TIGHT END SCOTT SICKO NAMED AN AFCA FIRST-TEAM ALL-AMERICAN

WACO, TEXAS—University of New Hampshire senior tight end Scott Sicko (Stillwater, N.Y.) was named to the 2009 AFCA Football Championship Subdivision Coaches’ All-America Team. The announcement was made today by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA).

Sicko is coming off a tremendous senior season where he was the Wildcats’ top receiver with 57 catches for 725 yards and a team-high nine touchdown catches. This year he averaged 12.7 yards per reception and 55.8 yards per contest.

He finished his career ranked seventh on UNH’s all-time career pass catching list with 160 and he also recorded a career mark of 2,023 career receiving yards, good for eighth all-time at UNH.

Sicko helped lead the Wildcats to four straight NCAA appearances during his career and helped the team advance to the quarterfinals in three of the four seasons. With him as the starting tight end in 2009, the Wildcats won the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) North Division title for the second consecutive season and the Wildcats finished the 2009 campaign with a 10-3 overall record. UNH also defeated its fifth-straight FBS opponent after defeating Ball State (23-16).

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