Bob O’Doherty

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Birthdate
Birthplace
Year Inducted 2015
Category Athlete
Sport Tennis and Football

BIOGRAPHY

  • 1968 & 1970: Top Ranked Singles Tennis Player in Ontario (U12 & U14); National Doubles Tennis Champion (U14)
  • 1972 & 1973: OFSAA Doubles Tennis Champion, Sir Winston Churchill High School
  • 1974-76: Varsity Basketball Player, Queen’s University
  • 1974-78: Varsity Football Player, Queen’s University (1977 & 1978 OQIFC All-Star; 1978 MVP and National Champions)
  • 1978 & 1979: Can-Am Bowl Participant (Canadian vs. American College All-Star game)
  • 1979-83: Professional Football Player – Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Honours and Awards

  • 1978: Recipient of the Tom Pate Award (CFL award to University player for sportsmanship and community service)
  • 1978: Finalist for the Hec Crighton Memorial Trophy (top University football player in Canada)
  • 1978: Recipient of the Jimmy Joy Memorial Trophy as St. Catharines’ Top Athlete
  • 1991: Inducted into the Queen’s Football Hall of Fame
  • Inducted into the St. Catharines Sports Hall of Fame in 2015