Hubbeard named CIS All-Canadian

Hubbeard named CIS All-Canadian
All-Canadian teams announced
Nov. 21, 2012
TORONTO (CIS) – The 2012 CIS football all-stars were announced on Wednesday evening during the AMJ Campbell All-Canadian Banquet at Ontario Place.
As expected, the top-ranked, undefeated and defending national champion McMaster University Marauders dominated the overall tally with nine selections, including six on the first team and three on the second unit.
The Marauders will get a chance to defend their Vanier Cup title on Friday night when they battle the Laval Rouge et Or in a rematch of last year’s CIS final. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. at Rogers Centre, live on TSN and RDS. Pre-game coverage on TSN starts at 7 p.m.
As a prelude to the big showdown, TSN will also air a documentary on Thursday evening at 7:30, entitled “Best Game... Ever: The 47th Vanier Cup”, which takes a look back at the memorable 2011 CIS final.
The Regina Rams and Acadia Axemen both received six all-Canadian nods, while Laval and the Calgary Dinos rounded out the leading quintet with five apiece.
Representing McMaster on the first squad are quarterback Kyle Quinlan and guard Jason Medeiros on offence, plus rush end Ben D’Aguilar, linebacker Aram Eisho and cornerback Joey Cupido on defence, as well as placekicker Tyler Crapigna on special teams. Teammates Robert Babic (inside receiver), Matt Sewell (offensive tackle) and Michael Daly (free safety) were named to the second squad.
Quinlan and Medeiros are joined on the first team by running backs Garret Sanvido of Western and Steven Lumbala of Calgary, wide receivers Kit Hillis of Saskatchewan and Nick Anapolsky of Waterloo, inside receivers Jordan Brescacin of Windsor and Michael Squires of Acadia, centre Pierre Lavertu of Laval, tackles Kirby Fabien of Calgary and Laurent Duvernay-Tardif of McGill, as well as Regina guard Brett Jones.
Quinlan, the OUA nominee for the Hec Crighton Trophy, led the country with 19 touchdown passes in eight league games and set a single-season Ontario conference record with a 68.9 completion percentage, good for second in the nation.
Despite missing one regular season contest, Sanvido was the lone CIS back to reach the 1,000-yard plateau this fall (1,001) and also finished first in the country with 13 rushing majors.
Brescacin led all CIS receivers in catches (68) and yards (979) and tied Hillis for first place with eight TD receptions. Hillis, who missed two league games, finished first with 132.8 receiving yards per contest.
Jones is the Canada West finalist for both the J.P. Metras Trophy (most outstanding down lineman) and the Russ Jackson Award (football, academics & citizenship).
On the defensive side of the ball, D’Aguilar, Eisho and Cupido are joined on the first unit by tackles David Rybinski of Saskatchewan and Daryl Waud of Western, end Jean-Samuel Blanc of Montreal, linebackers Frédéric Plesius and Mathieu Masseau, both of Laval, free safety Teague Sherman of Manitoba, halfbacks Tijani Chase-Dunawa of Queen’s and Kirby Kezama of Regina, and cornerback Jamir Walker of Regina.
D’Aguilar and Blanc tied for the CIS lead with 12.5 sacks, a new single-season national standard, and are both in the running for the Metras Trophy.
Eisho and Plesius are the OUA and RSEQ defensive players of the year, respectively.  
On special teams, Crapigna is joined on the first squad by Acadia punter Kyle Graves and Manitoba return specialist Nic Demski.
Crapigna was a perfect 18-for-18 in field goal attempts. Graves led the AUS with an average of 40.3 yards per punt. Demski was tops in Canada West with a punt return average of 12.1 yards and ranked second in kickoff returns (24.2).
Graves, the AUS nominee for the Hec Crighton Trophy, was also voted to the second all-Canadian team at quarterback.
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Pos.     Athlete                                    University       Year    Hometown                  Program                     


QB       Kyle Quinlan               McMaster         5          South Woodslee, Ont.  Economics
RB       Garret Sanvido             Western           2          Vancouver, B.C.          King’s College
RB       Steven Lumbala                       Calgary                        4          Calgary, Alta.               Haskayne Business
WR      Kit Hillis                      Saskatchewan  2          Saskatoon, Sask.          Business
WR      Nick Anapolsky                       Waterloo          3          Guelph, Ont.                Recreation & Leisure
IR        Jordan Brescacin         Windsor           5          Tecumseh, Ont.                       Concurrent Maths       
IR        Michael Squires                       Acadia             5          Halifax, N.S.                Business Admin.
