PITTSBURGH — Graduate student Nick Redden (Clearfield) was one of nine Duquesne (7-4) players named to the 2013 All-Northeast Conference Team announced last week.
Redden was a second-team selection in a vote of the conference coaches.
The 6-2, 293-pound center had been pegged for first-team honors on the five-man offensive line during the preseason.
Senior guard Frank Balmaceda (Miami, Fla.) also received second-team laurels.
Redden and Balmaceda started side-by-side in 22 consecutive games the last two seasons, including 11 this fall when the Dukes averaged 346 yards and 22.4 points a game.
Duquesne tied Sacred Heart for the NEC championship with a 4-2 record.
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ALLIANCE, Ohio — Freshman 157-pounder Nolan Barger (Clearfield) picked up two wins in four matches for Lycoming (2-4) at the Mount Union Duals on Nov. 23.
Barger major decisioned Messiah’s Kalann Washington 10-2 and won by forfeit against Muskingum (Ohio) while losing 13-4 to Waynesburg’s Luke Lohr and 9-3 to Mount Union’s Jon Garrison.
He’s 2-3 in duals and 7-4 overall for the Warriors, who shut out Muskingum 46-0 and were defeated by 28-13 by No. 5-ranked Messiah, 25-9 by No. 11 Waynesburg and 24-12 by No. 29 Mount Union.