Shark Football Alums Have Successful College Seasons

Congratulations to Zack Saucedo and Alvin Medina for becoming the first Shark alums to win a football conference championship at any college level. Zack won his championship playing for Carroll College Saints in Helena, Montana. The Saints finished 9-1 in league, winning the Frontier Conference title and 12-2 overall, losing in overtime in one of two NAIA semi-final games. Zack played strong safety and on special teams. He finished his first season at Carroll with 25 total tackles (22 solo, 3 assisted).Carroll finished ranked 3rd in the nation. Zack has one more season of eligibility.

Alvin won his by coaching for the Langston University Lions in Langston, Oklahoma. The Lions finished 6-0 in league, winning the Central States Football League title and 6-4 overall. Alvin coached the defensive line for the Lions. Alvin had 2- first team and 1- second team all-league performers at defensive line. Langston finished ranked #22nd in the nation. Alvin graduated from Aurora University in Aurora, Illinois, where he played nose tackle, linebacker, and fullback over four years. He was part of the Northern Athletics Conference All-Academic team in 2011 and 2012. Congratulations to our two alumni champions!

Three other Sharks had excellent college seasons as well. University of La Verne senior Chad Lucas caught 20 passes for 288 yards and 2 touchdowns and is on pace to graduate in May. The Leopards went 3-6 on the season and 2-5 in league play with a key 41-27 win over rival Whittier College.

Ty Sambrailo had an excellent year for Colorado State in helping the team win the New Mexico Bowl and earning 2nd Team All Mountain West Conference as a Left Tackle. Sambrailo will be a senior next fall.

Clancy Ryan completed his freshmen season at Willamette University as a Defensive Lineman and appeared in two games for the Bearcats. Ryan looks to continue to improve throughout his Willamette career.
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