June 23, 2010
PHILADELPHIA - Saint Joseph's rower Liam Leyden has been named to the Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team, as chosen by the sports information offices of the 28 institutions from the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
A sophomore from West Chester, Pa. (Malvern Prep), Leyden was a member of the Hawks' Varsity Lightweight 8 that earned a bronze medal at the 2010 Dad Vail Regatta.
This season, he also rowed for the Lightweight 8 that won the Jesuit Invitational and took second at the Murphy Cup.
An English major with a 3.74 grade-point average, Leyden has been recognized on the Saint Joseph's Athletic Director's Honor Roll.