Club Football Holds National Championship Ring Ceremony

Club Football Holds National Championship Ring Ceremony

Fairfield, CT - The National Champion Club Football Team hosted the first ever National Championship Celebration this past Friday over on Sacred Heart's West Campus. The celebration was a time to reflect on a historical season, celebrate the All-American's and Academic All-Americans and finally handing out the National Championship Rings. Club Sports Athletic Director Ray Mencio was the MC for the evening, before handing the mic over to two of the team's captains, Rory McKane and Brian Moore, who both reflected on the season. 

 

 

 

Mencio, with the help of Head Coach and Assistant Director of Club Sports handed out the All-American's and Academic All-Americans. The All-Americans included:

 

First Team Offense First Team Defense First Team Special Teams Second Team Offense Second Team Defense
WR Mark Barranger DL Brian Moore LS Will Visgilio QB Chris Criscuolo DL Rory McKane
OL JT Manolopoulos DL Ben Burke   RB Jordan James CB Emir Drazhi
OL Rory McKane LB Dalvyn Charles      
OL Andrew Crookes CB Curtis Sutherland      
  S Mark Barranger      

 

Academic All-Americans:

RB Joe Lesho

OL JT Manolopoulos

OL Andrew Crookes

WR/S Mark Barranger

DL Brian Moore

DL Ben Burke

LB Yanni Papadopoulos

K Cam Neal

 

The rest of the event was to hand out the rings. Something the team had been looking forward to since winning the NCFA National Championship in West Virginia on December 2nd. The rest of the pictures from the event can be found here!