MIKE BASILE NAMED FIRST TEAM ALL-ECAC
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.