SPOKANE, Wash. – Taylor Roelofs, one of the most durable players in Whitworth football history, has earned 2017 D3football.com All-Region recognition as a second team honoree.
Roelofs, a senior corner back from Tacoma, Washington, was the only Pirate player selected to the All-Region squad following the Pirates' 8-2 campaign. Click here for the entire 2017 All-West Region Team.
Roelofs started every game of his Whitworth career at corner back, a total of 41 games. He was a first team All-Northwest selection in 2017 after consecutive second team nods in 2015 and 2016. He finished the year with 35 tackles, one interception and a team-high seven passes defended.
The D3football.com All-Region teams, selected in balloting by West Region sports information directors and D3football.com staff, were chosen from 259 nominations by Division III member schools. A total of 77 players were chosen. Players nominated for All-Region are eligible to be considered for D3football.com All-America honors, which will be announced the evening of Dec. 15, in D3football.com's pregame coverage for Stagg Bowl XLV.