aBBlg Page 6 The Compass Dec. 2005 Viking Football ' ers receive onors play Hon 111 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Honors Four Vikings By Carla Layton Stajf Writer Elizabeth City State’s fall sports received news from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association with the All-Conference football team announced. Defensive lineman Maceo Thomas was named to the first team All-CIAA after recording 65 tackles and 3.5 sacks. As a junior, Thomas had the first score of the year for ECSU when he recovered a fumble in the end zone against Livingstone in the first game of the season. Thomas ranked fifth in the CIAA with 15.5 tackles for loss. Il Emanuel Plummer Posey, a senior, helped control ECSU’s offensive line that led to 126.6 yards rushing per game. As a unit, the offensive line allowed just 23 sacks in 10 games. Steven Posey Moore was among the CIAA leaders with 7.5 sacks, and tallied 49 tackles. Maceo Thomas Three of the ECSU Vikings made the second team; they include: offensive lineman Steven Posey, defensive lineman Greg Moore and linebacker Emanuel Plummer. 'i \ Greg Moore The sophomore was fourth in the conference with 16.5 tackles for losses. Plummer, a junior, ranked near the top of the league in tackles all season, finishing sixth witii 83 stops. BE A LEADER AMONG LEADERS Every Soldier in the U.S. Army learns how to become a leader - AN ARMY OF ONE. With your bachelor’s degree, you can become an Army Officer and be a leader among leaders. In Officer Candidate School (OCS), you’ll learn management and leadership techniques. Apply now. Openings are limited. > > Call Sgt. 1 St Class Toomer at 252-338-2292 to find out about college loan repayment and more Army benefits. Or talk to a Recruiter at the Recruiting Station, 1519-A Ehringhaus St. in Elizabeth City, NC Monday - Friday, 9=00 a.m. - 6=00 p.m. Become An Officer in the US Army goarmy.com ©2001. Paid for by the U.S. Army. All rights reserved. AN ARMY OF ONE INTERVIEW continued The Interview went a lot quicker that I thought it would. I wasn’t nervous but really excited. After I asked my questions, as much as I didn’t want to, I had to say goodbye. Yes! I snagged the interview and I blew it out of the water! This was one of the greatest experiences I have so far. When he said see you later I hope he meant it! I cannot wait to see what else is in stor? for my future. Get Ready America, Carla is coming through! ECSU past and present students interviewed by ESPN By Kimberly Lilly Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth City State University’s football players, Emmanuel Plummer and Johnnie Walton were interview by ESPN recently for a segment that will air during the half time of the 2005 Pioneer Bowl on Saturday, December 3. Walton and Plummer, were interviewed at the CIAA headquarters in Hampton VA. The two sat down in front of an ESPN interviewer and camera crew, to «hare their experience of playing in the CIAA and more. Plummer a standout for the past season was named CIAA Defensive Lineman of the Week twice this season and was named to the 2005 All-CIAA Defensive Second Team. Plummer tied at 5th overall in the CIAA in total tackles and led the Vikings in tackles this past season. Walton, who is a former ECSU student of the Class of 1969, was a four-year startins quarterback for the Vikings, after named All- CIAAhis senior year, he went on to play professionally for the Los Angeles Rams and the Philadelphia Eagles. Walton was inducted into the ECSU Hall of Fame on October 25, 1985. He was recently re-elected to another term as the 4th Ward City Councilman for Elizabeth City. The Pioneer Bowl wUl include Tuskegee University from the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) against Bowie State Universitv of the CIAA. 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In the second half they continued their strike of shooting 62% (38-61) from the floor including 50% beyond the arc. The Vikings struggled to find their offense shooting 39% (25-64) for the game while connecting only 5 of 23 attempts from long range. Four members of the Yellow Jackets placed in double figures led by Ted Scott’s 21 points. Senior Mitchell Moffatt (forward) scored a team high of 17 points against the Yellow Jackets Mitchell Moffatt Senior Ben Bridges (Center) contributed 13 points and a game high of 9 rebounds. Ben Bridges Senior Courtney Castro (Guard) scored 12 points, four of which were 3 pointers. Courtney Castro
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