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In his senior year Walt Jusczyk '41 struck out 106 men in 102 innings and allowed only eight earned runs.

 

Len Romagna '42 won the International Yacht Racing Association dinghy championship three years in a row.

 

Ernie Savignano '42, fitted out with equipment from the four sports that he played in college: football, basketball, hockey and baseball.

 

Hockey was discontinued in 1939, but after World War II it was revived as an informal sport. Not entitled to use the college name, the 1946 team played as the "Providence Clippers," a tribute to their coach, Frank Mazzeo, the campus barber.

 

Bob Bennett '47, third in hammer throw at the 1948 Olympics.

 

In 1949 an informal crew reactivated intercollegiate rowing at Brown after 75 years with a 35-year-old shell which they purchased and transported from Delaware.

 

The 1950-1951 varsity hockey team defeated defending champion Colorado, but lost to Michigan in the finals.
 

Dick Phillips '50 was national indoor and outdoor high jump champion in 1948-49.
 

Don Whiston, Class of 1951, was outfitted with a face mask designed by Dr. G. Edward Crane, a former Brown hockey player in the Class of 1931, after Whiston was hit in the mouth by a puck. Whiston coached the Brown team from 1952 to 1955, and was a goalie on the 1952 Olympic team.

 

Proposed Ivy League agreement.  Click image to view first page

Don Colo '50 never played football before he came to Brown. After Brown he played for the Cleveland Browns.

 

The freshman team of 1952 was the only undefeated and untied freshman team. T. Donald "Zipper" Thompson (number 20) scored 14 of the team's 22 touchdowns.