Below are the selections for the annual Walter Camp Football Foundation’s All-Connecticut team.
The players and coaches will be honored at the Walter Camp Foundation’s ninth-annual “Breakfast of Champions” on January 16 at the Omni Hotel in New Haven. The event is part of the 49th annual Walter Camp Weekend, culminating in its annual National Awards Banquet at Yale Commons.
The All-Connecticut Team will be recognized and the foundation will reveal its Player of the Year and Coach of the Year selections at the event. The nominees are listed below.
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Darien, which won the Class LL Championship, was voted No. 1 in the final New Haven Register / GameTimeCT.com Top 10 poll and subsequently named the Foundation’s Kelly Award winner, will be recognized along with the other three other state champions. New Canaan (Class L), Brookfield (Class M) and Bloomfield (Class S).
The Breakfast of Champions begins at 9 a.m.
2015 Walter Camp All-Connecticut Team
(voted by a panel of state high school coaches)
- QB — Michael Collins (New Canaan)
- RB — Michael Montano (North Haven)
- RB — Tajik Bagley (Ansonia)
- WR — Nico Ragaini (Notre Dame-West Haven)
- WR — Xavier Bass (Harding)
- TE — Jeremy Imperati (North Haven)
- OL —Kevin Lawrence (Xavier)
- OL — Andrew Stueber (Darien)
- OL — Connor Mignone (Joel Barlow)
- OL — Lucas Niang (New Canaan)
- C — Jackson Ward (Staples)
- DL — C.J. Falcioni (Seymour)
- DL — Kahari Scarlett (Bloomfield)
- DL — Mark Evanchick (Darien)
- DL — Cameron Ryan (St. Joseph)
- LB — Ben Mason (Newtown)
- LB — Teddy Allmendinger (Avon)
- LB — Robert Drysdale (Brookfield)
- DB — Tyler Bailey (Ansonia)
- DB — Keyion Dixon (Glastonbury)
- DB — Robert Trifone (Darien)
- DB — Tyler Coyle (Windsor)
- PK — Dane Borges (Brookfield)
- P — Luke Saccone (Ledyard)
- KR — Jasen Rose (Southington)
The Foundation is also recognizing two student-athletes from the Fairchester League:
OL/DL Koby Quansah, Kingswood-Oxford; Matt Murchison, RB/LB, Hamden Hall.
State Player of the Year candidates
QB Michael Collins (New Canaan), DL Mark Evanchick (Darien) and QB/KR Jasen Rose (Southington).
Coach of the Year candidates
Ty Outlaw (Bloomfield), Jeff Roy (Shelton), Anthony Sagnella (North Haven) and Rob Trifone (Darien).
The Lifetime Achievement Award
Phillip Ottochian, Lyman Hall. Coached the Trojran for 32 seasons (1968 to 1999) and recorded 159 victories and one state championship (1985). Was also the school’s athletic director.