Hiram College

HIRAM, OHIO  —  Hiram College senior football player and linebacker Oliver Dickerhoof (Alliance/Central Catholic) was selected honorable mention D3 Senior Classic Preseason All-Ameican sponsored by the Collegiate Development Football League (CDFL).

Last season, Dickerhoof led the team and the North Coast Athletic Conference in total tackles with 112 (64 solo and 48 assists).  His 112 tackles ranked 17th highest in the nation.  He posted 10 or more tackles in all but two games this season with a season and career-high of 17 stops against the College of Wooster on Oct. 30.  Dickerhoof also led the NCAC in fumbles recovered (three) and was tied for second in fumbles forced (two).  In addition, Dickerhoof was second in tackles for loss (seven), sacks (3.5) and had one blocked kick.  Following the season, he was picked honorable mention All-NCAC.

Hiram opens the 2011 season on Saturday, Sept. 3 against Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pa.   Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.