Tuesday, April 20, 2010
ALL-DECADE TEAM WR's
The All-Decade Team finishes with the announcement of the Wide Receivers. This may have been the most prolific position of all for the Foresters through the 2000's. From 2000-2009, the Foresters were represented on the all-conference list each year at WR except for 2000. A total of 14 all-conference selections were earned, including 4- 1st team, 3- 2nd team, and 7- honorable mention selections, including 2007 when the Foresters had a 1st, 2nd, and HM representative! (D.Carter, Christensen, and Cirone)
The All-Decade Team for Wide Receivers:
WR: Dan Carter 2006-2009 Arlington Heights, IL (St. Viator)A four year letterman, who started all 40 games of his career. Carter finished his career at the top of the following categories for the Foresters. Receiving yards (3,422 [1,100 ahead of 2nd place); Receptions (221 [42 ahead of 2nd place); Receiving Touchdowns (40 [more than double the 19 of second place) His 40 touchdowns are most overall for total touchdowns, and his 242 total points are also tops all time. His 2009 total of 77 catches accounted for the single season largest total in Forester History. A four-time all conference selection, including three straight 1st team selections during his career. He was also named the team MVP in both the 2008 and 2009 seasons. Dan also served as a team captain during his senior year in 2009.
WR: Jeff Huebner 2002-2005 Antioch, IL (Antioch) Four year career highlighted by the fact that he is the only player in school history to have a 1000 yard receiving season (1,002 in 2005). Averaged 15 yards per catch for his career and recorded 19 touchdowns. A four year letterwinner, and the team MVP and First Team All-Conference selection in 2005
WR: Nick Hildreth 2001-2004 Willowbrook, IL (Willowbrook) Nick caught a pass in every game of his college career (40). Finished his career with 2,287 yards and 169 catches and 14 touchdowns. A two time all-conference selection, as well as the Team MVP and Captain for the 2004 season.
HM: Mike Fitzgerald, Tommy Cirone, and Will Christensen.