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Wichita, Kan. - The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference is pleased to announce the 2012 Football All-Conference selections.

  

Ottawa University is the conference champion, with an 8-1 conference record. The Braves finish 8-2 overall with a #15 national ranking. Tabor College's head coach Mike Gardner is named Coach of the Year and the Bluejays' Offensive Coordinator, Billy Hickman, was named Assistant Coach of the Year.

 

Ottawa's Shane Gimzo is the 2012 KCAC Player of the Year. The Offensive Player of the Year award belongs to Mike Keese of the University of Saint Mary. Defensive Player of the Year honors go to Donald Anderson of Ottawa. Friends University's Derek Racette earns Special Teams Player of the Year. Jordan Barrett of Southwestern College was named the "Dr. Ted Kessinger Champion of Character Award" recipient.

 

The full list of All-Conference first team, second team, and honorable mention winners is below.

   

Pictures of the Award Winners can be found here.


 

   

1st Team Offense

Pos.

Name

School

Ht.

Wt.

Cl.

Hometown

QB

Shane Gimzo*#

Ottawa

6-1

181

Sr.

Perry, Kan.

QB

Mike Keese*#

Saint Mary

6-2

190

Sr.

Olathe, Kan.

RB

Tevis Linnebur

Bethany

5-6

205

So.

Cherryvale, Kan.

RB

Brett Giesen*#

Kansas Wesleyan

5-10

170

Sr.

Laguna Niguel, Calif.

RB

James Monroe

Tabor

5-11

210

Jr.

Browns Mills, N.J.

FB

Ben Suchsland^#

Bethel

6-2

235

Sr.

Agra, Kan.

TE

Cody Butts*#

Friends

6-5

255

Sr.

Stigler, Okla.

UTL

Derek Racette

Friends

6-1

180

So.

Hutchinson, Kan.

WR

Brandon Martino^#

Bethany

6-1

205

Sr.

Junction City, Kan.

WR

Zach McClain#

Kansas Wesleyan

5-10

170

Jr.

Santa Paula, Calif.

WR

Julius Record

McPherson

5-11

185

Sr.

Detroit, Mich.

WR

Jon Hilliger

Ottawa

5-11

185

Jr.

Van Nuys, Calif.

WR

Jerrell Young

Saint Mary

5-10

215

Jr.

Portland, Ore.

OL

Jon-Michael Bergeron

Tabor

6-3

290

Sr.

Houston, Texas

OL

Stephen Buesch^#

Friends

6-1

285

Sr.

Wichita, Kan.

OL

Sean Grove

Kansas Wesleyan

6-2

260

Jr.

Richardson, Texas

OL

Dusty Hague

McPherson

6-4

275

Sr.

Cheyney, Kan.

OL

Quinton Flaming*

Ottawa

6-1

284

Sr.

Vinita, Okla.

 

1st Team Defense

Pos.

Name

School

Ht.

Wt.

Cl.

Hometown

DL

Dexter Davis*#

Friends

6-3

225

Sr.

Rex, Ga.

DL

Zach Van Deusen*#

Ottawa

6-4

265

Sr.

Murrieta, Calif.

DL

Garrett Mangrum

Southwestern

6-3

270

So.

Winfield, Kan.

DL

Chris Sanborn#

Tabor

6-3

245

Sr.

Pinellas Park, Fla.

DB

Jeff Kontz*#

Friends

6-2

205

Sr.

Derby, Kan.

DB

Allen Colbert

McPherson

6-1

210

Sr.

Scottsdale, Ariz.

DB

Donald Anderson*#

Ottawa

5-9

160

Sr.

Wichita, Kan.

DB

Logan Schultz

Ottawa

5-10

160

Sr.

Garden City, Kan.

LB

Marcus Carter^#

Friends

6-2

245

Jr.

Las Vegas, Nev.

LB

Brady Harwell

Kansas Wesleyan

6-2

240

Jr.

Vega, Texas

LB

Matt Gross#

Ottawa

6-0

186

Sr.

