TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman
Institute of Technology football players earned three all-North
Region awards from d3football.com, in results released today.
Third-team all-North Region honorees included sophomore
linebacker Grant DePalma (Mount Prospect,
Ill./Prospect), senior defensive back Jordan
Martin (Shelbyville/Triton Central) and junior punter
Eric Schaible (Findlay, Ohio).
DePalma ranked among the national leaders with 71 solo hits
among his 100 total tackles this season. He earned NCAA
Division III National Player of the Week for his efforts in the
Homecoming win over Manchester and ranked second on the team with
14.5 tackles-for-loss and 7.5 sacks.
Martin finished second on the team with 83 tackles, including 45
solo hits and one interception. His career featured a total
of 227 career tackles, with exactly 83 in each of the past two
years. In addition, Martin earned a spot on the HCAC
Schaible averaged 40.5 yards per punt on 61 attempts to help
lead Rose-Hulman's special teams performance. He booted eight
punts of 50 yards or more and also placed eight punts inside the
opponent's 20-yard line with just one touchback this season.
DePalma, Martin and Schaible helped Rose-Hulman compile a 5-5
record this season for its school record setting eighth consecutive
season at .500 or above. The trio also helped the Fightin'
Engineers finish 5-3 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
#1 in the nation for 15 years!
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