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Shore Conference Football Alumni Update for October

Here is an update on the Shore Conference graduates who are making their mark at the collegiate level and beyond early in this 2012 football season.

Former Toms River East star Nico Steriti is second in the Colonial Athletic Association in rushing at the University of New Hampshire. (Photo credit: Bill Normile).

These are not all the Shore alumni currently on collegiate rosters, but those seeing time on the field and making any type of impact on the stat sheet.

If I missed anyone, please email me at stump@allshoremedia.com and I will update the list.

Asbury Park

Junior wide receiver Lamar Davenport is second on the team with 27 catches for 271 yards and two touchdowns through six games for Monmouth University.

Barnegat

Freshman quarterback Nick SanGiacomo, a transfer from Tulane, is 15-for-42 for 136 yards and three touchdowns through one start over five games for Central Connecticut State.

Senior Doug Pannone is the starting left guard at Montclair State.

Junior Rob Municchi is a starting guard and captain at Muhlenberg College.

Sophomore tight end Jarrett Darmstatter has seen time on special teams for Boston College.

Freshman wideout Mike DeTroia has one catch for three yards in six games for the University of New Hampshire.

Brick

Sophomore defensive end Dylan McDonnell has 16 tackles, 3.5 for a loss, in six games, including one start, for Bucknell University.

Senior starting cornerback Ed Leech has 4 tackles, a pass break-up and a fumble recovery through six games for Albright College.

Brick Memorial

Garrett Graham is a third-year tight end for the Houston Texans who has six catches for 79 yards in six games.

Central

Redshirt sophomore Adam Skidmore, who is 6-foot-6 and 300 pounds, is the starting right guard at Tulane University.

Junior Matt Kiefer is the starting center at Kean University.

Senior linebacker Josh Osborne has 26 tackles in four games for Castleton College.

Colts Neck

Junior kicker Eric Spillane is 8-for-10 on field goal attempts with a long of 41 yards through six games for Monmouth University. Spillane set the school record for career field goals with his 32nd in a loss to Albany on Sept. 29.

Freshman running back Victor Scalici is third on the team with 199 yards rushing and two touchdowns through six games for The College of New Jersey and has twice been named the New Jersey Athletic Conference Offensive Rookie of the Week.

Sophomore Pat Murtha is the starting fullback and has 4 catch for 56 yards and three kickoff returns for an average of 15.7 yards in six games for Susquehanna University.

Junior linebacker Sean Smith has four tackles in six games for LIU Post.

Freehold

Senior running back Nick Tyson has rushed for 56 yards and two touchdowns in six games for The College of New Jersey.

Junior Darrin Love is a starter at left tackle for Kean University.

Sophomore defensive back Derrick Bender is a starter who has 24 tackles and an interception through six games for Wesley College.

Sophomore defensive end Brandon Weiss has a team-high 3.5 sacks and has 5.5 tackles for a loss to go with 19 tackles in seven games for Stonehill College. Also, sophomore defensive back Sterry Codrington has 27 tackles in seven games.

Freehold Township

FCS All-American receiver Ryan Spadola, a senior, leads Lehigh with 34 catches for 476 yards and a touchdown through six games.

Sophomore linebacker Gene Blanco has five tackles through six games for Muhlenberg College.

Junior fullback Matt Faiella has 2 catches for 20 yards in 7 games for Stony Brook.

Holmdel

Senior wideout Glenn Grainger is second on The College of New Jersey with 35 catches for 321 yards in five games.

Senior linebacker Mike Lambert is fourth on the team with 32 tackles and has three tackles for a loss, an interception and a forced fumble in six games for The College of New Jersey.

Howell

Senior David Hayes is a three-year letter-winner who is third on the team with 138 yards rushing and a touchdown through five games for the University of Delaware.

Junior wideout Rob Handy has 5 catches for 23 yards in four games for Assumption College.