Blue Springs, Mo.

LB

Nik France

Tabor

6-0

225

Jr.

Half Moon Bay, Calif.

 

1st Team Special Teams

Pos.

Name

School

Ht.

 

Cl.

Hometown

P

Derek Racette

Friends

6-1

180

So.

Hutchinson, Kan.

PK

Joe Cannon

Tabor

5-10

180

Fr.

Bartow, Fla.

PR

Tanner Giffin

Tabor

5-10

211

Sr.

Sedgwick, Kan.

KR

Lee Stewart

Kansas Wesleyan

6-0

185

Jr.

Los Angeles, Calif.

 

* = 2011 First Team

^ = 2011 Second Team

# = 2012 Preseason Selection

Unanimous Selections In Bold

  
 

2nd Team Offense

Pos.

Name

School

Ht.

Wt.

Cl.

Hometown

QB

Simon McKee

Tabor

6-2

190

So.

Halstead, Kan.

RB

Thomas Hankerson

Friends

5-8

180

Fr.

Boynton Beach, Fla.

RB

Terrance Jones

McPherson

5-9

195

So.

Wichita, Kan.

RB

Will Ryan

Saint Mary

5-9

175

So.

Pleasant Ridge, Kan.

FB

Chad Wollenberg

Bethany

6-0

235

Jr.

Hesston, Kan.

TE

Paul Rotering^

McPherson

6-3

235

Jr.

Colorado Springs, Colo.

UTL

Denton Hudspeth

Sterling

5-10

175

Fr.

Denton, Texas

WR

Seth Myers

Kansas Wesleyan

5-11

190

Sr.

Salina, Kan.

WR

Travis Adamson

Ottawa

6-2

177

Jr.

Byers, Colo.

WR

Ronnie Cooper

Saint Mary

6-2

210

Jr.

Plano, Texas

WR

Joe Vargas

Southwestern

6-0

180

Jr.

Winfield, Kan.

OL

Marcus Bradley

Bethany

6-1

260

Fr.

Dallas, Texas

OL

Austin Britt

Ottawa

6-2

320

So.

DeWar, Okla.

OL

Sean Santillan

Saint Mary

6-1

270

Sr.

Bakersfield, Calif.

OL

Nick Qualls^#

Southwestern

5-11

315

Sr.

Coweta, Okla.

OL

Andy Curtis^#

Tabor

6-4

305

Sr.

Altus, Okla.

  

2nd Team Defense

Pos.

Name

School

Ht.

Wt.

Cl.

Hometown

DL

Josh Hicks^#

Friends

6-1

250

So.

Wichita, Kan.

DL

Chris Ellison

McPherson

6-4

250

Jr.

Red Oak, Texas

DL

Pierce Hutchens

Ottawa

6-0

235

Sr.

Southlake, Texas

DL

Vincent Ta'ala

Saint Mary

5-10

305

Fr.

Pago Pago, AS

DL

Terach Antoine

Tabor

5-11

205

Jr.

Fort Pierce, Fla.

DB

Kelton Reed

Kansas Wesleyan

6-0

185

Jr.

Plano, Texas

DB

Eli Amador

Saint Mary

5-10

170

So.

New Waverly, Texas

DB

Lorenzo Fouts*

Southwestern

5-10

200

Jr.

Arlington, Texas

DB

Joe Galvez

Tabor

5-10

185

Sr.

Anaheim, Calif.

LB

Jimmy Wilson

McPherson

6-1

220

Jr.

Oakland, Calif.

LB

Cris Basch*#

Saint Mary

5-11

190

Sr.

Las Vegas, Nev.

LB

Brian Noller^#

Sterling

5-9

195

Sr.

Russell, Kan.

LB

Kerby Rice

Sterling

5-10

205

Sr.

Athol, Kan.

  

2nd Team Special Teams

Pos.

Name

School

Ht.

Wt.

Cl.

Hometown

P

Travis Adamson

Ottawa

6-2

177

Jr.

