Coach Troth, Tyler Davis Lead MVC in Football Honors

5 years 11 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, November 20 2012 Nov 20, 2012 Tuesday, November 20, 2012 2:25:48 PM CST November 20, 2012 in Football
Source: Andy Pulverenti - Press Release

MARSHALL, MO -- Head Coach Paul Troth and Junior Defensive Back Tyler Davis were both selected for individual awards from the Heart of America Athletic Conference. For their accomplishments during the 2012 regular season Troth has been named as the HAAC Coach of the Year, and Davis has been selected as the HAAC Defensive Player of the Year, as the Vikings went 10-0 in the regular season and captured their second-straight HAAC championship.

In addition to a perfect regular season Troth saw the third conference championship during his tenure at MVC, and the fifth appearance in the NAIA Football Championship Series. The 2012 season was the second undefeated regular season for Troth while at MVC as his 2006 squad finished their regular season at 11-0. With the win over Ottawa (Kan.) University in the opening round of the NAIA Football Championship Series Saturday, Troth holds an 88-33 record as Viking head coach and improved his postseason record at MVC to 5-4.

Saturday's contest will be the third postseason quarterfinal game of Troth's career at MVC, and has a 2-0 record in the quarterfinals.

Davis also picked up two all-conference selections at cornerback and punt returner to go along with his Defensive Player of the Year award. On the season Davis has eight interceptions, one fumble return for a touchdown, nine passes defensed, and 48 tackles.

Twenty-four members of the Missouri Valley College Viking football team received Heart of America Athletic Conference honors for their play in the 2012 football season.

The Vikings receiving honors include:

First Team All-Conference Offense

  • TE 80 Chris Owens, Sr. 6-1 273 St. Louis, Mo.
  • OL 79 Stephon Kelly, Sr. 6-4 312 Cambria Heights, N.Y.
  • K 7 Fabian Miramontes, Sr. 6-0 167 Merced, Calif.
First Team All-Conference Defense
  • DL 45 Ty Phillips, So. 6-2 244 East St. Louis, Ill.
  • LB 34 Mike Hall, Sr. 5-11 220 Floristell, Mo.
  • CB 3 LaQuentin Black, Sr. 5-8 180 Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • CB 11 Tyler Davis, Jr. 5-11 176 St. Louis, Mo.
  • KR 3 LaQuentin Black, Jr. 5-8 180 Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • PR 11 Tyler Davis, Jr. 5-11 176 St. Louis, Mo.
Second Team All-Conference Offense
  • WR 10 Seth Martinko, Fr. 5-7 155 Bates City, Mo.
  • OL 72 Rob Barrington, Sr. 5-11 273 Jacksonville, Fla.
  • RB 8 Zavier Steward, Sr. 5-9 194 Minneapolis, Minn.
Second Team All-Conference Defense

  • DL 90 Leon Jackson, Jr. 6-2 276 Merced, Calif.
  • DL 6 Tripp Thomas, Sr. 6-0 230 Memphis, Tenn.
  • LB 22 Andrew Huhman, Jr. 6-2 232 Farmington, Mo.
  • S 1 Michael Barnes, So. 5-10 176 Beaumont, Texas

Third Team All-Conference Offense

  • OL 78 Dave Steward, Jr. 6-4 306 Lebanon, Mo.
  • RB 30 LaNorris Dukes, Sr. 5-10 218 Little Rock, Ark.
  • QB 5 Bruce Reyes, So. 5-10 198 Beaumont, Texas
Third Team All-Conference Defense
  • LB 31 Phil Kraft, Sr. 6-1 217 Arnold, Mo.
  • LB 25 Danny Reyes, Sr. 6-1 229 Hesperia, Calif.
Honorable Mention All-Conference Offense
  • RB 39 Delvon Franklin, Fr. 5-11 245 Hawk Point, Mo.
  • P 41 Jason Mayden, So. 6-2 193 Carrollton, Mo.
Honorable Mention All-Conference Defense
  • DL 97 Nick Pula, Sr. 6-0 303 San Jose, Calif.
  • LB 50 Demarcus Blackmon, Sr. 5-7 236 Houston, Texas
  • S 19 Phillip Fowler, Jr. 5-11 160 San Diego, Calif.

