EC FOOTBALL PLAYERS HONORED
November 14, 2012Earlham College Broadcast Sports
RICHMOND, Ind. — The Earlham College football team had 10 players recognized on
Wednesday at the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference announced its post-season
awards for 2012.
Kaleb Lingg headlined the group as he was named to the All-HCAC Second Team for the
second year in a row.
On the All-HCAC Honorable Mention list were Tre Stephens, Jalen Kenner, Marcus Coby,
Bryan James, Ryan Hayes, Nate McCormack, Justin Darden and Dakota McElley
Bob Endicott was named to the HCAC All-Sportsmanship Team.
Lingg led the Earlham defense with 96 tackles with 9.5 for a loss. He also had three
sacks, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.
Stephens topped the Quakers in rushing with 455 yards and three touchdowns, while
adding 13 receptions for 126 yards to his season totals.
Kenner was the leading receiver for the Quakers with 52 grabs for 557 yards and four
Coby was second on the team with 39 receptions for 537 yards and three scores. He
added 455 yards in kickoff returns and a run for three yards, which gave him a
team-high 995 all purpose yards.
James and Hayes were starters on the offensive line. James graded at 80 percent at
left guard. Hayes, who was All-HCAC Second Team last year, had an 85 percent grade
as Earlham's right tackle.
McCormack was fifth on the squad in tackles with 43 with eight coming from behind
the line of scrimmage with three of those being quarterback sacks.
An All-HCAC Honorable Mention performer for the second straight season, Darden was
sixth best on the team with 35 tackles with eight for a loss. He also had an
interception that he returned for 34 yards.
McElley was second on the team with 70 tackles and he had a fumble recovery.
Endicott began the season as a starter on the offensive line. Midway through the
fall, he switched to the defensive line and finished with 19 tackles.