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: https://newenglandfootballwriters.com/captains‐%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
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
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
Will Daniels So. Western Connecticut State University
Tyler Halls Jr. Husson University
Andrew Jamiel Sr. Stonehill College
Manni Romero Jr. Norwich University
Jacob Maher*+ Sr. Framingham State University
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
Ju'An Williams Sr. University of New Haven