TIJUANA, Mexico--Adrian College football senior defensive back Mitch Osadchuk (Saline, Mich.) continued workouts with his all-star game teammates on Tuesday, as Team Stars & Stripes is preparing for the seventh annual Tazón de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) on Saturday at CETYS University here in Baja California.
The contest will be streamed live, so please click on the link to view. The opening kickoff is scheduled for 3 p.m. Eastern.
The Americans are training at the Mexicali, UABC and CETYS University campuses this week. They will take on CONADEIP All-Stars selected from the CONADEIP private universities in Mexico at the Margarita Astiazrán de Fimbres Stadium in Baja. The Tazón de Estrellas series is tied at 3-3. Osadchuk is listed as No. 20 on the gameday roster.
A three-year letterman, Osadchuk earned All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association First Team Defense accolades after posting a career year this fall. The finance major led the Adrian secondary with 56 tackles (29 solo), which doubled his production from his junior year.
This event is formerly known as the Aztec Bowl that ran for 11 years from 1997 to 2007, showcasing NCAA Division III standouts.
(Editor's notes: Photos courtesy from Tim Glon of Ohio Northern University; main image features Mitch Osadchuk covering teammate Matt McDaniels of U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in practice; first image: Mitch Osadchuk, pictured second from left, waits his turn during a drill; middle image: Osadchuk is pictured far right; bottom image: Osadchuk, shown seventh from right, poses with teammates after a team meeting).