2022 MSFA All-Mideast League Team announced
The two MSFA Mideast League playoff teams were well represented, with a combined 20 First Team selections between league champs Indiana Wesleyan and runners-up Marian, as the 2022 All-MSFA Mideast League team was announced by the Association on Monday.
The 5th-ranked Wildcats led the way with 13 First Team honors, along with No. 7 Marian’s seven, and Siena Heights’ six selections. Indiana Wesleyan wideout Jacquez Carter was named the Mideast League Offensive Player of the Year, after leading the Wildcats with 68.2 receiving yards per game and a league-high 68 catches, along with nine TDs.
On the other side of the ball, Siena Heights’ Kole Murlin and Marian’s Logan Blake were named Mideast League Co-Defensive Players of the Year, with Murlin claming the honor for a record third time. Murlin led the Mideast League and ranked 4th in the NAIA with an average of 11.4 tackles per game, with his 5.5 sacks placing him fifth among Mideast League defenders. Blake finished the season with a team-high 69 tackles for Marian, along with four sacks and a pair of interceptions.
Marian’s Zach Sibila took home the inaugural MSFA Mideast League Offensive Lineman of the year, after helping lead the Knights’ attack to an MSFA-high 412.9 yards of total offense per game.
IWU head coach Jordan Langs was also recognized, earning the MSFA Mideast League Coach of the Year award for the second consecutive season. Eric Terrazas, offensive coordinator for the Wildcats, was tagged as this year’s Mideast League Assistant Coach of the Year.
Mideast League Offensive Player of the Year: Jacquez Carter, Indiana Wesleyan
Mideast League Co-Defensive Players of the Year: Kole Murlin, Siena Heights; Logan Blake, Marian
Mideast League Offensive Lineman of the Year: Zach Sibila, Marian
Mideast League Coach of the Year: Jordan Langs, Indiana Wesleyan
Mideast League Assistant Coach of the Year: Eric Terrazas, Offensive Coordinator Indiana Wesleyan
MSFA All-Mideast League First Team
QB Tyler Kulka Lawrence Tech Sr. Clinton Township, Mich.
QB Xander Stokes Indiana Wesleyan Sr. Anderson, Ind.
RB Brandon Stewart Concordia Fr. Woodhaven, Mich.
RB Dederrian Williams Indiana Wesleyan Jr. Lake Placid, Fla.
WR Jacquez Carter Indiana Wesleyan Sr. Naples, Fla.
WR Kendyl Williams Lawrence Tech Sr. Boynton Beach, Fla.
WR Ben Stevens Marian Sr. Danville, Ind.
WR Markell Stephens-Peppers Indiana Wesleyan Sr. Dayton, Ohio
TE Charlie Hill Indiana Wesleyan Sr. Wheaton, Ill.
TE Drew Byerly Marian Jr. Franklin, Ind.
OL Zach Sibila Marian So. Zionsville, Ind.
OL Darren Dillon Marian Sr. Flora, Ind.
OL Austin Jones Marian So. Evansville, Ind.
OL Lucas Doyle Indiana Wesleyan Sr. Greenwood, Ind.
OL Ben Farrell Indiana Wesleyan Sr. Grand Rapids, Mich.
DL Isaac Abeo Indiana Wesleyan Sr. Fishers, Ind.
DL Antonio Simley Siena Heights Jr. Detroit, Mich.
DL Joe Wharton Siena Heights Jr. Morton, Ind.
DL Vincent Walker Siena Heights Sr. Midland, Mich.
LB Kole Murlin Siena Heights Sr. Celina, Ohio
LB Logan Blake Marian Sr. Lizton, Ind.
LB Devin Bacchus Indiana Wesleyan Sr. Homewood, Ala.
LB Clayton Mosher Indiana Wesleyan So. Stow, Ohio
DB Justin Johnson Indiana Wesleyan Sr. Indianapolis, Ind.
DB Nate Frey Marian Jr. Carmel, Ind.
DB Neil Campbell Indiana Wesleyan Jr. Chicago, Ill.
DB Donovan Shelton Indiana Wesleyan Sr. Centerville, Ohio
DB Armand Childs Siena Heights Sr. Savannah, Ga.
K Anthony Secchi Siena Heights Sr. Sterling Heights, Mich.
P Casey Rauch Concordia Jr. Alexandria, Ky.
RET Seeger DeGayner Concordia Jr. Grand Blanc, Mich.
