Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Summers leads 5 Huskies to earn All-AAC honors

Sophomore cornerback Jamar Summers, whose seven interceptions are the most for a UConn player since the Huskies made the move to the FBS level, was named to the All-American Athletic Conference first team.

Senior safety Andrew Adams and senior defensive lineman Julian Campenni were second-team selections while sophomore DT Foley Fatukasi and sophomore LB Junior Joseph were honorable mention selections.

Adams leads UConn with 89 tackles with a high of 17 in a loss to Navy. He recently recorded his 250th career tackle and also has three interceptions. Campenni has 25 tackles this season, giving him 99 career stops. Campenni, despite facing double teams on a regular season, has four tackles for loss as a senior. Fatukasi has 44 tackles including seven tackles for losses with 6 1/2 sacks and four forced fumbles while Joseph has recorded at least five tackles in every game with season. He has 86 tackles and an interception.

Also, Summers and junior receiver Noel Thomas earned All-New England honors from the New England Football Writers' Association.

Stratford native and Temple senior linebacker Tyler Matakevich was named the AAC's Defensive Player of the Year.


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