FOREST – Shenandoah University senior safety Nate Hill led a group of six Hornets who earned All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference football accolades this week, earning SU’s lone first first-team nod.
Senior receiver Casey Stewart and senior offensive lineman Daniel Small were named to the conference’s second-team offense, while sophomore defensive tackle Jordan Rice, senior linebacker Bernie Hayes and junior defensive back Daquan Pridget earned third-team spots on defense.
Hill, Shenandoah’s all-time interceptions leader, led the ODAC with seven interceptions this season to bring his career total to 18. He also was second on the team with 62 tackles.
Stewart capped his Shenandoah career with a banner season that included 70 receptions for 1,191 yards and 13 touchdowns. He led the ODAC in receiving yards, was second in TD catches and third in receptions.
Stewart departs with Shenandoah’s second-most career receiving yards and is the program’s all-time leader in touchdown receptions (34).
Small anchored the Hornets’ offense at right tackle and helped Shenandoah average 439 yards and 33.6 points per game, the second- and third-best marks in the ODAC, respectively.
Pridget earned third-team honors for the second straight season after finishing with 60 tackles and two interceptions in 2019 while playing both cornerback and safety. Rice led Shenandoah with 4.5 sacks in his first season as a starter and finished with 34 total tackles and 10 tackles for loss. Hayes had 55 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss and an interception.