NORTH ANDOVER, MA – Merrimack senior quarterback Joe Clancy (Newburyport, Mass.) has been selected as the 2012 recipient of the Harry Agganis Award, as announced by the New England Football Writers. Clancy will be accepting the Award on December 6 at the annual New England Football Writers' Captains and Awards dinner at Montvale Plaza in Stoneham.
The Agganis Award is presented annually to the most outstanding senior football player in New England. Clancy becomes the first Warrior in program history to receive the prestigious award.
Clancy was named Northeast-10 Conference Offensive Player of the Year and first team All-NE-10 after posting the best season in Merrimack program history from the quarterback position. He broke nearly every passing record in school history as he finished the season Clancy completed 323 of 510 passes for 3,945 yards and 31 touchdown passes along with three rushing touchdowns. For the season, Clancy led the Northeast-10 Conference in all passing categories and led the nation in passing yards per game (394.5) and total yards per game (399.4).
Fellow Warriors Isaiah Voegeli (Hyannis, Mass.) and Artis Holt (Baltimore, MD) will also be in attendance on Thursday night at the annual captains and awards banquet as they both received first team All-New England accolades. Senior Ryan McCarthy (Newton, Mass.) also attended the awards ceremony with his teammates.
The Warriors placed two players on the All-New England team while the NE-10 placed eight players overall.
Merrimack concluded the 2012 season with an overall record of 6-4, and held a conference record of 4-4.