Athletic Department

Athletic Department: Dwight Durante

Dwight Durante

Year Inducted: 1983
Category: Basketball


- NAIA All-America Selection, 1st Team, 1969
- Honorable Mention All-America, 1966 & 1968
- Second leading scorer on the NAIA Olympic trial champions, 1968
- All-Carolinas Conference Tournament team, 1966, 1968, 1969
- Conference Scoring champion, 1966, 1969
- Sixth in the nation, scoring, 1966, 32.1 average
- Seventh in the nation, scoring, 1968, 28.3 average
- Ninth in the nation, scoring, 1969, 27.9 average
- Catawba's All-Time Career leading scorer, 2,913 points, 29.4 average

SINGLE-GAME CATAWBA RECORDS
- Points Scored - 58 vs. Western Carolina, 1965-66
- Field Goals - 23 vs. Atlantic Christian, 1968-69
- Field Goals Attempted - 52 vs. Western Carolina, 1965-66
- Free Throws - 24 vs. Western Carolina, 1965-66
- Free Throws Attempted - 30 vs. Western Carolina, 1965-66

SINGLE-SEASON CATAWBA RECORDS
- Points Scored 878 in 1967-68
- Scoring Average 32.1 in 1965-66
- Field Goals - 367 in 1967-68
- Field Goals Attempts - 835 in 1967-68
- Free Throws - 178 in 1965-66
- Free Throw Attempts - 226 in 1965-66

Drafted 1969 by the New York Knickerbockers

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