Sprint Football Announces 2010 Captains

PHILADELPHIA - At Penn sprint football's annual awards banquet on December 5th, head coach Bill Wagner announced that current junior Mike Bagnoli, sophomore Sam Biddle, sophomore Todd Busler, and junior Zak Klinvex will serve as the Quakers' team captains for the 2010 season. The four agreed they look forward to next year and hope to lead the team to a 7-0 season.

Coach Wagner presented a number of team awards during the dinner, including the most prestigious Lt. Charles Schmucker Award, given to the team's most ideal sprint football player, to seniors Joe Portelli and Michael McMullen. Below is the full list of the awards presented and their recipients.

Sean Madden Captains Award (2009 Captains)
Clarke Armatis, Joe Portelli, Michael McMullen, Jacques Beauvais

Dan Doheny (Outstanding Offensive Lineman)
Matt Manin

Dr. Paul M. Mitchell (Outstanding Defensive Lineman)
Zak Klinvex

Timothy Ortman (Outstanding Offensive Back/Receiver)
Mike Bagnoli

Robert J. Mongeluzzi (Outstanding Defensive Back/Linebacker)
Michael McMullen

Thomas Stilwell Award (Outstanding Freshman Award)
Whitman Shaw

Lt. Charles Schmucker Award (Ideal Sprint Football Player Award)
Joe Portelli and Michael McMullen

Most Improved Player Award - Offense
Todd Busler

Most Improved Player - Defense
Ted Rawlings and Gordon Murphy

Special Teams Award
Raiam Dos Santos

Benjamin F. Wagner Sprit Award
Joe Portelli

John McAdams Sports Communication Award
Lizzie Barlow

First Team
Sophomore quarterback Todd Busler
Junior running back Mike Bagnoli
Freshman wide receiver Whitman Shaw
Sophomore linebacker Sam Biddle
Senior linebacker Michael McMullen
Junior defensive lineman Zak Klinvex
Junior punter Raiam Dos Santos

Second Team
Senior wide receiver Clarke Armatis
Senior defensive lineman Mario Peia
Senior offensive lineman Joe Portelli
Sophomore tight end Matthew Wetherell

Honorable Mention
Senior defensive lineman Gordon Murphy
Senior defensive lineman Ben Eisenstat
Senior defensive lineman Jacques Beauvais
Junior defensive back Colin Dampier
Junior offensive lineman Matt Manin
Freshman offensive lineman Shane Curry
Freshman offensive lineman Anthony DiBella
Junior wide receiver Dave Hubsher