December 20, 2011
Cal Lutheran's Haulcy-Bateman Named to D3football.com First Team All-America
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Cal Lutheran senior corner back
Justin Haulcy-Bateman became the first player in program history to
earn D3football.com All-America First Team honors. He is one of
only two corner backs in the nation to earn first team recognition
Release: D3football.com All-America Team
Haulcy-Bateman is the first Kingsman to earn D3football.com
First Team honors since the organization began its All-America
Teams back in 1999. He is the ninth player and 10th overall
selection in Cal Lutheran history to earn post-season All-America
As a senior defensive back he hauled in six of the
team’s 11 interceptions and was part of a unit that held
opponents to just over 160 yards through the air per game.
Haulcy-Bateman is part of a starting corner back tandem that
boasted two All-American selections following his first team
Teammate Luis Villavicencio was named to the 2010
D3football.com All-America Second Team and 2011 Pre-Season
All-America First Team at corner back. He finished his final
collegiate season leading the SCIAC with 15 passes defended
including two interceptions.
In the eight years prior to the arrival of current Head Coach
Ben McEnroe the Kingsmen produced two All-Americans in kicker Ryan
Geisler (1999) and defensive end Quinn Longhurst (2004). Since then
Cal Lutheran has produced seven All-Americans including a program
record four in 2010.
Wisconsin-Whitewater running back Levell Coppage was named the
D3football.com Offensive Player of the Year. Mount Union safety
Nick Driskill was named the D3football.com Defensive Player of the
Year. Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Lance Leipold was named
D3football.com Coach of the Year.