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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Glendening named Regional Player of the Year

Hillsdale ’s Glendening Named Daktronics Super Region #3 Offensive Player of Year

Release courtesy of Nick Kornder, Asst. Commissioner for Media Relations, Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference

Burnsville, Minn. - Hillsdale’s Joe Glendening was named the NCAA Super Region #3 Offensive Player of the Year while Colorado State University-Pueblo’s Lee Meisner was selected as the Defensive Player of the Year.

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Glendening, the 2011 GLIAC Player of the Year, led Hillsdale to the GLIAC championship with a record-breaking season on the ground. He establishedsingle-season school-records in three major categories: carries (325), rushing yards (1,604) and touchdowns (27). He broke his own carries record, set last year, and the school’s rushing yardage record that had stood for 19 years. But the oldest record Hillsdale College had on its record books – in any sport – was shattered by Glendening with his 27 rushing touchdowns. The old record was 24, set by Nate Clark back in 1955.

First team all-region honorees are now eligible for Daktronics, Inc. Division II Football All-American selection. The announcement of those All-American teams is expected on December 13th, preceding the NCAA Division II Football Championship, which takes place Dec. 17 in Florence, Ala.

The team is sponsored by Daktronics, Inc., an acknowledged world leader in scoring, timing and  programmable display systems for virtually every sport at every level of competition. The team is voted on by the members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) from Super Region #3, made up of football playing institutions in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference and the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.

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Full Release including 1st and 2nd team selections

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