Pitzer College Student-Athlete Named to National Football Foundation Honor Society

Claremont, Calif. (May 11, 2011) – Pitzer College student and Sagehen quarterback Jacob Caron '11 was named to the 2011 NFF Hampshire Honor Society by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF).

This season, Caron was also named the 2010 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Offensive Player of the Year, the Most Valuable Player by the media at the 2010 Tazon De Estrellas (Bowl of Stars) in Toluca, Mexico and selected to the SCIAC All-American Team. In addition, he was ranked the number 10 passer in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III football.

Caron ends his college football career with more completions, more yards and touchdowns than any other Sagehen.

NFF Hampshire Honor Society is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a 3.2 GPA or better. Each player awarded with membership this year will receive a certificate commemorating the achievement.

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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