Lowery Named Aztecs’ Top Player
David Lowery, who took over at quarterback after four games and led San Diego State into the Freedom Bowl on Dec. 30, was selected the Aztecs’ most valuable player, SDSU announced on Monday.
Lowery, a redshirt sophomore, was 6-1-1 as a starter.
Marshall Faulk, a true freshman who led the nation in rushing and scoring, was named the Aztecs’ outstanding offensive back. Kevin Macon, a converted fullback, was chosen the outstanding offensive lineman and Patrick Rowe the outstanding receiver.
Multiple award winners were: Eric Duncan (outstanding defensive lineman and team captain); Lou Foster (most inspirational and team captain); Zac Stokes (special teams player of the year and team captain); and Damon Pieri (outstanding defensive back and president’s award for highest standard of athletic and academic excellence).
Five University of San Diego players advanced to the second round of the All-College Tournament at USD. Philippe Hofmann, Mark Huarte, Akida Mashaka, Olle Pierron and Mike Ceiger of USD, as well as Peter Choi of San Diego State and Tae Kim of Grossmont advanced with opening round victories.
San Diego State plays host to USC tonight (7:30, Peterson Gym) in a game that will pit two of the nation’s top centers against each other.