Freshman quarterback Ryan Davies has seen some time for Moravian College, throwing for 59 yards on six completions in his one appearance.

Jackson Liberty

Junior linebacker Matt Filosa has 18 tackles and a team-high two fumble recoveries in six games for Albright College.

Wide receiver Ira Hayes had one catch for seven yards in one game for Milford Academy.

Jackson Memorial

Junior linebacker Paul Hobbs is second on the team at Albright College with 36 tackles in six games.

Freshman defensive tackle Dimitrius Smith has 9 tackles in six games for Monmouth University.

Keansburg

Senior wideout Scott Pillar has a team-high 43 catches for 469 yards and 6 touchdowns through six games for Albright College. He also has run for 124 yards and a touchdown.

Keyport

Junior defensive tackle Bryan Thomson has 28 tackles, 2 for a loss, in six games for East Stroudsburg.

Lacey

Senior Justin Pandorf is the starting fullback for Monmouth University.

Sophomore defensive lineman Joe Tulino has 8 tackles in six games for Sacred Heart.

Senior defensive back Mike Mancini has eight tackles, one for a loss, in three games for Kean University.

Junior defensive lineman Mike Stuppiello has a team-high 4 sacks along with 14 tackles and 5 tackles for a loss in six games for Assumption College.

Sophomore defensive end Corey Neal has started one game for Monmouth University and has a tackle on special teams.

Long Branch

Sophomore Miles Shuler has returned a punt and seen time at wide receiver in six games for Rutgers.

Wide receiver Devron Clark has 2 catches for 15 yards in five games for Albright College. He also leads the team in kickoff return average at 16.9 yards on nine attempts.

Manalapan

Fifth-year senior quarterback Craig Peterson is the back-up to Kyle Frazier at Monmouth University.

Junior Mike Orlando is the starting right guard for Kean University.

Sophomore defensive lineman John Dokouslis has four tackles in six games for Rowan University.

Manasquan

Sophomore wideout Neal Sterling has 20 catches for 235 yards and 3 touchdowns for Monmouth University through six games.

Freshman linebacker Kodie McNamara is making an immediate impact at Gettysburg College, where he is third on the team with 41 tackles in 6 games.

Junior linebacker Dan Sullivan leads Monmouth University with 41 tackles, 8.5 tackles for a loss and 5 sacks and also has an interception through six games.

Senior defensive back Shane Roland had 20 tackles and an interception in six games for FDU-Florham.

Senior Rich Dulski is the starting right guard for Johns Hopkins University.

Manchester

Freshman linebacker Stephen Bick has 13 tackles in six games for FDU-Florham.

Matawan

Junior defensive lineman Ian Carter has four tackles in six games for Rowan University.

Freshman wide receiver Jared Allison has one catch for 20 yards and a touchdown run and is averaging 25.8 yards per kickoff return for the University of New Hampshire in six games.

Sophomore wide receiver Terry Rodriguez has 5 catches for 38 yards in five games for Moravian College. Also, sophomore defensive lineman Andrew Richmond has 19 tackles, 2.5 for a loss, and two fumble recoveries through six games for Moravian.

Junior Kyle Hardy has 2 catches for 18 yards in one game for LIU Post.

Junior wideout Jon Smith has 10 catches for 105 yards in six games for Holy Cross.

Junior linebacker Dave Incle has 5 tackles in 6 games for Marist.

Wide receiver Danny Fierro has two catches for 27 yards and a touchdown through six games for Delaware Valley College.

Middletown North

Redshirt freshman Shilique Calhoun has three tackles in seven games and has started at defensive end for Michigan State.

Senior linebacker Dan Wollman has been outstanding with a team-high 51 tackles, including three for a loss, in six games for Kean University. Also, junior running back Sean McKee is second on the team in rushing with 211 yards and a touchdown in six games.

Senior running back Uly Gibson is second on the team at Assumption College with 152 yards rushing in six games.

Middletown South

Fourth-year running back Knowshon Moreno is a backup running back for the Denver Broncos.

