Seven From WPI Named to National Football Foundation Honor Society

Seven From WPI Named to National Football Foundation Honor Society

Irving, TX --- Seven WPI student-athletes have been selected to the National Football Foundation (NFF) Honor Society, as announced Wednesday morning.

Civil engineering majors Larry Cafaro (Ansonia, CT), Luca Cerasani (Abington, MA), Nick Day (Northampton, MA) and Sam Malafronte (Abington, MA), along with business major Erik Fyrer (Ipswich, MA), aerospace engineering major Spencer Herrington (Clearfield, PA) and electrical & computer engineering major Brian Mahan (Ashland, MA) completed their final year of playing eligibility in 2018, achieved a 3.2 cumulative grade point average throughout entire course of undergraduate study, met all NCAA-mandated progress toward degree requirements and have been starters or significant contributors throughout the 2018 season.

About the Hampshire Foundation:

The Hampshire Foundation is the charitable arm of The Hampshire Companies, a privately-held, fully-integrated real estate firm that has more than 60 years of hands-on, cycle-tested experience in acquiring, developing, leasing, repositioning, managing, financing and disposing of real estate. Founded by Jon F. Hanson, who served as NFF Chairman from 1994-2006, Hampshire is headquartered in Morristown, N.J. Learn more at

About The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame

Founded in 1947 with early leadership from General Douglas MacArthur, legendary Army coach Earl "Red" Blaik and immortal journalist Grantland Rice, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame is a non-profit educational organization that runs programs designed to use the power of amateur football in developing scholarship, citizenship and athletic achievement in young people. With 120 chapters and 12,000 members nationwide, NFF programs include Football Matters®, the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, The William V. Campbell Trophy®, annual scholarships of more than $1.3 million and a series of initiatives to honor the legends of the past and inspire the leaders of the future. NFF corporate partners include Delta Air Lines, Fidelity Investments – a proud partner of the Campbell Trophy®, Goodyear, Herff Jones, New York Athletic Club, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses, the Sports Business Journal, SportsManias, Under Armour and VICIS. Learn more at

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