Tigerville, S.C.—Senior Andre Bernardi, North Greenville University’s standout defensive will participate in yet another post season all-star game. On January 8, 2010 Bernardi will participate in the Valero Cactus Bowl in Kingsville, Texas.
The Cactus bowl is formally known as the Snow Bowl when it first started in 1994 and was held in Fargo North Dakota before moving to Texas in 2001. The teams will be comprised of the best NCAA Division II players in the country split up into teams from the east and west.
Bernardi who, accounted for 54 total tackles, including 20.5 tackles for a loss and 13.5 sacks during the 2009 campaign recently competed in the East Coast Bowl on November 28th. He has also racked up numerous post season honors most recently being named to the Daktronics All-American Second team and the A.P. Little All-American Second team. For more information on the Cactus bowl including ticket information, team rosters, and special events, the link to official Cactus Bowl website is provided below.