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Courtesy: Manhattan Athletic Department
Release: 10/24/2006
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George Bucci '75 Scored 1331 points during his Jasper career. Named to several All-America teams, he led Manhattan to three consecutive NIT appearances. Voted top rebounding guard in the country as a senior when he collected 678. Played two seasons for the New Jersey Nets.
Dave Curran Winningest coach in Manhattan baseball history (265 wins). Led his team to the 1957 Metropolitan Championship and its only NCAA Tournament appearance. Coached three players who went to the Major Leagues. Also served as an assistant basketball coach and assistant professor of physical education at Manhattan.
Tom Delaney '71 Manhattan's crew coach since 1972. Competed in the U.S. Nationals and was a consistent finalist for the New York Athletic Club. Led Manhattan to its first Metropolitan Intercollegiate Rowing Association team championship and later became president of the organization.
Fred Dwyer Coached Manhattan's track & cross country teams from 1969-1993. Led the Jaspers to the 1973 NCAA Indoor Championship and was named National Coach of the Year. NCAA District II Coach of the Year three times. He coached four IC4A Championship teams and numerous Olympians and All-Americans.
Marianne Reilly '82 Manhattan's first female inducted into the Hall of Fame. First Lady Jasper basketball player to score 1000 points, she finished with 1305 points and 860 rebounds. As a junior, led the team to its first-ever winning season (17-12), averaging 15 points and nine rebounds.
George Sheehan '40 Member of the Jaspers' 1939 IC4A Indoor Championship team. Junior National AAU indoor mile champion in 1940. Set the world indoor mile record for 50-year-olds and over in 1968 and the national indoor 1500m record for 70 and over in 1989. Served as a consultant to the President's Council on Physical Fitness.


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