St. Lawrence University Baseball Coach Thomas Fay received an honor recently,
when he was inducted into the Hall of Achievement at his alma mater high
school, Moravia (NY) Central School.
The Hall recognizes outstanding Moravia graduates who have distinguished
themselves in their personal and professional lives. Fay graduated from the
school in 1964.
Tom Fay Baseball Field at St. Lawrence was dedicated September 21, 2002,
honoring Fay's legacy as a coach. Also a professor of sports studies and
exercise science, he began his career at St. Lawrence in 1972. A graduate of Ithaca College,
where he was a three-sport athlete, Fay earned his master's degree
at St. Lawrence and the Ph.D. from Boston University in 1982. Fay
has produced six conference championships and has taken the Saints
to the ECAC tournament twice and the National Collegiate Athletic
Association (NCAA) tournament once during the 1990's. The
all-time win leader in St. Lawrence baseball coaching history, he
has had nearly 400 victories to date throughout his career. In
addition, Fay has been active in organizations promoting physical
education in New York State and with the NCAA, including service as president and
executive director of the New York State Association of Health, Physical
Education, Recreation and Dance and membership on the Governor's Council
on Lifetime Health, Fitness and Sports.
Posted: November 13, 2002