Five Dukes named preseason all-conference
Five Dukes named Pre-Season All-Conference
Winners - selected based on objective scientific rankings - to be announced in January of 2015
LB Christian Kuntz named First Team All-NEC; Eight others named Second Team
Kuntz, Crimmins & Buechel honored following season-ending win at Monmouth
2014 Preseason All-NEC
Earned second team All-NEC honors in his first season as the Dukes placekicker ... will assume punting duties as well in 2014.
as a freshman (2013) Set a school single-season record with 15 field goals on his way to earning second team All-NEC honors ... connected on 15-of-22 field goal attempts and 25-of-27 PATs in scoring 70 points ... the 70 points made him the third kicker in school history to score 70 or more in a season ... kicked seven FGs - including a school record four in the season finale at Monmouth (33, 27, 30, 25) - in DU's last two games ... finished the Monmouth game with a school record for a kicker 15 points ... earned NEC Special Teams Player of the Week following the MU game ... led the NEC in field goals/g. (1.36) and field goal percentage (68.2) ... the 1.36 field goals per game ranked 11th nationally ... his 47-yard field goal vs. Wagner tied the second-longest kick in school history ... finished with three field goals of 40 or more yards (40 at Robert Morris & 43 vs. CCSU in addition to the 47-yarder) ... accounted for 10 points in wins over Wagner and CCSU.