WESTMINSTER - Junior tailback Eric Frees, who became Western Maryland College's career rushing and scoring leader in 1990, was named the Green Terrors' Most Valuable Player for the second year in a row at the team's post-season banquet recently.
Frees set new school all-time marks for rushing yards with 3,736, rushing attempts with 755, rushing touchdowns with 30, total touchdowns with 33 and points with 200.
Selected as Western Maryland's Most Valuable Offensive Player was senior tackle Chris Campbell, a three-year starter who played a major role in helping the Green Terror offense set new single-season marks in rushing first downs with 123, total first downs with 189, rushing yards with 2,394, and total yards with 3,803.
Sharing the Most Valuable Defensive Player honor were sophomore cornerback Mike Robinson and junior linebacker Jim Webster.
Senior strong safety Adam Plummer (Walkersville) was the recipient of the Coaches' Best Attitude Award, given to the player who most displays an outstanding work ethic and consistent play throughout the year.
Senior Eric Wilson was selected by the coaching staff as the Most Courageous Player, given to the player who rebounds from a serious injury to contribute to the team's success. Wilson, who had a knee operation in 1988, saw most of his action on special teams, making four tackles.
Receiving the Jim Stephens Award were senior quarterback Mike Hamm, senior defensive end Daryl Reisinger, and freshman cornerback Gary Carter. The award is presented annually to a senior and a freshman who exhibit Stephens' trademarks of high character, leadership and outstanding playing ability.
Stephens was a 1964 Western Maryland graduate and a four-year member of the Green Terror football team. He also was an outstanding cadet in the school's Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps detachment, and was killed in combat in Vietnam in 1967.