Not only did the Fordham football squad get things done on the field, winning the 2014 Patriot League title with a perfect 6-0 record, the Rams also got it done in the classroom, having 35 players named to the 2014 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll it was announced today.
Patriot League football teams combined to place more than 200 student-athletes on the Academic Honor Roll for the first time as the seven schools totaled 211 selections on the list announced on Monday.
Georgetown led all schools with 44 student-athletes on the Academic Honor Roll, while Fordham (35), Bucknell (34), Holy Cross (31) and Lafayette (30) all had 30 or more honorees. The 211 overall selections top the previous high of 199 set in 2010.
All 14 members of the Football Academic All-Patriot League Team made the Academic Honor Roll, including Fordham graduate student Brett Biestek, the Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The list also included 18 All-Patriot League selections, including 11 who made the first team. Fordham senior Mike Nebrich and freshman Chase Edmonds both made the Academic Honor Roll after earning individual awards in the fall.
Student-athletes who achieved a 4.00 grade-point average in the fall semester included Bucknell seniors Jake Hartman (Education & Psychology), Trey Lauletta (Managing for Sustainability) and Derek Maurer (Managing for Sustainability), Holy Cross junior Coan Calabrese (Economics) and sophomore Jake Wieczorek (Economics), Colgate junior Ty Edmond (Neuroscience), Fordham junior Steven Samela (Business Administration) and Lehigh sophomore Micah Tennant (Mechanical Engineering).
To be eligible for the Fall Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.20 grade-point average in the fall semester and participate in one of the Patriot League’s seven fall championship sports.
Below are the 35 Fordham student athletes named to the 2014 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll for football:
Name Cl. Major/GPA Hometown/High School
Kevin Anderson So. Business Admin./3.22 Boca Raton, Fla./Boca Raton
Luke Arlotto So. Applied Accounting & Finance/3.88 Chapel Hill, N.C./Chapel Hill East
Brett Biestek Gr. MBA/3.50 Yalesville, Conn./Mark T. Sheehan
JQ Bowers Jr. Biology/3.22 Sylvania, Ohio/Sylvania Southview
Kyuvane Brammer So. Biology/3.42 Brooklyn, N.Y./Brooklyn Tech
Conor Cassidy Fr. Finance/3.42 Wayne, N.J./Don Bosco Prep
David Conroy Jr. Business Admin./3.46 Walpole, Mass./Walpole
Eric Darnell Sr. General Science/3.52 El Paso, Tex./Franklin
Jonatan Dimon Fr. Business Admin./3.66 Florence, N.J./Notre Dame
Jake Dixon Sr. Business Admin./3.28 Portage, Ind./Portage
Garrett Donaldson Fr. Business Admin./3.33 N. Palm Beach, Fla./Benjamin School
Tim Donahue Jr. Business Admin./3.62 Howell, N.J./Howell
Chase Edmonds So. Undeclared/3.47 Harrisburg, Pa./Central Dauphin East
Andrew Erenberg Jr. Business Admin./3.50 Venetia, Pa./Peters Township
Nick Glogau Sr. Economics/3.42 Plano, Tex./Plano West
Austin Hancock Sr. Business Admin./3.46 McMurray, Pa./Peters Township
Roman Herman Sr. Business Admin./3.65 Upper Saddle River, N.J./Don Bosco Prep
Ben Johnson Jr. Business Admin./3.73 Orchard Park, N.Y./Orchard Park
Nick Krejci Jr. Finance/3.75 Naperville, Ill./Naperville North
Alex Leo Sr. Business Admin./3.51 Hillsborough, N.J./Immaculata
Dan Light Sr. Business Admin./3.65 Sutton, Mass./St. John’s Prep
Peter Maetzold Sr. Biology/3.50 Friendswood, Tex./Friendswood
Adam Malkiewicz Sr. Finance/3.62 San Marcos, Calif./The Bishop School
Tenner Morrow Fr. Undeclared/3.20 Greenlawn, N.Y./Harborfields
Griffin Murphy Gr. MBS/3.83 Southbridge, Mass./St. John’s Prep
Mike Nebrich Sr. Communications/3.42 Burke, Va./Lake Braddock
Tony Patrignelli Jr. Business Admin./3.71 Central Valley, N.Y./Monroe-Woodbury
Joseph Pavlik So. Business Admin./3.63 Chicago, Ill./Mount Carmel
De’Nard Pinckney Sr. Applied Accounting & Finance/3.59 Toledo, Ohio/Sylvania Southview
Makay Redd So. Finance/3.81 Alamo, Calif./Monte Vista
Steven Samela Jr. Business Admin./4.00 Stamford, Conn./Stamford
Kevin Soares Sr. Applied Accounting & Finance/3.75 Croton, N.Y./Croton-Harmon
Matt Stolte Gr. MBS/3.83 Monroe Township, N.J./Monroe Township
Jack Treanor So. Public Accounting/3.97 Annapolis, Md./Severn
Clayton Welsh Fr. Undeclared/3.45 Portland, Ore./Sunset
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