CANFIELD, KEVIN K.

KEVIN K. CANFIELD

Inducted:  June 24, 2000 in South Bend, IN                                 

Date of Birth:  January 26, 1952 in Mishawaka, IN 

High School Attended:  Mishawaka Marian     Graduated:  1970

High School Honors:  Earned 7 varsity letters football (2), basketball (2), track (3); led his team to victory over perennial state powers of Richmond and Harvey Thorton, IL; team won NIVC Championship; named All-Conference defensive back and wide receiver and Most Valuable Lineman 1969; named 1st team All-State as defensive back; Honorable Mention All-State wide receiver and Catholic All-American split end 1969; All-Sectional and All-Diocesan Guard in basketball; Marian's first Levicki Award winner for athletic accomplishment, scholarship, sportsmanship, and mental attitude.

College Attended:  Ball State University       Graduated:  1974 

College Honors:  Three-year starter and letterman in football; junior/senior years was punt and kick return specialist and wide receiver; set 8 school records, including most kick-off return yards in season (559) and career (1265), most punt return yards season (194) and career (443), and most yards pass receptions career (1108); Academic All-American Selection, College Division 1973; one of two Victors Club Selections on Offense for Best Season Performance 1973; scored 10 touchdowns in 2 seasons on offense; longest kick-off return of 85 yards against Dayton 1972; career kick-off return yard average of 23.8; career punt return average of 8.9; 135 total performance yards per game 1972. 

Special Recognition:  Worked with wide receivers at A.A.O. Summer Football Camps 1995-1999.

Family:  Wife, Brenda; children, Stacey and Paige Ann.