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Friday, February 25, 2005

Andy Dion: "Collegian" Outstanding Scholar Athlete

Charger walk-on for two years, is finally rewarded with scholarship

By Trinity Graeser
Collegian Copy Editor
February 24, 2005

Playing football at Hillsdale College can be brutal not only on a player's body but also on his time.

Devoting 30 or more hours a week to the sport—without an athletic scholarship—demonstrates a real love for the game.

Six-foot-one-inch Charger defensive lineman Andrew Dion is a player with that kind of love. And this year, that love has finally paid off—literally.

A junior majoring in economics with minors in both biology and chemistry (with an eye toward medical school), Dion said he “took a risk” financially when he came to Hillsdale College three years ago as a walk-on without a football scholarship.

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