Fred Shear’s Jersey to be Retired

December, 2012

Fred Shear, a Waterford-Halfmoon grad, who starred in basketball at Siena College, will have his jersey retired in a ceremony at the Times Union Center on December 29.  Shear, who graduated from Siena in 1973, will have a banner with his number 50 hung from the rafters.  Billy Harrell (1952), Kenny Hasbrouck (2009), and Marc Brown (1991) are the other players who have had their jerseys retired.  Shear has the second highest career scoring average with 20.3 points per game.  He was an Associated Press All-America honorable mention in 1972 and 1973.

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