Kea’au Alum Packer Named to Academic All-MW Team

February 11, 2016, 3:15 PM HST
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University of Hawai'i defensive back Damien Packer. UH photo.

University of Hawai’i defensive back Damien Packer. UH photo.

Kea’au High School graduate and University of Hawai’i football player Damien Packer was named to the Academic All-Mountain West Team for the 2015 football season.

Packer, a defensive back, has received the honor for the third time in his career. He earned a 3.00 grade point average on the path to a Family Resources major.

In order to qualify for the Academic All-MW Team, student-athletes must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher, complete at least one academic term at their institution, and be either a starter or significant contributor to their respective teams.

Nineteen other Rainbow Warrior football players joined Packer on the Academic All-MW team, released Thursday by the conference.

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