Christopher Newport’s Paul Dukes, a running back from Norfolk, was named the USA South Offensive Rookie of the Year after averaging 84 rushing yards per game and scoring four touchdowns in the regular season.
Dukes and four CNU seniors — offensive lineman Ryan McTheny, tight end Chris Coiner, fullback Zack Stevens and cornerback Tyshawn Harris — made the all-conference first team. So did junior linebacker Evan Moog and defensive lineman Justin Navarro.
Offensive lineman Matt Doty, defensive lineman Kendal Rivers, wide receiver Rudy Rudolph and defensive back Chad Cieslewicz represented CNU on the second team.
Apprentice gave out its team awards at a banquet Tuesday after a 2-8 campaign.
Senior defensive lineman Kyell Collins won the Senior Award;
Wide receiver-running back Odis Wesby won the Pop Lampkin Award;
Running back TaMichael Fedd won the Leadership Award;
Nick Foor, one of the most prolific kickers in school history, won the Builder Award. He was 40-of-46 in PAT attempts through his career.
Foor and junior linebacker Brock Bullock were named to the College Sports Information Directors Association Academic All-District 1 first team. Bullock led the Builders with 74 tackles, including nine for a loss.
Hampton picked up the Northern Division’s No. 3 seed for the
tournament, which begins Friday at
(18-13, 9-3 MEAC) will take on
(9-14, 6-4), the No. 2 seed from the Southern Division, in a quarterfinal at 10 a.m.
announced its schedule, which includes 30 home games. The Tribe will open Feb. 15-17 with a three-game series at Clemson. ...
CNU announced its schedule, which features nine consecutive home games to start the season. It opens Feb. 4 against Hampden-Sydney.
CNU was ranked 10th in the preseason Atlantic South Region poll, the spot where the Captains finished last season.