College Corner with Dan Sousa
(July 31, 2013) – Leesburg native and Flint Hill School grad Shane Savage has been selected as a pre-season All-American by Phil Steele for the upcoming football season. Savage is a red-shirt senior wide receiver for the University of Richmond Spiders. He has one year of eligibility remaining after a season-ending injury in 2012 at Cornell, where he received his undergraduate degree in Applied Economics Management.
At Cornell, Savage earned Third-Team Associated Press All-American, Third-Team Phil Steele All-American, Third-Team College Sports Madness All-American, First-Team All-Ivy League, Capital One Academic All-District and Academic All-Ivy honors for his junior season in 2011. In addition. Savage was also picked for second team CAA conference honors.
After the long wait from missing the 2012 season, Savage’s responded, ” I am so excited and can’t wait to get back on the field and get into action. I feel like a new Man! Richmond has been great to me. It’s good to be back home in Virginia.”
At Richmond, he is a graduate student studying Human Resource Management.