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Athletic Hall of Fame

Rufus Hedges


At Rochester:

  • Competed in four sports at the University-football, basketball, baseball, and track and field
  • Held the school record for the javelin throw
  • Captain of the basketball team
  • Described at one time as "one of the most accomplished guards ever to wear the Rochester colors"
  • Member of Keidaeans
  • President of the freshman class
  • Graduated in 1931 with an A.B.


  • Chairman and Treasurer of Hedges Memorial Chapel, Inc., which was founded by his grandfather, Elihu Hedges