Edmonton Wildcat Stars Shine at PFC Annual Awards Banquet

3 Wildcats received major awards and a total of 5 Wildcats were recognized.

Wildcat tailback Jordan Samoil who won the PFC Rushing title with 1340 yards was a hands-down choice as Rookie of the Year, while defensive back Adam Laurensse, who had 8 interceptions, was adjudged to be Outstanding Defensive Back. Kicker Ideen Samadi, who led the PFC in scoring, was selected as the Outstanding Special Teams Player.

The Edmonton Wildcats had 4 selected as Rookie Award Winners as running back Jordan Samoil, kicker Ideen Samadi, linebacker Aiden Panchyshyn, along with defensive back Mandella Loggale were honored as the best at their positions.


Outstanding Defensive Back #1 Adam Laurensse, DB Edmonton Wildcats

Outstanding Special Teams Player #14 Ideen Samadi, K Edmonton Wildcats

Rookie of the Year #5 Jordan Samoil, RB Edmonton Wildcats

2012 ALL-STAR TEAM includes:

Running Back #5 Jordan Samoil Edmonton Wildcats (unanimous selection)
Jordan led the PFC in rushing this year with 1,340 yards – 4th most in PFC history – and 2nd
most in the CJFL this year behind a BCFC player that played 2 more games. He led the league
in carries with 163, and led the conference with 13 touchdowns. His 365-yard game late in the
season stood as the CJFL record until it was eclipsed 2 weeks later. Jordan was also 2nd in
scoring in the PFC this year.

Place Kicker #14 Ideen Samadi Edmonton Wildcats
Ideen led the PFC in scoring with 85 points and was 2nd in the conference in kick-off yards
(1,872). His 19 successful field goals places in the PFC Record Book, tied for 3rd place.

Defensive Lineman #91 Josh Madsen Edmonton Wildcats
Josh tied for the lead in the PFC with 5 quarterback sacks.

Defensive Back #1 Adam Laurensse Edmonton Wildcats
Adam racked up 91 defensive points in 2012 and he led the PFC with 8 interceptions with 5 of
them coming in the season’s first 2 games.


Running Back #5 Jordan Samoil Edmonton Wildcats

Place Kicker #14 Ideen Samadi Edmonton Wildcats (unanimous selection)

Linebacker #44 Aidan Panchyshyn Edmonton Wildcats

Defensive Back #24 Mandella Loggale Edmonton Wildcats

(source: Tom Hallick, Media Coordinator PFC)