McMaster “already feels like home” to Ontario recruit

Ontario athlete joins OUA team’s 2016 class.

Spencer Johnston will be making Hamilton his future home for the next few years.

Recently, the 5’10, 185 pound athlete committed to the McMaster Marauders. ┬áJohnston will join the team for the 2016 OUA season.

Overall, Johnston said it was a simple choice due to a number of positve factors.

“First of all, I was accepted into my top choice for any programs from any universities (engineering co-op),” explained the athlete. “McMaster has a very talented coaching staff that wants their players to excel in all aspects of their life which was a big part of my decision.”

“In addition, it already feels like home as three of my teammates from last year are going into their second year of football there (Dylan Astrom, Joe Benzce, Devin Claypole).”

In the 2015 season with the Crestwood Mustangs of the Central Ontario Secondary School Athletics (COSSA), Johnston scored 10 touchdowns and had five interceptions.  Moreover, the helped the Mustangs win the OFSAA National Capital Bowl last November.

With the Peterborough Wolverines, he was selected as an Ontario Football Conference (OFC) All-Star in 2015.

Johnston is a native of Mississauga, but moved to Peterborough in grade six.



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