WORCESTER, Mass. - Senior strong safety Anthony DiMichele (McKees Rocks, Pa.), a member of the football team, has been selected as the recipient of the Daniel Allen Sportsmanship Award. The award was presented at the 56th annual Holy Cross Varsity Club dinner, held at the Hogan Campus Center on Satruday, May 7.
The Allen Award was established in 2005, and is presented to the Holy Cross varsity athlete who best exemplifies the qualities of sportsmanship that coach Allen exhibited throughout his life.
An All-Patriot League selection in each of his last two seasons, DiMichele ranked third on the team with 83 total tackles this year, including 72 solo stops and two tackles for loss. He also finished the season with five pass breakups and two fumble recoveries, while ranking third in the conference in fumble recoveries, seventh in total tackles and 15th in passes defended.
Over the course of his collegiate career, DiMichele totaled 237 tackles, 20 pass breakups, nine tackles for loss and four interceptions in 41 games played.