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Sample Rookie of the Year, Carey and Brodie Earn All-MAC

From Albright College

Nov 21, 2019
Alvernia Golden Wolves

Annville, Pa. (Nov. 19, 2019) – Freshman Darrius Sample was named MAC Rookie of the Year, and sophomore Malcolm Carey and freshman Myles Brodie were named to the 2019 All-MAC Football Team.

Darrius Sample, a quarterback, is Alvernia’s first Rookie or Player of the Year in program history. Running back Malcolm Carey earned First Team All-MAC honors for the second straight year, and Myles Brodie, a freshman defensive back, earned Second Team All-MAC honors.

Sample was a dual-threat for the Golden Wolves this year. He threw for 1,041 yards and ten touchdowns. He was also Alvernia’s second leading rusher, netting 632 yards on the ground and scoring seven touchdowns. He was sixth in the MAC in rushing yards, and finished 11th in the MAC with an average of 167 total offensive yards per game. Sample threw for a season-high 204 yards against FDU-Florham, and rushed for a season-high 147 yards against Wilkes. In Alvernia’s first MAC win in program history, Sample combined for three touchdowns and had over 300 yards of total offense. He earned MAC Player of the Week for his efforts against Lycoming.

Malcolm Carey led the MAC with 1,034 yards rushing over ten games. This was the second straight year Carey was a 1,000 yard rusher. Carey scored 14 rushing touchdowns for the Golden Wolves. Carey averaged 103.4 yards per game, and ran for a season-high 212 yards on 24 attempts against FDU-Florham. Carey had two three-touchdown games for the Golden Wolves, reaching the end zone three times against the University of New England and FDU-Florham. Carey broke out for a season-high 75 yard run in week three against Lebanon Valley College.

Myles Brodie finished his freshman campaign with a team-high five interceptions and eight broken up passes. He was second in the MAC in interceptions and passes defended per game, with an average of 1.30. Brodie also finished the season with 41 tackles, including 3.5 tackles for a loss. He had two-forced fumbles on the season as well. He averaged 0.8 turnovers per game for the Golden Wolves. In week two against the University of New England, Brodie was responsible for three takeaways – two interceptions and a forced fumble. He also came up with an interception against Lycoming in Alvernia’s first MAC win.

James Gillespie, a senior wide receiver from Widener, was named the MAC Offensive Player of the Year. Michael Nobile, a sophomore defensive lineman from Delaware Valley, was named the MAC Defensive Player of the Year. Duke Greco was named MAC Coach of the Year.

The complete 2019 All-MAC Football Team can be found below.

2019 All-Middle Atlantic Conference Football Team
Offensive Player of the Year: James Gillespie (Sr.), Widener
Defensive Player of the Year: Michael Nobile (So.), Delaware Valley
Rookie of the Year: Darrius Sample (Fr.), Alvernia
Coach of the Year: Duke Greco, Delaware Valley
QuarterbackSean McGaugheyWidenerSenior
Running BackMalcolm CareyAlverniaSophomore
Running BackJordan DownesKing’sSenior
FullbackCJ SteinhilberLebanon ValleySenior
Tight EndDan AllenDelaware ValleySenior
Wide ReceiverJames GillespieWidenerSenior
Wide ReceiverSam GillisonMisericordiaSenior
Wide ReceiverChaz LylesStevensonSenior
Offensive LinemanMike AndersonMisericordiaFreshman
Offensive LinemanMichael CooperDelaware ValleySenior
Offensive LinemanRyan NowickiStevensonSenior
Offensive LinemanCorey SchriverDelaware ValleyJunior
Offensive LinemanPeter SwartzKing’sSenior
KickerNick BentzLebanon ValleySenior
ReturnerTahmir BarksdaleDelaware ValleyFreshman
Defensive LinemanDuane BooneLycomingSenior
Defensive LinemanAhmad CurtisLycomingSenior
Defensive LinemanKenyonn JonesDelaware ValleySenior
Defensive LinemanMichael NobileDelaware ValleySophomore
LinebackerVincent DiLeoDelaware ValleySenior
LinebackerBud MoyerWilkesSenior
LinebackerIzaiha PittsStevensonSenior
LinebackerAnthony TedescoDelaware ValleyJunior
Defensive BackD.J. BoydLycomingSenior
Defensive BackElijah DemostheneKing’sJunior
Defensive BackJustin HarrisDelaware ValleyJunior
Defensive BackBlaine NettermanDelaware ValleySophomore
PunterMichael RaczakWidenerSenior
Special Teams PlayerLogan GrauerLebanon ValleySophomore
QuarterbackRyan SedgwickStevensonSophomore
Running BackChris RandleWidenerSenior
Running BackDonte SimmonsDelaware ValleyJunior
Running BackHunter WilsonLebanon ValleySenior
FullbackNate PaulsDelaware ValleySenior
Tight EndDeion MasonStevensonJunior
Wide ReceiverGabe BoccellaKing’sJunior
Wide ReceiverIsaiah WilliamsMisericordiaSenior
Wide ReceiverKevin ZehnerAlbrightSophomore
Offensive LinemanJeremy AdamsDelaware ValleyJunior
Offensive LinemanManny EssienStevensonSenior
Offensive LinemanDan GlazewskiStevensonJunior
Offensive LinemanJack HeftLebanon ValleySenior
Offensive LinemanRyan SteckleinWidenerJunior
Offensive LinemanJohn WadkinsStevensonJunior
KickerJamie FisherLycomingSenior
ReturnerChris HolbrookAlbrightFreshman
Defensive LinemanDon JonesStevensonJunior
Defensive LinemanAnthony NobileDelaware ValleySophomore
Defensive LinemanChikwado NsoedoStevensonSenior
Defensive LinemanMyles SheltonKing’sJunior
Defensive LinemanVinnie WernerWilkesSenior
LinebackerHanif JonesStevensonSenior
LinebackerCharles McCallKing’sJunior
LinebackerSam PawlikowskiLycomingSenior
LinebackerMando SallavantiKing’sJunior
LinebackerSam VieraAlbrightSophomore
Defensive BackGarston BanksStevensonJunior
Defensive BackMyles BrodieAlverniaFreshman
Defensive BackMikal ButlerKing’sSenior
Defensive BackJaret HornKing’sJunior
Defensive BackJamir PrevardDelaware ValleySophomore
PunterBobby MillerDelaware ValleyJunior
Special Teams PlayerDavid TombLycomingFreshman
QuarterbackJose TaboraWilkesSenior
QuarterbackBrady WilliamsMisericordiaSenior
Running BackMichael GawlikMisericordiaFreshman
FullbackSeth DiorioStevensonFreshman
Tight EndPatrick ClarkLebanon ValleySenior
Tight EndBrandon CohenKing’sJunior
Wide ReceiverDamarquis PriceFDU-FlorhamSenior
Offensive LinemanJacob EstevezLycomingJunior
Offensive LinemanEthan JonesAlbrightSenior
Offensive LinemanKyle PierceLycomingJunior
ReturnerNate WhitakerWilkesFreshman
Defensive BackDontae MasonDelaware ValleyJunior
Defensive LinemanBrandon BrubakerLebanon ValleySophomore
Defensive LinemanMario ScoteseWidenerJunior
PunterChris LynnMisericordiaSenior


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