C          Pierre Lavertu              Laval               3          Quebec City, Que.       Business Admin.
T          Kirby Fabien                Calgary                        4          Calgary, Alta.               Arts
T          Laurent Duvernay-Tardif  McGill             3          St. Hilaire, Que.                       Medicine
G         Brett Jones                   Regina             4          Weyburn, Sask.                       Eng. & Applied Science
G         Jason Medeiros                        McMaster         5          Hamilton, Ont.             Continuing
DT       David Rybinski                        Saskatchewan  5          Kinistino, Sask.                        Business
DT       Daryl Waud                 Western           2          Hamilton, Ont.             Social Sciences
DE       Ben D’Aguilar             McMaster         4          Hamilton, Ont.             Philosophy
DE       Jean-Samuel Blanc      Montreal          2          Montreal, Que.             Arts & Sciences
LB       Aram Eisho                  McMaster         2          Hamilton, Ont.             Social Sciences
LB       Frédéric Plesius                        Laval               4          Laval, Que.                  Science
SAM    Mathieu Masseau         Laval               2          St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que.   Business Admin.
FS        Teague Sherman          Manitoba         5          Edmonton, Alta.          Kinesiology
HB       Tijani Chase-Dunawa  Queen’s           4          Toronto, Ont.               Biology
HB       Kirby Kezama             Regina             5          Regina, Sask.               Campion Arts
CB       Jamir Walker               Regina             5          Regina, Sask.               Campion Arts
CB       Joey Cupido                McMaster         4          Hamilton, Ont.             Kinesiology
Special Teams
P          Kyle Graves                 Acadia             5          Barrie, Ont.                  Arts
K         Tyler Crapigna             McMaster         3          Nepean, Ont.               Economics
RET     Nic Demski                  Manitoba         2          Winnipeg, Man.                       University 1
QB       Kyle Graves                 Acadia             5          Barrie, Ont.                  Arts
RB       Anthony Coombs        Manitoba         2          Winnipeg, Man.                       Science
RB       Ryan Granberg                        Queen’s           4          Kingston, Ont.             Physical & Health Edu.
WR      Shaquille Johnson        McGill             1          Brampton, Ont.                        Management
WR      Taylor Renaud             Acadia             4          Winnipeg, Man.                       Business Admin.
IR        Chris Dobko                Calgary                        4          St. Albert, Alta.                        Arts
IR        Robert Babic                McMaster         4          Oakville, Ont.              Civil Eng. & Man.
C          Quinn McCaughan       Calgary                        5          St. Francis Xavier, Man.    Arts
T          Matthew Sewell                       McMaster         4          Milton, Ont.                 Commerce
T          Christopher Mercer      Regina             5          Saskatoon, Sask.          Campion Arts
G         Charles Vaillancourt    Laval               1          Coaticook, Que.                       Open Studies
G         Colin Murray               Acadia             4          London, Ont.               Kinesiology
DT       Jacob LeBlanc             Mount Allison  2          Halifax, N.S.                Arts
DT       John Miniaci                Queen’s           4          Toronto, Ont.               History
DE       Arnaud Gascon-Nadon            Laval               5          Montreal, Que.             Open Studies
DE       Rob Jubenville             Saint Mary’s    4          Oshawa, Ont.               Arts                 
LB       Sam Sabourin              Queen’s           3          Stittsville, Ont.             Physical & Health Edu.
LB       Brett Hubbeard                        StFX                3          Peterborough, Ont.       Arts
SAM    Steve Famulak             Regina             5          Regina, Sask.               Eng. & Applied Science
FS        Michael Daly               McMaster         4          Kitchener, Ont.                        Geography
HB       Antoine Pruneau          Montreal          3          Montreal, Que.             Physical & Health Edu.
HB       Cameron Wade                        Acadia             4          Moncton, N.B.             Science
CB       Kayin Marchand-Wright   Saint Mary’s    2          Montreal, Que.             Commerce
CB       Fode Yansane              Montreal          1          Conakry, Guinea         Open Studies
Special Teams
P          Chris Bodnar               Regina             4          Saskatoon, Sask.          Kin. & Health Studies
K         Johnny Mark               Calgary                        2          Peterborough, Ont.       Science
RET     Kris Robertson             Concordia        4          Montreal, Que.             Sociology