Images by Erich Eichhorn (ISN)

October 8,2014 (ISN) – The British Columbia Football Conference named their final regular season Allstar players for week eleven. Two Vancouver Island players were nominated for their head to head play last weekend in Naniamo at Calendonia field. Nominations for the 2014 BCFC season allstars will now take place to decide the best of the best. Independent Sports News is proud to be chosen as part of the nominating committee to decide this years top players.


BCFC Media Release


Defensive Player of the Week – Defensive Back – #9 Braeden Swatez – Westshore Rebels

The Westshore Rebels concluded their season last weekend in a loss to their Island rivals.  Despite the set-back, the “BC Lions Defensive Player of the Week,” is defensive back Braeden Swatez who had a terrific regular season finale.  The third year starter intercepted three passes and recovered a fumble, while making a solo tackle and assisting on two others.  His three picks give him seven this season, a BCFC high.

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Westshore Rebels Braeden Swatez was voted Defensive Player of the Week with three interceptions against the Raiders giving him a BCFC high seven on the season. – Erich Eichhorn image (


Offensive Player of the Week – Receiver – #81 Marshall Cook – Vancouver Island Raiders

Marshall Cook of the Vancouver Island Raiders capped off an unbelievable year with seven catches for 258 yards, setting a new Raiders team record for most pass receiving yards in a game.  He also caught a touchdown pass.  Cook is the “BC Lions Offensive Player of the Week,” for the second time this season.  He is also the BCFC’s top receiver following the regular season with 64 catches for 1,084 yards, both third most in BCFC history.


VI Raiders Marshall Cook burnt up the gridiron inthe final weekend of regular season play against the Westshore Rebels – Erich Eichhorn image (


Special Teams Player of the Week – Kicker – #2 Dan Erickson – Valley Huskers

Saturday the Valley Huskers finished off the 2014 season in a loss to the Langley Rams.  Kicker Dan Erickson was very busy and is named the “BC Lions Special Teams Player of the Week.”  The veteran connected on a 37 yard field goal and was perfect 2-2 in converts.  He also punted nine times for 314 yards and made four kick-offs totaling 134 yards.  Its the first time this season that Erickson was won this award.  Erickson concludes the season punting a Conference high 72 punts, netting 2.016 yards.


Huskers Specials Teams Kicker Dan Erickson took BCFC Special Teams honors in the final week of play – Erich Eichhorn image (


The four playoff teams will have a bye over the Thanksgiving weekend then open the playoffs the following weekend.