LEICESTER, Mass. – Five Becker football student-athletes have been named to the Commonwealth Coast Football (CCC Football) All-Conference teams, as released by the league Tuesday (Nov. 13) morning.
Earning spots on the first team are junior guard Austin Ryan (Apopka, Fla. / Apopka) and senior linebacker Michael Bianco (Manorville, N.Y. /Eastport-South Manor). Ryan started all 10 games on the offensive line for the Hawks during the 2018 season. Bianco, a two-year starter, totaled 95 tackles this season (40 assisted), and recorded two sacks and 11 tackles for a loss, while also forcing three fumbles, intercepting two passes, and breaking up one pass. In his final home game of his storied career, he also recorded his second career touchdown, totaling 180 rushing yards and 10 receiving yards in the win over the University of New England.
Second team recipients included senior offensive tackle Daniel Whittenburg (Eastford, Conn. / Woodstock Academy), rookie defensive back Materrence Holloway (Tampa, Fla. / Hillsborough), and senior defensive lineman Brandon Mole (Bovina, N.Y. / Delaware Academy).
Whittenburg, who played on the offensive line this season, has been a four-year starter for the Hawks. Like Bianco, Whittenburg also ran the ball for a touchdown during the game against the Nor'Easters, which marked the first of his career.
Mole, in his senior year, completed his career with 41 tackles (17 assisted), three sacks, 8.5 tackles for a loss, one forced fumble, a fumble recovery, a breakup and a blocked kick. Holloway finished his freshman year with 33 total tackles (nine assisted), two tackles for a loss, three interceptions, and a team-high eight pass breakups.
To view the Commonwealth Coast Football release, click: http://www.cccathletics.com/sports/fball/2018-19/releases/2018FBAllCCC
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