Five Hamilton football players on a all-NESCAC team

Five Hamilton College student-athletes have been comparison for a 2017 NESCAC Football All-Conference Team, that was expelled on Tuesday, Nov. 21.

2017 All-NESCAC Football Team

Joe Schmidt ’20 (Staten Island, N.Y./Monsignor Farrell HS) done a initial group on offense, Tyler Hudson ’19 (Whitesboro, N.Y./Whitesboro HS) was voted to a initial group on defense, and Billy Wagner ’20 (Fishkill, N.Y./Our Lady of Lourdes HS) and Sam Robinson ’20 (Bethesda, Md./Bethesda-Chevy Chase HS) were placed on a initial group on special teams. Colby Jones ’19 (Hazlet, N.J./Raritan HS) picked adult second group honors on defense.

Schmidt led a discussion with 10 touchdown receptions. The far-reaching receiver was second with 811 yards, third with 55 receptions and fourth with 14.7 yards per catch. He set module single-season annals for touchdown catches and yards, and tied another group symbol with a 55 receptions. He was named a NESCAC Offensive Player of a Week on Sept. 17 after he tied a group record with 4 touchdown catches and combined a career-best 214 yards on 8 receptions in an overtime detriment during Tufts University.

Hudson collected initial group honors final year as a defensive end. He changed to linebacker this deteriorate and led a discussion with 65 solo tackles and 4 fail recoveries. Hudson finished adult second with 92 sum stops, including 2.5 sacks, and forced a fumble. He was named a NESCAC Co-Defensive Player of a Week on Sept. 17 after he was credited with 19 tackles — a many for a Hamilton actor given 2011 — half a pouch and a fail recovery.

Wagner led a discussion with an normal of 41.2 yards per punt and his 76-yard punt during Middlebury College on Nov 4 was a longest in a NESCAC this fall. He placed 15 of his 53 punts inside a opponent’s 20-yard line.

Robinson averaged 21.8 yards per flog lapse and 13.6 yards on punt returns. He returned a kickoff 87 yards for a touchdown in a season-ending win opposite Bates College on Nov 11 and ran off a season-best 51-yard punt lapse during Middlebury. It was a Continentals’ initial kickoff lapse for a touchdown in 3 years. Robinson finished adult ninth in a discussion with only underneath 100 all-purpose yards per contest.

Jones was picked as a NESCAC Co-Defensive Player of a Week on Nov 12 after a win opposite Bates. The giveaway reserve done a career-high 12 tackles, returned an interception 24 yards, recovered a fail and blocked a 33-yard margin idea attempt. Jones finished a deteriorate in eighth place in a discussion with 7.9 tackles per game, forced a fail and picked off dual passes.

Hamilton went 3-2 in the final 5 games with wins opposite Bowdoin College, Colby College and Bates. 

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