Florida State Men's Volleyball - 1947-48 Year In Review

Coaching Staff
Howard Danford, Head Coach

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1947-48 Florida State Signees/Newcomers


1947-48 Roster - By Name

L
T                                       PY
R Name                  Hgt   Wgt  Cl   Ltr  Hometown (Prior School)
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* A.M. Bassett                               Quincy
  Max Bayard                                 Sarasota
* Orri Blackburn                             
* Leland Bowman                              Quincy
  Wally Cox             5-11  160            Palmetto
* Leon Darsey                                Quincy
* Bob Greene                                 Stuart
* Emerson Kramer        5-10  160  Fr        Stuart
* Bill Leonard                               Quincy
* R. L. Massey                               
* Newton Sayers                              Tallahassee
* Walter Wells                               Stuart
  Jack Wilson           5-11  173  Jr        Milton (Florida Southern)
Lettermen from the Daily Democrat, April 20, 1948, page 6.


From the Daily Democrat, April 20, 1948, page 6.

The Florida State University athletic department announced today that 11 varsity basketball players and 10 varsity volleyball players have been awarded letters for their play last season.

Volleyball players receiving letters are A.M. Bassett, J. Orri Blackburn, Leland Bowman, Leon Darsey, Robert Greene, Luther Kramer, William Leonard, R.L. Massey, Newton Sayers, Walter Wells, and Manager Harvey Barber.


From the 1950 FSU Football Media Guide, page 44.

Newton Sayers was selected on the Mid-South All-Tournament team.


1947-48 Schedules and Results

DATE
LOC
OPPONENT
SCORE
02/14
N
TAMPA YMCA
Florida AAU, Miami, Fl
L 0-1
02/14
A
MIAMI FIRE DEPARTMENT
Florida AAU
W 1-0
02/14
N
JACKSONVILLE YMCA
Florida AAU, Miami, Fl
W 1-0
02/14
A
MIAMI BEACH YMCA
Florida AAU
W 1-0
02/14
A
MIAMI YMCA
Florida AAU
L 0-1
02/14
N
EASTERN AIRLINES
Florida AAU, Miami, Fl
W 1-0
02/21
A
MONTGOMERY YMCA L 0-1
02/28
A
MACON YMCA L 0-1
04/19
H
JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE W 1-0
04/30
A
MEMPHIS BLUE TEAM
Mid-South Cotton Tournament
W 1-0
04/30
N
MOBILE YMCA
Mid-South Cotton Tournament, Memphis, Tn
L 0-1
04/30
N
NASHVILLE YMCA
Mid-South Cotton Tournament, Memphis, Tn
W 1-0
05/01
A
MEMPHIS BLUE TEAM
Mid-South Cotton Tournament
W 1-0
05/01
A
MEMPHIS WHITE TEAM
Mid-South Cotton Tournament
L 0-1
                Overall   Home    Away   Neutral
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FSU RECORD IS    8- 6     1- 0     4- 4     3- 2