John H. Wendelken
Sport:
Year of Graduation:
Year Inducted:
Baseball, Men's Basketball
1965
1976

Biography

Wendelken was not only a two-sport performer at Holy Cross, he was a two-sport captain.  He graduated as the fifth leading basketball scorer in HC history with 1,386 points and a 19.5 career average, serving as captain during his senior year. On the diamond, he was captain of the 1965 baseball. He was a two time All New England pick in both basketball and baseball.

As a senior at Holy Cross, Wendelken was the Crusader of the Year and won the coveted Lawler Award as the college’s top student-athlete. He had a tryout with the Baltimore Bullets, before beginning a career in coaching.