William Graham '31*
Title: Class of 1984

Bill Graham,  your remarkable talents and unique dedication to athletics made you a three-sport star at the "Two Towers." Your superlative achievements in basketball, football, and baseball earned you 11 varsity letters, but the supreme courage you displayed in overcoming injury and pain characterized your relentless desire to succeed.

As a two-year captain of the basketball team, your dynamic scoring abilities and terrific court sense eared you the admiration of both teammates and opponents. Despite missing most of your junior season with a severe injury suffered in football, you finished with 339 career points and let all area collegiate scorers in 1930.

Your talents also spurred the football and baseball teams on to tremendous success. As a fleet-footed end on the football team, your speed and agility made you a threat to score each time you touched the ball. In baseball, your pitching arm earned you distinction as the ace fot he Engineer staff. Among your many triumphs was a masterful one-hit 12-strikeout performance against Clark University in 1929. 

A true campus leader and member of Skull, your drive and competiteve spirit served as a source of inspiration for all who knew you.

Bill Graham,  it is with extreme gratitude and admiration that we recognize you this evening with your induction as a member of the WPI Athletic Hall of Fame.