Another Vanier alumnus with the Alouettes
Shaun Diner is invited to Als training camp

(Info from the Alouettes' website, December 20, 2004)

Montreal Alouettes General Manager Jim Popp announced today that receiver Shaun Diner signed a two-year contract plus an option with the Alouettes.

In 11 games with the University of New Hampshire Wildcats in 2004, Diner caught 23 passes for 237 yards and two touchdowns.

He had his best season in 2002 when he caught 36 passes for 373 yards and a touchdown in 10 games. Shaun was a three-time Atlantic 10 Academic All-American with top grades throughout his college career.

He played for the Vanier College Cheetahs in the 2000- 2001 season as quarterback though he now plays wide receiver.

Shaun is currently 24.

Upon further investigation, we've also discovered that Shaun was named by the University of New Hampshire Wildcats to the Seventh Annual Division I-AA Athletic Directors Association Academic All-Star Team on December 21, 2004. The winners were announced at the Division I-AA football championship in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Diner, also a CoSIDA District I Academic All-American this year, is a three-time member of the Atlantic 10 All-Academic squad. His GPA heading into his final semester at UNH was 3.74 as a business administration major. Diner was the team's fourth-leading receiver in 2004 after making 37 catches for 382 yards and three touchdown receptions.

Currently, Shaun is playing for the Montreal Alouettes who will battle the Edmonton Eskimos in the Grey Cup on November 27th. (Two other Vanier Football alumni, Kelly Wiltshire and Parick Kabongo will also play in this game as they both currently play for the Esks. You can read about all three Grey Cup alumni on this page.

View Shaun's profile page from the Als' website.

From 2004: University of New Hampshire wide receiver Shaun Diner (left)
scores a touchdown during the Wildcats' 35-24 upset win against Rutgers.