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
Oyekoya Also Named to Academic All-Patriot League Team
19 Bison Seniors to be Honored During Senior Day Ceremonies Prior to 1 p.m. Kickoff
2011 (Junior): One of team's top reserve defensive backs ... missed season opener vs. Duquesne due to injury ... played in final 10 games ... posted seven tackles with season-high two coming in shutout of Fordham ... forced a fumble against Lafayette and recorded pass breakup vs. Holy Cross.
2010 (Sophomore): Played in 10 games ... made six starts ... started final five games at cornerback ... finished campaign with 24 tackles, good for 13th on team ... posted season-high seven stops in finale at Holy Cross ... also had a tackle for loss and a season-high two pass breakups in that contest ... tied for team lead with four pass breakups on the season ... registered first career interception against Penn ... also had a fumble recovery vs. Lafayette.
2009 (Freshman): Saw playing time in seven games ... made first career tackle in 23-17 upset of No. 13 Holy Cross in season finale ... made a pair of stops in JV game against Lycoming ... named team's Scout Team Player of the Week following Cornell game.
Saint John's College High School: Lettered three times in both football and track & field at Saint John's College High School ... two-time all-conference selection as a defensive back ... earned first-team all-city honors in football ... led team in receptions as a senior ... voted team's most improved two-way player ... named DC Sports Fan Most Outstanding Junior ... seven-time qualifier for track & field AAU National Junior Olympics.
Personal: Donald Patrick Quarles II ... born March 13, 1991 in Silver Spring, Md. ... son of Donald and Michelle Quarles ... has one brother, Zachary ... majoring in political science.