Nick McBeath Named All-New England

Holy Cross Athletics   11-28-2017

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross senior linebacker Nick McBeath has been selected to the 2017 Division I All-New England football team, as announced by the New England Football Writers Association. He was among 30 players from around New England named to the squad, which will be honored at the New England Football Writers Banquet on Dec. 5 in Stoneham, Mass.

A first team All-Patriot League selection in both 2016 and 2017, McBeath earns All-New England honors for the first time in his career. He started all 11 games for the Crusaders at inside linebacker this season, totaling a team-best 114 tackles, five sacks and 13 tackles for loss. McBeath also recorded two interceptions, two fumble recoveries, a forced fumble and four pass breakups on the year. He finished the season ranked second in the Patriot League in total tackles, third in tackles for loss, seventh in sacks and seventh in fumble recoveries. During his Holy Cross career, McBeath totaled 322 tackles, 26 tackles for loss, eight quarterback sacks, four forced fumbles, three interception and eight pass breakups.

Holy Cross concluded the 2017 season with an overall record of 4-7, and tied for third in the Patriot League with a 3-3 mark in conference games.

A complete list of the 2017 Division I All-New England football team follows.

2017 Division I All-New England Football Team

OFFENSE
OL — Jamil Dernby, Maine (Sr., Vineland, NJ)
OL — Matt Kaskey, Dartmouth (Jr., Winnetka, IL)
OL — Jake Kennedy, New Hampshire (Sr., Amherst, NH)
OL — Chris Lindstrom, Boston College (Jr., Dudley, MA)
OL — Karl Marback, Yale (Sr., Birmingham, MI)
OL — Connor Mignone, Central Connecticut (Fr., Redding, CT)
QB — Trevor Knight, New Hampshire (Jr., Amherst, NH)
RB — Harold Cooper, Rhode Island (Sr., New Haven, CT)
RB — A.J. Dillon, Boston College (Fr., New London, CT)
RB — Zane Dudek, Yale (Fr., Kittanning, PA)
RB — Josh Mack, Maine (So., Rochester, NY)
WR — Tom Kennedy, Bryant (Sr., Farmingdale, NY)
WR — Neil O’Connor, New Hampshire (Jr., Leominster, MA)
TE — Adam Breneman, Massachusetts (Gr., Mechanicsburg, PA)

DEFENSE
DL — Zach Allen, Boston College (Jr., New Canaan, CT)
DL — Da’Sean Downey, Massachusetts (Sr., White Plains, NY)
DL — Rick Holt, New Hampshire (Sr., Portsmouth, NH)
DL — Richard Jarvis, Brown (Sr., Watertown, MA)
DL — Cole Ormsby, Connecticut (Sr., Windsor, CT)
LB — Thomas Costigan, Bryant (Jr., Stamford, CT)
LB — Nick McBeath, Holy Cross (Sr., Miami, FL)
LB — Matthew Oplinger, Yale (Sr., Summit, NJ)
LB — C.J. Parvelus, Sacred Heart (Sr., Everett, MA)
LB — Jack Traynor, Dartmouth (Sr., Lake Forest, IL)
DB — Jarrod Cann, Central Connecticut (Sr., Hartley, DE)
DB — Hayden Carlson, Yale (Sr., Glen Ellyn, IL)
DB — Lukas Denis, Boston College (Jr., Everett, MA)
DB — Tanner Lee, Harvard (Sr., Spanish Fort, AL)

SPECIAL TEAMS
KS — Logan Laurent, Massachusetts (Sr., Temecula, CA)
RS — Justice Shelton-Mosley, Harvard (Jr., Sacramento, CA)


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