Nov. 16 - CLEVELAND, Ohio - Putting a wrap on four-year careers with the Hiram College football team, senior players, running back Danny Robinson and defensive back Eduardo Gonzalez, have been named All-North Coast Athletic Conference selections.
Robinson garners his second-consecutive First-Team All-NCAC award after posting the most prolific rushing season in Hiram history.
The Terrier tailback set a new school record, finishing the 2017 campaign with 1,084 total yards, breaking Kris Geibel's 2001 record of 1,046. In addition, he became Hiram's second-ever 1,000-yard rusher in school history.
At the conference level, Robinson was one of three backs to reach over 1,000 yards and ranked second in the NCAC in yards per game, averaging a career-best 108.4 per outing.
More impressively, Robinson accomplished his feat with just 169 carries on the season. He ranked 33rd in the Nation in yards per rush, averaging 6.41.
Five times on the season, the senior back ran for over 100 yards, breaking the 200-yard plateau, twice. Additionally, he was held to under 90 yards just twice on the season.
His top game of 2017 came in a conference victory over Kenyon, as he posted 220 rushing yards and four touchdowns en route to being named the NCAC Offensive Player of the Week.
For his career, Robinson was named an all-conference selection three times, including second-team honors as a sophomore, before earning back-to-back first-team laurels during his final two seasons.
The four-year back ran for 2,897 yards averaging 5.4 yards per carry during his tenure. Robinson would have been the school's second-ever 3,000-yard back if not for an injury-shortened season during his freshman campaign.
Thanks to his efforts, the Terriers set new a new program standard in total offensive yards per game, breaking last year's mark with 421.0.
Earning Honorable Mention All-NCAC status, Gonzalez garners his first all-conference award in his first full season as a starter in the defensive secondary.
Gonzalez ranked second on the roster in total tackles, posting 64 on the season, while averaging a career-high 6.4 from his defensive back position.
In addition to his tackle total, the Labelle, Fla. native also added a tackle for loss and three pass breakups.
Gonzalez totaled at least six tackles on six different occasions, while notching double-digit totals, twice. His top game came at Denison, when he posted a career-high 15 tackles. He also posted double-digit tackles in a narrow decision at Wabash, finishing the game with 11.