George Salvitti '81

Sports Played: Soccer, Ice Hockey, Baseball

Year Inducted: 1997 (sixth induction class)

Accomplishments: A three-sport athlete who earned 11 varsity letters during his Babson career, George Salvitti was named the Outstanding Athlete in his graduating class. A native of Watertown, Massachusetts, Salvitti captained the soccer, ice hockey, and baseball teams at Watertown High School, and was later inducted into that school's Hall of Fame. Salvitti continued with all three sports at Babson, hitting .300 as a junior and senior on the baseball squad. He was also a valuable member of the great ice hockey teams of the era, killing penalties and contributing as a reserve winger. In soccer, Salvitti played under Bob Hartwell and Bill Rogers, playing on the 1979 and 1980 National Championship teams. Following graduation in 1981, Salvitti became one of the best tri-athletes in New England, Competing in the New England Triathlon Series from 1983-86 and completing the grueling Ironman Triathlon in Hawaii in 1984 and 1985.