37 - John Macomber
John Macomber
Height: 5-11
Weight: 206
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Vienna, Va.
High School: Georgetown Prep
Position: PK/P

• Enters the season ranked first all-time at Holy Cross in career field goal percentage (.785) and career punting average (40.9), and sixth in career field goals made (22).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2012:
• Played in all 11 games on the year, handling virtually all of the team’s placekicking, punting and kickoff duties.
• Earned second team All-Patriot League honors as both a punter and a placekicker.
• Selected to the New England Football Writers All-Star team.
• Received first team Capital One Academic All-District honors.
• Named to the Academic All-Patriot League team.
• Chosen as the WTAG Holy Cross Special Teams Player of the Year.
• Scored 55 points on the season, hitting 10 of 13 field goal attempts and 25 of 26 extra points.
• Averaged 40.9 yards on 62 punts, with 23 kicks downed inside the 20.
• Posted a 62.4-yard average on 47 kickoffs, with 21 touchbacks.
• Ranked second in the Patriot League in punting average and field goal percentage, and third in field goals made and extra point percentage.
• Finished 38th in the nation in punting and 44th in field goals made.
• Placed fourth on the Holy Cross single-season list for punting average, ninth for field goals made and extra point percentage, and 10th for punting yards.
• Connected on five straight field goals from Aug. 30-Oct. 6, to tie for ninth on all-time Holy Cross list for consecutive field goals made.
• Scored a season-high 12 points at Wagner, hitting all three of his field goals and all three of his extra points, while punting once for 52 yards.
• His three field goals made at Wagner tied for the second-most ever by a Holy Cross player in a single game.
• Received Patriot League Special Teams Player of the Week honors following the victory over Georgetown, after hitting one field goal and three extra points, in addition to averaging 44.4 yards on seven punts.
• Kicked a season-long 46-yard field goal against Dartmouth, tying for the fourth-longest made field goal in school history.
• Averaged 47.8 yards on six punts at Lafayette.
• Placed third and 10th on the Holy Cross single-game list for punting average, with his performances against Lafayette and Georgetown.
• Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

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
2012 11-0 8-8 1-1 1-4 10-13 76.9 46 25-26 55
TOTAL 22-0 15-17 6-6 1-5 22-28 78.6 46 45-52 111

 

MACOMBER'S PUNTING STATISTICS
YEAR GP-GS NO YARDS AVG LONG IN20
2010 1-0 0 0 0.0 0 0
2011 10-0 0 0 0.0 0 0
2012 11-0 62 2533 40.9 59 23
TOTAL 22-0 62 2533 40.9 59 23