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Bill Harris
Bill  Harris

Last College:
New York AC

Position:
Field

Induction Year:
1997


Elected to Hall of Fame: 1997

Club: New York Athletic Club

High School: Bishop Loughlin Memorial H.S. Brooklyn NY

Playing Record: H.S. 1960 - 64, College 1964 - 68, Club 1966 - 92

Participation:

  • AAU Senior National Championship Team indoor 1970, 73, 74, 75, 77, 78, 81
  • AAU Senior National Championships indoor 1969-2nd, 72-2nd, 76-2nd, 79-5th, 80-2nd, 82-2nd, 83-2nd, 84-3rd, 85-2nd, 88-6th, 90-3rd
  • AAU Senior National Championship Team outdoor 1971
  • AAU Junior National Championship Team indoor 1964
  • Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Champions 1965, 66, 67, 68
  • North American Cup Championship Team 1967, 68, 69, 72, 76, 77
  • Puerto Rican Invitation Championship Team 1968, 69, 70, 71
  • Wacker Tournament Championship Team 1971, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 80, 82, 83
  • Wacker Tournament 1972-2nd, 78-2nd, 81-2nd, 84-2nd, 86-4th, 87-6th, 89-4th, 90-3rd, 91-3rd
  • National Sports Festival 1978-silver
  • West Virginia Invitation 1979-gold
  • US Olympic Trials 1964, 68
  • Coach New York A.C
  • Referee USWP Rated "A" High School, College & Club

Honors:

  • Scholastic All American Team 1963, 64
  • Eastern Collegiate All Star Team 1965, 66, 67, 68
  • Captain St. Francis College 1966
  • NCAA All American (Hon. Mention) 1966
  • Captain NYAC 1972, 73
  • MVP Senior Nationals - Curren Award 1973, 77
  • MVP Paul Wacker Tournament 1975, 78, 80
  • AAU Metropolitan Association Outstanding Athlete 1969
  • Ameno Award (Captain Robert L.) NYAC Top Player/Contributor 1970
  • All American Teams (AAU/USWP Senior National Championships) 1969, 70, 71, 73, 77, 78, 79, 83, 88
  • MVP North American Cup 1977
  • St. Francis College Athletic Hall of Fame

Personal:

  • Married spouse Dorothy Podesta 1971, two sons, Andrew and Gavin
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