Arron Achey

 
33 - Arron Achey
Arron Achey
Height: 6-1
Weight: 215
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Newmanstown, Pa.
High School: Eastern Lebanon County
Position: Linebacker

Had a very good freshman campaign for the Black Bears...saw action in eight games while starting in seven...notched 33 tackles, 5.5 tackles-for-loss,2.0 sacks (-16 yards), an interception and broke up three passes...made 10 tackles (5 ST, 5 AT), including 2.0 tackles-for-loss in his first collegiate game against Bryant (9/3)...made four tackles, inlcuding 2.0 sacks (-16 yards) at Big East-foe Pittsburgh (9/10)...notched 11 tackles and had a key interception deep in UMass territory to spur Maine to a NCAA Playoff-clinching win against the Minutemen (11/12)...made six tackles (3 ST, 3 AT) at New Hampshire (11/10)...named a Maine Scholar-Athlete Award winner. 

2010: Sat out the season as a redshirt, has four years of eligibility remaining...named a Maine Scholar-Athlete *Rising Star* and earned the CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award.

BEFORE MAINE/PERSONAL: Played quarterback, linebacker, and safety for coach Mark Evans at Eastern Lebanon County H.S. . . . served as a two-time team captain . . . earned the 2009 Franktz-Rider-Tohe Award as the best player in Section III . . . earned unanimous first-team honors at quarterback as well as first-team at the linebacker position . . . selected the Offensive Back of the Year as well as the Linebacker of the Year and the Outstanding Back of the Year . . . named to The Patriot News Top-25 Players list . . . named to the EasternPAFootball.com first-team all-defensive big school team . . . two-time team MVP . . . member of his high school’s National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society . . . born Jan. 1, 1992 . . . son of Michele and George Achey . . . a kinesiology and physical education major.



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