Jeremiah Kayal earns his third academic honor stemming from the 2011 season.
May 8, 2012
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University football team had four student-athletes selected to the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame 2012 Honor Society, as offensive lineman Ed Hesselgren (San Francisco, Calif./St. Ignatius),wide receiver Jeremiah Kayal (Wayne, N.J./Wayne Hills), tight end Michael McIntyre (Portage, Mich./Portage Northern), and safety David Quintero (Miramar, Fla./Fort Lauderdale) were honored for a combination of their performance on the field and in the classroom.
The NFF Hampshire Honor Society, open to football student-athletes finishing their final year of eligibility, is comprised of players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 grade point average (GPA) or better throughout their college career. This is the society's sixth year, as 727 players from 233 schools qualified. Members of the honor society must also be a starter or significant substitute on their team.
"It's a testament to those four guys and their hard work on and off the field," Head Coach Kevin Kelly said. "They are all deserving of the honor and it's really a thrill for me to see them win academic awards, because it speaks to our goal of producing true student-athletes."
Hesselgren, who started at several spots along the offensive line throughout his career, earned a 3.67 GPA and earned his fourth selection to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll in February. He is a finance major in the McDonough School of Business who will graduate this month.
Kayal, a wide receiver and tri-captain, will also graduate in May with his degree in finance from the McDonough School of Business. Kayal had five catches for 50 yards and a touchdown, while making his third appearance on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll this season, as well as being named First Team Patriot League All-Academic.
McIntyre, who lost time during his senior season due to injury still played a key role in five games at tight end for the Hoyas, while also maintaining one of the highest grade point averages on the team during the fall. McIntyre will graduate with a degree in Government this month.
Quintero, who started all 11 games at safety had his best season in a Georgetown uniform, making 45 tackles and one tackle for loss, while intercepting three passes for 51 yards and breaking up four passes. In the classroom, Quintero had a strong fall semester earning a spot on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll for the second time. Quintero will graduate with a degree in marketing from the McDonough School of Business this month.
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