Friday, October 24, 2008

Former Wolverine Tom Daley '05 Receives National Recognition at Colby

Former Wolverine Tom Daley class of '05, and son of current Wolverine Assistant Football Coach Joe Daley class of '77, has recently received a number of awards in recent weeks, including on the national stage, for his standout play as a Safety Co-Captain at Colby College.

Daley has been honored four times in the first five weeks of the season, twice being named NESCAC (New England Small College Athletic Conference) Defensive Player of The Week, once being named ECAC (Eastern College Athletic Conference) Co-Defensive Player of the Week, and even being recognized on a national stage by being named by to the "National Team of the Week" one week.

The first of Daley's two NESCAC awards, as well as earning his spot on's National Team of the Week, came following his performance in Colby's 13-7 win over Wesleyan University, a game that saw Daley recover two fumbles in addition to five tackles and two pass breakups.

The second NESCAC weekly honor and Daley's first ECAC honor came this past weekend after leading his Mules team to a 16-13 victory over Hamilton College, in doing so he recorded his fourth fumble recovery of the season to go along with an interception and six tackles.

Daley currently leads the Mules and the nation with 4 fumble recoveries at the Division III level. He also is tied for the team lead in tackles with 31. For more information and detailed press releases regarding Daley's awards please visit the Colby College football website.

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