Pitzer Student Athletes Named to National Football Foundation Honor Society

Claremont, Calif. (May 5, 2010)—Pitzer College congratulates Robert Montalvo ’10, Russell Oka ’10 and all the members of the Sagehen football team named to the 2010 National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society.

This elite group is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who maintained a 3.2 GPA or better during their undergraduate study.

“Bobby and Russ have demonstrated a strong desire to succeed in the classroom and on the football field at Pitzer. We are proud to honor their many accomplishments,” said Coach Roger Caron.

The NFF Hampshire Honor Society capitalizes on the NFF's current National Scholar-Athlete program, greatly expanding the number of scholar-athletes the NFF can recognize each year and further strengthening the organization's leadership role in encouraging academic performance by the student-athletes who play football at the more than 700 college and universities with football programs nationwide.

About the Sagehens

Pitzer College joins with Pomona College in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Sagehen teams include soccer, basketball, football, baseball, track & field, golf, tennis, water polo, swimming and diving. Pitzer students also participate in the Claremont Colleges club sports programs that compete nationally.

About Pitzer College

Pitzer College is a nationally top-ranked undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institution. A member of The Claremont Colleges, Pitzer offers a distinctive approach to a liberal arts education by linking intellectual inquiry with interdisciplinary studies, cultural immersion, social responsibility and community involvement. For more information, please visit www.pitzer.edu.

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