Dominique Del Prete, deputy director of sports communication
SCHENECTADY, ââNY – Five members of the Union College football team were recognized for their dedication on the pitch and in the classroom by winning sports in the 2021 CoSIDA District Whole District College Football team, as selected by the Directors University Sports Information of America (CoSIDA) and announced Thursday.
Elders Cam Adams and Austin Saint-Pierre won the distinction for the second year in a row. Elders Andrew Sheahan and Stephane Crevani and junior Stan koss all have earned this honor for the first time.
Adams wins the Academic All-District title for the second year in a row. The linebacker has started every game for the past two seasons and finished this season second on the team with 58 tackles and three sacks. The major in senior economics is a three-time Liberty League All-Academic selection, with a cumulative GPA of 3.77.
St. Pierre also won the Academic All-District for the second year in a row. The elder has started every game the past two seasons for the Dutch safe and finished the season first in interceptions with two, a fourth in breakage passes and a sixth in loss tackles. Saint-Pierre is a two-time All-Liberty League selection, winning first-team honors earlier this week. The major in economics is a three-time laureate of the Freedom League academic team with a score of 3.52.
Sheahan took the tight starting position and started all 10 games for the Dutch this year. The senior was a key blocker for the O-line who averaged 175.4 yards per game, earning All-Liberty League first-team honors for his efforts. Sheahan, a biology major with a cumulative GPA of 3.67, is a three-time selection to the Liberty League’s All-Academic squad and is also the manager of Wells House.
Crevani has started every game at center this season. The senior is part of the offensive line which allowed an academic record of six sacks, breaking the previous record of seven held by the 1991 and 2019 teams. The economics principal is a member of the Student Investment Club and four times selected in the Liberty League All-Academic team with a 3.41 GPA.
Koss has started every straight tackle game for the Dutch this season, earning a place in the All-Liberty League second-team. The junior played a vital role in the Dutch offense averaging 32.30 points and 355.8 total yards of attack per game. Koss, an electrical engineering major with a GPA of 3.39, is a two-time winner of the Freedom League Academic Team.
All academic recipients from all districts advance to the All-America National Academic Ballot, where the First, Second, and Third Academic Team recipients from across America will be announced in mid-December.