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Robert Hennessy '96 - New Moravian Hall of Fame Inductee

Robert Hennessy, Class of 1996, a new Moravian Hall of Fame Inductee

BETHLEHEM, Pa. --- Robert Hennessy '96, a former football player, is being inducted into the Moravian College Athletic Hall of Fame on November 9, 2018 in Johnston Hall beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Hennessy, a 1996 Moravian graduate, was a standout on the football gridiron for four seasons. Hennessy was a three-year starter at defensive back and selected to both the Don Hansen's National Football Gazette and Hewlett Packard All-American Second Teams following the 1995 season when he led Moravian with 77 tackles and 12 pass break-ups. Hennessy was also named to the Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth League All-Star First Team in 1995 after making the Second Team in 1994. As a sophomore, Hennessy started all 11 games for the Greyhounds as the squad went 8-3 and played in the NCAA Division III Playoffs for just the second time in school history. He completed his career with 214 tackles, ranking 18th in school history at the time and was named Moravian's Most Outstanding Senior Male Athlete in 1996.

Hennessy is being joined by women's soccer player Megan J. Collins '06; football student-athlete Dominick A. Cusumano '98; cross country and women's track runner Kristie Reccek Fach '99; men's tennis player Gordon E. Rupert '66; men's soccer player Greg D. Witt '88 and former women's tennis coach and administrator Dawn Ketterman-Benner in the class of 2018 that will be inducted into the Moravian College Athletic Hall of Fame. The 2006-07 women's tennis team that was coached by Ketterman-Benner will also be inducted that night while Robert E. Kafafian '77 will receive the Robert Martin Herbstman Award.