League-High 32 Georgetown Football Players Placed on Patriot League Football Academic Honor Roll

Jan. 29, 2009

Washington D.C. -

The Georgetown University football team has placed a league-high 32 student-athletes on the Patriot League Football Academic Honor Roll, in an announcement from the league’s Executive Director Carolyn Schile Femovich on Thursday.

Seniors Ataefiok Etukeren (Phoenix, Ariz./The Lawrenceville School [N.J.] and Brent Tomlinson (Hoffman Estates, Ill./St. Viator), who were named to the 2008 ESPN the magazine Academic All-District 2 First Team, head up the list of Hoyas named to the honor roll.

Etukeren, a defensive end, carries a 3.33 cumulative grade-point average in operations management, with minors in marketing and theology. Tomlinson, a wide receiver, currently maintains a 3.86 grade-point average in finance. The senior, also was one of the founding members of Hoyas for Christ, an ecumenical Christian group of student-athletes from almost every athletic team at Georgetown.

Eight seniors, including Tom Amaro (Shreveport, La./Loyola College Prep), Dean Duchak (Mahwah, N.J./St. Joseph’s), Justin Moore (Houston, Texas/Strake Jesuit), Brain Newman (New York, N.Y./Stuyvesant), Torre Soderlund (Simi Valley, Calif./Royal), Travis Zorrilla (Lynn, Mass./St. John’s Prep), Etukeren and Tomlinson made the team. The Hoyas also placed eight juniors, seven sophomores and nine freshmen on the honor roll.

As a team, Georgetown finished the Fall 2008 semester with a combined 3.012 grade-point average.

To be eligible for the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.20 grade-point average in the fall semester and be awarded a varsity letter in one of the Patriot League’s seven fall championship sports. A record 131 student-athletes were named to the 2008 football honor roll.


 

 

Name, Class, Major, GPA (Hometown/High School)

GEORGETOWN (32)

Tom Amaro, Sr., Accounting, 3.93 (Shreveport, La./Loyola College Prep)

Tim Bayer, Fr., Business Administration, 3.40 (Cincinnati, Ohio/Xavier)

James Brady, Fr., Business Administration, 3.78 (Melville, N.Y./St. Anthony’s)

Jon Cassidy, Jr., Government, 3.20 (Alton Bay, N.H./St. John’s Prep)

Brooks Caston, Jr., Government, 3.53 (Dallas, Texas/JJ Pearce)

Scott Coffman, Jr., Management, 3.20 (Sugarland, Texas/Strake Jesuit)

Rick Cosgrove, Jr., Finance and Management, 3.74 (Chalfont, Pa./La Salle College)

George Cullen, So., Business Administration, 3.42 (Janesville, Wis./Janesville Craig)

Dean Duchak, Sr., Accounting, 3.47 (Mahwah, N.J./St. Joseph’s)

Ataefiok Etukeren, Sr., Operations & Info. Management, 3.47 (Phoenix, Ariz./The Lawrenceville School [N.J.]

Ed Hesselgren, Fr., Business Administration, 3.33 (San Fransisco, Calif./St. Ignatius)

Jamie Holloman, So., Liberal Arts, 3.33 (Rye, N.Y./Rye Neck)

Dennis Jackson, Jr., Finance & Management, 3.33 (Miramar, Fla./Northwestern)

Matt Kinnan, Jr., Accounting & Finance, 3.93 (Syracuse, N.Y./CBA )

Travis Mack, Jr., Management, 3.40 (West Chester, Pa./The Hill School)

Dan Matheny, Jr., Management, 3.58 (Fairfax, Va./Paul VI)

Mike McIntyre, Jr., Liberal Arts, 3.67 (Portage, Mich./Portage Northern)

Kyle Miller, Fr., Business Administration, 3.40 (Plano, Texas/Dallas Jesuit)

Justin Moore, Sr., Marketing, 3.47 (Houston, Texas/ Strake Jesuit)

Brian Newman, Sr., Finance & Accounting, 3.92 (New York, N.Y./Stuyvesant)

Phillip Oladeji, So., Nursing, 3.33 (Plano, Texas/Plano East)

Gyasi Parrish, So., Business Administration, 3.20 (Cincinnati, Ohio/Princeton)

Brice Plebani, So., Business Administration, 3.87 (Washington D.C./Sidwell Friends)

Gerry Reilly, Fr., Business Administration, 3.67 (Cincinnati, Ohio/St. Xavier)

Andrew Schaetzke, Fr., Liberal Arts, 3.53 (Toledo, Ohio/St. John’s Jesuit)

Geoffrey Schnorr, So., Healthcare Management & Policy, 3.27 (Wappinger Falls, N.Y./Roy C. Ketcham)

Torre Soderlund, Sr., Physics & Mathematics, 3.52 (Simi Valley, Calif./Royal)

Samir Tejpaul, Fr., Business Administration, 3.31 (Duluth, Ga./Wesleyan)

Danny Thompson, So., Liberal Arts, 3.33 (Weston, Fla./Cypress Bay)

Brent Tomlinson, Sr., Finance & International Business, 3.80 (Hoffman Estates, Ill./St.Viator)

Tim Waller, Fr., Business Administration, 3.53 (Wayne, N.J./Wayne Hills)

Travis Zorrilla, Sr., Government & Sociology, 3.40 (Lynn, Mass./St. John’s Prep)

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