2010: Named to NESCAC All-Conference Second Team Defense, the only rookie to be named to the all-conference team…. Played in all eight games and started the final six at free safety for Bates…. Kukesh’s six interceptions were second most in the NESCAC, and his interceptions-per-game average of 0.75 placed him 13th in all of Division III… Tied for eighth in the conference in passes defended, with eight…. Kukesh’s 37 tackles (23 solo) tied him for 47th in the conference.
High School: Two-time First Team All-State selection…. Team captain in senior year…. Member of the 2009 New Hampshire Maple Sugar Bowl Shrine team…. Recipient of the Joe Yukica Football Award.