Byers, Colo.

PK

Jeff Stamp

Ottawa

5-9

180

So.

Diamond Bar, Calif.

PR

Lee Stewart

Kansas Wesleyan

5-10

211

Sr.

Los Angeles, Calif.

KR

Dexter Hayes

Ottawa

5-7

160

Fr.

Wichita, Kan.

 

* = 2011 First Team

^ = 2011 Second Team

# = 2012 Preseason Selection

 

Honorable Mention

Pos.

Name

School

Ht.

Wt.

Cl.

Hometown

DL

Steven Williams

Bethany

6-1

220

So.

Houston, Texas

DL

Rocky Castro

Bethany

5-7

235

Sr.

Santa Fe, Texas

WR

James Johnson

Bethany

5-10

165

Jr.

Denton, Texas

KR

Trevor Smith

Bethany

6-0

195

So.

Phillipsburg, Kan.

DB

Tayler Stull

Bethany

6-0

175

Fr.

McCracken, Kan.

WR

D'Andre Thompson

Bethany

6-4

180

Sr.

Baytown, Texas

LB

Garrett Garcia

Bethel

6-1

210

Jr.

Newton, Kan.

DB

Nathan Murphy

Bethel

6-1

190

Sr.

Newton, Kan.

UTL

Tevin Jones

Bethel

5-9

175

So.

Houston, Texas

OL

Levi Minkevitch

Bethel

6-2

260

Sr.

Newton, Kan.

LB

Casey Baliel

Friends

6-3

230

Jr.

Cheney, Kan.

DB

Cody Lenhart

Friends

6-1

210

Jr.

Glendale, Ariz.

OL

Nathan Thompson

Friends

6-3

250

Jr.

Sedgewick, Kan.

FB

Nehemiah Scott

Friends

5-11

220

So.

Wichita, Kan.

RB

Lewis Taylor

Friends

5-7

170

Jr.

Wichita, Kan.

OL

Cortlin Couture

Friends

6-5

285

Jr.

Highland Ranch, Colo.

WR

Chris Allen

Friends

6-2

180

So.

McKinney, Texas

DL

Langston Kennedy

Kansas Wesleyan

6-5

275

Sr.

Modesto, Calif.

LB

Taylor Cook

Kansas Wesleyan

5-11

200

Sr.

Antioch, Calif.

DB

Marc Porras

Kansas Wesleyan

5-9

180

Jr.

Stockton, Calif.

OL

Daniel Colli

Kansas Wesleyan

6-1

270

Jr.

Tracy, Calif.

OL

Nick Beth

Kansas Wesleyan

6-3

260

Sr.

Healdsburg, Calif.

WR

Jeff Roberts

Kansas Wesleyan

5-9

170

Sr.

Morgan Hill, Calif.

QB

Trey Dallas

Kansas Wesleyan

6-2

205

Jr.

Salina, Kan.

PK

Terry Stecker

Kansas Wesleyan

5-7

195

So.

Plano, Texas

DL

Devan Atkinson

Kansas Wesleyan

6-2

290

So.

Spring, Texas

OL

Jason Johnstad

Kansas Wesleyan

6-3

290

Jr.

Escalon, Calif.

DB

DaMarcus Trotter

McPherson

6-1

190

Sr.

Kansas City, Mo.

WR

James Patton

McPherson

6-0

180

Sr.

Cunningham, Kan.

QB

Jake Snodgrass

McPherson

5-10

185

Sr.

Derby, Kan.

UTL

Paul Rotering

McPherson

6-3

235

Jr.

Colorado Springs, Colo.

PR

DaMarcus Trotter

McPherson

6-2

185

Sr.

Kansas City, Mo.

TE

Byron O'Rourke

McPherson

6-4

225

Sr.

Holcomb, Kan.

OL

Isaac De La Torre

McPherson

6-3

265

Sr.

Richmond, Kan.

LB

Weston Coomes

Ottawa

6-1

197

Jr.

