- Three-year letterman in basketball.
- Co-captain of the 1960-61 Bearcats that won the school's first national championship.
- Standout pitcher on the baseball team, compiling a 14-3 record and a 238 ERA as a senior.
- Drafted by both the Cincinnati Royals of the NBA and the Washington Senators of major league baseball.
- Ultimately chose to pursue a career in pro baseball and played in the Washington and Chicago White Sox organizations.
- UC Athletic Hall of Fame 1982.