December 3, 2013

Macomber Selected To New England All-Star Team

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross senior punter John Macomber (Vienna, Va.) has been selected to the 2013 New England Football Championship Subdivision All-Star team, as announced by the New England Football Writers. He was one of 30 players from around New England named to the squad, which will be honored at the New England Football Writers Banquet on Dec. 12 in Stoneham, Mass.

Macomber previously earned All-New England honors in 2012 as a placekicker. He has also been selected second team All-Patriot League as both a punter (2012 and 2013) and a placekicker (2012). Macomber played in all 12 games this year, averaging 40.8 yards on 51 punts, with 14 fair catches and 14 kicks downed inside the opponents' 20-yard line. He also scored 56 points, hitting seven of 10 field goal attempts and 35 of 39 extra points, and averaged 61.9 yards on 55 kickoffs with 21 touchbacks. Over the course of his career as a Crusader, Macomber made 29 of 38 field goals and 80 of 91 extra points for 167 points, while averaging 40.8 yards on 113 punts with 37 kicks downed inside the 20. He finished his career as Holy Cross' all-time leader in career punting average, while ranking third in field goals made and sixth in extra points made.

Holy Cross concluded the 2013 season with an overall record of 3-9, and tied for fifth in the Patriot League with a 1-4 mark in conference games.

A complete list of the 2013 All-New England football teams follows.


2013 FCS ALL-NEW ENGLAND FOOTBALL TEAM

OFFENSE
OL, Rick Archer, New Hampshire, Sr.
OL, Nick Easton, Harvard, Jr.
OL, Cohle Fowler, Dartmouth, Sr.
OL, Taylor Fuller, Central Connecticut, Sr.
OL, Jeff Gakos, Maine, Sr.
OL, Paul Link, Sacred Heart, Sr.
QB, Marcus Wasilewski, Maine, Sr.
RB, Dominick Pierre, Dartmouth, Sr.
RB, Keshaudas Spence, Sacred Heart, Jr.
RB, John Spooney, Brown, Sr.
TE, Cameron Brate, Harvard, Sr.
WR, Jordan Harris, Bryant, Sr.
WR, R.J. Harris, New Hampshire, Jr.
WR, Deon Randall, Yale, Jr.

DEFENSE
DL, Jeff Covitz, Bryant, Jr.
DL, Zach Hodges, Harvard, Jr.
DL, Troy Moore, Sacred Heart, Jr.
DL, Michael Yules, Brown, Sr.
LB, Andrew Bose, Rhode Island, Jr.
LB, Joshua Boyd, Harvard, Sr.
LB, Christophe Mulumba, Maine, Fr.
LB, Michael Runger, Dartmouth, Sr.
DB, Manny Asam, New Hampshire, Sr.
DB, Kendall James, Maine, Sr.
DB, Brian Owusu, Harvard, Sr.
DB, Emory Polley, Brown, Sr.
DB, Antwoine Reese, Central Connecticut, Sr.

SPECIAL TEAMS
PK, Alexander Norocea, Brown, Sr.
P, John Macomber, Holy Cross, Sr.
RS, Mackenzie Elliott, Rhode Island, Sr.