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Athletic Hall of Fame 2000 - Burkhart
Timothy Burkhart (1983-1985)
Tim was a student at Alfred State College from 1983 -1985. As a member of the men's basketball team he was known for his prolific scoring ability. As a freshman, despite only playing during the second semester, Tim was named Honorable Mention All-Region (this was before divisions). Tim averaged 17.8 points per game and 6.8 rebounds per game hitting 52% from the field.
As a senior, Tim earned the honor of being named to First Team Penn-York and Second Team All-Region. In his second year, he averaged 19.5 points per game and 10.2 rebounds per game. During his career at Alfred State, Tim broke a 17 year old record, shooting 82.8% from the foul line. Presently he ranks second in this category.
Tim's greatest accomplishment was off the court. Tim has dyslexia. Through tremendous hard work he overcame this disability and obtained his degree. Tim then attended and played basketball at Buffalo State and Alfred University.
After college, Tim played with the Washington Generals and was the player coach his last eight years. He now resides in Grandy, North Carolina where he is a golf pro.