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Date Posted: 06/30/15 8:20:23am Tue
Author: 60'salum
Subject: Re: Small world
In reply to: Gate'83 's message, "Re: Small world" on 06/29/15 10:16:09pm Mon

>>I saw a delightful 93 year old patient today in my NC
>>clinic whose physical appearance and mental acuity
>>were that of a much younger man. Somehow it came up
>>that he played hockey in college, and when I asked of
>>course it was at Colgate. He was the goalie on a team
>>that went 14-0 in 1947, and he spoke of knowing
>>"Howie" Starr and Andy Kerr. It turns out he was also
>>a fellow Phi Psi.
>>Mark Galloway gave me the Phi Psi handshake saying
>>goodbye, and as he left he modestly mentioned that he
>>also played lacrosse. I later discovered he was an
>>All-American in 1947 and 1948, years he was also
>>captain of the team. The most improved lacrosse player
>>award (last given in 2001, now discontinued) was named
>>after him. Mark Galloway was an early inductee into
>>the Colgate Athletic Hall of honor.

Great story. Always proud to hear how our alumni network continues to work, even in the strangest places ;)

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Great story, '80.

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