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August 22, 2014 TELEGRAM FEATURE: WPI's Attila Kara looks to make impact WORCESTER — Defensive line projects as WPI's strongest and deepest position this season, and junior Attila Kara of Douglas hopes to figure in the Engineers' front line mix. "My goal is to play more this season," said the 6-foot-5, 225-pound Kara, who had a limited role in 2013, "but it's not my job to ask questions, 'Who's playing? Who's not playing?' It's just about us winning." "We're a very tight team," Kara said. "We have to translate that onto the field, do what we need to do, just work hard and be focused every single day." Learn more...

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January 21, 2014 | Worcester Polytechnic Institute Names Laurie Leshin as its 16th President Worcester, MA --- After a six-month intensive search, the Board of Trustees of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has elected Laurie Leshin, PhD, as the university's 16th president. Over the past 20 years, Leshin, a geochemist and space scientist, established herself as both an academic and administrative leader, having cultivated an impressive career at NASA, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Arizona State University (ASU), and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Leshin was selected to lead WPI from an initial candidate pool of approximately 200. >>
December 23, 2013 | Daily Herd Holiday Rewind: "All-American" Between the end of B Term and Christmas, we’ll take a look back at some the athletics features from The Daily Herd, the on-line publication for the WPI Community. Today’s feature is on Football's Ehab Hamdan, WPI's most recent Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-American. For more information, visit: wp.wpi.edu/dailyherd/ or follow on twitter at @thedailyherd. >>
December 21, 2013 | Daily Herd Holiday Rewind: "Remote States" Between the end of B Term and Christmas, we’ll take a look back at some the athletics features from The Daily Herd, the on-line publication for the WPI Community. Today’s feature is on Alaskan volleyball senior Holly Ganser and Hawaiian football senior John Foy. For more information, visit: wp.wpi.edu/dailyherd/ or follow on twitter at @thedailyherd. >>
December 10, 2013 | Grupp Adds D3football.com All-East Team Honor to Resume Minneapolis, MN --- WPI offensive lineman Tim Grupp has been selected to the D3football.com All-East team in balloting by East Region sports information directors and D3football.com staff. Grupp, a third team tackle, is the first Engineer selected to the since Ernie Mello and John Perron received the accolade in 2011. Grupp was picked from 284 nominations by Division III member schools. A total of 77 players were tabbed to the three teams and will now be under consideration for All-America status. >>
December 9, 2013 | Grupp, Grasis and Murphy Draw First Team All-Worcester Football Honors Worcester, MA --- The Worcester Area Football Association has announced the 23rd Annual Steve “Merc” Morris All-Star Team as selected by the eight sports information directors of Worcester County. WPI was well represented with senior offensive lineman Tim Grupp, junior running back Zach Grasis and sophomore defensive back Sean Murphy named to the first team while four others were selected to the second team. The team is named in memory of Steve "Merc" Morris, the longtime Assistant Director of Athletics for Media Relations and Assumption Hall of Famer. >>
December 6, 2013 | Football's Grupp to Receive Prestigious Nils V. "Swede" Nelson Award Boston, MA --- Gridiron Club of Greater Boston president Bob Norton has announced the major award recipients for the annual banquet to be held January 9 at Westin Waltham. Among the recipients is WPI senior offensive tackle Tim Grupp who is the Division II/III winner of the Nils V. “Swede” Nelson Award for exceptional achievement in sportsmanship, academics, and athletics. Grupp will be honored with University of Massachusetts defensive back Devin Brown from the Bowl/Championship Division. >>
December 3, 2013 | Hamdan Tabbed a Football Academic All-American Worcester, MA --- WPI student-athlete Ehab Hamdan has been selected as a Capital One Division III Football All-America by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (Co-SIDA). The senior wide receiver earned second team honors and joins Aaron Champagne (2009 and 2010) as the only WPI football players to be named Academic All-America. Hamdan becomes the 25th different Crimson and Gray student-athlete to earn Academic All-America accolades and it marks the 50th time an Engineer has been honored. >>
November 26, 2013 | Football's Grupp Honored as Top Air Force ROTC Cadet in the Northeast Tim Grupp, a senior at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), has received the Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement, which recognizes him as the top Air Force ROTC cadet in the Northeast among those nominated for the award. "This is an incredible honor,” said Grupp, 21, a resident of Highland Mills, N.Y., who is majoring in mechanical engineering with a concentration in astronautics. “My parents have always taught me to do what I love and to do it to the best of my ability. This recognition is truly humbling.” >>
November 19, 2013 | Grupp, Grasis & Tavernelli Earn First Team All-Liberty League Football Honors Troy, NY --- Senior Tim Grupp, junior Zach Grasis and sophomore Vinny Tavernelli headline a list of seven WPI football players to receive recognition from the Liberty League as all-conference teams were announced on Tuesday. The trio was named to the conference’s first team while senior Ehab Hamdan and sophomore Sean Murphy were selected to the second team and junior Ryan Mathie and sophomore Eric Lacroix drew honorable mention accolades. >>
November 16, 2013 | Football Closes Out Season With 35-21 Road Loss at Springfield Springfield, MA --- Led by sophomore quarterback Jonathan Marrero with 17 carries for 131 yards, the Springfield College Football team defeated WPI 35-21 on Senior Day, in Liberty League Football action on Saturday afternoon at Amos Alonzo Stagg Field. With the win, Springfield improves to 6-3 overall, and 3-3 in conference, while the Engineers fall to 3-7 overall, and 2-5 in the Liberty League. Senior John Antonopolous ended his career by passing for 212 yards and running 82. The senior pulled the rare feat of rushing, passing and receiving a touchdown in the game. >>
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