November 18, 2004

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NEWPORT NEWS, VA. - Conference champion Salisbury University earned six first team spots and a share of four individual honors as the 2004 All-Atlantic Central Football Conference team was announced today.

Salisbury junior Leroy Satchell earned Offensive Player of the Year honors as he scored a conference leading 13 touchdowns as a running back while he was second in total yardage (1,109), average per game (110.9) and third in carries (176).

Senior linebacker Brad DeHaven earned his second straight Defensive Player of the Year honors after sharing it as a junior. He recorded 67 tackles, 16 for a loss of 87 yards and 10 sacks for a loss of 73 yards this year for the Sea Gulls. DeHaven also repeated his first-team linebacker selection of 2003.

Salisbury kicker Brock Boland shared the Special Teams Player of the Year honor with Apprentice School return specialist Ricky Doles. Boland was 13-of-17 on field goals and 35-of-40 on PAT's for 74 points. He set the Salisbury single-season record with 13 field goals made and was a three-time ACFC Special Teams Player of the Week.

Doles, Apprentice School's first special honoree in the four years they have been in the ACFC, was second in the conference in kickoff return average (22.4 ypr) and third in punt return average (12.3 ypr).

Salisbury head coach Sherman Wood was named Coach of the Year as his Sea Gulls went a perfect 10-0 in the regular season and 5-0 in ACFC action.

Rookie of the Year honors went to Wesley College's Jon Lanouette. The freshman wide receiver led the conference in receiving yards (764) and was second in receptions with 46.


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2004 ACFC ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS

First Team Offense Second Team Offense
QB Bob Darnley Sr. Brockport QB Dustin Johnson Jr. Salisbury**
RB Leroy Satchell Jr. Salisbury RB Kenny Busch Sr. Wesley
Kevin Nelson Jr. Wesley Bruce Freeman So. Apprentice
WR Mike Mahoney So. Brockport James Perkins Fr. Buffalo St.
Jonathan Allen So. Buff. State WR Adam J. Snyder Sr. Frostburg
Jon Lanouette Fr. Wesley Gil Bolden Jr. Frostburg
TE Josh Kline Sr. Wesley* TE Mike Bond So. Brockport
OL Jared Toler Sr. Frostburg* OL Norman Bauer So. Wesley
Ryan Kelly Sr. Brockport Brett Wehnert Jr. Salisbury*
Brendan Riley Sr. Salisbury** Mike Ellis Sr. Salisbury
Jerrod Sample Jr. Salisbury Marcus McGriff Sr. Apprentice
Matt Burgess Sr. Wesley* Deryck Wrazen Jr. Buffalo St.
First Team Defense Second Team Defense
DL Anthony Johnson Jr. Wesley* DL Ryan Cutsail So. Frostburg**
Bryan Robinson Fr. Wesley Gabe Ellis Fr. Frostburg
Andrew Deming Jr. Salisbury** Shamone Williams Jr. Apprentice
Michael Holbok Sr. Buffalo St. David Barabas Jr. Buffalo St.
LB Brad DeHaven Sr. Salisbury* LB James Clash Sr. Frostburg**
Fred Canady Sr. Apprentice* John Walther Jr. Brockport
Perry Taglienti Sr. Buffalo St. Leroy Bracey So. Apprentice
DB Turon Kendrick Sr. Frostburg DB Chris Barr Sr. Salisbury*
Rocky Myers Sr. Wesley* Tony Scott Fr. Apprentice
Mario Harris So. Wesley Mike Potter Sr. Buffalo St.
Byron Westbrook So. Salisbury Nick Warren Sr. Buffalo St.
First Team Special Teams Second Team Special Teams
K Brock Boland Jr. Salisbury K Chris Carlton Jr. Wesley
P Marc Menchetti Sr. Brockport P Rick Nistler Sr. Salisbury*
RS Byron Westbrook So. Salisbury RS Ricky Doles Sr. Apprentice**

Offensive Player of the Year Leroy Satchell Salisbury
Defensive Player of the Year Brad DeHaven Salisbury
Rookie of the Year Jon Lanouette Wesley
Co-Special Teams Players of the Year Brock Boland Salisbury; Ricky Doles Apprentice
Coach of the Year Sherman Wood Salisbury

Honorable Mention
Frostburg St: Josh Keeney, Chris Lentz
Wesley: Brent Spurry, Bryan Sorensen
Brockport St.: Nate Raggi, Brian Wise
Salisbury: Kelvin Ricks, Sean Sandora
Apprentice: Ricky Wilkerson, Travis Reid
Buffalo State: Mike Mikolaichik, Hank Pirowski



For more information on the Atlantic Central Football Conference, contact ACFC SID Jim Heath at 757-688-4935 or e-mail him.