Professor Honored for Athletic Achievement

Posted: October 5, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Kate Passin

Steve Fuller, School of Public Policy, might be best known for his academic achievements, but he also received a great athletic honor recently. Fuller was selected to be a member of Rutgers University’s All-Legacy Soccer Team. Fourteen men, who played for Rutgers between 1941 and 1979, were selected to the team. Fuller graduated from Rutgers in 1962 with a B.A. in Economics.

Fuller earned a spot on this historic team because of his many achievements on the soccer field. He achieved All-American honors while playing for the Scarlet Knights. As co-captain during his senior year, he led the team to a third-place national. In addition, Fuller received an invitation to try out for the 1964 Olympic men’s soccer team but declined in order to focus on his graduate studies.

The All-Legacy team’s induction ceremony, which Fuller called “good for an old man’s ego,” took place at Rutgers’ New Brunswick Campus on Saturday, Sept. 16, the day before Fuller’s 60th birthday.

Fuller has been a professor at George Mason since 1994.

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