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Ted Park
Position: Hall of Fame Class of 2001
Other Position: Men's Tennis; 1940-43
Ted Park
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Release: 09/28/2007

Tennis, Class of 2001

Recognized by many CMU veterans as the finest tennis player to play for the Chippewas ... the No.1 man on three outstanding CMU teams and lost just eight matches in four years (1940-43) ... competed in the National Tennis Tournament at Northwestern as a sophomore and also represented CMU in the NCAA finals ... attended graduate school at the University of Wisconsin where he won a Big Ten crown ... one of the top academicians ever produced by CMU, Park’s roles in education included National Science Fellow to Cambridge (England), a professor of microbiology at Vanderbilt, a research biochemist at Pennsylvania and the chairman of the microbiology department at Tufts ... CMU’s Gerald Edgar Park Library was named after Ted’s father.