Stamford's Cortese Earns College Football Honor

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Trinity Catholic grad and Stamford native Vin Cortese earned several football honors this fall for the Catholic University football team.
Trinity Catholic grad and Stamford native Vin Cortese earned several football honors this fall for the Catholic University football team. Photo Credit: Contributed by Catholic University

STAMFORD, Conn. – Trinity Catholic grad Vinny Cortese, a senior at Catholic University in Washington, D.C., was named Tuesday to the D3Football.com All-South Region Team.

Cortese was named a third-team All-Region selection after totaling 47 tackles this season. He also earned first-team all-conference honors in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.

Cortese had 9.5 tackles for a loss and 5.5 sacks. He finished 36th in the conference in tackles, fourth in sacks and eighth in tackles for a loss. He had two games with eight tackles. He finished his career with totals of 163 tackles, 28.5 tackles for loss and 14.5 sacks.

His brother, Nick, a junior running back, rushed for 371 yards and three touchdowns for Catholic, which finished 3-7.

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