Meet the 2012 Alleman Pioneers


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Posted Online: Nov. 22, 2012, 5:25 pm
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Alleman is making its fifth appearance in the state football championship game tonight in the Class 4A finals at Memorial Stadium in Champaign. Here are the players and coaches who helped the Pioneers, who meet Rochester tonight at 7, reach the final for the third time in seven years.

Seniors: Sam Lootens (SE/DB); John Tracey (QB/DB); Sean Wetherell (RB/DB); Adam Hoogerwerf (RB/DB); Tom Noe (RB/DB); Sam Armetta (RB/DB); Ben West (OL/LB); Scott Schilb (OL/DE); Nate Gilbraith (OL/LB); Keith Kinnan (OL/DL); C.J. Kolls (OL/DE); Kliff Durham (OL/DL); Sajen Cruz (OL/DL); Max Rocha (OL/DL); Connor Whan (SE/DB); Adam Mendoza (SE/DL)

Juniors: Matt Hubbell (RB/DB); Kevin O'Keeffe (QB/DB); Steven Ewald (RB/DB); Stephen Thomer (RB/DB); Connor Doak (RB/LB); Nick Lewis (RB/DB); Chandler Klauer (TE/DE); Nate Herron (OL/DL); Matt Orth (OL/LB); Colin Dismer (OL/DL); Aaron Murray (OL/DL); Frank Caparula (OL/DL); Matt Sheets (OL/DL); Jared Lambrecht (OL/DL); Brian Miner (TE/DE); Brandon Sheraden (SE/DB); Aiden Ford (TE/LB); Quintin Sebben (SE/DB); Jacob Lardner (TE/DL); Alec Diab (TE/DE)

Sophomores: Luke Saskowski (QB/DB); Brady Hoskins (RB/DB); Kylee Dorsey (RB/DB); Austin Gonzalez (K); Kier Murphy (OL/LB); Andrew Lekowski (TE/LB);

Captains: Adam Hoogerwerf, Tom Noe, John Tracey. Head coach: Dave DeJaegher (12th year, 98-34 record). Assistants: Todd Depoorter, Kenny Lee, Nate Skahill, Hank Belshause, Mike Ebner, John Wetherell, John Marx, Brian Arnold, Robbe Burkhead, Jerry Burkhead, Joe Hess-Haughey, Phil Sailer

















 



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