Eight Tigers Named to All-Collegiate Sprint Football League Teams
COMPLETE 2015 ALL-CSFL TEAMS
PRINCETON, N.J. – Eight members of the Princeton University sprint football team garnered All-Collegiate Sprint Football League (CSFL) honors, led by Tyler Kaye and Mark Nowicki, who each earned a spot on the second team offense.
Chad Cowden was recognized as an honorable mention offense selection, while Nick Barnett found his way onto the second team defense. Ian Lawrie, Mulay Sarbanes, Kris Garris, and Spencer Haldeman were named to the honorable mention defensive team.
Enjoying a breakout season, Kaye finished third in the conference in yards per catch (18.7), sixth in the CSFL in receiving yards per game (56.2), tied for sixth in receiving touchdowns (2), eighth in receiving yards (281), and tied for ninth in receptions per game (3.0).
Kaye opened the year with six receptions for 110 yards and a TD against Chestnut Hill before catching five passes for 61 yards against Cornell (10/16). Against Penn on Oct. 30, Kaye caught three passes for 100 yards and a score.
Playing behind Nowicki and the Princeton offensive line, Cowden presided over the league’s fourth-best passing attack. Finishing the year ranked third in the conference in total offense (164.6 ypg), Cowden closed out the season fourth in passing yards per game (149.2), pass attempts (129), and passing yards (746), fifth in passing yards per completion (14.6) and passing touchdowns (7), sixth in offensive TDs (9), and seventh in completions (51).
Throwing for 163 yards and a score against Chestnut Hill in the opener, he tossed for 160 yards and three TDs against Cornell. In the regular season finale against Chestnut Hill, Cowden threw for 205 yards and two touchdowns, while also running for 83 yards and two more scores.
Helping to lead the Princeton defense, Garris made a team high 30 tackles (22 solo). Making two tackles for a loss, he both forced and recovered a fumble on the season. Lawrie ranked second on the team in tackles making 27 stops (15 solo). Lawrie was also one of four Tigers to record an interception this season.
One of Princeton’s top defenders, Sarbanes made 26 tackles (19 solo), including 1.5 for a loss. Blocking the only kick for the team in 2015, Haldeman finished with 16 tackles (8 solo), which included 2.5 for a loss.
In addition to his contributions on the offensive end, Nowicki ranked fourth on the team in tackles with 24 (16 solo). Recording both a forced fumble and a fumble recovery, Barnett had 14 tackles (10 solo) on the year, with three tackles for a loss and one break-up.