Acadia University Football Axemen announce committed recruits

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WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The first wave of Acadia Football committed recruits was announced by head coach Jeff Cummins today. Finishing is 13th season as head coach of the Acadia Axemen, Cummins was happy with the first eight recruits who have committed to the Axemen.

“We are extremely excited to announce our first wave of 2016 recruits. These young men are exactly the types of student athletes and people we want as members of our Acadia Axemen Football Family”, pointed out Cummins.

“Their on-field success is extremely impressive with MVP’s, Players of the Year and multiple All Star awards”, said Cummins. “They have made a decision to become one of Acadia’s first wave of recruits and have chosen a great place to win championships and get an incredible degree. We are very excited about this group and cannot wait for August so we can see them perform on the field.”

Bailey Feltmate

Ht. 6’1″ Wt. 240 lbs.

Position: Linebacker

High School: Moncton High School (Moncton, N.B.)

Other teams: Team New Brunswick (2015 Canada Cup) (Moncton, NB)

Accolades:

2015 MVP Team New Brunswick Canada Cup

2015 New Brunswick Defensive Player of the Year

2015 New Brunswick All Star

2014 New Brunswick All Star

Terrek Bryant

Ht. 6’6″ Wt. 280 lbs.

Position: Offensive Line

Club: Victoria Island Raiders (Errington, B.C.)

Video Link: http://www.hudl.com/athlete/1143261/highlights/306819556/v2

Brett Switzer

Ht. 6’2″ Wt. 170 lbs.

Position: Defensive Back

High School: Oakville Trafalgar High School (Oakville, Ont.)

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yllU9ad9a5g  

Joey Boniface

Ht. 6’2 Wt. 250 lbs.

Position: Fullback / Offensive Line

Club: Almonte Thunderbolts (Almonte, Ont.)

Trey Russel-Johnson

Ht. 6’1″ Wt. 255 lbs.

Position: Offensive Line

Club Myers Ryders – Kanata Knights (Ottawa, Ont.)

Accolades:

2015 Outstanding Offensive Linemen Kanata Knights

2015 AIA all-star

2015 NCAFA all-star

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhFb9zRNghk  

Brant Guimond

Ht. 6’ Wt. 170 lbs.

Postion: Receiver / Tailback

High School: Riverview High School (Riverview, N.B.)

Accolades

2015 New Brunswick High School Offensive Player of the Year

2015 New Brunswick All Star

2014 New Brunswick All Star

Video link – http://www.hudl.com/athlete/4014906/brant-guimond  

Dillon Fortune

Ht. 5’10″ Wt. 200 lbs.

Position: Tailback

Club: Okanagan Sun BCFC (Kelowna, B.C.)

Notes: led the Okanagan Sun in rushing yds 2015, originally from Brooklyn, NY attended New Utrecht HS in Brooklyn

Video Link – http://www.hudl.com/athlete/4877743/dillon-fortune

Ethan Kimura

Ht. 5’11″ Wt. 160 lbs.

Position: Receiver

High School: Dr. E.P Scarlett HS (Calgary, Alta.)

Other Teams: 2015 Team Alberta

Accolades:

2015 CAMFA all-star with Calgary Midget Bulldogs

Video Link – http://www.hudl.com/athlete/3785394/ethan-kimura  

Note:

Chris Judd, Acadia’s Offensive Coordinator for the past five seasons will be leaving the Axemen to take on a new career opportunity. Judd was an AUS All-Star quarterback for the Axemen prior to his coaching career.

Head Coach Jeff Cummins spoke highly of Judd’s contribution to the program during his tenure as Coordinator. “Chris dedicated almost a decade of his life to Acadia as a student –athlete and coach”, commented Cummins. Adding “He is one of my best friends and we will miss him immensely on the field and in the office. I am sure Chris will not be a stranger to Acadia football and hope he will be around valley football for many years to come.”

 

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