Harvard’s All-American cornerback Andrew Berry ’09 was honored as one of 15 finalists for The Draddy Trophy by the National Football Foundation (NFF) on Tuesday (Dec. 9) at the 19th annual NFF Awards Dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York.
As a finalist, Berry was awarded an $18,000 scholarship in recognition of his “academic success, football performance, and exemplary community leadership.” The Draddy Trophy, also known as the “Academic Heisman Trophy,” is one of college football’s most sought-after and competitive awards.
Berry, a John Harvard Scholar and director of the Cambridge Youth Enrichment Program, will graduate from Harvard with an A.B. degree in economics and a master’s degree in computer science. Named to the All-Ivy League First Team for the third consecutive year, Berry finished the season with 43 tackles, three interceptions, and six pass breakups. He was also the Crimson’s leading kickoff and punt returner and the place holder for field goal attempts.
JANTZEN EIWA WRESTLER OF THE WEEK
After winning the 141-pound title at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational on Dec. 6)in his first tournament appearance of the season, Corey Jantzen ’11 was named the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Wrestler of the Week. Jantzen defeated three ranked opponents, including, in the tournament semifinal, the No. 1-ranked defending NCAA champion.