Laughinghouse, Smith, Fields lead All-CIAA honors

Posted November 6, 2012

Saint Augustine’s University senior Tyron Laughinghouse was named the CIAA Special Teams Player of the Year and former Garner Trojan Kameron Smith was named the Offensive Player of the year as the conference announced their 2012 All-Conference players and teams of the year Tuesday.

Laughinghouse leads the conference in punt and kick return yards. He has had 14 kick returns for 562 yards and 12 punt returns for 184 yards with a total of four touchdowns. Laughinghouse was named to the All-CIAA First Team as both a kick returner and a wide receiver and to the second team as a punt returner. Big 4th quarter lifts St. Aug to 43-42 win over Shaw on homecoming Big 4th quarter lifts St. Aug to 43-42 win over Shaw on homecoming

Smith, quarterbacking No. 2 ranked Winston-Salem State University, has completed 170 of 280 passes for 2,710 yards and leads the conference with 37 total touchdown passes for the Rams.

Carlos Fields, who went to high school at Northern Vance and is now a junior at Winston-Salem State, was named the CIAA Defensive Player of the Year after a regular season in which he recorded 69 total tackles (38 solo, 31 assisted) and six tackles-for-loss.

In addition to Laughinghouse, St. Aug was also represented on the All-CIAA First Team by offensive lineman Stedman Gardner, defensive lineman Javarous Faulk and linebacker Chaz Robinson. Offensive lineman Rory Nixon was named to the second team.

Shaw quarterback James Stallons, who was named co-offensive player of the week for the conference following his performance against St. Aug, was named to the All-CIAA Second Team along with teammate and defensive back Darnell Evans.

Winston-Salem State will take on Elizabeth City State this Saturday at Durham County Stadium for the CIAA championship.

The Players of the Year and All-Conference First team will be formally recognized at the CIAA Football Championship Luncheon on Friday.

The All-CIAA Football First and Second Teams:

Offensive Player Of The Year
Kameron Smith, Winston-Salem State

Defensive Player Of The Year
Carlos Fields, Winston-Salem State

Special Teams Player Of The Year
Tyron Laughinghouse, St. Augustine’s

2012 All-Ciaa Football – First Team

Offensive Team

Tight End
Khari Lee, Bowie State

Offensive Linemen
Jobari Coleman-Wilson, Chowan
Vincent Maene, Elisabeth City State
Stedman Gardner, St. Augustine’s
Markus Lawrence, Winston-Salem State
Nathanial Hartung, Winston-Salem State

Wide Receivers
Tyron Laughinghouse, St. Augustine’s
Jahuann Butler, Winston-Salem State

Kameron Smith, Winston-Salem State

Running Backs
Daronte Mcneill, Elisabeth City State
Colon Bailey, Jr., Fayetteville State

Kick Returner
Tyron Laughinghouse, St. Augustine’s

Place Kicker
Alejandro Suarez, Winston-Salem State

Defensive Team

Tj Batchelor, Chowan
Brad Davis, Elisabeth City State
Javarous Faulk, St. Augustine’s
Barry Trip, Winston-Salem State

Line Backers
Ken White, Livingstone
Chaz Robinson, St. Augustine’s
Carlos Fields, Winston-Salem State

Defensive Backs
Curtis Pumphrey, Bowie State
Nigel Rios, Elisabeth City State
Andre Kates, Virginia Union
Malcolm Rowe, Winston-Salem State

Punt Returner
Jameze Massey, Winston-Salem State

Landen Thayer, Winston-Salem State

2012 All-Ciaa Football – Second Team

Offensive Team

Tight End
Jamie Degeare, Winston-Salem State

Rory Nixon, St. Augustine’s
Kyle Catterton, Vsu
Marion Holt, Virginia Union
Daven Gray, Winston-Salem State
Chris Bearden, Winston-Salem State

Wide Receivers
Douglas Mcneil, Iii., Bowie State
Matthew Coston, Lincoln

James Stallons, Shaw

Running Backs
Dedrick Anderson, John C. Smith
Jerrell Washington, Virginia Union

Kick Returner
Jameze Massey, Winston-Salem State

Place Kicker
Stephen Velasquez, Virginia Union

Defensive Team

Oladimeji Layeni, Bowie State
Tim Green, Lincoln
Kentrell Harris, Virginia Union
Donnie Owens, Winston-Salem State

Line Backers
Antoine Young, Bowie State
Tyheim Pitt, Livingstone
Khendra Reid, Winston-Salem State

Defensive Backs
Delante White, Bowie State
Joshua Scales, Fayetteville State
Darnell Evans, Shaw
Brian Smith, Virginia Union

Punt Returner
Tyron Laughinghouse, St. Augustine’s

Kyle Jaski, Lincoln

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  • Toddler10-21 Nov 7, 2012

    Go Falcons. Have seen this kid Laughinghouse play many times. He could get some looks in the draft.

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