderson*^

Ottawa University

Wide Receiver

Fred Edison*

University of Saint Mary

Wide Receiver

Billy Owens

University of Saint Mary

Wide Receiver

Carl Caldwell

Kansas Wesleyan University

Running Back

Junior Allen*^

Bethany College

Running Back

Brett Giesen*

Kansas Wesleyan University

Running Back

Jeran Trotter^

Friends University

Fullback

Quentin Benning^

Friends University

Tight End

Cody Butts

Friends University

Offensive Line

Dan Pinsky*^

Kansas Wesleyan University

Offensive Line

Keaton Kendall^

Friends University

Offensive Line

David Kraft^

McPherson College

Offensive Line

Quinton Flaming

Ottawa University

Offensive Line

Chase Hartman^

Kansas Wesleyan University

Utility

Shane Gimzo

Ottawa University

   

First Team Defense

 

Defensive Back

Donald Anderson*

Ottawa University

Defensive Back

Mike Talton^

Sterling College

Defensive Back

Kendrick Mitchell

Kansas Wesleyan University

Defensive Back

Jeff Kontz

Friends University

Linebacker

Zak Tazkargy*^

Southwestern College

Linebacker

Dakotah Gettler

Ottawa University

Linebacker

Adrian Thomas^

Kansas Wesleyan University

Linebacker

Cris Basch

University of Saint Mary

Defensive Line

Dexter Davis*

Friends University

Defensive Line

Zach Van Duesen*

Ottawa University

Defensive Line

Keoni Funtanilla

Kansas Wesleyan University

Defensive Line

Drew Thomsen

McPherson College

  

First Team Special Teams

 

Punter

Aaron Annis

Tabor College

Place Kicker

Alex Fambrough

Bethany College

Punt Returner

Clarence Anderson^

Ottawa University

Kick Returner

Lorenzo Fouts

Southwestern College

 

* Unanimous Pick

^ Returning 2010 First Team All Conference

  

Second Team Offense

 

Quarterback

Darby House

Bethany College

Wide Receiver

Brandon Martino

Bethany College

Wide Receiver

Andy Skinner

McPherson College

Wide Receiver

Matt James

Sterling College

Wide Receiver

Duray Gardener

Tabor College

Running Back

Travon Jones

McPherson College

Running Back

Corey Holbert

Southwestern College

Running Back

Michael Baer

Ottawa University

Fullback

Ben Suchsland

Bethel College

Tight End

Joshua Giambalvo

Ottawa University

Offensive Line

Christopher Jackson

Bethany College

Offensive Line

Nick Qualls

Southwestern College

Offensive Line

Michael Broome

Bethany College

Offensive Line

Andy Curtis

Tabor College

Offensive Line

Stephen Beusch

Friends University

Utility

Austin Williams

Bethel College

  

Second Team Defense

 

Defensive Back

Ira Autrey

Bethany College

Defensive Back

Spencer Brown

Tabor College

Defensive Back

Cory Dunbar

Sterling College

Defensive Back

Nate Bruto

Ottawa University

Defensive Back

Terry Cobb

Friends University

Defensive Back

Jacob Brackens

Kansas Wesleyan University

Linebacker

Brian Noller

Sterling College

Linebacker

Marcus Carter

Friends University

Linebacker

Darrick Johnson

McPherson College

Linebacker

Michael Baker

Bethany College

Defensive Line

Chris Sanborn

Tabor College

Defensive Line

Opetia Tuiava

University of Saint Mary

Defensive Line

Josh Hicks

Friends University

Defensive Line

Donald Grayson

Ottawa University

 

Second Team Special Teams

  

Punter

Paul Rotering

McPherson College

Place Kicker

Austin Ledy

Southwestern College

Punt Returner

Will Bothwell

Friends University

Punt Returner

Ken Mitchell

Kansas Wesleyan University

Kick Returner

Preston Prince

Sterling College

Kick Returner

Tanner Griffin

Tabor College

 

Honorable Mention


Bethany College:Cody Ratcliffe, Chad Wollenberg, Kyle Shirley, Tyler Vogt, Andrew Westbrook, Milton Collins, Steven Williams, Rocky Castro

Bethel College:Andrew McNary, Chris Allen, Jorden Oden, Edward Davila, Nathan Murphy, Garrett Garcia, Chris Smith

Friends University: Frank Miles, Andrew Loucks, Jesse Jerde, Colton Snook, Mason Pauly

Kansas Wesleyan University:Trey Dallas, Zach McClain, Sean Grove, Kelton Reed, Brady Harwell, Sean Counts

McPherson College: Phillip Wilson, Joe Middleton, John Davidson, James Temaat, Allen Colbert, Charles Ryan, Tyler Richards, Kenny Pope

Ottawa University: Bobby Adamson, Shane Gimzo, Collin "CJ" Krug, Austin Britt, Logan Schultz, Eric Wilson, Matt Gross, Kyle Nauman, Pierce Hutchens

Southwestern College: Joe Vargas, Cody Melby, Cass Myers, Zach Jolliff, Adam Hilker, Clayton Yancey, Lorenzo Fouts, Branden Davis, Garrett Mangrum, Joe Vargas

Sterling College:Jesse Bundrage, Chris Halcromb, Zach Beims, Tate Arnold, Kerby Rice, James Morley, Jesse Kendig, Mike Talton

Tabor College: James Monroe Jr., Cordell Simmons, Justin Vargas, Clark Wozich

University of Saint Mary: Kameron Ridley, Logan Fritz, Alan Gudka, Nick Ruiz, Jacob Stout, Bobby Schattle

 
 
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