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Hand Football Alums Help Middlebury Win NESCAC Title

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Hand football alums Nick Leone and Macken McDonald helped Middlebury College make history by winning the NESCAC title with a 9-0 record. Photo courtesy of Robert McDonald

Hand football alums Nick Leone and Macken McDonald helped Middlebury College make history by winning the NESCAC title with a 9-0 record. (Photo courtesy of Robert McDonald )

Former Hand football players Nick Leone and Macken McDonald were members of the Middlebury College team that won the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) championship by going 9-0 during the 2019 season. Leone, a junior, plays defensive end for Middlebury. McDonald, a freshman, is a nose tackle on the squad. Middlebury became the first team in NESCAC history to finish with a record of 9-0 last fall. The Panthers won the NESCAC title when they claimed 32-24 victory against Tufts in their season finale on Nov. 9. Middlebury College is a Division III school located in Middlebury, Vermont.

Information courtesy of Robert McDonald


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