Saturday, December 16, 2017

Recruit Honored

Incoming Dartmouth running back Zach Bair of New Jersey's Red Bank Catholic High School was the Shore Conference offensive player of the year per Asbury Park Press "People's Choice Award" voting.

The 5-foot-10, 186-pound Bair piled up 1,090 yards on 79 carries (13.8 yards per) along with 15 touchdowns in seven games before being lost to injury. He had 85- and 86-yard touchdown runs in one game last fall. He also had a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, a 78-yard punt return for a touchdown and one receiving score.
Speaking of talented young running backs, Yale's Zane Dudek is the national freshman of the year as selected by College Sports Madness.

CSM All-America honorees from the Ivy League:

Second team:
LB Matthew Oplinger, Yale
PR Justin Shelton-Mosley, Harvard

Third team:
RB Zane Dudek, Yale
And speaking of Yale, the Yale Daily News has an in-depth profile of head coach Tony Reno, who led the Bulldogs to the outright Ivy League championship this fall.