Bucknell Places 247 Student-Athletes on University's 2012 Fall Semester Dean's List and 127 on Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
26 Student-Athletes Earned Perfect 4.0 GPAs
Bison Rank Third in PL
All-Patriot League Selection Evan Byers Named Team MVP
Bison Finish Season with Two Wins in Final Three Games
19 Bison Seniors to be Honored During Senior Day Ceremonies Prior to 1 p.m. Kickoff
Bucknell Football vs. Fordham
Came to Bucknell as a linebacker ... moved to tight end prior to sophomore campaign.
2010 (Sophomore): Saw action in all 11 games, starting seven ... sixth on team with 14 receptions ... one of five Bison with more than 100 yards receiving (112) ... caught season-high four passes at Lehigh ... season-high 35 receiving yards came vs. Cornell, including a 27-yard catch ... ninth on team with 133 all-purpose yards ... member of PL Academic Honor Roll.
2009 (Freshman): Did not appear in a varsity game ... produced four tackles and a pass breakup in JV game against Lycoming.
Charlotte Catholic High School: Member of football and basketball teams at Charlotte Catholic High School ... played for coach Jim Oddo ... all-conference selection in football ... helped team to third round of state playoffs.
Personal: Nicholas Mario Gatto ... born Jan. 11, 1991 in Massapequa, N.Y. ... son of Alfredo and Joanne Gatto ... has one brother, Michael ... majoring in economics.