With a racquet in his hand, he was destructive on any kind of surface. Standing 6’5”, he used his tremendous reach to crush opponents on confining squash courts, winning two National Intercollegiate championships. He twice captained the tennis team, including the 1952 squad that beat Yale 14-1. Part of his success came from his leg power, developed through many seasons on the soccer field. He twice captained the team and was named All American.