NMU’s Belmonte named to All-American team

Courtesy of NMU Athletics

MARQUETTE, Mich.- Rockne Belmonte of the Northern Michigan Football team was recently named a Second Team Special Teams All-American by the Beyond Sports Network.

The junior kicker from Grand Rapids, Mich. finished the 2011 season
completing 15-of-19 field goals, setting a new NMU record for most field
goals in a season. He was also 29-of-31 in point-after-touchdown kicks,
finishing the season with 74 points.

Belmonte has lettered three times as a Wildcat and was an all-GLIAC
academic selection in 2011.

The list of All-American features student-athletes from the Football
Championship series along with NCAA Divisions II and III and the NAIA.
Student-athletes are selected based on their BSN College Network profile, statistics, awards and evaluation of film.

Posted by Jerry Taylor