Dec. 3, 2008
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (December 3, 2008) - Sacred Heart r-junior cornerback Andre Isla (Brookhaven, NY) was named to the Football Championship Subdivision All-New England team selected by the New England Football Writers. Isla was also named to the All-Northeast Conference Second Team earlier this week.
Isla led a senior layden defensive backfield in 2008, turning in a career-best 50 tackles, 30 solo, while picking off a team-best four passes. Isla was third in the NEC in interceptions and third in the league in passes defended adding six pass break-ups to go with his four picks.
He had a season-high nine tackles with an interception as the Pioneers beat Robert Morris, 31-28 as they posted an 8-3 record this fall. Isla started all 10 games he appeared in this fall and now has 91 tackles and five interceptions in his career.