Larry Elsasser
Larry  Elsasser

Baseball, Basketball


Larry Elsasser

  • Outstanding hitter and fielder on the UC baseball teams of the early 1960s.
  • Led Bearcats in hitting as a sophomore (.337).
  • Establish what was recognized as a modern-day record for season batting average (.426) while leading UC in hitting as a senior.
  • Was ranked seventh nationally in hitting (.426) and fifth in slugging percentage (.734) as a senior.
  • Earned first team All-Missouri Valley Conference honors in each of his three seasons.
  • Reserve on the UC basketball teams, playing on the 1962 NCAA Championship team and the 1963 team that posted a runner-up finish.
  • UC Athletic Hall of Fame 1989.