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Awarding a trophy to Springfield College Basketball team

Item Information

Title:
Awarding a trophy to Springfield College Basketball team
Description:
A photograph showing a trophie being awarded to a Springfield College player. The man awarding the trophy is shaking the players hand. Head basketball coach Edward R. Bilik is behind them. A crowd watches and snaps photographs around them. The photograph is not dated and it is not known what the trophy is or why it was awarded.
Date:
[1970?–1985?]
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Series:
Faculty Files
Subjects:
Springfield College--Basketball
Springfield College--Basketball--Men
Springfield College--Sports
Springfield College--Sports--Men
Springfield College
Springfield College--Faculty
Bilik, Edward R.
Awards
Basketball
Basketball players
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
Link to Item:
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Publisher:
Springfield College
Notes:
Edward R. Bilik began teaching physical education at Springfield College in 1959. He earned his BS and MS at Springfield College (1957, 1962) and his Ed.D. at the University of Oregon (1966). Bilik was head basketball coach at Springfield College from 1966 to 1986, during which he compiled an outstanding 322-196 overall record for a.622 winning percentage. He then became director of athletics at Springfield College, where he worked until his retirement in 1999. In 2011, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) awarded him the prestigious Metropolitan Award.
Language:
English
Identifier:
coach-ed-bilik-and-trophy