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Lehigh Puts 19 On Patriot League's Academic Honor Roll

Senior WR Pete Donchez highlights this year's academic honor roll in the Patriot League, where a record 122 student-athletes earned a GPA of 3.2 or better and earned a varsity letter. Specifically, Lehigh saw 19 of its student-athletes qualify for the "honor roll" with Donchez being only one of two athletes who scored a perfect 4.0.

Other football starters that were on the honor roll including the LFN "Hawk of the Year" in junior LB Tim Diamond (3.32), senior LB Rusty Campion (3.32), senior DT Kyle Adams (3.43), sophomore QB Chris Bokosky (3.66), junior RB Matt McGowan (3.28), senior C John Reese (3.80), senior TE Joe Sutherland (3.54), senior CB Brannan Thomas (3.23), and junior WR Sekou Yansane (3.47). Congratulation's to these standouts, and to all the Mountain Hawks that made the honor roll - proving that indeed these guys get it done in the classroom as well. It's what it's all about.

Donchez was injured a lot last year - though rumor has it he may be eligible for a 5th year should he choose to stay at Lehigh for graduate school. Stay tuned.

Finally, hope you were able to catch the end of Lehigh's thrilling men's basketball win (60-55) against the hated Leopards on Saturday, putting Lehigh right in the thick of the Patriot League title race. Aside from setting up an exciting February and March for hoops, some even better news from football: unconfirmed reports that a bunch of potential football recruits were at the game visiting Bethlehem to get just a small taste of "The Rivalry".

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