A photograph of Basketball players going after a rebound. The photograph was taken during the 1981 trip that the Springfield College Men's Basketball team took to the Caribbean and South America. Number 24 for Springfield College is in the center of the photo. He is leaping and has risen above the opposing players except for one on the right how has leapt with him and is attempting to grab his arm.
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In 1981 the Springfield College Men's Varsity Basketball Team when on a three-week tour of the caribbean and South America. The team left on May 27th and returned on June 17. They played 14 games during this trip. They played six games against Venezuelan teams, three games against clubs from Aruba, two games against the national team from Curacao and three against Club San Carlos, the national champion in the Dominican Republic. It was the most extensive trip taken by an SC team since 1965 when Edward Steitz took the SC Basketball Team to 12 countries around the world as a representative of the US Department of State.