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Zach Goebel led the team with 64 tackles and was named MSC Defensive Player of the Year. Phot by Richard Davis
Zach Goebel led the team with 64 tackles and was named MSC Defensive Player of the Year. Phot by Richard Davis
Football - Thu, Nov. 17, 2011

Mid-South Conference announced the All-Conference East Division team Thursday afternoon and No. 3 Georgetown College was well represented.

Zach Goebel earned Defensive Player of the Year, giving the Tigers back-to-back honorees in this category. The junior led the division's top defense with 64 tackles, 33 solo.

Neal Pawsat earned co-MSC East Offensive Freshman of the Year with Lindsey Wilson's Branden Cresap.

The rookie passed for 248.4 yards with 17 touchdowns and just two interceptions in six games and five starts.

For the second straight season, Coach Bill Cronin earned Coach of the Year honors. In his 15th season, he has garnered this award seven times. GC is 143-34 under his direction with two national titles and two national runners-up finishes. The perfect 10-0 mark is the sixth time with Cronin at the helm.

The Tigers had the most representatives on the 2011 All-MSC East Division Team - 13. Campbellsville University and University of Virginia College at Wise each had five.

Making the first-team was: Matt Byrd, Kevin Connaughton and Kyle Pettit, offensive line; Adam Schmitz, slot back; Pawsat, quarterback; Grant Keller, Doug Key and Quintin Richardson, defensive line; Goebel and Brock Messina; linebacker; Brandon Lawson and DeVon Pitts, defensive back; and Cody Parker, punter.

On the honorable mention team was: Chris Gohman and Rob Madon, wide receivers; Alex Kreimer, kicker; Jake Conner, linebacker; and Winston Hines, defensive back.

Georgetown also had 13 players earn a 3.25 or better grade point average to earn the All-Academic honor - Clay Brown, Jacob Campbell, Conner, Cory Cronin, Patrick Dougherty, Andrew Finnerson, Gohman, Evan Jacoby, Kreimer, Madon, Pettit, Josh Rump and Adam Sandefer.

 
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