Inductee Information

Name

Ken Opalko










Inducted

1998

Induction Category

Athletes

University

University of Winnipeg

Team

1976-1981 Wesmen


Biography



A graduate of Daniel McIntyre Collegiate, Ken played varsity basketball at the University of Winnipeg from 1976 - 1981. At a time when there was no 3 point shot, Ken was the Canadian University scoring leader with a total of 3603 points. In 1978 he set the G.P.A.C. Conference scoring record for one game by scoring 45 points.

He was named to the Canadian University All-Canadian Team in 1978. Ken was also a Great Plains Athletic Conference All-Star five years in a row.

Ken was also involved in the National Program for five years, playing on the Junior National, the National B, and the National A Teams. In 1978, he was a member of the team that won a bronze medal at the world-qualifying tournament in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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