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MIKE BASILE NAMED FIRST TEAM ALL-ECAC

Courtesy: Monmouth Sports Information
         
Release: December 08, 2016
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WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ- Monmouth University junior safety Mike Basile has been named First Team All-ECAC, conference officials announced Thursday night.

 

The three-time First Team All-Big South selection led the Hawks in tackles with 110.  The safety had five games with 10+ tackles, including 16 against FBS foe Kent State. He also led the conference in fumbles and blocked kicks with three. He began the season 11th all-time in tackles at Monmouth but wrapped up the season with 307, which ranks third all-time.

 

He was a finalist for the STATS Buck Buchanan Award, given to the nation’s top defensive player.

 

Basile was a Second Team All-ECAC selection as a sophomore in 2015. 

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