Team Preview: Hersey

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EDGYTIM.com previews the 2017 John Hersey Huskies here. For more in depth preseason coverage including state wide team coverage along with daily recruiting news and updates, make sure to subscribe to the EDGY Nation today.

School: John Hersey

Mascot: Huskies

Conference: Mid Suburban East Conference

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Head Coach: Joe Pardun

Assistant Coaches: Mike Donatucci Pat Schmiederer Dave Dunbar Mark Pearson Chris Riley Tom Nelson Jason Adcock Steve Kuehn Mark Vukadinovik

2016 results: 3-6 (2-3 Mid Suburban East). The Huskies failed to qualify for the 2016 IHSA state playoff field.

2017 John Hersey Huskies schedule

Zion Benton

@Hoffman Estates

@Highland Park

Niles West

@Elk Grove

Wheeling

Buffalo Grove

@Rolling Meadows

Prospect

Returning Offensive Starters

Owen Goldsberry QB 6’1 200 2018

Nick Wiley RB 6’0 190 2019

Luke Cecalla RB 5’11 180 2018

Will Ebert OL 6’2 260 2018

Brendan Watson OL 6’1 220 2018

Jake Mailloux OL 6’4 225 2018

Vince Carso WR 5’9 175 2019

Returning Defensive Starters

Owen Goldsberry DB 6’1 200 2018

Nick Wiley LB 6’0 190 2019

Zak Karmen DB 6'2 195 2019

Caleb Augustyn LB 6’0 190 2019

Colton Kamysz LB 5’9 185 2019

Tim Somary DB 6’0 190 2019

Newcomers to Watch

Austin Korba OL/DL 6'0 220 2020

Alex Kaburov WR/DB 6'0 185 2020

Jordan Hansen QB/DB 6'1 180 2020

Jimmy Matanovik WR/LB 6'2 200 2020

2017 John Hersey Huskies summer Camp/7on7 plans

@ Stevenson June 24th

@ Schaumburg July 12th

Did You Know That...John Hersey High won the 1987 Class 6A state title?

Top Impact Player for Hersey in 2017? Senior QB/LB Owen Goldsberry. Goldsberry has been a main target for multiple FCS level colleges this spring and summer. Goldsberry is drawing recruiting looks at QB/LB and is one of the top names to watch in the Mid Suburban Conference in 2017.

Biggest Concern heading into 2017? Will it all come together this season for the Huskies? Hersey will feature a nice mix of veteran names along with a strong underclassmen group.

EDGYTIM's Way Too Early Take on the 2017 John Hersey Huskies?

Hersey has been down for the past few years, but the program has been reloading over the past two seasons and this team could be on the verge of a breakout. With 13 starters back (7 offense 6 defense) plus some nice star power in hand look for the Huskies to challenge in the MSL East and beyond this fall.

EDGYTIM's Way Too Early regular season record prediction for the John Hersey Huskies? 6-3/5-4

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