Seven Susquehanna Football Players Received All-Centennial Conference Recognition

Seven Susquehanna Football Players Received All-Centennial Conference Recognition

LANCASTER, Pa. – Seven Susquehanna football players received All-Centennial Conference recognition, including cornerback Danial Shelton, who was also named the conference's Rookie of the Year.

Junior offensive lineman Don Bair was named to the First Team Offense, senior kicker Evan Argiriou and punter Dylan Jenkins were First-Team Specialists. Junior running back Cameron Ott and wide receiver Tommy Bluj were named to the Second-Team Offense, while senior A.J. Willard and Shelton were named to the Second-Team Defense.

This is the second year in a row that Susquehanna received the Centennial Rookie of the Year. Shelton started all 10 games for SU and was second on the the team with five interceptions. He was also fifth on the team with 43 tackles (31 solo).

Bair was named to the All-Centennial Conference team for the first time in his career. He was part of an offensive line that allowed only 23 sacks on the season. Bair and the rest of the offensive unit had a hand in helping the River Hawks score 326 points on the year.

For Argiriou and Jenkins, this marks the second year receiving All-Centennial Conference honors. Argiriou, a senior, led the team in scoring this season with 72 points. He went 11-for-16 on field goals with a long of 41 yards and connected on 39-of-41 extra point attempts.

Jenkins, also a senior, racked up 1,514 yards punting with an average of 38.8 yards per punt, including a long of 71 yards. He put 16 punts inside the 20 yard line, and finished with three punts of 50-plus yards.

Ott, a junior, was selected to the Second-Team All-Centennial Conference after leading the team in rushing yards with 641 on 125 plays. He averaged 5.1 yards per carry and a total of seven rushing touchdowns. He also picked up two receiving touchdowns on 18 receptions for 200 yards.

Bluj, a junior wide receiver, was targeted 57 times for 590 yards and two touchdowns. He also added one rushing touchdown. 

Willard receives All-Centennial Conference recognition following a strong season. He led the team in sacks this season with eight and finished up the year with 37 tackles, 11 of them being for a loss. Along with leading the team in sacks, he also was able to block two kicks this season. 

Besides receiving rookie of the year honors, Shelton was named to the All-Centennial Conference Second-Team. Shelton finished the season with a team-leading five interceptions.

Chris Beals, senior wide receiver was also named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.

The River Hawks went 6-4 overall this year with a 6-3 mark in Centennial Conference action.

For a complete list of All-Centennial Conference players, click here.