Dec. 13, 2004
Providence, RI - Brown junior runningback Nick Hartigan (Fairfax Station, VA), who established new Brown records for points (102) and touchdowns (17) in a season, has been named a third team All-American by The Sports Network.
Hartigan earned first team All-Ivy and All-New England honors for the second straight season after rushing for 1,263 yards, the second best rushing performance in Brown history. He rushed for 100 or more yards in six games this season, including a season high 179 yards and four touchdowns against Columbia in being named the Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week and the Boston Globe Gold Helmet Award winner as the outstanding player in New England.
Hartigan was the Ivy League leader in rushing yards with 884 yards on 216 carries. He also led the league in scoring with 60 points against Ivy opponents.
His 2,761 career rushing yards are 15th best in the Ivy League record book and third in Brown football history. Hartigan set a new school record for carries in a season (323), second most in Ivy League history, and his 598 career carries are third most in Ivy football history in league games. Hartigan, who ran for a school record 1,498 yards in 2003, is one of only three Brown players to rush for 1,000 or more yards in a season.
An exemplary student-athlete, Hartigan was recently named a First Team CoSIDA Academic All-American, posting a 3.87 GPA in Political Science.