St. Lawrence University freshman linebacker Alec Dietsch was named the Liberty League Rookie of the Year and 12 other Saints football players received conference honors Tuesday.
Dietsch, who was also named to the leagues second team, ranked third in the Liberty League in total tackles with 81 and fourth in tackles per game with 8.1. He also intercepted three passes, which was tied for the second-highest total in the league.
Seniors Mike Tateosian, Victor Coker Jr. and Obi Nwaigwe were named to the first team. Maurice Irby, Max Johnson, Andrew Cox, Connor OBrien and James Holley-Grisham earned spots on the second team.
Ryan Schmidt, wide receiver Colby Johnson, quarterback Mike Lefflbine, punter Brodie Corless and fullback Mitch Gallagher, a former Malone player, were selected as honorable mentions.