TERRE 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
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.