LEESBURG, Va. – A trio of Northern Arizona seniors were named to the Beyond Sports Network Big Sky Preseason All-Conference Team, announced by the organization. Linebacker Austin Hasquet received honors on the defensive side of the ball, while tight end R.J. Rickert and lineman Roy Garcia were recognized on offense.
Hasquet, a 2013 CoSIDA First Team Academic All-American, led the Lumberjacks in tackles with 91 en route to second team all-conference honors last season. He started all 12 games in 2013 and tied for a team-high three interceptions.
Rickert, an All-American last season, caught 22 passes for a total of 246 yards. The first team all-conference honoree played in 11 games and led all tight ends in receiving yards.
Garcia, a second team all-conference selection a year ago, started all 12 games for NAU – 11 of them at center.
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