Sports Award Inductees

Ray, Jim




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     Football, 3 varsity letters

          East-West All-Star game, senior year

          All-City Honorable Mention, 1971

     Basketball, 2 varsity letters

     Track/Field, 3 varsity letters

          PHSL championship team, 1973

          Qualified for state in low hurdles

     All-Around Athlete

     Won RING awarded to only 4 people in school history at that time, 1973

XAVIER UNIVERSITY, 4 year football scholarship

     Played 5 games freshman year on special teams, then program was dropped


     Olympic Sport Team Handball-first year team finished 2nd in nation; second year team finished 4th in nation

     Won/placed in over 100 triathlons-at age 40 finished 21st out of 500 in Great Floridian Ironman Triathlon

     Age 40, finished 38th fastest time in Cincinnati Cycling Club 10.2 mile time trial

     Age 50, biked from San Diego, CA to St. Augustine, FL in 24 days raising $10,000 for Special Olympics

     Coached Our Lady of Lourdes football 5 years with record of 57-3; won Western Conference 3 of the 5 years

          with record of 57-3

     Had Hole in One at Avon Fields, 17th green par 3

     Xavier University Director of Recreational Sports-managed all sports facilities, intramural sports, membership

          management, fitness and aquatics (27 years-retired)