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Michael Fedorshyn

Michael Fedoryshyn


At Rochester:

  • Unrelenting defender and rebounder in basketball
  • Freshman starter for the Rivermen at guard in 1944
  • Played at Madison Square Garden to full house
  • Left UR for the US Army in 1945-46 and played guard for the US Air Corps 9th Regiment All-Star Team
  • Returned to UR in 1946
  • Led team in 1948-49 as a co-captain
  • Selected to the 1949 College All-Star team vs. Syracuse Nets of NBL
  • Graduated in 1949 with a BA in History


  • Thirty-two year career as an educator and leader in the Spencerport School District
  • Varsity Basketball coach (1951-57) and JV Baseball coach (1950-51)
  • Instrumental in the introduction of interscholastic tennis to the district and was the first coach (1960-63)
  • Retired in 1982
  • Was given three student-yearbook dedications
  • Co-established the Monroe County Athletic Association
  • Inducted into the Spencerport Hall of Fame, 1991
  • With his wife, Beverly Rose (UR '50) he has four children, Michael W., William, Nancy and Douglas, and has 7 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.