Five Football Players Named to Hampshire Honor Society

746-hampshire-2012TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Five members of the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology football team have been named to the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society, in results released today by the NFF and the College Hall of Fame.

Defensive back Brad D'Agnillo (Cincinnati, Ohio/Colerain), offensive tackle Jeff Ketchum (Cincinnati, Ohio/Sycamore), wide receiver Jordan Nielson (Syracuse, Utah), defensive lineman Benjamin Parker (Fillmore/South Putnam) and placekicker Nick Schneider (Naperville, Ill./Neuqua Valley) earned spots on the squad, based on the combination of their on-the-field and in-the-classroom achievement.

The qualifications for the squad that included being a starter or key reserve with a 3.20 cumulative grade point average and being on track to graduate.

Rose-Hulman finished with a 5-5 record last fall for its seventh consecutive season at .500 or above and also placed second in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference under first-year head coach Jeff Sokol.

The Hampshire Honor Society consisted of 721 players from 232 institutions.  Rose-Hulman opens the 2012 campaign on Sept. 1 at home against Kalamazoo College.