John Townsend

 

John Townsend

High School: Indianapolis Arsenal Tech 1934

College: FRANKLIN, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN 1940

Inducted 1972

Led Arsenal Tech team to state finals in 1934, losing title game to Logansport...6-2 center was All-State and also won Dyer Medal, Indianapolis' top athletic award...3-yr standout for University of Michigan...twice named All-American...standout in track, he won state shot put championship at Tech...at Michigan, 5th-ranked in nation in the discus...officiated 3 yrs in Western Conference, as well as 4 Indiana-Kentucky all-star games. Later worked as a broadcaster and coach.

John Townsend


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