Shippensburg University senior football players Kyle Haines (Moscow, Pa./Western Wayne) and Tig Spinelli (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Cumberland Valley) were named Wednesday as 2020 inductees into the National Football Foundation (NFF)’s Hampshire Honor Society.
The 2020 NFF Hampshire Honor Society is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers. An impressive 1,432 players from 364 schools qualified for membership in the Society’s 14th year.
Haines was awarded his bachelor of science in business administration in December. He majored in marketing.
Spinelli is a dual major in both supply chain management and management information systems who possesses a 3.83 cumulative GPA. He is completing his final undergraduate classes this semester.
Nominated by their respective schools, members of the NFF Hampshire Honor Society must have met each of the following criteria:
- Completed their final year of playing eligibility in 2019 (Graduated players, who have remaining eligibility but will not return to collegiate play (e.g. declared for NFL Draft or retired from football), may also be nominated);
- Achieved a 3.2 cumulative grade point average throughout entire course of undergraduate study;
- Met all NCAA- or NAIA-mandated progress toward degree requirements; and
- Been starters or significant contributors throughout the 2019 season.