The Vikings host Bethel (Tenn.) University in the NAIA Football Championship Series quarterfinals Saturday at 1 p.m. at Gregg-Mitchell Field.

More News

Grid
List
COLE COUNTY - Another fatal crash has occurred in Missouri tonight. 30 year-old Richard Lowry, of Eugene, has been pronounced... More >>
43 minutes ago Saturday, November 17 2018 Nov 17, 2018 Saturday, November 17, 2018 5:57:00 AM CST November 17, 2018 in Top Stories
SEDALIA - A Sedalia woman has been pronounced dead following a crash near Sedalia on November 16. 51-year-old Janna... More >>
1 hour ago Saturday, November 17 2018 Nov 17, 2018 Saturday, November 17, 2018 5:24:00 AM CST November 17, 2018 in Top Stories
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A jury has found a Wisconsin man guilty of first-degree murder for killing a Missouri mother who... More >>
8 hours ago Friday, November 16 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 9:47:00 PM CST November 16, 2018 in News
COLUMBIA - Families filled empty shoeboxes with hygiene products, school supplies, clothes, shoes and toys for children in need at... More >>
10 hours ago Friday, November 16 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 8:04:00 PM CST November 16, 2018 in News
COLUMBIA - The price of a typical Thanksgiving meal in Missouri is a full $5.25 higher than the national average.... More >>
11 hours ago Friday, November 16 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 7:18:00 PM CST November 16, 2018 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - The nature of Twitter and how government officials use it was at the heart of a hearing... More >>
14 hours ago Friday, November 16 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 4:11:00 PM CST November 16, 2018 in News
ST. LOUIS - The University of Missouri Board of Curators announced cuts to costs Friday to help with enrollment at... More >>
15 hours ago Friday, November 16 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 3:24:00 PM CST November 16, 2018 in News
(CNN) -- USA Gymnastics' longtime chief operating officer has resigned, the organization said Friday, becoming the latest in a string... More >>
15 hours ago Friday, November 16 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 2:56:27 PM CST November 16, 2018 in News
COLUMBIA- A tree in downtown Columbia became the target of vandalism Thursday night when two men were caught on camera... More >>
15 hours ago Friday, November 16 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 2:49:00 PM CST November 16, 2018 in News
COLUMBIA - Several groups in the City of Columbia are working to regulate and tax short-term rentals, such as Airbnb's.... More >>
17 hours ago Friday, November 16 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 1:18:00 PM CST November 16, 2018 in News
COLUMBIA - A man suspected of stealing more than $46,000 from the Boone County Treasurer's Office in late 2017 is... More >>
18 hours ago Friday, November 16 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 12:21:00 PM CST November 16, 2018 in News
COLUMBIA - Police arrested Dyran Hill, 23, of Columbia in connection with a robbery Thursday in the parking lot of... More >>
18 hours ago Friday, November 16 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 12:11:00 PM CST November 16, 2018 in News
(CNN) -- The Department of Education on Friday proposed new rules for dealing with sexual harassment and assault on college... More >>
18 hours ago Friday, November 16 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 11:55:52 AM CST November 16, 2018 in News
NEW YORK (AP) — Jennie-O Turkey recalled packages of ground turkey in a salmonella outbreak, and regulators say additional products... More >>
19 hours ago Friday, November 16 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 10:58:02 AM CST November 16, 2018 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - The week around Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel periods in the year. AAA projects... More >>
20 hours ago Friday, November 16 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 10:16:00 AM CST November 16, 2018 in News
WASHINGTON, DC - The White House says it will "temporarily reinstate" the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim... More >>
21 hours ago Friday, November 16 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 9:40:00 AM CST November 16, 2018 in News
MOBERLY - A pedestrian was struck and killed Thursday night on Highway 63 just south of Moberly, according to crash... More >>
1 day ago Friday, November 16 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018 4:49:00 AM CST November 16, 2018 in News
COLUMBIA- Out-of-state vehicles around the University of Missouri are having their license plates stolen. It’s been happening in garages... More >>
1 day ago Thursday, November 15 2018 Nov 15, 2018 Thursday, November 15, 2018 7:17:00 PM CST November 15, 2018 in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 36°
7am 36°
8am 39°
9am 41°
10am 43°