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Emory & Henry’s Josh Fleenor Named Preseason All-America By

Preseason All-America graphic for Josh Fleenor (right).
-photo courtesy of Dave Grace

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Emory & Henry College senior defensive lineman Josh Fleenor has been selected as a Preseason Second Team All-American by The Christiansburg, Virginia native is one of four players from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference to receive the honor.

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Fleenor started all 10 games last year and was the third-leading tackler on the team (57). He led the squad in tackles for loss (13.5), broke up five passes and had one interception which he returned 90 yards for a touchdown.

For his efforts, Fleenor was named to the All-ODAC First Team, the VaSID All-State College Division First Team, The Roanoke Times All-State Second Team and the All-South Region Third Team. Additionally, he was honored as the ODAC Defensive Player of the Week for Week Nine against Hampden-Sydney College.

Emory & Henry will open the 2018 season against Ferrum College at W.B. Adams Stadium on Saturday, September 1 at 1:00 p.m. The contest will be the third installment of the Crooked Road Classic and marks the first time that the Wasps and Panthers have met as conference opponents.