Dellovade, Hrynkiewicz Represent YSU on MVFC All-Academic Team

Armand Dellovade and Vitas Hrynkiewicz
Armand Dellovade and Vitas Hrynkiewicz

Senior linebacker Armand Dellovade and senior center Vitas Hrynkiewicz were named to the Missouri Valley Football Conference's All-Academic Team, the league announced on Wednesday.

Dellovade was named to the second-team while Hrynkiewicz was tabbed honorable-mention. It is the second year both student-athletes were named academic All-MVFC. In 2017 as juniors, Dellovade was a second-team honoree while Hrynkiewicz was a second-team pick. Dellovade was also a second-team recipient in 2016 as a sophomore.

On the field, Dellovade and Hrynkiewicz were both recognized as second-team All-MVFC picks. 

#42 LB Armand Dellovade, 6-0, 215, Sr., Imperial, Pa./West Allegheny, 3.62 Business Management
Started all 11 games at linebacker…for the season was credited with 102 total tackles, including 56 solo stops…was second on the team with 9.5 TFLs…had a sack, four pass breakups and three QB hurries…in league play had 79 total tackles…had a 16-tackle effort at North Dakota State with seven solos…had 15 tackles at Western Illinois with seven solos…had 11 tackles, with seven solos, at Illinois State…had nine stops against UNI and Indiana State…had seven-or-more tackles in 10 of 11 games…had 337 tackles in his career, including 198 solo stops...started 47 of 49 career games played...earned All-MVFC honors for the fourth straight year...earned second-team academic honors three times.

#70 C Vitas Hrynkiewicz, 6-4, 300, Sr., Somerset, N.J./Immaculata, 3.68 Finance
Started all 11 games at center…played every snap in 10 games…helped block for Tevin McCaster who rushed for 1,235 yards on the year…YSU averaged 382 yards of total offense per game…started all 38 games of his three-year career at center...was a second-team All-MVFC pick in 2017.