William Richard Schutsky
William Richard Schutsky

Class of 1968

Bill Schutsky earned three varsity letters as a member of Army's basketball team. A team captain as a senior, he recorded 1,292 career points while collecting a host of honors.

An honorable mention All-American selection by the Associated Press in 1968, Schutsky was also named a Converse Yearbook honorable mention All-American in both 1967 and 1968.

Schutsky graduated as the Academy's third all-time leading scorer and now lists 13th. He averaged 18.2 points per game during his career, one of just nine players to post an average that high. He scored 37 points in a game on two occasions, led the team in scoring twice and made 394 career free throws, a number that still ranks fourth all-time.

The Black Knights went 3-0 against Navy during Schutsky's career and were twice invited to the prestigious National Invitation Tournament.

Schutsky was a member of Army's athletic department where he served as an assistant women's basketball coach and as the Black Knights' compliance director.