KANSAS CITY (November 6, 2015) – Four members of the No. 4 Colorado State University-Pueblo football team were honored as College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District 4 Team members, Thursday.
Senior Kieren Duncan (WR, Goodyear, Ariz.), sophomore Corbin Feenstra (OL, Superior, Colo.), senior Jake Ludwick (LS, Castle Rock, Colo.) and senior Joe Rosenbrock (LB, Brush, Colo.) were all honored, which marked the largest all-district winners the Pack have had since 2008.
Academic All-District™ honorees advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.
Two-time Academic All-RMAC First Team … Leads the team in receptions (21), reception yards (426) and reception touchdowns (5) … Averages 20.3 yards per reception ranks 19th nationally … Ranks 11th nationally in punt returns with 14.9 yards per return, while he is 39th nationally in combined kick returns (502 yards) … Totaled 294 yards on eight kick returns with a 98-yard touchdown.
Academic All-RMAC First Team … Started seven and played in all nine games at center … Helps guide a THunderWolves rushing attack that ranks fourth nationally with 323.2 yards per game … The offensive line has allowed just 11 sacks (-77 yards) to rank No. 28 nationally (1.22 in sacks per game) … CSU-Pueblo sits 24th in NCAA Division II with 471.1 yards per game.
Three-time Academic All-RMAC selection ... Captain in 2015 ... Starting long snapper for all four years ... Last three years the ThunderWolves have finished third, fifth and second in net punting, respectfully ... In four years, only three punts have been blocked.
2015 RMAC Academic Defensive Player of the Year ... Academic All-RMAC First Team ... Four-time Academic All-RMAC selection ... Ranks second on the CSU-Pueblo defense with 50 tackles (also second with 31 solo tackles) ... Starting inside linebacker owns three pass break-ups, five tackles for loss (-13 yards) and a sack (-6 yards) ... Helps a Pack defense rank second nationally in rush defense (67.3 ypg allowed) and sixth in scoring defense (14.7 ppg).
To be nominated, a student-athlete must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) at his/her current institution.
Saturday's final home game of the regular season will likely determine the outright RMAC Champion and move the winning team one step closer to the 2015 NCAA Division II Football Playoffs. The No. 4 ThunderWolves and No. 16 Mavericks are set to kickoff at 2 p.m. from the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl. The game will air live on Comcast CET (105/900 HD) for Xfinity subscribers in Colorado.
Tickets for the game can be purchased online or at the ThunderBowl Ticket Office two hours prior to kickoff - http://www.gothunderwolves.com/sports/fball/tickets
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.