DICKINSON, ND- Dickinson State football coach Pete Stanton would like to announce the team captains for the 2017 season. The Blue Hawks are coming off of an 9-2 season in which they won the North Star Athletic conference and qualified for the NAIA National play-offs. The team returns 6 offensive and 6 defensive starters from the 2016 team.
Seth Ewoniuk is a 5'7" 160 SR WR from Belfield, ND. Seth is a business major and three -year starter.
Hayden Gibson is a 6'3" 225 SO QB from Bismarck, ND. Hayden played extensively at quarterback in 2016. He is an exercise science major.
Thomas Sease is a 6'3" 210 SR LB from Bismarck, ND. Thomas was named first team all-conference in 2016 and set a school record for tackles in a season. Thomas is a psychology major.
Matthew VandeBossche is a 5'10" 170 SR DB from Lusk, Wy. Matt played extensively at defensive back in 2016. Matt is a pre-professional biology major.
Colby Wartman is a 6' 225 SR LB from Worland, Wy. Colby medical red shirted in 2016 after being injured in the first game of the year. Colby has been a two- year starter and is an exercise science major.
Coach Pete Stanton stated "We are very pleased to have these five individuals represent our team as captains. They certainly have the respect of our players and staff, and will do what it takes to lead our team. We had several players that received a lot of votes for captains, so that was encouraging as well. I have no doubt these five will do a great job in leading our team in 2017."
The Blue Hawks begin fall camp on August 6 and have their opening game on August 24 at home against Rocky Mountain College.