Breunig, Doyon and O'Brien Named in NEWMAC All-Conference Honors

Breunig, Doyon and O'Brien Named in NEWMAC All-Conference Honors

WESTWOOD, Mass. – Maine Maritime Academy football's Derek Breunig (Westbrook, Maine) has been named to the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) First Team All-Conference, while teammate Jacob Doyon (Sidney, Maine) has earned NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference honors and senior captain Cody O'Brien (Wells, Maine) has been named to the NEWMAC Football All-Sportsmanship Team. 

Breunig, a junior Marine Engineering Operations, appeared in all nine games for the Mariners and racked up 70 tackles this season, including 35 solo stops. The linebacker led the Mariners with 5.5 tackles for a loss of 37 yards and two sacks for 16 yards. Breunig also recorded three broken up passes and a blocked punt.

Doyon, a junior Power Engineering Technology major, appeared in all nine games for the Mariners this season and anchored an offensive line that averaged nearly 200 rushing yards per game and 1,783 total rushing yards.

O'Brien, the Mariners' lone Captain, appeared in all nine games this season. The senior linebacker tallied 64 total tackles, including 29 total tackles. The Marine Engineering Technology major, also added 2.5 tackles for a loss of four yards, a forced fumble and a broken up pass.

2017 NEWMAC Football All-Conference Teams

Team Name Position Institution
First Team All-Conference Udgam Goyal QB MIT
First Team All-Conference Jordan Wilcox* FB Springfield College
First Team All-Conference Chula Loomis TE Springfield College
First Team All-Conference Sean McAllen RB WPI
First Team All-Conference John Roberston RB MIT
First Team All-Conference Eddy Garcia-Montes WR MIT
First Team All-Conference Corey Coogan WR WPI
First Team All-Conference Joe Vitelli WR U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
First Team All-Conference Christopher Hayden OL Springfield College
First Team All-Conference Brendan Harty OL WPI
First Team All-Conference Cullen Clairmont OL MIT
First Team All-Conference Bob Heyward OL U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
First Team All-Conference Nick Bainter OL Springfield College
First Team All-Conference Spencer Herrington* K WPI
First Team All-Conference Andrew DiNardo P The Catholic University of America
First Team All-Conference Austin Pesce R WPI
First Team All-Conference Nick Giorgio* DL Springfield College
First Team All-Conference Patrick Vidal DL The Catholic University of America
First Team All-Conference Derek Pacheco DL WPI
First Team All-Conference Luca Cerasani DL WPI
First Team All-Conference Dominic Traversa LB Springfield College
First Team All-Conference Matt Nicolai LB MIT
First Team All-Conference Sam Malafronte LB WPI
First Team All-Conference Derek Breunig LB Maine Maritime Academy
First Team All-Conference Marlowe Scott DB Springfield College
First Team All-Conference Rob DiSanto DB MIT
First Team All-Conference Lou Garcia DB WPI
First Team All-Conference Luke Kern DB The Catholic University of America
First Team All-Conference Jake Eglintine Athlete Springfield College
       
Second Team All-Conference Blake Rice QB WPI
Second Team All-Conference Luke Tiefenthaler FB U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Second Team All-Conference Connor Ruland TE Norwich University
Second Team All-Conference Hunter Belzo RB Springfield College
Second Team All-Conference Tyler Hyde RB Springfield College
Second Team All-Conference Erik Fryer WR WPI
Second Team All-Conference Blake Gomez WR The Catholic University of America
Second Team All-Conference Tristian Weathers WR Norwich University
Second Team All-Conference Nick Day OL WPI
Second Team All-Conference Jacob Doyon OL Maine Maritime Academy
Second Team All-Conference William Marino OL U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Second Team All-Conference Brennan Fleming OL Springfield College
Second Team All-Conference Frank Ozello OL MIT
Second Team All-Conference Clyde Tamburo K Norwich University
Second Team All-Conference Erik Swayne P U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Second Team All-Conference Nolan Aurelia R Norwich University
Second Team All-Conference Joel Sodeinde DL Springfield College
Second Team All-Conference Joe Chaves DL Springfield College
Second Team All-Conference CJ Reilly DL MIT
Second Team All-Conference Charles Deegan DL U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Second Team All-Conference Christian Zotti LB Springfield College
Second Team All-Conference Nick Ostrowski LB WPI
Second Team All-Conference Justin Sydlowski LB U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Second Team All-Conference Josh Corporan LB Springfield College
Second Team All-Conference Sam Casey DB WPI
Second Team All-Conference Brasean Stewart DB Norwich University
Second Team All-Conference Jonny Bianchi DB Springfield College
Second Team All-Conference Patrick Crowley DB U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Second Team All-Conference Brice Moore Athlete U.S. Merchant Marine Academy


2017 NEWMAC Football All-Sportsmanship Team

Name Institution
Mitch Turley MIT
Aaron Hartford WPI
Nick Della Jacono The Catholic University of America
Antonio Rossi Springfield College
Cody O'Brien  Maine Maritime Academy
DeVar Jones U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Zach Adler Norwich University
Cody Bain U.S. Coast Guard Academy

 

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