Briefs: Local Sports December 19, 2008
• Keating makes Little All-America team
Mesa State College kicker Jared Keating continues to receive postseason honors.
Thursday, Keating was selected to the Associated Press Little All-America third team, which honors players from NCAA Division II and Division III programs and NAIA teams.
Mark Meng, a senior linebacker from Fort Lewis, also made the third team.
Keating, a senior from Cody, Wyo., made 15 of 18 field goals this season, including a long of 52 yards, and was good on 28 of 29 PATs. Earlier, Keating and running back Bobby Coy made the Daktronics Super All-Region 3 team, Coy on the first team and Keating on the second team. On Jan. 9, Keating will represent Mesa State in the Valero Cactus Bowl, an all-star game for Division II players.