The University of Pennsylvania sprint football team had 15 student-athletes earn All-Collegiate Sprint Football League (CSFL) honors, including seven first-team selections.
Seniors Pat Monaghan, Mike Russo, and Nick Kopec, juniors David Derr and Ben Draneand sophomores J.T. Hutchinson and Mike Loguidice were each tabbed to the first team.
Senior Doug Pires and junior Jordan Cloyd were named second-team All-CSFL, while senior Adam Schlosser, juniors Duncan Pelly and Hank Watson, sophomore Nick Dinges and newcomers Mike Sanders and David Lopez earned All-CSFL honorable mention accolades.
Monaghan, a wide receiver, wrapped up his historic senior campaign averaging 14.3 yards per catch and 95.3 yards per game. He caught 40 passes for the Red and Blue and totaled 572 yards and five touchdowns to lead the CSFL. The two-time first-team selection set two Penn records including the single-season receiving yardage and the career receiving yards mark compiling 1,346 yards.
Setting records of his own was Loguidice. In his first full season calling the plays, Loguidice led the CSFL with 1,286 yards and 11 touchdowns on 87-for-130 passing. He broke the single-season passing yard record against Cornell on Oct. 22, eclipsing the previous mark of 776 yards, set by Tommy Frankel in 1982.
Hutchinson, a running back, led the Quakers and the CSFL with 741 yards on 120 carries and 11 touchdowns. The Princeton Junction, N.J. native averaged 6.2 yards per carry. He earned an All-CSFL honorable during his rookie campaign.
Derr was named to the first-team after averaging 16.7 yards per catch and 36.2 yards per game. The tight end accrued 217 yards on 13 catches. He earned second-team All-CSFL honors last season.
Defensively, Russo, a linebacker, led the Quakers and finished third in the CSFL with 50 tackles. Kopec, a lineman, recorded 34 tackles, including 10.5 for a combined loss of 52 yards and four sacks. Dinges, a linebacker, was second on the team with 38 hits while Pires was third on the team with 35 tackles. Pelly wrapped up 2004 with 23 tackles and 2.5 sacks. Lopez has an impressive debut at defensive back recording 11 tackles, an interception and two pass break-ups.
On the offensive side, Drane, Cloyd, Watson, Schlosser and Sanders were fixtures on the line, helping the Penn offensive to an average 421 yards per game.
The Quakers, runners-up in the CSFL with a 2-2 mark, finished the year with a 4-2 overall record.
-Written by Kelly McCarthy, athletic communications assistant.