2012 Patriot League Football Student-Athlete Feature Stories

PATRIOTLEAGUEDOTORG Lehigh's Zach Barket was featured multiple times in the preseason as he returns from an injury which shortened his 2011 campaign.
Lehigh's Zach Barket was featured multiple times in the preseason as he returns from an injury which shortened his 2011 campaign.

The 2012 Patriot League football season is off and running, and the League once again features a strong crop of outstanding student-athletes on and off the field. Find out more about some of their stories here with features from media outlets and school websites!

Nov. 15

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call Boyko's motor never stops running

Syracuse (N.Y.) Post-Standard McCarney has Colgate on the run all the way to FCS playoffs

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Relentless Billy Boyko reflects on Lehigh University football career

Nov. 14

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call Lafayette's Ross opening eyes with his hands

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call Lafayette's Safford faces the final days of his career

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Lafayette College's Mark Ross would trade in his stats for a win over Lehigh University

Nov. 7

New Jersey Herald Jefferson grad McCarney setting records as Colgate QB

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Lafayette College's Maxim Ngolla starting to feel at home on offensive line

Nov. 5

BucknellBison.com Young overcomes high school knee injury to have productive Bison career

Nov. 3

GoHolyCross.com Memories of the past four years

GoHolyCross.com Off the field with Tom Mannix

GoHolyCross.com Off the field with Gerald Mistretta

Oct. 29

BucknellBison.com Veteran Francis has seen a lot during his Bison career

Oct. 26

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Jamel Smith and Lafayette College teammates hungry for a win over Georgetown

Oct. 25

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call Colgate's Kent looking forward to playing Patriot League's LV schools

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Lehigh University wide receiver Ryan Spadola educating fellow student-athletes on social media

Oct. 24

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Lafayette College's Alex White giving the defensive line a boost

Oct. 19

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Lehigh University football team being helped by Coen brothers

Oct. 18

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call Campbell, Coyle among the super sophs filling holes

Oct. 17

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call For Lafayette LB Brockman, an emotional week

Oct. 11

PatriotLeague.org Patriot League Student-Athlete Spotlight: Georgetown senior Robert McCabe

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call Lehigh is hip to having a healthy Lippincott on O-line

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call Lafayette's Crosby is center of attention

Oct. 6

GoHolyCross.com No Holds Barred

GoHolyCross.com Off the field with Nick Mercurio

GoHolyCross.com Off the field with Reed Apfelbaum

Oct. 5

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Anthony Verderame is a byproduct of Lehigh University's defensive line philosphy

Oct. 4

New Canaan (Conn.) Daily Voice New Canaan's Macari Shines At Georgetown

Oct. 3

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Lafayette College's Jared Roberts makes big things happen in the secondary

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call Smallish receiver coming up big for Lafayette

Oct. 1

BucknellBison.com Traber Covers Half a Continent to Pursue Football Dream

Sept. 28

Worcester (Mass.) Telegram Jack Maliska doing it all for Holy Cross

Sept. 27

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Parkland grad Laub already making an impact

Sept. 26

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Lafayette College's Brandon Hall writing up a successful formula at tight end

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call Lafayette Freshman Kicker Gralish off to solid start

Sept. 24

BucknellBison.com Oyekoya Finds Ways to Help Bucknell Football and Community

Sept. 22

GoHolyCross.com A Standout Receiver

GoHolyCross.com Off the Field with Kyle Pedretty

GoHolyCross.com Off the Field with Pat O'Connell

Sept. 21

Washington Post Georgetown vs. Princeton: Sons of NFL Great Steve Atwater follow different path

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Kris Kent's adaptability paying dividends with Colgate University football team

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Lehigh University fullback Zach Hayden attended college mainly because of football

Sept. 20

Uplifting Athletes Q and A: Colgate's Andrew Nairin

Sept. 19

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Lafayette College's young linebacking corps looking like a major strength

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call Duncan's development key for Lafayette

Sept. 15

GoHolyCross.com A Central Leader

GoHolyCross.com Off the Field with Sam Auffant

GoHolyCross.com Off the Field with Erik Wachter

Sept. 14

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Mike Vuono showcasing versatility with Lehigh University football team

Sept. 13

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call Hill is rising on defense for Lehigh

Sept. 12

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call Local linemen helping Lafayette

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Lafayette College's James Coscia will have plenty of support in Saturday's home football opener

Sept. 7

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Lafayette College's Jason Marshalek ready to take on all comers at defensive tackle

GoLeopards.com Spotted on Campus with Jason Marshalek

Sept. 6

Boston Globe Sudbury's Crosby making a healthy return to offensive line at Lafayette

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Lafayette College's Andrew Shoop, always a leader, now a polished quarterback, too

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call Palisades grad Josh Parris paid dues and is now paying dividends for Lehigh

Sept. 4

NorthJersey.com Verona High grad Chris Looney heads into senior season at Colgate

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call Basil diving into his senior season at Lafayette

Aug. 31

GoHolyCross.com Off the Field with Jack Maliska

GoHolyCross.com Off the Field with Casey Bessemer

Aug. 30

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Patience Pays off for Lehigh's Colvin

Harrisburg (Pa.) Patriot-News Ex-Rollers Jeremiah Young, Matt Johnson together at Bucknell

Philadelphia Daily News Delco's McCabe earns preseason honors at Georgetown

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call Colvin ready to take charge of the Lehigh offense

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Lafayette College's Ethan Swerdlow may take on double duty in kicking game

Aug. 27

El Paso (Texas) Times Former Montwood High School football player excels in new city, impresses new coaching staff

Aug. 26

Reading (Pa.) Eagle Barket ready for fantastic finish at Lehigh

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Lafayette College's Mark Ross enters season as a man to watch among Patriot League wide receivers

Worcester (Mass.) Telegram & Gazette Unfinished business for Malinka, Crusaders

Aug. 25

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call His mistake behind him, Spadola ready to soar again

Milford (Mass.) Daily News One final crusade for Holy Cross' Bellomo

Aug. 24

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Lafayette College cornerback Kyni Scott hopes to leave injury-filled past behind

Aug. 23

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call Lafayette's Lyster putting in extra work in hope of successful football season

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Zach Barket poised to make up for lost time with Lehigh University football team

Aug. 21

Easton (Pa.) Express-Times Lafayette College center Pat Crosby has high goals for rebuilt offensive line

Aug. 16

Plainville (Conn.) Citizen Ram tough: Three area players set to start for Fordham football

Aug. 12

Pittsburgh (Pa.) Tribune-Review SSA grad looks to help turn Lafayette into a winner

Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call Lehigh's Zach Barket is back putting his best foot forward

Aug. 7

Monmouth (N.J.) Examiner Scheuerman excited about second season at Lafayette

July 26

Canton (Ohio) Repository Whited feels lucky to get one more year of college ball

New Jersey Herald Jefferson grad is clear leader on Colgate grid

Sunbury (Pa.) Daily Item Danville's Shoop anxious for team success

Pottsville (Pa.) Republican Herald Colgate eyes bigger role for Pavalko