Football Announces Team Awards For 2008 Season

Feb. 7, 2009

WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross football team has announced its team awards for the 2008 season. The awards were presented at the team's annual banquet, held on Saturday, February 7, in the Hogan Campus Center.

Leading the award winners was senior quarterback Dominic Randolph (Amelia, Ohio), who was named the 2008 Crusader Most Valuable Player. Randolph led the Holy Cross offense by completing 340 of 520 passes for 3,838 yards and 34 touchdowns during the 2008 campaign. A complete list of award recipients follows:

WWFX Offensive Player of the Year:
Dominic Randolph

WWFX Defensive Player of the Year:
Daryl Brown

WWFX Special Teams Player of the Year:
Matt Partain

Davitt Awards
(Presented annually to the top back and lineman on both offense and defense. They were instituted by Jim Davitt (Class of 1913) of Holyoke, Mass., in memory of his brother, Rev. William Davitt Class of 1907), who played football and ran track while at Holy Cross, and was the last United States officer to lose his life in World War I.)
Offensive Back: Jon Brock
Offensive Lineman: Aaron Jones
Defensive Back: Daryl Brown
Defensive Lineman: Alex Carson

The Connor Award
(Presented annually to the Holy Cross senior who, by a vote of the varsity squad, is named the person the players are most proud of as a teammate. It is given by the Holy Cross club of the Pioneer Valley.):
Daryl Brown

The Unsung Hero Award
(Presented annually to the player who has supported the team spiritually, emotionally and physically for the good of the team.):
Mike Kielt

The Rick Carter Memorial Award
(Presented to the senior who most exemplifies what coach Carter stood for and instilled in his student-athletes.):
Ryan McGuire

2008 Crusader Most Valuable Player
(Presented to the person who his teammates feel was the most significant part of the team.):
Dominic Randolph