Bill Westerfeld
Bill  Westerfeld



Bill Westerfield

  • World War II veteran who entered UC following the war and made an immediate impact on the basketball court.
  • Led the team in scoring his freshman and sophomore seasons.
  • Team captain his junior and senior years, helping direct UC to a 40-12 record during those two years and a 65-34 ledger and three Mid-American Conference titles during his career.
  • Earned All-Mid-American Conference honors as a sophomore.
  • Closed his career with 1,092 points, becoming UC's first 1,000-point scorer.
  • Selected as the most outstanding senior male student-athlete and received the Mr. Bearcat Award as UC's top senior male student.
  • UC Athletic Hall of Fame 1990.