Leroy Ishman
Leroy Ishman
Major: CAS/BS '51
Team: Men's Basketball, Baseball

“Ish” played basketball during his years at AU and was known for his great ball-handling skills and fierce competitiveness on the court. He was the first player to reach 1,200 points and remains on the all-time scoring list in AU history with 1,371. As a freshman, he scored 238 points and was chosen for the Mason-Dixon Conference Tournament team.

In his junior year, he was captain of the varsity squad and was again chosen to the Conference and All-District teams. Ish had very large hands, which helped him lead his team in rebounds and assists during his senior year.