35 PFL student-athletes named to 2019 NFF Hampshire Honor Society

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
by Cody Bush, PFL Media Relations

IRVING, Texas – Thirty-five Pioneer Football League student-athletes, representing seven member institutions, were named members of the 2019 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame announced Wednesday.

The NFF’s Hampshire Honor Society recognizes those college football players from all divisions of play that maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers. An all-time high of 1,643 players from a record 424 schools qualified for membership in the society’s 13th year.

Nominated by their respective schools, members of the NFF Hampshire Honor Society must have:

  • Completed their final year of playing eligibility in 2018;
    • Graduated players, who have remaining eligibility but will not return to collegiate play (e.g. declared for NFL Draft or retired from football), may also be nominated.
  • Achieved a 3.2 cumulative grade point average throughout entire course of undergraduate study; and
  • Met all NCAA- or NAIA-mandated progress toward degree requirements.
  • Been starters or significant contributors throughout the 2018 season.

The list of those Pioneer Football League student-athletes recognized as members of the 2019 NFF Hampshire Society:

  • Nathan Campbell, Davidson College
  • Michael Matthews, Davidson College
  • Charles Morris, Davidson College
  • Lucas Edwards, University of Dayton
  • Ben Gauthier, University of Dayton
  • Shane Lefever, University of Dayton
  • David Leisring, University of Dayton
  • Andrew Lynn, University of Dayton
  • Christopher Papalia, University of Dayton
  • Matthew Rightnour, University of Dayton
  • Isaac Sexton, University of Dayton
  • Dante Stefanini, University of Dayton
  • Adam Stull, University of Dayton
  • Matt Tunnacliffe, University of Dayton
  • Tucker Yinger, University of Dayton
  • Nathan Clayberg, Drake University
  • Zach DeLeon, Drake University
  • Danny Donley, Drake University
  • Brady Eckert, Drake University
  • Sean Lynch, Drake University
  • Nick Mertes, Drake University
  • Cole Neary, Drake University
  • Peter Read, Drake University
  • Kieran Severa, Drake University
  • Grant Snow, Drake University
  • Tyler Terveer, Drake University
  • Terry Wallen, Drake University
  • Nic Duch, Jacksonville University
  • Anthony Lawrence, University of San Diego
  • Colin McGovern, Stetson University
  • Regis Steighner, Stetson University
  • Matthew Sweeney, Stetson University
  • Eric Rentschler, Valparaiso University
  • Mason Sutter, Valparaiso University
  • Mike Wheeler, Valparaiso University