December 8, 2010

Cahill, Slaughter playing in senior game

Duo to play in All-American Bowl for senior all-stars

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Two members of the McDaniel football team will represent the squad at the 2010 All-American Bowl in Minneapolis, Minn., on Dec. 18.

Seniors Matt Cahill (Broomall, Pa./Haverford Twp.) and Aaron Slaughter (Baltimore, Md./Loyola) will play in the College Division II/III/Free Agent All-American Bowl at Mall of America Field.

Cahill, a wide receiver, led the team with 44 receptions and 505 yards this past season. He also caught nine of the team's 15 touchdown passes. Cahill was also a key member of the return game, returning 19 kickoffs for 447 yards.

Slaughter, a defensive back, earned his second all-conference accolades. He was also tabbed honorable mention in 2008. Slaughter finished the year ranked fourth on the team with 60 tackles. He added two interceptions and four pass breakups. He also blocked a kick.

The All-American Bowl was founded in 1996 to give athletes the opportunity to compete against the best at their level in an all-star game setting. The participants have been nominated for their outstanding performances throughout their season, their accomplished career, love for the game, a chance to be noticed and a last chance to play the game they love.

The Green Terror finished the season with a record of 5-5 (4-5 CC).

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