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  • No losing seasons since 1960
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Central’s Sheldon on all-region football squad

Football | Dec. 5, 2012

PELLA—Central College kicker Kevin Sheldon (West Des Moines, Valley HS) has been named to the D3football.com All-West Region team.

Sheldon, a 5-11, 170-pound sophomore, was a third-team selection. Earlier he received first-team all-Iowa Conference honors for the second straight year.

Sheldon led the league in extra-point conversion percentage, nailing 25-of-25 tries. He was 12-of-17 on field goal attempts for a league-best 1.2 field goals per game. Sheldon was named the league’s special team’s player of the week Oct. 29.

Central posted a 5-5 record and finished tied for second in the league with a 4-3 mark. The Dutch have not had a losing season since 1960.

2012 D3football.com all-West Region team

Offensive player of the year:
Nate Wara QB Wis.-Oshkosh
Defensive player of the year: Dom Forrest LB Linfield
Coach of the year: Pat Cerroni Wis.-Oshkosh

First Team Offense
Pos.Player School Yr. Hometown
QB Nate Wara Wis.-Oshkosh Sr. Oshkosh, Wis.
RB Cole Myhra Wis.-Oshkosh Jr. Menomonee Falls, Wis.
RB Brett Baune Concordia-Moorhead Sr. Fargo, N.D.
WR Eric Rogers Cal Lutheran Sr. Duarte, Calif.
WR Caleb Voss Wis.-Oshkosh Jr. Van Dyne, Wis.
TE Adam Carl Augsburg Jr. Eagan, Minn.
T Brandon Peter Wis.-Oshkosh Sr. Allenton, Wis.
G Drew Wert Linfield Sr. Grants Pass, Ore.
C Curtis James St. Thomas Sr. Edina, Minn.
G Nathan Yelton Coe Jr. Bloomington,Ill.
T Tom Knowlton Concordia-Moorhead Sr. Fargo, N.D.
K Kevin Grady Redlands Jr. Seattle, Wash.
RET Brad Vogel Simpson Jr. Donnellson, Iowa

Second Team Offense
QB Mickey Inns Linfield Sr. Gresham, Ore.
RB Joel Sweeney Wis.-Eau Claire Jr. Tomah, Wis.
RB Brendan Leiran Coe Sr. Waukon, Iowa
WR Kyle Warner Pacific Lutheran So. Tumwater, Wash.
WR Theo Maglio Wis.-Stevens Point Sr. Wautoma, Wis.
TE Austin Goetsch Wis.-Eau Claire Sr. Milwaukee, Wis.
T Taylor Reeder Willamette Sr. Salinas, Calif.
G Jimmy Norris Wis.-Whitewater Sr. Hoffman Estates, Ill.
C Ben Strehlow Wis.-Oshkosh Sr. Brandon, Wis.
G Peter Kinney Redlands Sr. Newport Beach, Calif.
T Steven Schultz Linfield So. Tacoma, Wash.
K Jimmie Mattson St. John's Sr.. Eau Claire, Wis.
RET Vincent Minor Cal Lutheran Jr. Duarte, Calif.

Third Team Offense
QB Ayrton Scott Augsburg Fr. Minneapolis, Minn.
RB Jeremiah McKibbins Chapman So. Inglewood, Calif.
RB Lamont Williams Carroll So. Philadelphia, Pa.
WR Adam Kniffin Puget Sound Sr. Salem, Ore.
WR Tyler Mazur Lawrence Sr. Reedsburg, Wis.
TE Logan Marks St. Thomas Sr. Mendota Heights, Minn.
T Brian Rud Augsburg Sr. Lonsdale, Minn.
G Chad Edison Pacific Lutheran Jr. University Place, Wash.
C Josh Wolfe Bethel Sr. Emmettsburg, Iowa
G Andrew Pankow Cal Lutheran Jr. Pasadena, Calif.
T Keith Lane Illinois College Jr. Highland, Ill.
K Kevin Sheldon Central So. W. Des Moines, Iowa
RET Taylor Irwin Redlands Jr. Rocklin, Calif.

First Team Defense
Pos.Player  School Yr. Hometown
DE Brynnan Hyland Linfield Jr. Eugene, Ore.
DT Mycheal Tuiasosopo Pacific Lutheran Jr. Mukilteo, Wash.
DT Jake Hohlstein Wis.-Whitewater Sr. Portage, Wis.
DE Frank Weymiller Coe Sr. New Albin, Iowa
LB Seth Mathis Bethel Jr. Anoka, Minn.
LB Dom Forrest Linfield Jr. Portland, Ore.
LB Taylor Goodman Wis.-Oshkosh Sr. South Wayne, Wis.
CB Bobby Fischer St. John’s Sr. Plymouth, Minn.
S Cody Pastorino Willamette Sr. Glenn, Calif.
S Demetreus Johnson Coe Sr. Cedar Rapids, Iowa
CB Tim Filter Wis.-Oshkosh Sr. New Berlin, Wis.
P Christian Hallingstad Wis.-La Crosse Sr. Cumberland, Wis.

Second Team Defense
DE Ayo Idowu St. Thomas Sr. Woodbury, Minn.
DT Nathan Poole Whittier So. San Diego, Calif.
DE Andrew Thompson Wis.-Oshkosh Sr. Greendale, Wis.
LB Nick Plueger Buena Vista Sr. LeMars, Iowa
LB Jordan Garcia Redlands Sr. Carlsbad, Calif.
LB Jordan Patterson Pacific Lutheran Sr. Lakewood, Wash.
LB Tremayne Williams St. Thomas Jr. Appleton, Wis.
CB Tayler Angevine Pacific Lutheran Sr. Kent, Wash.
S Jake Meckstroth Wis.-La Crosse Sr. Cuba City,Wis.
S Chinni Oji St. Thomas Sr. New Brighton, Minn.
CB Ryan Wenkman Wis.-Whitewater Sr. Wisconsin Dells, Wis.
P Garrett Maloney St. Thomas Jr. Elm Grove, Wis.

Third Team Defense
DE Josh Zank Carroll Sr. Green Bay, Wis.
DT Zack Dubanoski St. Scholastica Sr. New Prague, Minn.
DE Ben Lyons Willamette Sr. Anchorage, Alaska
LB Brett Skoog Bethel Sr. Long Lake, Minn.
LB David Ternes Grinnell So. Oakley, Calif.
LB Ryan Billings Wartburg Jr. Sterling, Ill.
LB Mike Hendrick Knox Sr. Smithton, Ill.
CB J.D. Mehlhorn Bethel Jr. Lakeville, Minn.
S Mike Elder Carleton Sr. San Antonio, Texas
S Hakeem Bourne-McFarlane Augsburg Jr. Bloomington, Minn.
CB Ryan McWethy Wis.-Platteville Sr. Oregon, Ill.
P Lucas Wainman St. Olaf Fr. Oviedo, Fla. 


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