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Howard Elzinga
Position: Hall of Fame Class of 1987
Other Position: Baseball, Football, Men's Basketball, Men's Track & Field; 1937-40
Howard Elzinga
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 09/26/2007

A versatile four-sport athlete who was nicknamed "Polecat"... earned a total of 13 letters with CMU, graduating in 1940... won four letters in basketball and three each in baseball, football and track... established a school pole vault record that lasted until 1950... was listed as an end on the 1969 all-time CMU football team... led the basketball team in scoring three times, setting a single-season mark of 201 points in 1939 and a career record of 495 points... spent 27 years coaching and serving an athletics director at the high school level.