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Women ’ s Swim Team , Coach , Finish Strong

Coach , Players Honored at Eastern College Football Awards Banquet

Stevenson University senior defensive back Austin Tennessee and football head coach Ed Hottle led a total of seven Mustangs who were honored on March 2 at the Eastern College Football Awards Banquet at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford , N . J ., home of the NFL ’ s New York Giants and New York Jets .
Tennessee was honored by the Metropolitan New York Football Writers and American Football Networks as the Rocky Myers Division III Defensive Player of the Year . Hottle was recognized as the ECAC Division III South Coach of the Year . In addition , Tennessee , senior Billy Lewis , junior Dan Williams , senior Devonte Williams , junior Preston Addo , and sophomore Ashton Leschke were recognized as ECAC All-Stars .
Tennessee , named a consensus First Team All-American by D3football . com and the AFCA , was also selected as the D3football . com East Region Defensive Player of the Year and the Middle Atlantic Conference Defensive Player of the Year . In 2016 , Hottle led the Mustangs to a 9-2 record and a final ranking of No . 20 in the D3football . com Top 25 in the team ’ s sixth season . Stevenson earned its first Middle Atlantic Conference title with an 8-1 conference record , the program ’ s first NCAA appearance , and Hottle was the MAC Coach of the Year .
In just the program ’ s third season , the Mustangs finished in fourth place at the 2017 MAC Swimming Championships while scoring a program-record best 349 points . At the event , the team broke 16 of the 18 records and finished with a school record nine medals with two gold , five silver , and two bronze . Sophomore Colby Stein won the first gold medal in program history after taking the 100-yard backstroke with a school record time of 59.18 before freshman Melanie Milam picked up the second gold medal with a first place finish in the 200-yard backstroke , in a school record time of 2:07.39 . Head coach John Stuhltrager earned Coach of the Year honors for the 13th time in his career .

New Heights for Indoor Track and Field

The Stevenson men ’ s and women ’ s indoor track and field teams have set a new standard : breaking records . This season the men ’ s team has broken seven individual records as well as the 4x200 relay . The relay finished in a time of 1:30.86 , which ranks sixth collegiately and second in Division III . Meanwhile , the women ’ s team has broken eight individual records as well as three relays . Freshman Danika Ani ’ s school record shot put throw of 13.82 meters , ranks first in the MAC and sixth in Division III .
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