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Sierra Garners OhioCollegeFootball.com Accolade

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DEFIANCE, Ohio – OhioCollegeFootball.com unveiled its 2011 NCAA Division III All-Ohio Teams on Thursday, with Defiance College's Tony Sierra being named Second-Team All-Ohio to represent the Yellow Jackets on the postseason list.

Sierra was recently heralded as a First-Team All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference standout for the third time in as many years for his efforts as a strong safety and punt return specialist. The Warren, Mich., native ranked 19th in the nation and tops in the HCAC during the regular season with 13.5 yards per punt return for the Purple and Gold and set a new DC record with an 84-yard return for a touchdown in a 23-13 win at Mount St. Joseph.

Along with his exploits in the return game, Sierra anchored the Yellow Jacket secondary with 52 tackles, two interceptions and eight passes defended from his safety slot.

Sierra's Second-Team All-Ohio award comes one day after fellow Cousino High product, Andy Cessna, was tabbed as a Third-Team All-North Region selection for Defiance.

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at Berry 34, Huntingdon 20
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at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
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at Brockport 66, Plymouth State 0
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Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
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at Mount Union 21, Washington and Lee 0
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at Wesley 45, RPI 27
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at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
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at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
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Case Western Reserve 28, at Illinois Wesleyan 0
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at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
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at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
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at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
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at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
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at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
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Case Western Reserve at Mount Union
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Frostburg State at Washington and Jefferson
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Berry at St. Thomas
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North Central (Ill.) at UW-Oshkosh
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Linfield at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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Nov. 25: All times Eastern
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Wesley at Brockport
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Case Western Reserve at Mount Union
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Frostburg State at Washington and Jefferson
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Husson at Delaware Valley
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Berry at St. Thomas
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North Central (Ill.) at UW-Oshkosh
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Linfield at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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Trine at Wartburg
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