Johns Hopkins football piles up Centennial honors
Johns Hopkins nearly pulled off a clean sweep of the Centennial Conference's major football awards, landing the league's Offensive Player, Defensive Player and Coach of the Year honors. Senior running back Jonathan Rigaud was named Offensive Player of the Year, while senior linebacker Taylor Maciow was named Defensive Player of the Year and Jim Margraff nabbed Coach of the Year honors for the second straight season. Rigaud and Maciow were also two of the four players in the league to earn unanimous All-Centennial first-team honors. They were joined on the first team by junior wide receiver Dan Wodicka, junior tackle Armand Jenifer, junior center Ben Cranston (Loyola) and senior strong safety Adam Schweyer. Offensive tackle Vincenzo Bonaddio and guard Kevin Quinn earned second-team honors, as did junior defensive lineman Joe DiTrolio, junior linebacker John Arena and sophomore cornerback Ryan Rice. Sophomore defensive end Michael Longo received honorable mention.
More football honors: Western Kentucky senior Jack Doyle, Notre Dame senior Tyler Eifert, Stanford senior Zach Ertz, San Diego State senior Gavin Escobar, UCLA senior Joseph Fauria, San Jose State senior Ryan Otten, Washington sophomore Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Nevada senior Zach Sudfeld were announced as semifinalists for the John Mackey Award, given annually to the most outstanding tight end and named for the late All-Pro Baltimore Colt. The finalists will be announced Monday at johnmackeyaward.org. ... McDaniel junior running back Joe Rollins was selected to the All-Centennial Conference first team, while junior outside linebacker Mike Cousar earned second-team honors. Senior offensive lineman Tyler Lloyd and freshman punter Brett Haas (Atholton) were named honorable mention. ... Senior quarterback Bobby Cooper (South River) and junior defensive lineman Mike Franklin (Long Reach) of West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champion Shepherd were named to the All-WVIAC first team. Sophomore center Hussam Ouri (Broadneck) was chosen to the second team.