Jones '19 is NESCAC football co-defensive player of the week

Colby Jones '19 is a NESCAC Co-Defensive Player of the Week (Josh McKee photo)
Colby Jones '19 is a NESCAC Co-Defensive Player of the Week (Josh McKee photo)

Hamilton College free safety Colby Jones '19 (Hazlet, N.J./Raritan HS) was selected a NESCAC Football Co-Defensive Player of the Week on Sunday, Nov. 12.

Jones helped lead the Continentals to a 35-14 win against Bates College in Hamilton's season finale. He made a career-high 12 tackles including nine solo stops, returned an interception 24 yards, recovered a fumble and blocked a 33-yard field goal attempt.

Jones tied for eighth in the conference with 7.9 tackles per game, was 12th with 63 tackles and tied for sixth with two interceptions. The Continentals finished the year with a NESCAC record of 3-6.