Thomas H. Hoey
Thomas H. Hoey
Class: Class of 1979
Sport: Basketball
Enshrined: Inducted September 29, 1990

Without question the deadliest shooter in Purple Knight history. Despite a freshman season in which he collected just six points and four rebounds, Tom culminated his great career with an All-American Second Team selection by the NABC. He was also a two-time All-New England and All-East selection, and was Vermont's Athlete of the Month in December, 1978. In his senior season of 1978-79, Tom was ranked among the nation's top 10 Division II players in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage, and free throw percentage. His 24.1 points per game average was second-best in New England Division II that year. He finished his career with 1,317 career points, and at his time of induction, still held two college records. Following his graduation in 1979, Tom went on to play three years of professional basketball in Europe and South America.

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