Stilwell tackles all-region honor

Sophomore defensive lineman Jake Stilwell (Pendleton, Ind.) has earned all-region honors from D3football.com.

Stilwell received second-team all-North Region honors from the web site, which has recognized outstanding NCAA III regional players for the past nine years. The North Region includes teams from Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois and portions of Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.

A first-team all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference selection, Stilwell set a school single-season record with 15 sacks (-93 yards) and led Hanover’s linemen with 50 tackles, including 33 solo stops and 18 tackles for loss (-103 yards).

He also posted a team-high three forced fumbles and had one fumble recovery.

Hanover finished the 2013 season with a 5-5 overall record. The Panthers placed fourth in the Heartland Conference with a 5-3 mark.

D3football.com's all-North Region honorees