LS Sean Callahan Taylor Sr. Beavercreek, Ohio
MSFA All-Mideast League Second Team
QB Zach Bundalo Marian Jr. Crown Point, Ind.
RB C.J. Davidson Lawrence Tech Jr. Pontiac, Mich.
RB Baron Huebler Marian So. Indianapolis, Ind.
RB Cameron Peterson Saint Francis Jr. Indianapolis, Ind.
WR Seeger DeGayner Concordia Jr. Grand Blanc, Mich.
WR Jacob Pressler Marian Sr. Indianapolis, Ind.
WR Jaden Rembert Lawrence Tech So. West Bloomfield, Mich.
WR Eric Williams Siena Heights Jr. South Bend, Ind.
TE C.J. Thompson Lawrence Tech Sr. Alma, Mich.
OL Jared Almeida Saint Francis Jr. Indianapolis, Ind.
OL Will Angel Indiana Wesleyan So. Liberty, Mo.
OL Gabe Dowling Concordia Jr. Oak Harbor, Ohio
OL Will Dowling Concordia Jr. Oak Harbor, Ohio
OL Micah Visser Indiana Wesleyan Sr. Grand Rapids, Mich.
DL Tayler Majors Marian Sr. Indianapolis, Ind.
DL A.J. Moore Saint Francis Jr. Indianapolis, Ind.
DL Gardy Paul Indiana Wesleyan Sr. Naples, Fla.
DL Deon Pettiford Marian Fr. Indianapolis, Ind.
DL Dantae Banton Lawrence Tech Jr. Pompano Beach, Fla.
LB Ryan Crowley Lawrence Tech Sr. Jackson, Mich.
LB Jake Paris Marian So. Carmel, Ind.
LB Casey Rauch Concordia Jr. Alexandria, Ky.
LB Nate Talhelm Saint Francis Jr. Indianapolis, Ind.
DB Trevor Adler Marian Sr. Lebanon, Ind.
DB Damon Hunter Saint Francis Sr. Columbus, Ind.
DB Alonzo Johnson Concordia Sr. Stafford, Va.
DB Jayshawn Underwood Marian So. Fort Wayne, Ind.
K Zane Shilts Taylor Sr. Marion, Ind.
P Taylor Soper Marian Sr. Fishers, Ind.
RET Justin Johnson Indiana Wesleyan Sr. Indianapolis, Ind.
RET Kendyl Williams Lawrence Tech Sr. Boynton Beach, Fla.
LS Isaiah Hayse Indiana Wesleyan So. Danville, Ind.
MSFA Mideast League Honorable Mention
OL Ryan Bareis Lawrence Tech Fr. Chelsea, Mich.
DL Tyler Bukur Marian Jr. Valparaiso, Ind.
WR Novell Chestnut Madonna So. Sarasota, Fla.
DB Cortland Cochran Madonna So. River Rouge, Mich.
LB Jakel Davis Madonna So. Grand Rapids, Mich.
DL Trey Freeman Concordia Sr. Fort Wayne, Ind.
WR Xavier Gordon Indiana Wesleyan So. Arlington, Tex.
LB Jacob Hockett Taylor Jr. New Palestine, Ind.
K/P Jack James Saint Francis Sr. Fort Wayne, Ind.
RB Kaleb Jefferson Siena Heights Sr. Blufton, Ohio
DL Chauncey Mays Marian Sr. Indianapolis, Ind.
LB Andrew McGaughy Siena Heights Sr. Okemos, Mich.
OL Michael Medlock Taylor Jr. Guilford, Ind.
WR Eli Patchett Saint Francis Jr. Carmel, Ind.
LS Nick Painter Concordia Sr. Garden City, Mich.
DL Owen Perkins Indiana Wesleyan Sr. Sims, Ind.
OL Quade Popp Marian So. Jasper, Ind.
DL Santangho Reynolds Siena Heights Sr. Detroit, Mich.
OL Nathan Roehr Concordia Sr. Allendale, Mich.
DL Nick Ryan Lawrence Tech Sr. Waterford, Mich.
DL Joey Schaufelberger Saint Francis Sr. Van Wert, Ohio
WR Dakohta Sonnichsen Taylor So. Dawsonville, Ga.
LB Mitch Waters Lawrence Tech Jr. Hartland, Mich.
DL Ryan Wofford Indiana Wesleyan Sr. Detroit, Mich.