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Whitcomb Honored 

IT’S LIKELY ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF RON WHITCOMBS CAREER AT UMAINE. THE QUARTERBACK HAS BEEN NAMED THE ATLANTIC 10 FOOTBALL CONFERENCE STUDENT ATHLETE OF THE YEAR.

WHITCOMB WAS A FOUR YEAR STARTER FOR THE BLACK BEARS AND GRADUATED WITH A 3.67 GPA. HE’S ALSO BEEN TAKING GRADUATE CLASSES IN EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION.

HE ALSO SET RECORDS ON THE FIELD FOR THE BLACK BEARS. HE RANKS FIRST IN COMPLETIONS, PASS ATTEMPTS AND TOTAL OFFENCE.

HE’S ALSO HOPING TO GET A PROFESSIONAL TRYOUT SOME TIME THIS YEAR.

TEN OF HIS TEAMMATES HAVE ALSO BEEN NAMED TO THE CONFERENCE ALL ACADEMIC TEAM. IN THAT GROUP ARE FOUR PLAYERS FROM THE STATE. JOSH CALDWELL OF BREWER, JOE VANIDESTINE OF BANGOR. LIVERMORE FALLS GRAD SHAWN DEMARAY AND JON PIRRUCCELLO OF TURNER.