April 29, 2014

Lebanon Valley: Football Quartet Named To NFF Hampshire Honor Society

IRVING, Texas - Lebanon Valley College football seniors Sean Fakete, Nate Luckenbill, Nate Myers, and Kevin Smith have been named to the 2014 National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society.

Inductees must be a starter or significant contributor in their last year of eligibility, while achieving a 3.2 GPA or above and satisfying all NCAA-mandated progress towards degree completion. Presented by the NFF each year since 2007, a total of 838 players from 267 schools qualified for membership in the society.

Fakete earned second-team all-MAC and was a MAC Academic All-Conference honoree, kicking his way into the record books with eight field goals and 32 extra points in 2013. A three-time all-MAC honoree, Fakete is LVC's all-time leader in PATs and field goals, and third in MAC history in scoring among kickers. The senior actuarial science major carries a 3.51 GPA.

Luckenbill, also a MAC Academic All-Conference honoree, stood out as a co-starter with Myers at tight end for the Dutchmen, catching seven passes for 70 yards and a touchdown this season. The senior is an early childhood/special education major with a 3.448 GPA.

Myers, a co-starter at tight end with Luckenbill, earned the team's Walter Sheets Memorial Offensive Lineman award and a spot on the MAC Academic Honor Roll. He caught nine passes for 103 yards and a touchdown against Wilkes. Myers is an early childhood/special education major with a XXXX GPA.

Smith, a two-year captain, was a two-time First-Team All-MAC selection and also earned D3Football.com First-Team All-East and Second-Team All-ECAC honors in 2013. He started at nose tackle to record 61 tackles and two sacks, leading one of the MAC's top defensive lines. Smith was a December 2013 graduate with a degree in mathematics and secondary education.