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Freshman Football W all ace Donavan

Capta in

E l mwood H ammond

Ma na ger

G renville V al e

Coa c h F R E S H MA

F O O T B A L L S E AS O

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1 926

Last f a l l s a w the opening of t he second year of F reshman football at C o lb y .

Be­

tween forty a n d fifty men re spo nde d t o Co ach Vale 's c a l l for c an d i d ates for the yea r­ ling squad.

Among the v a ri o u s men who responded we re several who h a d starred at

the v a rious p r e p a r a tory schools from which they had come. " W a l l i e " D o n a v a n , who, the year before had sta rred

at W a terville H i gh, was

chosen to lead the tea m , and proved to be the m a in stay of the backfiel d .

He also p roved

his worth i n his ability to c a r r y the b a l l , and did some excellent work i n punting. T he re s u l ts of the season were, on the whole, rather d i s a p pointing, b ut t he s p i r it of the team w a s excellent and canno t be j u dged by the comparat ive scores. The

u m m a r y of t he g a m es i s as foll ows : Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. N ov .

9 16 23 30 5

K e nts H ill at Waterville E. M. C. S . a t B uc k s port H ebron a t W aterville N otre D a m e at Waterville Coburn at L ibbey Fie ld

F reshmen

O pponents

0 6 0 12 0

0 15 0 0 24

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O n e hmidred seventy-three

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