July 9, 2012
WASHINGTON - Georgetown University football rising sophomore Kevin Macari (Stamford,Conn./New Canaan) was named to the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) FCS 2012 Punt Returner Award Watch List, when names were released on Sunday evening.
Macari took over punt return duties early in his freshman season and proved to be a playmaker, averaging 15.3 yards per punt return, including a long of 60 yards. Macari fell short of the number of punt returns to qualify for Division I FCS and Patriot League leaders, though his average would have put him atop the PL and in the top three nationally.
The wide receiver also had an impressive season on offense, finishing with 14 catches for 181 yards and three touchdowns. Macari proved he could stretch the field, averaging a team-best 12.9 yards per catch with his longest touchdown, a 44-yarder.
Macari joins Robert McCabe (Linebacker) and Jeremy Moore (Cornerback, Kick-Off Returner), as the third Hoya to earn recognition by the CFPA this summer. Last summer, the Hoyas had four student-athletes recognized, including Moore as a kick-off returner.
The Hoyas will open its season on Saturday, September 1, when they travel to Davidson, N.C. to take on the Davidson Wildcats at 6 p.m. The Hoyas play its home-opener on Saturday, September 8, when they host Wagner at 1 p.m.
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