Aarestad, Miller and Battle Earn NAIA All-American

Jan 14th, 2002 @ 5:34 pm | Author: VCSU Sports Information
Eleven Dakota Athletic Conference football players received post-season honors from the NAIA. Three players were named First Team All-Americans, three more received Second Team honors and five were given Honorable Mentions.

Senior, offensive lineman Brian Fettig of the University of Mary; senior wide receiver Freddy Maseman of Black Hills State, and University of Mary senior, defensive lineman Nikia Parsons were selected to the NAIA All-America First Team

Named to the second team were Steve Battle, a junior wide receiver from Valley City State; junior, wide receiver Mark Maples of Dakota State, and Valley City State senior, linebacker Ben Aarestad.

The five Honorable Mention selections were: senior, offensive lineman Marc Lerberg of Dickinson State; senior, running back Adam Legette of Jamestown College; Brent Miller, a senior, defensive lineman from Valley City State; junior, linebacker Jeff Kelly of Black Hills State and Dickinson State senior, defensive back Ryan Anderson.

A complete list of All Americans can be found on the NAIA web-site.