Klein named to 2012 ODAC/StellarOne Sportsmanship Team

WASHINGTON – CUA's Ryan Klein has been named to the 2012 ODAC/StellarOne Sportsmanship Team, it was announced on Friday.  Klein is one of 75 student-athletes from the ODAC to be honored and one of just eight football student-athletes.  This marks the fourth year the conference has recognized student-athletes for their excellence in sportsmanship.

"I am pleased that the conference recognizes student-athletes for their focus on fair play and sportsmanship," explained ODAC Commissioner Brad Bankston.  "The conference prides itself on positive sportsmanship and encouraging student-athletes to lead by example. Each one of the honorees has been selected by the coaches in recognition of their conduct in the arena.  My hat is off to these student-athletes - thanking them for the example they set for all of us."

Klein totaled 37 tackles, including 26 solo, for CUA this season.  The senior defensive back also registered six tackles for loss, a pair of interceptions, five pass deflections and three pass breakups.

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