Patriot League Recognizes 28 on Football Academic Honor Roll
Feb. 6, 2012
EASTON, Pa. - Twenty-eight members of the Lafayette football team have earned their places on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
To be eligible for the 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.
Lafayette senior Brandon Ellis, a senior Economics and Business major and freshman Anthony Baker, a freshman English major, were two of just three Patriot League student-athletes to register a perfect 4.0 GPA during the fall semester.
Previously, Ellis was named a a Capital One Academic All-District selection and secured a place on the FCS Athletic Directors Association Academic All-Star Team in addition to the Academic All-Patriot League Team in the fall.
Fordham had 39 honorees, followed by Georgetown with 32. Lafayette, Holy Cross and Bucknell had 28 honorees apiece while Lehigh managed just 24 and Colgate had 12.
Justin Adams Fr. Government & Law, 3.67 Anthony Baker Fr. English, 4.0 Mike Boles So. Economics, 3.25 Brad Bormann So. Biology, 3.68 Anthony Buffolino Sr. Engineering, 3.23 Jake Crooks Sr. Economics & Business, 3.5 Demetrius Dixon Fr. Government & Law, 3.23 Nate Dixon Sr. Government & Law, 3.35 Mike Duncan Fr. Engineering, 3.33 Ben Eaton Sr. International Economics and Commerce, 3.6 Alan Elder Jr. Economics & Business, 3.25 Brandon Ellis Sr. Economics & Business, 4.0 Rodney Gould Sr. Economics & Business, 3.93 Kyle Hayes Sr. Economics & Business, 3.78 Andrew Holmes Sr. Government & Law, 3.68 Greg Kessel So. Economics, 3.5 Tyler McFarlane Sr. Economics & Business, 3.4 Nick Nardone Sr. Economics & Business, 3.9 Ryan O'Neil Sr. Economics & Business, 3.43 Mark Ross So. Economics, 3.85 Jerome Rudolph Sr. Economics & Business, 3.6 Zach Schnitzer So. Engineering, 3.35 Kyle Simmons Sr. Economics & Business, 3.4 Greg Stripe Sr. Economics & Business, 3.43 Sam Stuart Jr. Anthropology & Sociology, 3.35 Ethan Swerdlow Jr. Mechanical Egnineering, 3.43 Kyle Triplett Sr. Economics & Business, 3.7 Matt Welch Sr. Economics & Business, 3.23