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Starckey Named Football First Team All-Mid-South Conference West Division

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BLUEFIELD, Va. -

Bluefield College linebacker Tarrell Starckey has been named as a First-Team All Mid-South Conference West Division performer.

Thirty-two players earned first-team all-conference honors and 32 were selected honorable mention as voted on by the MSC coaches. Starckey was chosen as one of four linebackers on the first team.

The freshman from Richmond, Va., was the MSC leading tackler at 10.9 tackles per game. Starckey led the Rams in solo (60) and assisted (60) tackles along with tackles for loss (11) and tackles for loss yards (60.5), sacks (2), fumble recovery's (2), pass breakups (4), and returned a fumble 81 yards for the Rams longest touchdown return of the season. In addition to that fumble return the 6-foot-4, 240-pound Starckey returned one of his two interceptions for 20 yards as he played all 11 games for Bluefield in their first season since 1941.