Louisville, Kentucky-The Mid-South Conference announced its annual All-Mid South awards today, and ten Cavaliers were recognized for their performance on and off the field. Four Cavaliers were named to the first team All-Mid South East team. Senior runner Stewart Robertson was named first team All-Mid South at running back as well as being named to the Mid-South East All-Academic team. Robertson finished ninth in the conference in rush yards per game and tenth in total rushing yards. Wideout Michel Steele (42 catches, eighth Mid South) joined Robertson on the offensive first team, and linebacker Amondre Johnson and defensive back Marcus Bratton were named first team All-Mid South East defense performers.
Bratton was also named first team All-Conference as a return specialist. Johnson finished second in the Mid-South in interceptions (five INT), fifth in tackles per game (9.4 TPG), and third in the Mid-South and tenth in the NAIA in tackles for loss (17 TFL). Bratton led the Mid-South in total kickoff return yards and kick return touchdowns (3 TD), while finishing third in punt return average and fourth in kickoff return average. Bratton averaged 74 yards per game without taking an offensive snap.
Three Cavaliers were named honorable mention All-Mid South East. Kicker Paul Melshen, who made seven field goals and kicked the second longest field goal in the Mid-South this season, a 47 yard make against Kentucky Christian. Punter Dean Hogan joined Melshen on the honorable mention list. Hogan finished 11th in the Mid-South in punting. Walter Mickey was also recognized as an honorable mention All-Mid South East performer, as he finished with 46 tackles and 9.5 tackles for loss.
Four Cavaliers were recognized for their excellence in the classroom and were named to the Mid-South East All-Academic Team. Robertson was honored, as were defensive tackle Erik Bolling, wideout Nick Leftwich, and offensive tackle Jordan Sandige. The award is reserved for student-athletes that are sophomores or higher academically with at least a 3.25 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
On the individual side, Campbellsville wide receiver Stan Warrenhuffman was named the Mid-South East Offensive Player of the Year, while Georgetown linebacker Zach Goebel was named Mid-South East Defensive Player of the Year. Two freshman share the Mid-South East Offensive Freshman of the Year, as quarterbacks Branden Cresap from Lindsey Wilson and Georgetown quarterback Neal Pawsat share the accolade. Alex Abner, a linebacker from Lindsey Wilson, was named the Mid-South East Defensive Freshman of the Year. Georgetown coach Bill Cronin was named the Mid-South East Coach of the Year.
The Cavaliers finished the season at 5-6 overall and 1-4 in the MSE after dropping their last three contests. The season ended with tough loss at Lindsey Wilson.