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2017 Team Previews: Shady Side Academy Indians (7)

Written by: on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

 

Head Coach: Chuck DiNardo

Assistant Coaches: Dave Havern- OC
Dave Szlachetka- DC
Steve Moyer – WR
Denis Cronin – SP T/ OLB
Jason Bell – OL
Ryan Logue – DL
Reggie Mitchell – DB
Rick Villani – S&C/ DL
Grant Hrbovsky – S&C/ OL

Team Name: Shady Side Academy Indians

2016 Record: 0-9

2017 Schedule

Key Starters Lost: Clayton Krol – WR/DB
Brian Foster – RB/LB

Offensive Starters Returning: Sr. RB Chase Villani, 6’2″, 215
Sr. OGTyler Hackaday, 6′, 265
Sr. OG Josh Morrow, 5’10”, 245
Jr. QB Skyy Moore, 5’10”, 190
Jr. WR Billy Frolich, 6’3″, 210
Jr. WR Elliot Worrell, 5’10” 160
Jr. OT Ronan O’Connor, 6’2″ 215
Jr. C Ethan Critchlow, 6’3″ 255

Defensive Starters Returning: Sr. LB Chase Villani, 6’2″, 215
Sr. DT Tyler Hackaday, 6′, 265
Sr. DT Josh Morrow, 5’10”, 245
Sr. LB Mike Coury, 5’10”, 190
Jr. CB Skyy Moore, 5’10”, 190
Jr. LB Ronan O’Connor, 6’2″, 215
Jr. FS Billy Frolich, 6’3, 210

Special Team Starters Returning:

Key Newcomers: Jr. WR/DB Dino Tomlin, 6′, 165
So. RB/DB Mason Tomlin, 5’10”, 150

Key Stats:

2017 Offensive Outlook: With 8 returning starters, the offense looks to build on a 2016 season that saw the Indians score 3 or more touchdowns in 5 of the 8 games they played. Keeping returning QB Skyy Moore healthy this year will help the Indians’ offense as he saw action in only 6 quarters due to injury in 2016. Chase Villani will carry the load in the ground game.

2017 Defensive Outlook: With 7 returning starters, the Indians will look to develop some continuity on defense. Linebacker Chase Villani will anchor the defensive front. The Indians have some speed in the secondary with Skyy Moore and Billy Frolich returning.

2017 Special Teams Outlook: The Indians look to replace both Punter and Kicker with the loss of Clayton Krol and Nathan Genstein to graduation. Senior Ben Ream and Senior Chase Maivald will compete for the kicking duties.

 

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