On Friday, Don Liotine ’13 was named to the 21st Annual FCS Athletics Director Association All-Star Team for his work on the football field and in the classroom this year. Here is today’s press release from Stony Brook University.
Stony Brook football 2018 senior Donald Liotine was named to the 2018 FCS Athletics Directors Association (ADA) Academic All-Star Team, it was released by the organization this past weekend.
The senior was one of 47 FCS student-athletes named to the list that was chosen from over 100 nominations.
Football players from all FCS institutions are eligible for the award. Each of the nominees was required to have a minimum grade point average of 3.20 (on a 4.00 scale) in undergraduate study and have been a starter or key player with legitimate athletics credentials. They must have reached their second year of athletics and academic standing at the nominated institution and have completed a minimum of one full academic year at the nominated institution. They must also have participated in 50 percent (50%) of the games played at their designated position.
Liotine collected a 3.93 GPA while he is pursuing his masters in finance at Stony Brook. He played in all 12 games for the Seawolves in 2018 with 11 starts at running back and recorded 1,148 yards rushing with six touchdowns. Liotine also pulled down eight receptions for 100 yards and a pair of touchdowns and posted 1,620 all-purpose yards.
Liotine was also named first team All-CAA Football on his way to guiding Stony Brook to a 7-5 overall record in 2018 that included a second consecutive appearance in the NCAA Division I Football Championships.
Way to go, Donald! Proud of you!