Trinity Football Players Receive National And NESCAC Academic Honors

Trinity Football Players Receive National And NESCAC Academic Honors

Hartford, Conn. – Trinity College football senior co-captain S/LB Spencer Donahue (Naperville, Ill.), senior S Patrick Dorsey (Lynn, Mass.), senior DE Jameson Law (Brewster, Mass.), and senior LB Henderson Watkins (Montgomery, Texas) were each named to the National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Society comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college career.  Trinity, coached by Jeff Devanney (11th Season), finished the 2016 season with a perfect 80 record, winning its third New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) title in nine years, and was ranked No. 2 in the Grinold New England Division III Football Poll at the end of the season.

Donahue and Law also joined senior DB Paul McCarthy (North Attleboro, Mass.), senior WR Ryan Murphy (Miami, Fla.), junior FB Clifford David (Ambler, Pa.), junior OL Stephan Krushell (Longmeadow, Mass.), junior QB Joe McDermott (Yonkers, N.Y.), sophomore WR Ben Feola (Woodbridge, Conn.), sophomore RB Matt LaPorta (Ridgefield, Conn.), sophomore DB Sameir Madden (Norristown, P.A.), sophomore TE Will Millett (Marblehead, Mass.), sophomore DL Nick Rose (Arlington, Mass.), and sophomore QB Brad Whitman (Salisbury, Mass.) on the 2016 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Fall All-Academic Team. To receive NESCAC All-Academic honors, an individual must have reached sophomore academic standing and be in good standing on their team with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.40. A transfer student must have completed one year of study at the institution.

Trinity football, coached by Jeff Devanney (11th Season), finished the 2016 season with a perfect 80 record, winning its third New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) title in nine years, and was ranked No. 2 in the Grinold New England Division III Football Poll at the end of the season. 

NESCAC All-Academic information

NFF Hampshire Society information