John Parfitt
Position: Hall of Fame Class of 2000
Other Position: Baseball, Men's Basketball; 1947-50
John Parfitt
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 09/28/2007
A basketball and baseball standout for Central Michigan from 1947-50... led CMU to records of 17-6, 17-3, 15-1 and 11-5 in four years as a guard on the basketball team... captained two teams and led both of them in scoring... was known as a strong floor leader and passer... also a three-year starter at shortstop, leading CMU to a 24-11 record... earned CMU's prestigious Robert Carlson Memorial Award in 1950 as the top scholar-athlete and was one of just four seniors to receive the Chippewa Award... a product of Fulton High School... brother of CMU Hall of Famer Dick Parfitt.