Dick Parfitt
Position: Hall of Fame Class of 1990
Other Position: Baseball, Men's Basketball; 1951-53; 1962-85
Dick Parfitt
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 09/27/2007

A successful student-athlete and coach for the Chippewas... a fierce competitor who led the nation in free throw percentage (.885) in 1952-53... was the team MVP in 1953 and was its top scorer both of his last two, averaging 10.2 and 16.5 points, respectively... also lettered in baseball... after coaching basketball at the prep level, he returned to CMU in 1962 as an assistant coach and became the head basketball coach in 1971... coached the Chippewas to three Mid-American Conference titles and a runner-up finish over 14 years... won MAC titles in 1974-75 with a 22-6 record, in 1976-77 (18-10) and 1978-79 (19-9)... earned a career record of 193-179... named the 1975 MAC Coach of the Year.