Junior linebacker Nick Bricker is second on the team at The College of New Jersey with 58 tackles, including a team-high six for a loss, through six games. Also, senior defensive back Joe Laferlita has 10 tackles and an interception and sophomore defensive lineman Tom Masi has three tackles in six games for TCNJ.

Junior tight end Scott Simonson leads Assumption College with 4 touchdown catches on 25 receptions for 350 yards in six games.

Junior linebacker Sean Campbell has a team-high six tackles for a loss in seven games along with 33 tackles and a sack in seven games for Georgetown University.

Sophomore Rick Lovato is a long-snapper for Old Dominion.

Monmouth Regional

Senior wideout Louis Haynes is second on the team with 18 catches for 279 yards and four touchdown catches in six games for Kean University.

Junior wide receiver Anthony Fruncillo leads FDU-Florham with 27 catches for 401 yards and a touchdown in five games.

Monsignor Donovan

Junior Colin Testa is the starting right guard for FDU-Florham.

Neptune

Vinny Curry is a rookie defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles.

Senior Rocco Manfre is the starting left guard for Marist.

Defensive back Ikie Calderon has 31 tackles, 3 sacks and 3 tackles for a loss in six games for Milford Academy.

Ocean

Junior Christian Bailoni is the starting quarterback for Kean University, where he has been outstanding with 999 yards passing and 14 touchdowns against only three interceptions in six games.

Junior wide receiver Brandon Robinson has 7 catches for 127 yards in 6 games for Wesley College.

Freshman running back Withler Marcelin is second on the team with 13 catches for 213 yards in six games and also has 81 yards rushing for Rowan University.

Starting senior captain Rick Lyster, a defensive lineman, has 23 tackles and 3 sacks in six games for Lafayette College.

Pinelands

Senior linebacker Charlie Thomas is second on the team with 53 tackles, including 3 tackles for a loss, in six games for FDU-Florham.

Freshman quarterback Mike Keller has seen time in three games for William Paterson, throwing for 123 yards and a touchdown.

Point Beach

Junior defensive lineman Pat Tighe has 9 tackles, including a sack, in six games for McDaniel College.

Point Boro

Sophomore tight end Ryan Malleck has 10 catches for 95 yards in seven games and has made three starts for Virginia Tech.

Senior running back Ty Hughes leads Albright College with 459 yards rushing and 5 touchdowns through six games.

Junior Zach Hayden is the starting fullback for Lehigh University.

Senior safety Shane O’Connor has 25 tackles and a team-high 2 interceptions through six games for Muhlenberg College.

Senior wide receiver Tom Orrok leads the team with 17 catches for 142 yards in six games for McDaniel College.

Raritan

Junior cornerback Bennett Jackson leads undefeated Notre Dame, ranked No. 5 in the nation, with four interceptions and is fourth with 27 tackles in six games for the Fighting Irish.

Senior defensive back Chris VanFechtmann has 35 tackles and a team-high two interceptions in six games for Kean University.

Sophomore defensive back Max DeNardo has 24 tackles and also has an interception in six games for Ursinus College.

Red Bank Catholic

Fourth-year running back Donald Brown has a team-high 239 yards rushing and a touchdown for the Indianapolis Colts but is currently out 2-3 weeks with a knee injury.

Sophomore tight end Jack Tabb has 4 catches for 60 yards and a touchdown in five games for the University of North Carolina.

Senior quarterback Louie Bianchini is having a strong season as Rowan’s starting quarterback, throwing for 1,033 yards and 13 touchdowns on 66 percent passing in six games.

Red Bank Catholic graduate Al Golden is the head coach at the University of Miami, which is currently 3-1.

Former Red Bank Catholic head coach Frank Edgerly, who is also an RBC graduate, is a scout for the New England Patriots.

Starting wide receiver Jake Flaherty, a junior, is second on the team with 23 catches for 228 yards and a touchdown in six games for Bucknell.

