BRIDGEWATER, Va. – The Emory & Henry College Football Team has seen one of its players named all-state by the Virginia Sports Information Directors, VaSID officials announced Monday. The Wasps posted a 4-5 record in 2018 and finished tied for fourth in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference at 3-4.
Emory & Henry placed nine players on the All-ODAC Teams, led by junior offensive lineman Tyler Weterrings (Glade Hill, Va.), who was selected to the first team. The Franklin County High School graduate led the Wasps' front five as it averaged 420 yards of total offense and allowed the backs to rush for an average of 148 yards per game.
It is the sixth-straight year that an Emory & Henry offensive lineman has been named All-State by VaSID.
Hayden Bauserman of Shenandoah University was the Offensive Player of the Year while Re'Shaun Myers of Bridgewater College was tabbed Defensive Player of the Year. Rookie of the Year honors went to Hampden-Sydney College's Kaleb Smith (Offensive) and Averett University's Joseph Ledbetter (Defensive). Pedro Arruza was honored as Coach of the Year, leading Randolph-Macon College to an ODAC title and the Second Round of the NCAA Division III Playoffs.
The VaSID All-State teams are selected by sports information directors of member institutions of the Virginia Sports Information Directors across the Commonwealth of Virginia. VaSID, founded in 1983, selects teams in two divisions (University and College) for 12 sports and three single-division teams in addition to Academic All-State teams across all sports.