ENGLEHART NAMES TEAM CAPTAINS

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FLORIDA TECH FOOTBALL KICKS OFF SATURDAY

ABOVE VIDEO: Florida Tech head coach Steve Englehart talks about being a member of the Gulf South Conference, which is among the most storied leagues in NCAA Division II. 

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Florida Tech head coach Steve Englehart named Justin Arcune,Collin O’Neal and Ramsey Sellers the program’s first captains before practice began on Monday.

Florida Tech head coach Steve Englehart named Justin Arcune,Collin O’Neal and Ramsey Sellers the program’s first captains before practice began yesterday.

Florida Tech head coach Steve Englehart named Justin Arcune, left, Collin O’Neal, center, and Ramsey Sellers, right the program’s first captains before practice began yesterday.

Arcune and Ramsey are in their first year at FIT and O’Neill is in his third.

“All three of our captains are great people,” Englehart said. “They lead this team on and off the field and our team knows that. They were three guys that worked hard in the offseason and continue to work extremely hard. They’ll do a great job leading this team.”

JUSTIN ARCUNE

Arcune, a redshirt junior linebacker from Los Altos, Calif., played junior college football at De Anza College.

Brevard County’s first and only college football team will be on national TV on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. ET from Melbourne, Fla. (FIT image)

Brevard County’s first and only college football team will be on national TV on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. ET from Melbourne, Fla. (FIT image)

In 2012, he was named All-NorCal First Team at middle linebacker after recording 54 tackles, 31 were solo, in 11 games. He also had two sacks and recorded one fumble.

COLLIN O’NEAL

O’Neill was a member of the program’s first-ever recruiting class in May 2011. He is a redshirt sophomore wide receiver from Auburndale, Fla.

RAMSEY SELLERS

An anchor on the offensive line, Sellers is one of the strongest, if not the strongest, members of the team at 5-10, 292 pounds. He was a captain at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, earning All-Mississippi Association of Community/Junior Colleges South First Team and was a recipient of the NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award.

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The Panthers will kick off their inaugural 2013 season in front of a sold out crowd on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET against Stetson at Palm Bay High School’s Pirate Stadium.

In addition to the three captains announced on Monday, Englehart will name a fourth captain leading up to each game.

The Panthers will kick off their inaugural 2013 season in front of a sold out crowd on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET against Stetson at Palm Bay High School’s Pirate Stadium. The Hatters won their first game in 57 years on Sunday, defeating another first-year program in Warner, 31-3 in DeLand.

Although tickets are not available for FIT’s first game, single-game general admission tickets are available for the Panthers’ five other home games, including their nationally televised game on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. ET against defending Gulf South Conference Champion West Alabama.

Although tickets are not available for FIT’s first game, single-game general admission tickets are available for the Panthers’ five other home games, including their nationally televised game on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. ET against defending Gulf South Conference Champion West Alabama.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for FIT faculty and staff with school ID, seniors ages 65 and above, children ages 5-16 and active duty military with ID. Children under five years of age are free.

Tickets can be purchased at FloridaTechSports.com, in person at the Clemente Center Ticket OfficeMonday-Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and by calling the ticket office at 321-674-6228.

IMPORTANT FLORIDA TECH FOOTBALL LINKS

2013 SCHEDULE: FloridaTechSports.com/football/schedule
2013 ROSTER: FloridaTechSports.com/football/roster
BUY TICKETS NOW: FITFBtickets


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