Thirteen Gridders Earn All-Conference Mention
From Sports Information Director, November 21, 2013 | Football
by Dan Lukes, firstname.lastname@example.org, (920) 403-4077
Junior defensive back Dan Egan on special teams, senior linebacker Brian Feltz, junior kicker Randy Hill and senior defensive back Anthony Parker were the Green Knights' first-team selections. Sophomore running back Brad Boockmeier, senior wide receiver Brian Fliess, senior defensive linemen Peter Latham and Dan Savino and senior offensive lineman Max Westphal were second-team choices. Sophomore offensive lineman Evan Broyles, junior punter Kevin Krueger, junior linebacker Matt Petersilka and senior defensive back Joe Schlueter were honorable mention.
Egan performed admirably on special teams, which included three blocked kicks this season. He also intercepted two passes and made 17 tackles on defense.
Feltz led the team in tackles with 64, and finished with three quarterback sacks, two forced fumbles and one interception.
Hill topped the Green Knights in scoring with 51 points, making 8 of 14 field-goal attempts. Hill also led the Midwest Conference in touchbacks on kickoffs with 15.
Parker led the Green Knights with four interceptions and had five passes defensed to go along with 43 tackles and 1.5 tackles-for-loss.
Boockmeier paced the team in rushing and receiving, with 751 yards rushing and seven touchdowns averaging 4.9 yards per carry. He also totaled a team-high 29 receptions for 223 yards and one touchdown.
Fliess had the most receiving yards with 458, catching 26 aerials for four touchdowns.
Latham, who had 25 tackles, was second on the team with 10 tackles-for-loss and five quarterback sacks. He also blocked three kicks and broke up two passes.
Savino had 18 tackles with six tackles-for-loss and three quarterback sacks.
Westphal and Broyles both earned their first All-Midwest Conference mention this season for an offense that averaged 134.1 yards rushing per game.
Krueger punted 60 times this season for an average of 35.1 yards per punt. Twently of his punts were fair caught with 21 overall placed inside the opponents' 20-yard line.
Petersilka was second on the team in tackles with 51, and topped the defense with 12.5 tackles-for-loss and 7.5 quarterback sacks. He also had two interceptions with four passes defensed.
Schlueter was fifth on the team in tackles with 42, and added four tackles for loss with two interceptions this season.