Barry McGrath '59
- After years of regional success, McGrath was an integral
part of taking BC to national prominence on a team that was
the first to participate in the NCAA Basketball Tournament.
- Was also part of an outstanding freshman team that compiled
an 18-1 record in 1955-56.
- Was a scholarship player from St. John's High School in
Worcester; as a 6-6 center on a small club, the rebounding
responsibility was his, as well as most tough defensive
- Team members credit him for making the entire team better
with his hard work ethic, his sincerity, and his dedication
- Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall
of Fame in 1998.