Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 3:55pm
Hens' RB Pierce earns pre-season honor
University of Delaware junior running back Andrew Pierce was selected to The Sports Network Pre-Season 2nd Team All-American squad announced Tuesday.
Pierce will enter the season third among active FCS leaders in rushing attempts (608) and rushing yards per game (112.8) and fourth in total rushing yardage (2,934) and rushing touchdowns (30).
A second-team all-CAA selection a year ago, Pierce carried 279 times for 1,279 yards and 16 touchdowns during the
2011 season when he led the CAAâ€ˆin carries while ranking thirdâ€ˆin rushing with 116.3 yards per game and second in touchdowns.
Delaware posted a 7-4 record last season, and opens play Thursday, August 30 against West Chester.
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