Hillsdale College Release:
For the first time in modern-day Hillsdale College football history, a freshman was named the team’s most valuable player.
Redshirt-freshman tailback Joe Reverman was named the winner of the Roy Beck Most Valuable Player award, announced Sunday afternoon at the team’s postseason banquet, held on campus at the brand-new Searle Center.
Reverman, who didn’t start a game until the middle of October, finished the season with 1,083 rushing yards, 500 of those coming in a memorable two-game span Oct. 24 and 31. Reverman rushed for 10 touchdowns this season, and ran for 900 yards in the five games he started. The Chargers were 4-1 in those games.
Reverman was also named the Most Outstanding Offensive Back at the banquet. Other award winners are as follows:
Captains Award: Alex Fogt, Joe Duff, David Galginaitis, Drew Mallery, Kegan Smith
Every Player Every Play: Matt VanOpstall
One Play Warrior (Special Teams): Steven Mette
Outstanding Offensive Lineman: Daniel Drummond
Joe Vijuk Outstanding Defensive Lineman: David Galginaitis
Outstanding Defensive Back: Austin Koneval
Ralph Miller III Award (Linebacker): Jay Rose
Leonard Urbanik Award for Scholarship, Leadership and Ability: Alex Fogt
Howard “Champ” Messenger Award: David Galginaitis and Matt VanOpstall
Hillsdale finished its season with four straight wins and a 5-6 overall record. The 2016 season opener is tentatively scheduled for Sept. 3, a home contest against the University of Indianapolis.
via Joe Reverman named Charger Football MVP – Hillsdale College Athletics.