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Shields, R. Gene

R. Gene Shields '63
  • Sport: Basketball
  • Inducted: 1984
  • Years attended: 1959-1963

Gene R. Shields was inducted into Santa Clara’s Hall of Fame for his contributions to the Santa Clara Men’s Basketball program. He was a standout forward on the court. During his college career, Shields averaged 11.5 points and 6.1 rebounds. His years in Bronco red are highlighted by a stellar senior season where he averaged 12.5 points and 7.5 rebounds a game. After graduating from Santa Clara, Shields was drafted by the bay area Golden State Warriors. Shields was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1984.

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