Thomas wins Bulger Award -- New England's Heisman Trophy
Wain, Puyol and Marinan are all oustanding scholar-athletes.
Award is given to the top college football scholar-athlete in the country.
As 2016 season is near, there was one more honor from the 2015-16 academic year.
A total of four Huskies have been named to five watch lists this season.
UConn vs Tulane (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Boston College (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Syracuse (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Virginia (photo by Stephen Slade)
UConn vs Navy (photo by Stephen Slade)
2015: UConn's starting punter for the past two seasons...averaged 38.2 yards per punt with 22 inside the 20-yard line and 39 that were fair caught...had a season-long punt of 53 yards against Marshall (Dec. 26) in St. Petersburg Bowl and two of his five punts were inside the 20...75 punts were tied for seventh in school single-season history and 2,866 yards of punting was eighth...against Army (Sept. 12), all three of his punt were within the 20-yard line...in win vs. Houston (Nov. 21), had nine punt and six were within the 20 and six were fair caught...also have five that were fair caught in win vs. Tulane (Nov. 7).
2014: Served as the primary punter, punting in 11 games on the year...finished with 74 punts for 2,868 yards, a 38.8 average with 17 punts downed inside the 20...posted a long of 59 yards, recorded four touchbacks and saw 30 punts fair caught...booted six punts of at least 50 yards...put 6-of-9 punts vs. Stony Brook (Sept. 6) inside the 20, earning ECAC Special Teams Rookie of the Week laurels...averaged 44.5 yards on eight punts at USF (Sept. 19)...placed 3-of-4 inside the 20 at Tulane (Oct. 11)...blasted a season-long 59 yarder at Memphis (Nov. 29)... named to the 2013 and 2014 American Athletic Conference All-Academic team.
2013: Named to the 2013 American Athletic Conference All-Academic team.
High School: Lettermen at Eugene Ashley...was Special Team MVP..Earned scholar-athlete honors.
Personal Profile: Justin David Wain..Born Nov. 25, 1993..an allied health sciences major.
JUSTIN WAIN'S CAREER HIGHS Most Punts: 11, at Tulane, 11/7/15 Highest AVG (min. 3): 44.5, at USF, 9/19/14 Longest Punt: 59, at Memphis, 11/29/14 Most Inside 20: 6 (2x), last vs. Houston, 11/21/15