January 28, 2010

Six Huskies Named Football Gazette All-Region One

Football Gazette All-Super Region One Team

BLOOMSBURG- Bloomsburg University linebacker Anthony Smith (Pottstown/Pottstown) has been named to the 2009 Football Gazette All-Super Region One first team. In Addition, five other Huskies received All-Region honors.

Smith, the 2009 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division Defensive Player of the Year, was named to the first team defense for the first time in his career. Receiving second team honors for Bloomsburg were fullback Stefan Adams (West Chester/Henderson) and defensive end Justin Presley (Philadelphia/George Washington). Quarterback Dan Latorre (Elysburg/Southern Columbia), offensive lineman Pat Casey (Matamoras/Delaware Valley), and safety Domenique Price (Easton/Easton) were all named to the All-Region third team.

Anthony Smith Stefan Adams Justin Presley
Anthony Smith
1st team
Stefan Adams
2nd team
Justin Presley
2nd team
Dan Latorre Pat Casey Domenique Price
Dan Latorre
3rd team
Pat Casey
3rd team
Domenique Price
3rd team

Smith, a senior, led the Huskies in tackles this season with 114. He also had 3.0 sacks and a team-high two interceptions. Smith led the team in tackles in six games this season, registering double figures six times. He had a career-high 19 tackles in a win over C.W. Post and was named the PSAC East Defensive Player of the Week three times in 2009.

Presley, a senior, led the PSAC and was tied for 10th in Division II with 10.0 sacks. He was also tied for second in the conference with 16.0 tackles-for-loss and forced a team-high three fumbles to go along with an interception.

Adams, a senior, was third on the team in rushing in 2009 with 162 yards on 28 carries. He averaged a team-high 5.8 yards per carry and caught 11 passes for 121 yards. Adams finished his career at Bloomsburg with 919 total yards and 15 touchdowns.

Latorre, a senior, passed for 1,712 yards and 11 touchdowns this season and rushed for 152 yards and four touchdowns. He finished his career at Bloomsburg second in school history in passing yards (7,370) and passing touchdowns (60) and first in completion percentage (58.1) and yards per completion (15.0).

Casey, a junior, was named to his first all-conference team in 2009. Casey played guard on a Bloomsburg offensive line that allowed just 23 sacks this season and averaged 160.6 rushing yards per game.

Price was named to the All-PSAC East second team for the second time in his career after making 41 tackles as a senior. Price also had two interceptions and six pass breakups for the Huskies.

Bloomsburg finished the year with a record of 8-3.