Ouellette named a preseason All-American by CDS

Ouellette named a preseason All-American by CDS

WASHINGTON – CUA sophomore kick returner Andrew Ouellette has been named a preseason honorable mention All-American by Consensus Draft Services (CDS), it was announced on Monday.  Ouellette is one of only four student-athletes from the ODAC selected to the teams.

Ouellette had a strong first season for CUA in 2010, returning 31 kicks for 913 yards, good for an average of 29.5 per return.  He returned two of the kicks for touchdowns, including a 94-yarder that he took to pay dirt late in the fourth quarter to seal CUA’s win over Guilford.

A native of Salisbury, Massachusetts, Ouellette led the entire ODAC in kick return average last year and his two touchdowns also topped the conference.  He totaled over 100 return yards in four games, topping out with 172 at Randolph-Macon. 

Ouellette also returned one punt and caught six passes on the year.

To view the entire list of preseason All-Americans from CDS, click here.

Ouellette and the Cardinals will open their 2011 season on Saturday, September 3 when they take on McDaniel on the road in a noon kick-off.  CUA’s home opener will take place under the lights on Friday, September 16 when it hosts Carnegie Mellon inside Cardinal Stadium.  Start time is slated for 7 p.m.