Running back Donald Porzio has 57 yards on 12 carries in five games for Kean University.

Running back John DiStefano has 148 yards rushing in five games for Milford Academy.

Red Bank Regional 

Junior wide receiver Colin Lang has seen time for Carnegie Mellon and also played on special teams and completed a pass for 40 yards.

Rumson-Fair Haven

Junior punter Tucker Smith is averaging 43.7 yards per punt on 15 punts through six games for Carnegie Mellon.

Senior Tim Robinson is the starting right guard and junior Quinton Gierlatowicz is the starting right tackle for Susquehanna University.

Senior wideout Ryan Kirchner leads the University of Albany with 31 catches for 394 yards and a touchdown in seven games. Kirchner became the program’s all-time leading receiver when made his 148th grab in a win over Bryant University on Oct. 6.

Taylor Brown is a senior defensive tackle at the University of Pennsylvania, and has 11 tackles with four tackles for a loss and two sacks through five games.

Shore Regional

Sophomore tight end Evan Ruane has one catch through five games for Monmouth University.

Southern

Former Rutgers star Clark Harris is the long-snapper for the Cincinnati Bengals.

Junior linebacker Glenn Carson is third on the team with 38 tackles, including 2.5 for a loss, in six games for Penn State.

Sophomore defensive back Bill Shimko is third on the team with 50 tackles in seven games for Montclair State.

Anthony Stroffolino is a senior defensive end at the University of Pennsylvania, and has 4 tackles in two games.

Senior linebacker Jarrett Pidgeon leads the team with 62 tackles, including 4.5 for a loss and an interception in seven games for Bloomsburg.

St. John Vianney

Junior quarterback Joe Carlucci has thrown for 210 yards and 2 touchdowns in six games for Muhlenberg College. He was named the Centennial Conference Co-Special Teams Player of the Week for Week Six after help pulling off a game-winning fake field goal.

Freshman quarterback Anthony Carlucci has thrown for 74 yards on 10-for-12 passing in three games for Franklin & Marshall.

Junior safety Chris Mayo II, who led the team in tackles as a sophomore, has 17 tackles in five games for Liberty University.

Junior tight end Alec Alspach has 2 catches for eight yards in 6 games for Castleton College.

Toms River East

Sophomore running back Nico Steriti leads the University of New Hampshire with 672 yards rushing and six touchdowns in seven games. That total ranks second in rushing in the Colonial Athletic Association.

Senior Mike Murphy is the starting left tackle for Monmouth University.

Senior starting defensive back Brett Yajcaji has 28 tackles and an interception in six games for Kean University.

Junior John Smicklo is a returning starter at punter for Wesley College, and is averaging 36.2 yards on 25 punts through six games with a long of 54. Senior defensive back Jared Morris set a school record with four interceptions in Wesley’s season opener and has five picks for the season as well as 33 tackles, which is fourth on the team.

Junior Tom Brutofsky is the starting fullback for the University of Chicago.

Toms River North

Sophomore wide receiver Anthony Carrington is second on the team with 14 catches for 259 yards and a touchdown through six games for Wagner College.

Junior Evan Regas has seen time on the offensive line as a reserve for Temple University.

Wall

Senior linebacker Billy Lauch has 12 tackles, an interception and three fumble recoveries in five games for Monmouth University.

Junior wideout Fred Sprengel leads The College of New Jersey with 393 yards receiving and has 27 catches and three touchdowns through two games but suffered a season-ending shoulder injury last week.

Sophomore Kyle Janeczek has 5 catches for 32 yards in six games for TCNJ.

Junior defensive back Matt Mancino leads Montclair State with four interceptions and also has 27 tackles in six games.

Senior wideout Tim Wright is third on the team with 21 catches for 239 yards in six games for Rutgers.

Freshman linebacker Connor Caponegro has 12 tackles in six games for the University of Rhode Island.

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