Junior Nick Gurica turned heads last season as primarily a punt returner. This year he made people around the GLIAC take notice by leading the conference in total receptions with 57. Gurica’s 2006 performance has earned him a spot on the GLIAC first-team offense that was announced Monday evening.
Also earning first team all league honors are team MVP, sophomore linebacker Tom Korte and junior defensive back Jared Kell. both players led the GLIAC in tackles and interceptions respectively. Korte led the Chargers in tackles all 11 games while Kell had the amazing 2 interception, 2 fumble recovery game against Indianapolis.
Earning 2nd team honors are senior RB and Hillsdale’s #2 all-time rusher Phil Martin, soph. OL Josiah Swartz, and soph. DL Eric Weber.
Chargers named as honorable mention include: Steve Balone (Sr./LB), Andy Dion (Sr./DL), Greg Dixon (Sr./HB), Mark Nicolet (Jr./QB), Mike Pavelich (Sr./TE), and Mark Scott (Sr./LB).
Congratulations to these Chargers.
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