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Will Daniels Named To New England Football Writers All-New England Team

Will Daniels Named To New England Football Writers All-New England Team

CAMBRIDGE, MA – Western Connecticut State University sophomore wide receiver Will Daniels (Bethel, CT) has been named to the 2019 New England Football Writers College Division All‐New England Team.  Twenty‐nine players representing 20 different teams have been named to the coveted honor on Monday.

Daniels led the Colonials and the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) with 74 catches for 1,211 yards, and average of 110.1 per game and 13 touchdowns this past season, which ended on Saturday in WestConn's first-ever appearance in the New England Bowl Series.  He averaged 6.7 receptions per game and 16.4 yards per catch in his second season.  Daniels recorded six kick-off returns for 72 yards and brought back eight punts for an additional 67 yards for the 8-3 Colonials.

New England Division III Bowl winner Endicott College leads the team with three selections. Northeast ‐10 champion Bentley University, Commonwealth Coast Conference champion Western New England University, Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference champion Framingham State University, New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference co‐champion WPI, Assumption College, Stonehill College and Salve Regina University each had two selections. Players from 12 additional colleges and universities round out the team.

The Division II Northeast‐10 Conference Led the way with nine selections. The Commonwealth Coast Conference had eight players honored. Four players were selected by from the Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference. The New England Small College Athletic Conference and New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference had three selections each, while the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference placed two players on the team.

The team will be honored at the New England Football Writers Captains and Awards Banquet on Thursday, December 12, at Rosaria Restaurant and Function Facility in Saugus, Mass. Tickets are $60/person and are available only by credit card at:‐%26‐awards‐banquet.

People interested in attending should contact Dick Lipe at Bentley University at 781‐891‐2334 so tables can be assigned.

2019 New England Football Writers Division II/III All‐New England Team

Defensive Line

Cedric Dashiell II So. Bentley University

Kyle Johnston Sr. Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Chris Rice Jr. Castleton University

Isiah Tolbert Jr American International College


Erich Keutmann Jr. Western New England university

Matt Messner Jr. Salve Regina University

CJ Miller Sr St. Anselm College

Jack Pistorius Jr. Middlebury College

Defensive Backs

Bailey Devine‐Scott So. Western New England Univeristy

Shannon Moxey* Sr. Dean College

Ben Thaw Sr. Wesleyan University

Pete Thorbahn* Sr. Bentley University

Quarterback Joe Kalosky Sr. Endicott College

Running Back Justin Felder So. Stonehill College

Joey Mauriello So. Salve Regina University

Sean McAllen Sr. WPI

Wide Receivers

Will Daniels So. Western Connecticut State University

Tyler Halls Jr. Husson University

Andrew Jamiel Sr. Stonehill College

Manni Romero Jr. Norwich University

Tight End

Jacob Maher*+ Sr. Framingham State University

Offensive Line

Austin Baiardi* Sr. Trinity College

Andrew Fennelly Sr. Framingham State University

Kah‐lil Goodman* Sr. Endicott College

Quentin Hall Sr. Assumption College

Vince Lucca Sr. WPI


Seamus Wallace Sr. Assumption College


Nick DiCairano* Sr. Endicott College

Return Specialist

Ju'An Williams Sr. University of New Haven

*2018 Selection

+2017 Selection