November 20, 2009

Steve Tedesco Selected for 9th Annual East Coast Bowl

Nov. 20, 2009

Sacred Heart senior wide receiver Steve Tedesco (Mission Viejo, CA) has been selected for the East Coast Bowl All-Star Game Saturday, Nov. 28 in Petersburg, Virginia. Tedesco, a two-time All-Northeast Conference wide receiver, caught 67 passes for 867 yards and 11 touchdowns this fall.

Tedesco closed out a stellar four-year career with 229 receptions, 2,848 yards and 37 touchdowns. His 144-yards receiving in last week's loss to Duquesne marked a season-high and gave him 11 career 100-yard receiving games. Tedesco tied the school mark of 12 catches in the game, a mark he previously shared (12-vs. Duquesne 10/25/08) with Doug Geoffrey (12-vs. Stony Brook 10/14/00). He finished the 2009 season catching a touchdown in seven-straight games to end the season.

He ends his career holding the school records for career receptions (229), career receiving yards (2,848), career touchdowns scored (37), career receiving touchdowns (37), receptions in a season (77-2008), touchdown catches in a game (4 vs. Duquesne 11/14/09) and catches in a game (12 - 2x).

The East Coast Bowl is an annual college football All-Star game that features the most elite Division I-FCS, II, III and NAIA college football players from across the Mid-Atlantic region. The game is held every year on the Saturday following Thanksgiving at Cameron Field in Petersburg, Virginia and is sponsored by the City of Petersburg and the National Football Foundation.

The East Coast Bowl game has quickly become the Thanksgiving tradition in Petersburg, VA and will be played Saturday, November 28th at noon.

Players will report to Petersburg the day before Thanksgiving and spend the holiday doing various community visits as well as practice sessions for NFL scouts. The game itself is set-up as a scholarship event, with all of the revenue generated going into a fund for a local high school senior who plans on attending a Division I-FCS, II or III college.

For more information regarding the East Coast Bowl, visit www.PetersburgSports.com

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