37 - John Macomber
John Macomber
Height: 5-11
Weight: 199
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Vienna, Va.
High School: Georgetown Prep
Position: PK

• Enters the season tied for 10th all-time at Holy Cross with 12 career field goals made.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011:
• Played in 10 games as the team’s top placekicker, while sharing kickoff duties.
• Earned first team Capital One Academic All-District honors.
• Selected to the Academic All-Patriot League team.
• Led the team in scoring with 56 points on the season, hitting 12 of 15 field goals and 20 of 26 extra points.
• Tied the school single-season record for field goals made.
• Connected on seven straight field goals from Oct. 1-22, to tie for fourth on all-time Holy Cross list for consecutive field goals made.
• Finished the season ranked 27th in the nation in field goals made.
• Led the Patriot League in field goal percentage, while ranking third in field goals made and fourth in scoring.
• Averaged 58.2 yards on 21 kickoffs.
• Scored a season-high 12 points during the victory over Harvard, hitting three of four field goal attempts and all three of his extra points.
• Booted a season-long 37-yard field goal during the Harvard game.
• Made two field goals and two extra points at New Hampshire.
• Hit two field goals and one extra point against Brown and Dartmouth.
• Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2010:
• Saw action in one game as a backup kicker.
• Kicked off once for 50 yards during the Fordham game.
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played for head coach Dan Paro at Georgetown Preparatory School.
• Selected All-Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association as a senior.
• Named to the All-Gazette team in 2009.
• Made seven of nine field goals and 22 of 24 extra points during his senior season.
• Recorded touchbacks on 27 out of 43 kickoffs in 2009.
• Also lettered in tennis, serving as team captain and earning All-Interstate Athletic Conference honors.

PERSONAL:
• Son of Michael and Carol Macomber.
• Has one sister, Annie, who played both lacrosse and soccer at the College of William & Mary.
• Father played soccer and rugby at Bowdoin College.
• Majoring in History.

 

MACOMBER'S PLACEKICKING STATISTICS
YEAR GP-GS 1-29 30-39 40+ FG-A PCT LG XP-A PTS
2010 1-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0 0-0 0
2011 10-0 7-9 5-5 0-1 12-15 80.0 37 20-26 56
TOTAL 11-0 7-9 5-5 0-1 12-15 80.0 37 20-26 56