A pair of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps football players in sophomore OL Peter Clancy and senior LB Jackie Coburn were named Second Team All-SCIAC as announced by the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 21.
Clancy anchored an offensive line that totaled 300.7 yards per game including 155.6 per game on the ground. The sophomore is Government major from Great Falls, Va. and started all nine games this season.
Coburn, a recent Academic All-District selection by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), led the team in tackles for loss (8), sacks (4) and forced fumbles (2) in 2012. The senior Biology major also finished second in total tackles with 60 in seven games played. His average of 8.6 tackles per game ranked him seventh in the SCIAC. He also ranked fifth in the conference in forced fumbles and in the top-10 in sacks and tackles for loss.
The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference was established in 1915. The league is currently comprised of nine private colleges and universities in Southern California: California Institute of Technology, California Lutheran University, Chapman University, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges, University of La Verne, Occidental College, Pomona-Pitzer Colleges, University of Redlands, and Whittier College. The conference recognizes outstanding athletic achievements of its student-athletes on a weekly and annual basis.