November 15, 2017

Lebanon Valley's Lysczek, Van Horn Lead Football's All-MAC Picks

Photo Courtesy of Lebanon Valley Sports Information
ANNVILLE, Pa. – Lebanon Valley football players Evan LysczekBob Van HornJon JonesTim Schumacher, and Guy Zimmerman have been named All-Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC), as voted by the league's head coaches.
 
Lysczek and Van Horn were voted first-team all-conference, while Jones and Schumacher earned spots on the all-conference second team. Zimmerman picked up an all-conference honorable mention nod.
 
Lysczek was named First-Team All-MAC for the second year in a row. The senior fullback was the team's top lead blocker for a unit that racked up more than 1,600 yards and 13 touchdowns on the ground this fall. He also rushed 12 times for 52 yards to average 4.3 yards per carry.   

Van Horn started all 10 games at right tackle this fall and graded out as the team's top offensive lineman. He was a key cog in an offense that led the MAC in time of possession and a run game that ranked second in the conference with 160.1 yards per contest. The senior was also strong in helping anchor an offensive line that surrendered just 14 sacks on the year.
 
Jones emerged as the top tailback for the Flying Dutchmen (5-5, 5-4 MAC), rushing for 435 yards and three touchdowns on 127 carries this season. The senior's best outing of the fall came in a victory against Lycoming during which he tallied 116 rushing yards on 24 attempts. He added one catch out of the backfield for 21 yards in a win over Stevenson.
 
Schumacher had a breakout senior campaign for LVC. The linebacker ranked tied for second in the nation with five forced fumbles and was tops among Dutchmen with 59 total tackles. He made 37 solo stops, including 5.5 tackles for loss and 0.5 sacks. He added two interceptions to go along with one fumble recovery and a quarterback hurry. Schumacher was named the ECAC South Player of the Week and MAC Defensive Player of the Week thanks to strong performance in a win over Stevenson that saw him force and recover a fumble, as well as come away with a pick.
 
Zimmerman was a terror for opposing backfield. The defensive end ranked second on the team in tackles for loss and sacks, with 6.5 and three, respectively. The senior as tops among Dutchmen with five quarterback hurries and he added a pair of forced fumbles, a fumble recovery, and two pass breakups. For the season, he made 36 tackles, including 24 solo stops.

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