Green, Sokol Participate in International All-Star Game



PUEBLA, MEXICO - Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology senior linebacker Matt Green (Cincinnati, Ohio/LaSalle) and head coach Jeff Sokol represented the United States in the third annual Tazón de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) on Saturday in Mexico.

The Team Mexico CONADEIP All Stars captured a 45-27 victory over the Team Stars and Stripes squad consisting of 53 players from 29 programs within NCAA Division III.

Green competed in the game as a receiver, linebacker, special teams player and also served as a reserve kicker.

On the day, Green hauled in one pass reception for 18 yards and recorded three tackles, including one tackle-for-loss.

Sokol served as the wide receivers coach for a squad that scored four touchdowns on the day.  The two teams squared off at the 5,000-seat El Tempo del Dolor (The Temple of Pain) in Puebla. 

Players from the following colleges will be represented on the Team Stars & Stripes roster: Amherst College, Augustana, California Lutheran University, Castleton State, Central, Centre College, Claremont-Mudd-Scripts Colleges, Cornell College, Dickinson College, Fitchburg State University, Grinnell, Grove City College, Hanover College, John Carroll University, Loras, Ohio Northern University, Rockford College, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Simpson College, St. Vincent College, Susquehanna University, Thomas More College, Trinity University, UW/Stevens Point, Wartburg College, Willamette University and Wooster. 

sokol-hcThe contest marked the third Tazón de Estrellas game, with Team Mexico holding a 2-1 series lead.