Hilary F. Mahaney
Sport:
Year of Graduation:
Year Inducted:
Football, Men's Track & Field
1925
1961

Biography

A two-sport athlete in football and track at Holy Cross, Mahaney was best known for his exploits on the gridiron.  From 1921-1924, he played on football teams that never finished with a losing record, going 27-8-2.  In his junior season, Holy Cross finished 8-2, its first eight-win campaign since 1903.  Captain of the team his senior year, he led the Crusaders to a 7-1-1 record, including a 33-0 shutout of Boston College in the final game of his career. 

A native of Biddeford, Maine, Mahaney returned home after graduation and eventually pursued a successful career in law.