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

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