2017 Team Preview – Berwick Area (2)
Head Coach: Frank Sheptock
Team Name: Berwick Area
2016 Record: 8-5
Key Starters Lost: (11)
Offensive Starters Returning: (2)
Jared Marshman Sr. QB 6-1.5 222
Thomas Monico SR. OL 6-3 294
Defensive Starters Returning: (4)
Evan Klinger Sr. DB 5-9 175
Joe Norce SR. DE 6-3 185
Damon Beckhorn DB 6-1 180
Noah Craig Sr. LB 5-9 196
Special Team Starters Returning: (1)
Kenneth Marshman Sr. K 5-11 160
Key Newcomers: (4)
Ben Peck Jr. 6’3 260 OL/DL
Joe Lynn Jr. 5-11 204 FB/DL
Will Decker Jr. 6-2 195 DE
JJ Snyder Jr. 6-1 201 DE/LB
Key Stats: Averaged 31 points/game and 230+/game on the ground. Jared Marshman Sr. QB had 2,000 yards total offense in 2016. Kicker Kenneth Marshman set a new program Kick scoring record 49-52 PAT and 9-10 FG for 76 points.
2017 Offensive Outlook: Team graduates 9 starters on offense including top rusher and five top receivers. The offensive group will be young but talented – need to develop depth and confidence.
2017 Defensive Outlook: Replacing 7 starters, including several multiple year starters will be the challenge defensively.
2017 Special Teams Outlook: Place kicking should be a strength of the team with returning kicker Kenneth Marshman. Evan Klinger and Damon Beckhorn also provide a very strong return game in both kick off and punt returns. Special teams will be a key component in the success of the 2017 season.
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