Revolution Announce Additional Player Signings
RICHMOND, VA.: SportsQuest and the Richmond Revolution announced today that they have signed additional players to the Revolution roster for the 2011 season, including two more members of the 2010 Division Champion Revolution.
Rejoining the Revolution for the 2011 season are DB Daninelle Derricott and RB Rodney Sledge. Last season Derricott started all 14 games for the Revolution, finishing the season as the second leading tackler on the team with 70 total tackles. He also owns the Revolution record for tackles in a game, with 12, set on April 10, 2010 against West Michigan in a 45-39 Revolution victory at the Arthur Ashe Center. Derricott also led the team in total passes broken up, with 12, and had an interception as well. Prior to joining the Revolution, Derricott played professional football for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He played his college ball at Marshall University.
Rodney Sledge re-signs with the Revolution after spending most of last season on the roster as a running back and long snapper.
Also signing with the Revolution is former Richmond Raiders WR Herb Jones who participated in this past weekend's player tryout. Jones put together a very solid rookie year last season in the with 46 receptions for 550 yards and 10 touchdowns. Following his senior season at Virginia Union, where he caught 50 passes for 860 yards and nine touchdowns, Jones was named to the CIAA 2nd Team.
The Revolution also added two new players to the roster from outside the state of Virginia: OL Anthony Savaii (Arkansas) and WR Reginald Ferguson (Belhave University). Ferguson has spent time with the San Angelo Stampede Express of the IFL and the Fort Wayne Fusion of the af2.
Dance Team Auditions Announced
The Darlings of the Revolution will be having their second open audition for the 2011 season on January 15 and 16. The team had its first round of auditions in November, adding 10 ladies to the team, including seven veterans from last year's squad. Anyone interested in trying out for the team must be 21 years of age by March 5, 2011. To register for the tryout, and receive information about tryout practice times this week please register at richmondrevolution.com. For any questions, please contact Charlie Hildbold at 724-882-0848 or [email protected]
The Richmond Revolution are members of the Indoor Football League, and the 2010 IFL Franchise of the Year. SportsQuest has opened the East portion of their 250 acre campus and is currently running programming for football, soccer, lacrosse and more. The campus is designed to host athletes of all skill levels, from recreational to Olympic training. Among SportsQuest's plans is the building of multiple facilities to house indoor football, lacrosse, soccer in addition to a host of other sports.
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