Phillipsburg, Kan.

LB

Christian Magdalena

Ottawa

6-0

245

Sr.

Miami, Fla.

DB

Nate Bruto

Ottawa

6-0

205

Sr.

Kansas City, Mo.

DB

DeVontae Corbitt

Ottawa

5-11

195

So.

Dallas, Texas

OL

Tyler Reibel

Ottawa

6-2

280

Sr.

Hays, Kan.

TE

Kodee Wood

Ottawa

6-2

215

So.

Salina, Kan.

RB

Michael Baer^

Ottawa

6-0

195

Sr.

Archie, Mo.

DL

Zach Lanning

Ottawa

6-3

250

Fr.

McPherson, Kan.

WR

Sean Wilkerson

Ottawa

6-4

190

Sr.

Warner Robins, Ga.

RB

Evan Hearn

Saint Mary

6-0

215

Jr.

Plainview, Texas

UTL

David Harley

Saint Mary

5-9

170

So.

Sugar Hill, Ga.

P

Evan Hearn

Saint Mary

6-0

215

Jr.

Plain View, Texas

OL

Alan Gudka

Saint Mary

6-0

275

So.

Keenesburg, Colo.

WR

Alex Gomes

Saint Mary

5-10

190

So.

Cameron Park, Calif.

DL

Opetia Tuiava

Saint Mary

6-1

265

Sr.

Colorado Springs, Colo.

LB

Branden Davis

Southwestern

6-0

180

Sr.

Kansas City, Mo.

OL

Travis Sears

Southwestern

5-11

260

Sr.

Lewisville, Texas

WR

Ceth Bannister

Southwestern

6-2

200

Jr.

Winfield, Kan.

UTL

Ceth Bannister

Southwestern

6-2

200

Jr.

Winfield, Kan.

DB

Keith Zerger

Southwestern

6-2

190

Jr.

Pretty Prairie, Kan.

LB

Paul Mata

Southwestern

6-0

205

So.

Carrollton, Tex.

DL

Jesse Kendig

Sterling

6-0

230

Sr.

Elizabeth, Colo.

DB

Aric Hook

Sterling

5-11

185

Jr.

Kingman, Kan.

OL

Kyle Finder

Sterling

6-2

270

Jr.

Kingman, Kan.

TE

Matt Schmidt

Sterling

6-3

230

Jr.

San Jose, Calif.

RB

Denton Hudspeth

Sterling

5-10

175

Fr.

Denton, Texas

WR

Jordan Coleman

Sterling

6-5

200

Jr.

North Port, Fla.

LB

James Morley

Sterling

5-11

180

Jr.

Colorado Springs, Colo.

DL

Joe Jimenez

Tabor

6-0

270

So.

San Antonio, Texas

DB

Korie Lewis

Tabor

5-10

180

Sr.

Brooklyn, N.Y.

OL

David Myers

Tabor

5-11

305

Jr.

Lancaster, Calif.

OL

Isain Garcia

Tabor

5-10

300

Sr.

Houston, Texas

TE

Brad Prescott

Tabor

6-3

250

Sr.

Lakewood, Calif.

RB

Brandon Johnson

Tabor

5-8

190

So.

National City, Calif.

UTL

Tanner Giffin

Tabor

5-10

211

Sr.

Sedgwick, Kan.

RB

Mickey Polley

Tabor

5-11

205

Sr.

Shafter, Calif

RB

Tim Rozzell

Tabor

6-0

190

Sr.

Andover, Kan.

  

KCAC Players Named NAIA Players of the Week:

Week 2: Dexter Davis, Defensive End, Friends University

Week 3: Shane Gimzo, QB/WR/RB, Ottawa University

Week 4: Marcus Carter, Linebacker, Friends University

Week 5: Marc Porras, Defensive Back, Kansas Wesleyan University

Week 9: Kelton Reed, Defensive Back, Kansas Wesleyan University

Week 10: Donald Anderson, Defensive Back, Ottawa University

   
 
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